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There’s always something to do in the city that never sleeps. A trip to high-end art galleries in SoHo, shopping and dining in Tribeca, or an impromptu rooftop dance party is all within reach. Check out what to do and where to go using our activities guide.


Tree Lighting Ceremonies in New York

November 18th, 2019 | Activities

Holiday decorations are going up all around the city. The season officially starts as soon as Christmas trees are lit. Do you want to be there when the switch is first flipped? Then, check out these popular tree lighting ceremonies in New York!

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Visiting the NY Botanical Garden this Holiday Season

November 11th, 2019 | Activities

Ready for the holiday season? You’re ready, we’re ready and so is New York Botanical Garden. If you want a chance at snapping some enviable shots for the ‘Gram, see all there is to do during the holidays at this beautiful attraction.

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Your New York Fall Bucket List

October 14th, 2019 | Activities

Fall is here, so let’s get right to it. What are the best things about this season? The flavors, the colors and the parties. Make sure to add these experiences to your New York fall bucket list. It all starts at Royalton Park Avenue. 

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A Perfect Weekend in Nomad

August 26th, 2019 | Activities

You’ve done it. A sophisticated room in Royalton Park Avenue has your name on it for an entire weekend. What’s next? Don’t spend your precious hours in Manhattan chasing down cabs or waiting for trains. Keep it local and have the time of your life in Nomad. 

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5 Beautiful Stores and Cafés in Nomad

July 11th, 2019 | Activities

Anyone staying at Royalton Park Avenue will agree that walking around Nomad, our quaint neighborhood, is a treat. If you want to spend a day exploring Nomad, make sure you walk by these local stores, restaurants and cafés with gorgeous facades and photo-worthy interiors. 

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How to Stay Cool in New York

June 17th, 2019 | Activities

New York’s hottest season doesn’t discriminate. Everyone, from locals to tourists from tropical countries feel the need to hide indoors at some point during summer. Unless you know exactly what to do and where to go to cool down. 

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Best Photo Opportunities Around Nomad

June 3rd, 2019 | Activities

Running from Sixth to Lexington Avenues and from 23rd to 30th Streets, the Nomad district is as central as central gets. Although its surrounded by popular neighborhoods like Chelsea, Flatiron or Gramercy, our neighborhood is New York’s hidden gem. Explore it and take memorable shots if its best sights!

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Upcoming Flower Shows in New York

March 18th, 2019 | Activities

Although the weather hasn’t cooperated yet, we’re already dreaming of spring. The silver lining is that the most beautiful and lush floral events in New York are just a few weeks away, one has already started. Read on to find out more.

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Festival of Colors Parties in New York

March 11th, 2019 | Activities

The countdown to spring has finally begun. We’re less than two weeks away from a new season of colors, scents and warmth. This time of year also brings an energetic and positive celebration: Holi, also known as the festival of colors. Without further ado, these are the best events in New York.

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Best Romantic Classes in New York for Couples

February 11th, 2019 | Activities

Valentine’s Day is a time to remember to show our appreciation to those we love. Some believe this holiday shouldn’t be the only time to pamper our loved ones. We agree with both. We’ve listed fun and interesting experiences in New York that you can share as a couple year round! 

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A Day in the NoMad District

December 3rd, 2018 | Activities

Once an elegant district with lavish residences of the city’s elite, NoMad (North of Madison Square Park) has evolved into a vibrant and eclectic corner of New York. Want to know more? Then, keep on reading and let us guide you through a perfect day in NoMad district.

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Shop Manhattan’s Eclectic Holiday Market Scene

November 5th, 2018 | Activities

Holiday markets in Manhattan have become widely popular in recent years. Handmade goods are sold in an open-air setting, as well as food. Shop markets in Union Square, Columbus Circle, Bryant Park and Grand Central Station in New York City. Order a hot chocolate to-go and browse aisles of stocking stuffer possibilities, cosmetics, dog toys, hats, handcrafted jewelry and more.

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Manhattan’s Coolest Jazz Clubs

October 22nd, 2018 | Activities

Looking for an evening of jazz while in New York City? Check out these local clubs.

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Get into the Spirit of Fall

September 25th, 2018 | Activities

Want to make the most of season? Check out these nearby activities to get into the fall spirit during your stay in New York City.

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Celebrate Halloween in Manhattan with these 5 Activities

September 21st, 2018 | Activities

Enjoy the most sinister of events this Halloween in New York City.

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Sweeten Up to Candytopia

September 7th, 2018 | Activities

Candytopia opened in July to the delight of both locals and visitors, featuring candy sculptures, exhibits, a marshmallow pool, and fabulous candy renditions of classics like Van Gogh’s Starry Night.

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Union Square: Eat, Shop, Drink

September 4th, 2018 | Activities

Subway lines converge at this downtown Manhattan spot, which is also home to restaurants, cafés and shops.

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Plan Your Summer Day Trip to Coney Island

August 10th, 2018 | Activities

For a full day on Coney Island, make sure to include these activities on your itinerary.

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Visit the Up-and-Coming Seaport District

July 19th, 2018 | Activities

The oldest neighborhood in Manhattan is undergoing a renaissance of sorts.

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Discover the Best Views from these Amazing NYC Rooftops

July 12th, 2018 | Activities

For a piece of the sky away from the bustling streets and city views, check out our favorite rooftops in Manhattan.

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Fourth of July in the Big Apple

June 26th, 2018 | Activities

The Fourth of July is just around the corner! Take part in an unforgettable Independence Day with these five festivities in the Big Apple.

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Cool Off With These 5 Indoor Activities in NYC

June 20th, 2018 | Activities

Looking to cool off during your summer stay at Royalton Park Avenue? Take a dip in our rooftop pool then seek out some shade with these five indoor activities in the city.

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Celebrating Pride in NYC

June 18th, 2018 | Activities

Here in NYC, we’re known for inclusivity and our unwavering allyship for the LGBTQ+ community. During the last two weeks of June, we celebrate Pride, a commemoration to the Stonewall Riots of 1969, which marked the beginning of the modern-day Gay Rights movement. Show your support by marching in the parade, attending fundraisers, exclusive parties, and standing hand-in-hand with friends and family.

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