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New York City Metropolitan Area

Here is a list and a brief description of some of the local attractions I have visited in the greater New York City metropolitan area.


View from the top of the Empire State Building


Ferry Tour – Liberty & Ellis Islands – Visit the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Lower Manhattan Walking Tour – Explore the history and culture of New York City as you make your way from Battery Park at the bottom of Manhattan north towards Greenwich Village. See locations like Trinity Church, Wall Street and Washington Square Park to name a few.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – Visit one of New York City’s most acclaimed museums. The MoMA houses one of the world’s most renowned collections of contemporary art.

NPGL GRID Competition at Madison Square Garden – The first GRID competition was held at the World’s Most Famous Arena featuring the NY Rhinos v. LA Reign.

808 Sunset

59th Street/Queensboro Bridge (Top) & View of Lower Manhattan at Sunset from Queens (Bottom)


Museum of the Moving Image – Located in Astoria the museum is one of the largest of its kind and has a collection of approximately 130,000 television and movie artifacts. It’s one of my favorite museums not just in the city, but anywhere.

P.S. 1 & Then Some – Visit a modern art museum in Long Island City and then grab a bite to eat as you take in some amazing views of Manhattan.

U.S. Open Tennis Championships – Experience the final major of the professional tennis season and explore the sight of the 1964 World’s Fair at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Long Island, New York

Bayville Scream Park – Visit during the Halloween season and experience some of the spookiest haunted houses around.

New Jersey

Jim Jefferies at the Bergen PAC – A review of an evening of comedy and the local establishments visited prior to the show.

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