29.07.14 / News / Author: Martin / Comments Off on To Play It Safe In New York City
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According to the FBI report, New York City is the safest city in the United States the recently released FBI report crime in the United States indicates that New York City no longer the image applies to the dangerous city again: New York City for the second time in a row in last place in the crime rate is in the list of the 25 largest U.S. cities making it the safest big city in the United States. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced yesterday that the number of violent crimes is 2009 decreased 5.1% compared to the prior year. 2008, a decline has been observed already by four percent. Also for the year 2010, a positive trend can be observed, because in the first eight months of the year decreased the crime cases to another 1.5 percent compared to the same period last year.
Commissioner Kelly is proud in the light of the developments: the results show the dedication and hard work of the police officers of New York City, and the commitment of the Mayor, the inhabitants and to visitors to our city year year offer a secure environment”. Also compared to the 266 captured U.S. cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants, New York City cut off superbly. Safer than 247 other cities is the Big Apple, which is in the rank scale between Garden Grove and Sunnyvale, California. No other city is classified with more than 262,000 residents safer than New York City. Over 45 million visitors did appreciate that in 2009 and spent their holiday in the metropolis.
New York City is this year on the way to a new attendance record with 23.5 million visitors from January to June 2010. Editor’s Note: NYC & company is the official marketing and Tourism Organization of the city New York City. She is responsible for the development of tourism, the economic development of the five city districts and taking care of the positive image of the city around the world. NYC & company operates the NYC information center on the 7th Avenue (52 / 53 Street) and the official NYC website.
20.07.14 / News / Author: Martin / Comments Off on Routes Through New York City
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Every fourth visitor of the German speaking countries participate in a guided tour. The range of unusual tours grows. From the 565.000 German visitors who 2009 spent her vacation in New York City, every fourth took part in a guided city tour. Given this development, more and more new tours offered, go beyond a conventional city tour: sightseeing on foot, the jogging step, by bike, bus, boat or helicopter. In addition to exceptional locomotion York underworld is growing as the selection of theme-based tours as culinary excursions by diverse cultures, exciting scavenger hunts or bizarre trips into the hearse, or by the new.
See tours-and-attractions are over 100 to choose from: dead Apple Tours offers tours in the hearse, accompanied by two black-clad undertaker. During the two-hour tour of downtown New York visitors explore locations of mysterious deaths and known learning the dark side Familiar sights. “The tours start from Monday to Sunday each at 10 am and 2: 00 at the Empire State Building and through Soho, where former US President James Monroe spent his last days, passing the hangman’s Elm”, where alleged traitor, suspended during the war of independence through Little Italy, past Topkins Park, where once a butcher mischief bloody drive, and in places, where actor Heath Ledger, Sex pistols bassist SID vicious, author Hermann Melville and many more well-known New Yorkers found their death. Tickets are available for $45 (about 37 euros). At least as entertaining is the NYC mob tour: is at the heart the New York underworld, smuggler, shady bookmakers, organised crime, fraud and mysterious deaths here. During the tour in minibus, visitors discover exciting stories about the activities of mafia and Cosa Nostra, as well as numerous other (Street) gangs. After two hours between Meyer Lansky, Vito Corleone, Joe Gallo, Al Capone, big Pussy, can redeem their tickets as gift vouchers available in restaurants and shops in Little Italy the participants and try Cafe for example, Danny DeVito limoncello tiramisu in the world-famous ChCha.
21.06.14 / News / Author: Martin / Comments Off on New York City
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Thousands of lights, fancy decorations, colorful parades and many shows make from November 25 for Christmas in NYC in NYC, Santa Claus comes already on November 25: be feeding on the last car marked Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade traditionally the beginning of the festive season (macys.com/parade). Then, it attracts numerous tourists to shop, Marvel and celebrations in the city again. Current information around NYC at Christmas time can be even under annualevents. A highlight is undoubtedly the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center: more than 30,000 multicolored lights and a bit of Swarovski crystals adorn the 30 meters high and eight-ton tree until early January. To the traditional tree lighting ceremony on November 30 at 7: 00 thousands of visitors are expected as each year already in the early afternoon at the Rockefeller Plaza (rockefellercenter.com). For families, there is a special attraction in the New York Botanical Garden: from 20th November to 9 January toy trains through a park from over 100 replicas known go here New York City attractions. All reconstructed buildings are handmade from natural materials such as orange slices, cinnamon sticks, pinecones and bark (nybg.org). Art lovers can at the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side from 21 November until 30 January the exhibition the Hanukkah project: Daniel Libeskind visit.
For them, Star Architect Daniel Libeskind has an installation made of particularly beautiful and intricately designed Hanukkah lamps of the Museum collection created (thejewishmuseum.org). The gingerbread extravaganza in the chic Parker Meridien Hotel can visitors from 1 December until 9 January admiring the extravagant gingerbread artworks of various New York bakers. For a dollar, you can vote on the best gingerbread design object and takes part in a raffle at the same time. The revenue from this Christmas event come to city harvest, a charitable organization good (parkermeridien.com). In Staten Iceland, the so-called candlelight tours take place on the weekend of the 11th and 18th December.
20.06.14 / News / Author: Martin / Comments Off on Radio City Music Hall
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New year’s Eve in New York City for shopping, going out and getting to know the Big Apple. New York is not only a popular shopping destination, but also a top-class holiday destination. In particular for new year’s Eve, when the winter sale starts, contact bargain hunters on a plane in the United States. But also for post owls, New York is very attractive with countless restaurants, bars and nightclubs. No wonder New York epithet the city that never sleeps the.” No matter whether you travel to shopping, to celebrate or for cultural delights – New York is always an experience, but not just for new year’s Eve. What attractions the city offers the visitor now in detail? If you arrive by boat, she sees from afar the statue of liberty. Designed by Frederic Bartholdi, the statue was a gift from France to the United States as a sign of the friendship of the two States.
On the observation deck, you have a beautiful view of the surrounding area of New York. Bridges there are many but only a Brooklyn Bridge. Built in 1883 is one of the landmarks of New York. The link between Manhattan and Brooklyn is worth a visit especially in the evening hours if the lighting transforms the East River into a sea of glitter. One of the landmarks of Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center. The high-rise building has a spectacular views over the whole city from the observation level on the 70th floor. Other attractions of the tower are the Radio City Music Hall and the NBC Studios. The Central Park is the by far most famous Park in the city of New York.
City residents love to relax from the stressful city life with tennis, basketball, jogging, soccer or skating. The Park also features some remarkable sculptures. You can buy wonderfully in Grand Central station. The station, which serves also as a film set, is home to many restaurants and shops. In addition to these attractions New York City has of course many, many other attractions, such as the natural history museum, Staten Iceland, Broadway or Ellis Iceland. New York is always a journey worth why not as versatile new year’s Eve travel?
09.06.14 / News / Author: Martin / Comments Off on New York City New Year
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Times Square, Central Park and the Hudson River to a proper start in the new year invite hundreds of thousands watch him on Times Square and more than a billion people of the televisions from the ball drop in New York City, the annual spectacle of superlatives. Because the new year does not begin before the famous new year’s Eve Ball at the flag pole fell down and thus heralds the 1st January. With a size of over three and a half meters and weighing more than five tons, the ball in times square, is in itself a tourist attraction. Thanks to the integrated technology, the character can create a range of more than 16 million dynamic colors in addition to over 2,500 Waterford crystals bring the necessary glamour in the most exciting night of the year. But in addition to the main attraction, New York City offers numerous events in the five boroughs. The new year’s Eve wishing wall invites all visitors to hold their personal wishes for the year 2011 on paper. Directly at the times square information center, the wall fills each Year rapidly with hopes from all over the world.
For those who have not the possibility to visit the wall, there is the possibility to express their wishes online. The Emerald Nuts midnight run offers sports fans the opportunity to welcome the new year at a run. Results in the race with a distance of six and a half kilometres through Central Park. Previously, Fireworks – and laser shows, as well as a costume parade through the Central Park Bandshell bring the necessary mood of celebration. For more information see. Already at 20: 00 the first chords of the new sound in Avery Fisher Hall on December 31 York Philharmonic. Alan Gilbert will conduct among Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker at the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and the Piano Concerto No..
1 long star pianist Lang will be solidarity among the best. Tickets for the concert can be purchased on. And also to water, visitors can welcome the new year news York. Circle line sightseeing cruises is host for a ride along the city’s illuminated skyline. The Excursion lasts from 22 to 1 h and approximately 103 euros. Midnight champagne, a DJ and a bar provide the perfect new year’s Eve mood. Information and tickets at. Learn more about new year’s Eve in New York City under holidays. Learn more about New York City can be found german and in German at.
06.06.14 / News / Author: Martin / Comments Off on Metropolitan Museum
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The cultural life in the metropolis of the world who travels to New York for the first time, will be captivated by the energy and fast pace of the big city or overwhelmed. Hardly a New Yorker not hurry, and there are rare moments without howling sirens and knatternde helicopter over the high-rise buildings. New York is one of the most popular resorts in the United States is for the Germans. And the number of total arrivals per year speaks for itself: the Big Apple receives over 40 million visitors each year. The online travel agency ab-in-den-urlaub.de closer presents the breathtaking city.
A holiday in New York City is a must for Avid city trippers simply. Nowhere in the United States appear more diverse cultural offers and the freedom that is more tangible than in the city that never sleeps. To discover, also many smaller theaters, bars and clubs are in addition to the world famous temples of culture. New York has total approximately 200 museums, 500 galleries and 150 theaters. Although the selection is huge and the time is often too short, recommends is an extensive museum visit at least for those who are interested in art. The Guggenheim Museum is an experience even from the outside. The Interior presents”the saucer made of concrete, as the building is known by locals, constantly changing exhibitions. In the most famous Museum in New York, the Metropolitan Museum of art, can include the completely rebuilt Temple of Dendur, paintings by Pablo Picasso and musical instruments, weapons, drawings and photographs be marvelled at. Nature lovers get their money at the American Museum of natural history. More information: service / press University of first GmbH Lisa Neumann