CITYSIGHTS NY BLOG
The city that never sleeps continues to strive thanks to the booming influx of tourism. While the city is hurting economically, tourism makes up for all the Wall Street and Real estate woes.
The latest article in the NY TIMES goes in depth about Tourism In NEW YORK CITY.
We have become the New World Disney, good or bad? I say good for us!
I know you all saw it last night, the new episode of Project Runway in which all the contestants were riding on our CitySights NY buses to their next challenge.
I will get video and post it asap.. Fashion, and entertainment know to ride with the BEST!
Celebrate 100 years of movie making in Central Park during our FREE August film festival. The first film shot in Central Park was Romeo & Juliet (1908). Since then, 250 films have used the Park as a backdrop. The Central Park Conservancy & Bloomberg LP host five nights of free film.
Central Park Film Festival
August 19 - 23
Rumsey Playfield (enter the Park from Fifth Avenue & 72nd Street)
rain or shine
8/19: Working Girl
8/20: The French Connection
8/21: Strangers on a Train
Friday 8/22: Moonstruck (*Introduced by writer John Shanley)
Saturday 8/23: August Rush (*Featuring a performance by the film's choir, IMPACT)Central Park Film FestivalAugust 19 - 238:00 pmRumsey Playfield (enter the Park from Fifth Avenue & 72nd Street)rain or shine8/19: Working Girl8/20: The French Connection8/21: Strangers on a TrainFriday 8/22: Moonstruck (*Introduced by writer John Shanley)Saturday 8/23: August Rush (*Featuring a performance by the film's choir, IMPACT)
In Association With People Don't Dance No More &
Mean Red Productions
Play It Loud! @ LOVE
Speak Recordings label aficionado Son of Sound (Henry Maldonado) partners with Drrtyhaze's Doug Gomez for a night of absolute Disco debauchery. NYC's own Darshan Jesrani of Metro Area is commissioned to share deck duties on this one! Expect a night of energetic disco-without-borders style sets from:
Darshan Jesrani (Metro Area)
Doug Gomez (Drrtyhaze / Tirk / Truffle / Gomma)
Son of Sound (Speak Recordings)
Robot Blair (Music For Robots)
David Bruno (People Don't Dance No More)
FREE WITH RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
One of NYC's fun attractions and a must see is the world renown wax museum Madame Tussauds. Located in the heart of Times Square, Madame Tussauds is home to over 200 wax figures of stars, famous and historical people.
http://www.CitySightsny.com is now selling tickets to this amazing attraction which includes entry into the "Scream", the chamber of horror.
For more information go to Madame Tussauds.
CitySights NY has now added the sale of tickets for the world Renown, Ripley's Believe it or Not!
You've seen the TV show, now catch the amazing, and bizarre artifacts of the weird, unusual and UNBELIEVABLE right before your very eyes. For more information go to Ripley's Believe it or Not!
Conveniently located next to our CitySights NY visitor center in Times Square.
You have never been to a boat party like this! Yours truly will be on the decks!
Art For Progress.org brings its multi-media art and entertainment
experience to the New York waterways this summer for a night you'll
On Thursday, August 7th join us after-work on the Star of Palm Beach
where AFP will transform the multi-level space into a night of exceptional
If you're into music, we have what you need. Rock, reggae, funk and more.
If you want to dance, we have DJ's who will make you shake it! And if
you like performance art, you'll want to attend "Summer Grooove
Featuring Emperor City Motorcade, Encursus, Miz Metro, and Thunda Vida
(w/ Barry Komitor) and more acts to come.
Jimmy Sky, Rob Paterson, Doug Gomez (DRRTYHAZE), and Dennis Sebayan
along with a very special guest.
Star of Palm Beach is located at Clarkson Street and Pier 41 on the west
side. Boarding will be from 5:30 - 7:00PM. The boat will leave at 7:00PM
Advance tickets are $25 and available here: TICKETS
Get your tickets now! JULY 22- 27th, 2008
Launched in 1999, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) is now the premier Urban Latino film event in the country. The NYILFF's mission is to showcase the works of the hottest emerging Latino film making talent in the U.S. and Latin America, offer expansive images of the Latino experience, and celebrate the diversity and spirit of the Latino community. Programming includes the flagship film festival in NYC, new music and art showcases, family and community events, scholarships for aspiring filmmakers, and a nationally recognized short film competition in partnership with HBO. The NYILFF is the only film event to have had the endorsement of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's NYC Latin Media and Entertainment Commission since its formation in 2003.
For more info go to NYLATINOFILM.COM