Dinosaurs in New York City: A Trip to the Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs in New York City: A Trip to the Museum of Natural History
... (a recreated tropical forest filled with 500 live butterflies) there is always more to learn at the Museum of Natural History. If you arrived at Central Park West and 79th Street with a strategy, then hopefully by the time 5:45 pm rolls around, you will have seen all of the exhibits at the top of your list. During a recent visit to this museum, I was captivated from the moment I walked in and set eyes on the dinosaur skeletons in the lobby until the final moments where I was ushered out of the evolution...
December 21st, 2010 | Jessica Colley | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Central Park, history, museum, top-feature

Central Park Movie Tours

On Location Movie Tours (Courtesy of On Location) Ambling through Central Park can be one of the most rewarding pastimes during your stay in NYC.  Not only do these grounds serve as the de facto backyard for many Manhattanites, the park’s trails, water ways, and public art defy conjecture and simply have to be explored more in depth.  Every feature has a story and in order to better understand what you are looking at, a formal tour is your best bet.  In fact, some park sections have become...
August 22nd, 2009 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: bandshell, bethesda terrace, boathouse cafe, breakfast at tiffany's, Central Park, dakota hotel, Family Friendly, john lennon, movie walking tours nyc, on location tours, sheep meadow, strawberry fields, Tours, when harry met sally

Outdoor Speakeasy

... with egg), punches (usually made with rum drinks), and cordials.  So now for just $12, you get to enjoy one vintage cocktail, while overlooking Central Park from the museum’s Fifth Avenue terrace and complete after hours access to their first floor exhibits.    All of the drinks served at this event are based on recipes from the museum‘s archives.  Flips had to be left out due to salmonella concerns but take your pick from some of the following:    The Bronx   2 ounces gin 1/2...
August 13th, 2009 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, blue moon, Central Park, History & Information, museum of the city of new york, museums, planter's punch, prohibition cocktails, vintage cocktails

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