The New York Public Library cut the ribbon on a transformed central circulating library, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL). Photo: SNFL by John Bartelstone.
The Latest for New York City Tourism
Travel was up, way up, this Memorial Day Weekend. The forecasts didn't keep people off the roads or out of the skies, and if you were up by the Met you saw a snaking line that was the longest its been for ages. Traveler confidence is way up as well, trending back to pre-pandemic levels. The city expansion continues, too:
As of Monday, the midnight curfew on indoor dining for bars and restaurants across New York has been lifted
The Vessel reopened in Hudson Yards after a four-month hiatus
The public health milestones for NYC over the last few days are highly encouraging. Hospitalizations are way down and the average COVID positivity rate has been below 1% since last Thursday. Tourism is bouncing back. You can see it in the increasingly vibrant city around us.
For Lease signs appear in long-running beer haven The Ginger Man's windows
City Guide NEWS!
ETD Exclusives Can Bring You Groups
Davler Media is excited to announce ETD (Everything To Do) Exclusives, a program to bring groups of consumers to restaurants, attractions, tours, museums, and other activity clients. We will introduce the 30,000 members of our Everything To Do Facebook Group to your business to participate in an event, if you promise to create something special If you want to host a consumer event that can bring 50-100 paying New Yorkers to your venue, contact us. Read on for more on the first event, which is coming up soon. —firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer in the City with Celebrity Chef David Burke
ETD Exclusives invites Tourism Happenings readers to a private dinner hosted by Chef David Burke of Iron Chef America fame at his UES townhouse restaurant. Mix and mingle over passed canapés and savor a three-course meal with summer cocktails. Wednesday, June 16th, tickets $100. This event is 80% sold out already, reserve now.
Launching Everything To Do Chicago
Everything To Do Chicago is a community of people helping each other get everything they can from the Second City. We share tips on performances and clubs, art and festivals, jazz and pizza. Looking for a restaurant? Ask ETD. Want to share a great find? Let us know about it. Recent questions have covered Monet, cocktails, family activities, and more. If you ever go to Chicago, join now. Share with Chicago Tourism Professionals who can provide answers and stay current. It’s a great way to be in the know. (And if you're not a member of Everything To Do NYC, join now.)
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