Photo by Scott Baldwin
1. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
, at Rockefeller Center, with the world-famous Rockettes.
2. FAO Schwartz
3. Macy's Department store
(it's on 34th Street, as in Miracle on 34th Street
4. The Empire State Building
, from 1931 to 1971 the world's tallest building.
5. A Broadway show
6. An open carriage ride
through Central Park.
7. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
, with its Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crθche
8. Free audience tickets for The Late Show with David Letterman
, The View
, Live with Regis and Kelly
, or Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
9. Ice skating at Wollman Rink
in Central Park.
10. Ellis Island Immigration Museum
, where nearly twelve million immigrants entered the U.S. 1892-1954.
11. St. Patrick's Cathedral
12. The Christmas display windows
at Lord & Taylor
If you haven't reserved a hotel room yet, these are nice hotels at bargain prices (for NYC):
The Larchmont Hotel
, in Greenwich Village.
, in Chelsea.
High quality, low price:
, New York's best Jewish deli. Lower East Side.
. Italian. The Upper West Side.
Great N.Y. Noodletown
. Chinese. In Chinatown.
. French Mediterranean. Times Square & Midtown West
High quality, medium price:
Ed's Lobster Bar
. Seafood. SoHo & NoLiTa.
. Creative American breakfast. Times Square & Midtown West
. Greek. The Upper West Side.
Virgil's Real BBQ
. Barbecue, Southern. Times Square & Midtown West.
. Indian. Midtown East & Murray Hill.
New York City Subway
Help yourself to Wenceslaus's NYC Christmas Tour
, a custom map I made on Google Maps.