- By Kevin
- On Mar 20, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
It's been said that in New York City you can see the world for the price of a subway ride.That's not far from the truth on certain lines,like the 7 train,which runs from Times Square to Flushing,Queens,along a route sometimes referred to as the"International Express."Join us to take a bus trip to New York,visit New York in Summer!
What to do in Summer?
Museum Mile Festival
You can see art for miles and miles—well,at least a mile.The cultural institutions of the Upper East Side join together for the Museum Mile Festival.Walk along upper Fifth Avenue on the evening of June 13 to check out art and artifacts from seven museums,draw some art on the street and catch live entertainment.
Pride is back.NYC’s annual Pride March down Fifth Avenue and through the West Village is a colorful celebration of LGBTQ history and culture,and a major highlight of summer in the City.There are also parties at the piers on the Hudson and,on Pride Sunday,fireworks over the river.
They can kick it(yes they can).NYCFC and the Red Bulls continue their Major League Soccer campaigns this summer while some major international matches take place in the area.July brings the CONCACAF Gold Cup—featuring Costa Rica vs.Honduras—and two tilts between European powerhouses:Juventus vs.FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hostpur vs.AS Roma.
It celebrating 25 years of NYC Restaurant Week.July 24–August 18 is your chance to sample prix-fixe menus from over 350 of NYC’s top restaurants—some of which were participants in the very first NYC Restaurant Week way back in 1992.Hungry yet?Reservations open July 10.
The late Bill Cunningham was famous for photographing fashionable New Yorkers from his bicycle.A new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society honors the legacy of the man who basically invented person-on-the-street fashion photography—and,yes,includes that famous bicycle.
The Yankees are off to a blistering start,and we’re still holding out hope for the battered but talented Mets.And June marks the start of action for those team’s minor-league affiliates,the Staten Island Yankees and Brooklyn Cyclones.The latter are set to host a season of crazy promotional events including their beloved Seinfeld Night.
Billy Shakes is hanging out in the park.Shakespeare in the Park returns for another season at Central Park’s Delacorte Theatre.This year,they’re breaking out the blockbusters:Julius Caesar and the very park-appropriate Midsummer Night’s Dream.Just lend us your ears for this important warning:it’s a tough ticket.
The Museum of Modern Art
MoMA is Unpacking the Archive of Frank Lloyd Wright.This new exhibition celebrates a pioneer of modern architecture in honor of his 150th birthday.Explore 450 of Wright’s works—some never before displayed—including drawings,films,photographs and architectural models.