New York City Resources
New York City can be a daunting place especially if you are new to the city. The following are resources we think you might find useful.
Time Out New York
You can order a subscription for $19.95 a year or pick up a copy on the streets. Includes local events, dining, shopping, and travel information.
The Village Voice
A free weekly publication with editorials, local events, and dining information. It is a very liberal paper, making it a favorite of New Yorkers.
The ZAGAT SURVEY
A famous rating system for food and events (you often see the “ZAGAT” sticker in restaurant windows). You can buy a subscription for $19.95 a year, but you can also navigate the website fairly well without having to pay.
Reputable search engines for food, events, music, tickets, art, dance and everything else going on in NYC.
New York Street Fairs
Lists free street fairs all around the city.
Lists free activities in arts, culture, dance, music, and everything else.
Club Free Time
Lists free things going on in the city in all venues, including food, dance, music, wine-tasting, hiking, museums?you name it. Member benefits include a mail list of free things going on, discounts on events and access to exclusive events. $2.95 a month for a subscription, or $1.95 to try it for a week.
Go New York City
Lists free events and discounts for things to do in New York City.
Theater Development Fund offers Broadway and Off Broadway shows for half off.
NYU Ticket Central
Offers movie discount tickets, broadway and off broadway shows, university events, and more. Get on the Listserve for weekly updates.