Visitors can strap on a camera and capture the Big Apple's most stunning sites on 2 1/2-hour walking tours. The professional photographers who guide the tours scout out the best vantage points and share tips and techniques for getting the best shot, day or night. Tour locations include SoHo, Central Park and several other pitcturesque points. $69-99 per person. Dates/times vary.
Explore Manhattan and Brooklyn on all-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing cruises, with a minimum of four locations. Picture opportunities include the Statue of Liberty, panoramic views of Manhattan's East and West sides, and sailing under the Brooklyn Bridge. On 90-minute Twilight sails passengers glide past the city’s most iconic sights. www.newyorksightseeing.com.
The elegant 80-foot Manhattan luxury yacht and Adirondack and America 2.0 schooners offer stunning views of the New York City skyline, as well as notable landmarks such as Ellis Island. In addition to the two-hour day sails, patrons can choose from such voyages as the Brunch Cruise, Full Moon Sail, Sunset Cruise, City Lights Sail and more. All vessels are available for private charters. For more information, call 646.336.5270. For tickets, call 212.627.1825.
(1 hr 40 mins, no intermission)
On Sept. 11, 2001, following the terrorist attacks in New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., 38 commercial airplanes were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland; when the 6,579 passengers landed, they found themselves stranded in a small town with a population half their size. How they and the town adjusted to a changed world on Sept. 12 is the basis of the upbeat musical with a book, music and lyrics by Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein.
Winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical (Christopher Ashley)
This brewery is just a block from the Coney Island boardwalk and is attached to MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team. Eight house drafts rotate in the taproom, and limited-release specialty styles are on tap. Tours happen three times daily (2,4 and 6 pm) and are free. Outdoor seating is available. Su-Th noon-9 pm, F-Sa noon-10 pm.