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Other stuff to do in NYC

http://www.tdf.org – They run the half-price ticket booths. They are also a non-profit with tickets to some Broadway, off-Broadway, and music shows. If you work for a non-profit you can join their club which allows to buy tickets in advance. You can usually get tickets to some Broadway shows for about $35-40 through them. The list is always changing, but here are the current Broadway shows to give you an idea: Bronx Bombers, Jersey Boys, A Night with Janis Joplin, Mamma Mia!, Rock of Ages, and Phantom of the Opera. If you live out of NYC, the yearly fee is about $12 and one member can buy up to 9 tickets per show.

http://www.playbill.com – They are a great site for learning about what shows are playing. They also have a free club with discount offers, usually about $75 per show.

Time Out which is a great weekly entertainment magazine to NYC. Their website is quite useful as well http://newyork.timeout.com/.

http://www.nycgo.com/ is the main official tourist site for NYC. They produce a nice free guidebook to the city that can be accessed online at http://www.pageturnpro.com/NYC-Company/33936-2012-NYC-Official-Travel-Planner/index.html.

 

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  1. The NY Orchid Show!
    A dreamy spray of orchids to enliven your winter bones is on the way to The New York Botanical Garden for its annual Orchid Show with designs by floral designer Jeff Leatham. If you’re not familiar, The New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show exhibits thousands of species of beautiful blossoming orchids, and it’s one of the best NYC events in February, and is one of the best things to do in The Bronx. While Macy’s has its Flower Show, which is worth seeing in its own right, the NYBG’s orchid show has been running for 18 years and has only gotten better. RECOMMENDED: See more of the best things to do in winter What is the Orchid Show NYC? The balmy and bountiful festival this year is titled The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope. The display will transform the garden’s conservatory into a tunnel of hypnotic floral designs reminiscent of a look through a kaleidoscope. “Color is the first and most important aspect of my work, always,” Jeff Leatham says. “I want every gallery to be a different color experience for visitors as they move through them, like looking into a kaleidoscope. I loved kaleidoscopes as a child. You start dreaming as you look through one. People have seen the interiors of the Conservatory already, but with this exhibition, I want them to look through them like never before.” And as usual, there will be special Orchid Evenings during which visitors can enjoy the attraction after dark and see the Supertrees, including a gorgeous display of lights.

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