5 Things You Might Have Missed Last Week In NYC: Oct. 18

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5 Things You Might Have Missed Last Week In NYC: Oct. 18

Here’s what you missed…

From announcements about the return of everyone’s favorite ice rink to a David Bowie pop-up headed to NYC, there is so much to catch up on!

Here are our top five highlights:

1. The ice rink at Rockefeller Center will open early next month

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We can’t believe it’s almost that time of year, but it was just announced that NYC’s favorite ice rink at the Rockefeller Center will return as early as next month. November 6th to be exact! Tickets are already available for advanced purchase so get ready to lace up those skates and whip out your best pirouette on the ice. See here for more details.

2. A David Bowie pop-up is coming to NYC to honor the beloved legend’s 75th birthday

Put on by the David Bowie estate, NYC will welcome an incredible pop-up in SoHo to celebrate the life and 75th birthday of the music legend himself. New Yorkers will be able to shop tons of merch, and follow an immersive audio experience & screening that will play exclusive Bowie content! Learn more about the pop-up here.

3. A guide to all the holiday markets open in NYC this season


After a year of holiday market cancellations, NYers can get excited for some of the best holiday shopping yet, as many of the city’s favorite markets are returning for the season. From Union Square and Columbus Circle, to Bryant Park’s Winter Village (opening this month!), it really is shaping up to be a magical time of year. Find the full guide here.

4. 70 things to do this autumn in NYC: the ultimate fall bucket list for NYers

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Though the weather has been confusing these first few weeks of fall, we can’t deny that summer is long gone. So we’re swapping our shorts and sandals for cozy sweaters and big scarves. Yes, we’re talking warm apple cider, days at the pumpkin patch, and all the spooky activities you can imagine. Therefore, we have created the ultimate fall bucket list for NYers and it’s sure to have you embracing the coziest time of year in the city. See our full list here.

5. This limited-time NYC program offers amazing discounts on theater, museums & more

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Want to enjoy all the cultural affairs NYC has to offer for a fraction of the cost? This NYC program, coming from the city’s tourism department, is offering special deals and discounts on cultural institutions, museums, and theatrical performances! Choose between three different discount options but hurry fast because the program is only valid through October 31st. Learn more here.

Also: NYC Was Just Named The *Second* Best Big City In The U.S.

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