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    This is my current plan for New York Trip of places to see

    New York Jets Metlife Stadium 1pm, 11 Sept.
    From Penn station

    New York Yankees
    4.05pm 14 Sept.
    161st street, B, D, 4

    Columbia University campus
    116th street station, Line 1

    Columbia University sports
    215th station, Line 1 left
    Athletic complex located between corner of Broadway and West 218th Street - the northern tip of Manhattan Island.

    Riverbank State Park Athletics
    145th station, Line 1 left

    New York Botanical Gardens
    B, D, or 4 train to Bedford Park Blvd. Station. From the station exit:
    Take Bx26 bus east to the Garden's Mosholu Gate entrance, or walk eight blocks down the hill on Bedford Park Blvd. (approximately 20 minutes). Turn left onto Southern Blvd. and walk one block to Mosholu Gate entrance.
    Or back of gardens Line 2, 5 Pelham Parkway or Allerton Av

    Bronx zoo

    Pelham Parkway (Line 2, 5) is the subway stop nearest a Zoo entrance that has elevators, that's why the zoo lists it as the best ADA Accessible way to get to the Zoo. Other subway stations (like West Farms Square/East Tremont Ave) are close to other entrances.

    Pelham Bay Park
    Line 6 train to Pelham Bay Park station (last station) emerge at the Bruckner Boulevard and Westchester Avenue intersection. Enter the southwest portion of the park there, or pick up one of a number of buses at the station that head in: the Bx29 runs north on Shore Road and then east on City Island Road, stopping twice in the park's confines; the Bx5 and Bx12 serve the golf courses and Orchard Beach; and Westchester's Bee-Line 45 bus will let you off in front of Bartow-Pell Mansion.

    Hells kitchen- see air space museum
    Bordered by 34th Street in the south, 59th Street in the north, Eighth Avenue in the east, and the Hudson River to the west
    Line A, C, E station Penn/34th street

    East River Athletics track
    Delancey St-Essex St Line Line J,M, Z

    Randall Island – Diamond League
    Lines 4, 5, 6 125th Street
    Bus 60, 12th street

    Central Park

    Columbus Circle Entrance Line A,B, C, D, 1
    Ride a bike

    Queens Park - New York Mets, US tennis Queens Sept. 10
    Line 7 Mets–Willets Point station
    Back to 74th street for Lines E, F to go to Jamaica/Belmont park

    Belmont Park racetrack Sept. 10
    F train to 169th street or 179th street then take the N6 or the Q2 bus to Belmont, or take the E train to Jamaica Center (Parsons Blvd.) and then take the Q110 bus to Belmont.

    Soho- Little Italy- Little China
    Canal Street station Lines J, N, Q, R, Z, 6

    Union Square park
    14th street Lines 1, 6

    Carnegie Hall
    881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street, two blocks south of Central Park.
    E line, station 7th avenue best from Gennaro

    Washington Square Park
    Line A, C, E; New York university other side of park

    Fifth Avenue
    Washington Square Park to Central Park

    Roosevelt Island
    F line

    Flatiron building
    175 Fifth Avenue

    Madison Square Gardens
    Intersection of 34th Street and Eighth Avenue. Adjacent to Pennsylvania Station, busiest in USA.
    Lines A, C, E 34th street station

    Empire State Building
    Line B, D, F, M, N, Q, or R train to 34th Street). The 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories are open every day from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. Tickets to the 86th floor cost $29 or $50 for the Express Pass (where you can bypass the line). Visiting the 86th and 102nd floor costs $46 or $67 for the Top Deck Express Pass.

    Chrysler building
    S, 4, 5, 6, or 7 trains to the Grand Central-42nd St. station

    One World Trade Center

    Broadway
    42nd street near Times Square

    American Museum of Natural History
    Take the B or C train to 81st Street or the 1 to 79th Street

    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Line 4, 5, 6 1000 Fifth Avenue, on the eastern perimeter of Central Park. Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday. On Friday and Saturday you can stay and browse until 9 p.m

    Grand Central station
    Lines 4,5,6,7 or S trains. Station free to enjoy from 5:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.

    The Cloisters
    Medieval buildings
    A line 190 street; 1 line 191 street

    Museum of Modern Art
    53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues (you can take the E or the V train to Fifth Avenue, or the B, D or F trains to Rockefeller Center). The museum is open every day except Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It stays open until 8 p.m. on Fridays, and every Thursday in July and August until 8:45 p.m. To avoid the sticker shock, you can enter for free on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    New York Public Library
    Take the B, D, F or M subway train to the 42nd Street-Bryant Park stop or 7 train to the Fifth Avenue station. Main branch open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until 8 p.m. On Sundays, visitors are welcome from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Times Square
    Take any train to 42nd Street

    The High Line- Chelsea

    Bryant Park
    Sixth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Street; take the B, D, F or Q trains to 42nd street or the 7 train to Fifth Avenue

    Brooklyn Bridge plus Park and Dumbo on shore
    A or C train to the High Street stop in Brooklyn and stroll along the bridge back to Manhattan. It takes about 30 minutes to walk from one side to the other

    Wall St (Federal Hall, South Street - sea port historic ships).

    Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
    Purchase a ticket and catch the ferry at the Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J. You can still view the monument from Battery Park or the High Line. Statue Cruises official.
    The Statue of Liberty is accessible from the Bowling Green subway stop; Line 4 or 5 train

    Staten Island Ferry
    Whitehall St- South Ferry Lines 1, R (southernmost tip near Battery Park).

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is home to one of the world's finest collections of modern art. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1943
    Corner 1071 Fifth Avenue and East 89th Street Lines 4, 5, 6, borders central park

    Lincoln centre
    Lines 1, 2, 3 station 66th street

    Hudson River Park
    from 59th Street south to Battery Park

    Rockefeller Center
    Home to NBC-TV and radio and other media. There is an outdoor skating rink which is incredibly popular in winter. In front of the International Building is a famous sculpture of Atlas. The centerpiece is the 70-storey RCA Building, a slender, towering structure that offers views of midtown Manhattan. If you are looking for a place to see the city skyline, try the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. The "deck" includes three floors, located on 67th, 69th, and 70th floors. There are both indoor and outdoor viewing spaces, which are open to the public day and night
    Lines B, D, F, M station 47-50th

    Trinity Church - resting pace of historical figures
    Near intersection of Wall Street and Broadway

    United Nations
    Grand Central four blocks down to East River, 42nd street
    Bus 42 42nd street

    St Patricks Cathedral
    East side of Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in Midtown
    Lines 4, 5, 6

    National Museum of the American Indian
    4, 5 Bowling Green or 1, N, R South Ferry – Whitehall Street

    Apollo Theatre Harlem

    Coney Island, Brooklyn
    Lines D, F, N or Q trains to Stillwell Ave. station.

    Rockaway beach
    Broad Channel station A Line, then transfer to the S train to Rockaway Park-Beach 116th St.

    Prospect Park, Brooklyn – Brooklyn Museum
    Prospect Park station, B-Q lines

    Museum of City of New York
    1220 5th Ave, station 86th Lines 4, 5, 6
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    please note no brothels or discos. i am too old.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
    please note no brothels or discos. i am too old.
    no, you just don't Squat ......... or Deadlift. We've been over this before!


    right @Kyle Aaron;


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    Take s helicopter flight over Manhattan. Breathtaking.
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    good idea, but I hate heights.

    May be tougher by then though with long flights.
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    staying with a mate in Manhatten who is banging a lot of chicks at moment, but he has promised to go to their house when i am there rather than boot me out.
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    How long are you going for spart?



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    Quote Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
    staying with a mate in Manhatten who is banging a lot of chicks at moment, but he has promised to go to their house when i am there rather than boot me out.
    If he was any friend he'd want you to stay



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    just 10 nights there, that is all i want to spend away from mrs and daughter. Flight cost me $850 return from Sydney airport, and i have always wanted to go to New York (and London).
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    apart from shrek, anyone else been to NY?
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