New York City Has Had The Highest Number of Tourists This Season. Here’s Why

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nyc tourist

New York City just reached another tourism record for the 8th straight year in a row, hosting a whopping 62.8 million tourist last year, according to city officials.

NYC saw an uplift of 2.3 million tourists since 2016, NYC & Company commissioner said on Tuesday, despite issues that restrictions like the travel ban would lead to a drop.

“Even with all the headwinds from the White House, we attracted a record number of visitors to our city; that’s a testament to the strength of our tourism sector and the values of our city,” Mayor de Blasio said in the statement. read more

Jonathan Randall’s Point of No Return Comedy Show in NYC

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old man hustleCritic Pick (FREE SHOW)

Every Thursday at 8pm Comedian Jonathan Randall hosts the free Comedy show Point Of No Return, featuring New York City’s finest Comedians @ Old Man Hustle 39 Essex St. Between Hester and Grand. Come share in an intimate comedic experience where Comedians are encouraged to experiment with new material. No cover charge or drink minimum like in most Comedy Clubs but same great Comics performing original and spontaneous bits rather than jokes they have done hundreds of times before. The unique venue has limited seating and quickly becomes standing room only so be sure to arrive early to not only be part of the show but part of the process. read more

Bridget Everett Blows Away Joe’s Pub in NYC

Bridget Everett Joe's Pub

Bridget Everett Joe's Pub

If there’s one comedian who is taking the world by storm now, that  would be none other than Bridget Everett herself. With her special  feature in the Vogue Magazine, festival crowds all over the country  that clamors for her presence, an appearance in the forthcoming  film Trainwreck and Amy Schumer declaring at the end of her best  and biggest season of Inside Amy Schumer that Everett is her  favorite performer, this comedy superstar is bound to see the best  of the best of her career yet. read more