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    • dancing for seniors in syracuse, ny

      Syracuse Apr 9, 2014 at 4:00 AM

      would like to find a place with live music for seniors in Syracuse, ny

    • Motorcycle stops

      Letchworth State Park Mar 30, 2014 at 4:42 PM

      Has anyone road this on motorcycle, what are the best places to stop and view the canyon?

    • is lexington avenue a safe place for a student

      Syracuse Apr 6, 2014 at 11:31 PM

      i am a student moving to syracuse this summer , the place i will be living in is in Lexington avenue , just want to check the safety issues of the area from someone who lives in syracuse , especially that loguen park is pretty close to the house
      is it a student neighborhood , family neighborhood, or what kind of neighborhood it is?

    • Connecting Emirates flight at JFK

      New York City Mar 19, 2014 at 10:21 PM

      Hey guys, I will be flying to India from Chicago next month via New York. Chicago to New York will be with JetBlue (booked full itinerary through Emirates). I have a 9 hrs. stopover in new York and would like to visit Manhattan.
      Can anyone tell me what's the best thing to do with my bags in the meantime? I will have 2 checked and a carryon. Emirates guy over the phone told me I had to pick up my bags, go through security and finish customs and recheck in for Emirates flight. Has anyone gone through this process

    • Train Travel on Monday

      Long Island Apr 4, 2014 at 10:21 AM

      Is there a morning train from Manhattan to Long Island on Mondays? I've tried the LIRR site, but can't find a definitive answer. Thanks!

    • Any bars around Citi Field?

      New York City Mar 30, 2014 at 2:06 PM

      ...or just the auto body shops I see on Google? Coming by subway so I am looking for something a short distance from the ballpark.

    • Bedford-stuyvesant

      Brooklyn Mar 22, 2014 at 10:59 AM

      we will be spending a week in NY this summer and have an offer of accommodation in this neighborhood.
      is this a particularly "bad" area?
      or just normal crime rate comparable to most of Manhatten and Brooklyn?



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      Checked bags on AMTRAK with no checked bags sign

      New York City Apr 3, 2014 at 6:13 AM

      Hi all,

      I'm going to go to Paoli, PA from New York, NY with AMTRAK. The sign on the schedule says the train has no checked bags. But I have to bring my big bag because I will continue the trip (also with AMTRAK) to Washington DC then head home to Indonesia. Is it possible to just bring the luggage with me even if it says no checked bag?

    • TAXI from JFK to Brooklyn

      New York City Mar 27, 2014 at 7:17 AM

      What is the price from JFK to Brooklyn?

    • Interesting & Fun

      New York State Mar 19, 2014 at 8:55 PM

      We are going to be flying into Buffalo, NY and driving to Watertown, NY for a week's stay. What are the 'do not miss' places to experience along the way? Food, art, culture, etc. I'm from the west coast and would love to take home memories that are meaningful about New York state.

    • new york itinerary

      New York City Apr 10, 2014 at 4:23 AM


      I´ve collecting places to see in a eastern seven days trip in New York. May be somebody tell me something about it...

      Thursday 17- Abril Barcelona NY 22:35

      Flight arrives at 15:50h
      Hotel between Times square and central park
      buy Metro Card (cuesta 31$)
      buy City Pass
      Go to tickets row TKTS to see offers for Opera ghost
      59av, Trump tower, Broadway, etc,
      go to Apple shop

      Friday 18- Abril NY

      Times Square y Empire State
      Go twice ESB, one early in the morning
      Radio City Music Hall, Cathedral ST Patrick, Bryant Park y biblioteca pública (Impresionante. Tanto el hall de entrada como las salas de lectura, no os la perdais!:
      ), Central Station (una estacion de trenes con un encanto unico. ), New York Library, Edificio Chrysler (aunque solo se pueda ver el hall es precioso), Macys (Tienda ropa),
      Volver por la 5ª avenida

      Metropolitan Life Toser, Museo sexo, Naciones Unidas, Outlet Woodbury

      Sat 19- Abril NY

      Tour contrastes (4h con Elena)

      Zona Financiera y puente Brooklyn (atardecer)
      Wall Street La bolsa (New York Stock Exchange) está justamente en la esquina contraria al Federal Hall , Catedral Trinity, Zona 0, City Hall,Calle Broadway, World Trade Center, St. Paul’s Chapel, City Hall Park
      Cruzar puente de Brooklyn (sobre 17:30-18h. Coger unas pizzas y cenar viendo el anochecer), Dumbo y alrededores y vistas atardecer (Llevar cena).

      21st Century (Compras dar una vuelta por dentro), Battery Park, Bowling Green, J&R, New York city Museum, Brookylin Heights. Columbus Park, Canal street, Templo Mahayana, Charging Bull, Castle Clinton, Subir a alguna terraza Fifth 230 y echar una cervecita antes de ir a dormir.

      Sun 20- Abril NY

      Misa Gospel
      Metro hasta Harlem (Harlem, Teatro Apollo, Universidad de Columbia, iglesia de St. John the Divine y brunch en Silvia’s.)
      Misa de góspel (ir a las 08:00 o a las 11:00). misa de antioch baptist

      Central Park
      Parte centro-norte del parque, más cercana a Harlem. Comer en el parque. Edificio Dakota. Strawberry fields.
      Visita Museo Nacional de Historia Natural.

      Subir al TOR para ver el atardecer (Estar sobre las 19h.).

      Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, Zabar`s, Riverside Church

      Mon 21- Abril NY

      Madison Square Garden, Flatiron, Madison Square Park, Union Square, Whashington Square Park, Gramercy park, Chelsea o Meatpacking, High Line, Chelsea Market.
      High Line y distrito de Chelsea. Es uno de los lugares mas desconocidos de la ciudad y que poco a poco y gracias al boca a boca va haciendose su hueco. No os lo perdais.

      Helicóptero las 5pm

      Zona del Soho, son edificios muy bonitos.
      También lo más importante de Tribeca, Chinatown, Little Italy, Nolita y Lower East Side.
      Chinatown sería muy interesante verlo de noche para verlo de forma distinta a lo habitual con todas las luces.

      Universidad New York, Judson Memorial Church, West Village, Greenwich Village, Washington Square Park, NOHO y East Village hasta Tompkins Square Park.

      Martes 22- Abril NY

      Central Park
      Parte sur del parque. bici.


      Baseball Entradas para los Mets 19:10

      Miércoles 23- Abril NY

      cruise at evening around manhattan. ¿¿¿¿???

      Jueves 24- Abril NY

      Lo que quede
      Roosevelt Island en el teleférico

      Vuelo a España a las 19:30h.

      Otras opcionales:
      - Ferry staten island
      - NBC Estudios??
      - Jersey Gardens outlet (por si hace mal tiempo)?
      - MET?? Metropolitan y el Moma??

    • looking for activities with teenagers in NYC in July.

      New York City Mar 27, 2014 at 11:37 PM

      outdoors, lots of energy requred activities but also intersting museums for example.

    • Travel Budget

      New York City Apr 10, 2014 at 10:19 AM

      My teenage daughter is traveling to New York with her theatre class in mid April.They will be staying for 5 days and I need to send her with money for meals and light shopping; should i send cash or a pre-paid credit card? and how much money should I send with her?

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      EWR to NYC

      New York City Apr 15, 2014 at 7:20 PM

      I usually fly into LGA, but will be leaving out of EWR tomorrow night. I'm a cheapskate and prefer public transportation. I've read that bus #62 takes you from Penn station to EWR. Is that right? Any particulars I need to know? Where exactly do I catch it. How long can I reasonably expect it to take? My flight is at 7:45pm. Thanks!

    • Albany to New York?

      by Cruhm Online Now Jul 13, 2013 at 7:25 AM

      What is the best way to get from Albany to New York City? I have a rental car, but am curious about train/ bus options to avoid driving / parking in the city.

      7 Answers Jul 13, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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      Is there any midnight services going to New York Penn Station from Albany?

      by LawrenceC Online Now Aug 20, 2012 at 8:16 PM

      I am currently heading to an American Idol Concert on Aug 30th in Albany. The concert starts around 8pm and is there still a overnight train service to New York Penn Station? I mean later than 10pm or 11. Many Thanks!!!!

      3 Answers Aug 21, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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      Where to Stay in Downtown Albany

      by LAEricson Online Now Jun 25, 2012 at 1:19 PM

      We will be in Albany during the 2nd week of August and are looking for recommendations on where to stay in the downtown area. Preferably within walking distance to some attractions.

      Also, is there any public transportation? Specifically to Saratoga Springs.

      Thank you,

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2012 at 3:17 PM
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      Albany area off the beaten path ?

      by alvi21 Online Now May 25, 2012 at 1:14 AM

      I'm visiting the Albany area in mid-June and I'm wondering what places locals recommend to escape the hustle and bustle of city life on a beautiful summer weekend. Half-day or day-trips preferred.

      Thanks in advance for your help!


      8 Answers Jun 8, 2012 at 3:16 PM
    • SAmR1015

      by SamR1015 Online Now Apr 20, 2012 at 3:58 PM

      We are planing a trip from Albany NY to NYC, NY in October starting Oct.18th to arrive in NYC on the 22nd. Does anyone have a suggestion for a tour in the area.


      2 Answers Apr 20, 2012 at 8:23 PM
    • How close is Amtrak to Albany Airport.

      by Ronwine Online Now Jan 31, 2011 at 6:51 AM

      I will be taking a train from NYC (Penn Station) to ALbany. I then need to go to the airport to pick up a rental car. How far is it from the train station to the airport?

      6 Answers Dec 2, 2013 at 7:28 AM
    • Place to Stay in Albany

      by baz12 Online Now Jul 7, 2009 at 1:59 PM

      I will be visiting Albany next week and want to research genealogy at Empire Plaza. Not sure exactly where I go, since there is no concrete address for the building I need. Does anyone know a nice hotel near there and the airport that is not too noisy with traffic at night and also relatively safe? Thanks for any help.

      1 Answer Feb 11, 2012 at 7:24 AM
    • Is Crossgates Mall busy on Dec. 26?? Should I be expecting a lot of crowds?

      by passthatversace Online Now Dec 23, 2007 at 9:19 AM

      I'm planning on making a cross-border shopping trip on that day, and I don't know what to anticipate. Thanks!

      3 Answers Dec 19, 2008 at 3:35 PM
    • Amtrak on time record

      by ramblingrose Online Now Jun 5, 2007 at 5:59 PM

      This September I am planning on taking the Amtrak from Albany to NYC. Where I live Amtrak is consistanly 1,2 or more hours late (lots of freight traffic around here, Is it the same in Albany or can I count on a fairly on time schedule?

      5 Answers Nov 17, 2007 at 8:29 PM
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      Albany Airport Hotel

      by GottaTry Online Now Mar 4, 2007 at 6:14 PM

      I have a flight coming into Albany after midnight. The car rental companies are closed after that time and most hotels don't have shuttles running that late.
      Can anyone tell me what the closest hotels are to the airport are so I can save on cab fare?

      4 Answers Mar 18, 2007 at 4:57 PM
    • 'Indian restaurant'

      by neilcarrey Online Now Dec 24, 2006 at 12:58 AM

      Does anybody know of one indian restaurant ' Sitar' out there ? How's the food and the quality of Indian food served out there ?

      3 Answers Apr 28, 2007 at 10:19 PM
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      by yvr Online Now Oct 15, 2006 at 5:44 PM

      How far is the Albany Airport to the Amtrak Station that serves Albany-Rensselear, and is there public transportation?

      2 Answers Mar 18, 2007 at 6:47 PM
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      15 passenger van rental company in Albany, NY?

      by PhotoTraveler Online Now Sep 4, 2006 at 10:25 AM

      I need a 15 passenger van in Albany, NY, from September 30th to October 8th, and am having a dickens of time finding a compnay that has bigger than a 12 passenger.

      Does anyone know of an independent company out there, as I have tried the 'big boys' and all they have is 12 passenger.

      Many thanks.

      1 Answer Sep 6, 2006 at 2:16 PM
    • Travling to Albany, attractions an 11 yr old will enjoy.

      by sayers3948 Online Now May 7, 2006 at 7:52 PM


      I just found this forum.

      I am traveling to Albany tomorrow actually and was wondering if anyone can recommend some activities an 11 yr old might enjoy, and what about some kid friendly restaurants in the area? Someone recomended the Pump Station to me, but is it kid friendly?

      And the one major question, what's the price of gas running down there? Up here in Lockport NY it's dropped to2.97 that's down from3.05 two weeks ago.

      Any help is greatly appreciated.


    • Moving to NY State???

      by NYStateBound Online Now Sep 15, 2005 at 3:49 PM

      Having been a native of New York CITY, but not living there for many years, I am very hesitant to move to New York STATE but my husband may accept a position in Albany. We wouldn't want to live in Albany but in an outlying suburb. If anyone as any advice or links for kid-friendly areas to live, I would appreciate it. We have to make a decision soon!


      4 Answers Sep 11, 2010 at 10:10 AM
    • What to do in 2 hours?

      by leogeo Online Now Jul 3, 2005 at 10:47 PM

      Hi all, i would be having a layover in Albany for about 2 hours and was wondering what was there to see within walking distance of the Amtrak train station?

      Thanks in advance...

      1 Answer Jul 15, 2005 at 8:29 PM
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      Albany history, etc.

      by beachcomberT Online Now Aug 22, 2004 at 3:52 PM

      Former Albany resident (back in 60s) returning from Florida for a quick few days with relatives. Would like to check a few historic sites; appreciate recommendations for which of the historical homes are the best, and what's available for Hudson River waterfront scenery or excursion boat trips. Tnx.

      3 Answers Apr 3, 2006 at 4:47 PM
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      living in Albany

      by vela_candela Online Now Apr 26, 2003 at 9:52 PM

      Hello there, I am considering moving to Albany later this year, and I was wondering if any of the 96 VT members that lives there might want to give me some hints about how is living there, and basicly Albany living conditions info. Also city tour's offers are welcome :) Thanks **vela**

      2 Answers May 6, 2004 at 12:12 PM

      by LHOTSE Online Now Feb 12, 2003 at 1:10 PM

      Can anyone tell me the easiest way to drive from Albany,NY to Burlington,VT? I'm planning to fly into Albany then rent a car to Burlington. I've never been to this part of the country before. Any advice would be welcome. Thank-you.

      6 Answers Feb 13, 2003 at 7:56 AM