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December 2017

Eat Right During the 2018 New York City Restaurant Week

Enjoy three course meals throughout the weeks of January 22 through February 9, 2018 at participating restaurants during New York City Restaurant Week. Discover a new favorite or make a special trip to a classic choice. Reservations are available beginning on January 8, 2018.

Find Prix-Fixe Meals at Affordable Rates NYC Restaurant Week

During this semiannual event, delicious three course meals are available at a fixed price whether you make a reservation or not. As part of NYC Restaurant Week 2018, prices are discounted 20-50% for Restaurant Week meals.

Where to Dine in the Five Boroughs

In the Bronx, there are a bunch of tasty options, including Italian, seafood, and steakhouses. Go to Mario’s Restaurant for authentic Italian manicotti or chicken parmigiana. (Bonus: Mario’s was a filming location for The Sopranos.)

These days you can find all sorts of trendy food options in Brooklyn. You will find cafes, bistros, and izakayas scattered around this borough. Choose Dassara Brooklyn Ramen for your choice of ramen or pastrami sandwiches.

Manhattan always has restaurants garnering exciting hype. During this winter’s NYC Restaurant Week, discover your new favorite spot downtown. At Tao Downtown, you will be delighted by shareable, izakaya-style dining with sushi and yakitori, as well as more than 200 varietals and sake choices.

In Queens, make an evening out of your trip. Choose either Tequila Sunrise of Bayside or Bourbon Street Cafe for some wonderful cocktails and unique menus.

Finally, your choices even extend to Staten Island, where you can get 60 different kinds of cookies. Choose from classics and exciting new variations of your favorite treats.

Making a special occasion out of your trip? Book your stay at the Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel during the 2018 NYC Restaurant Week.

Watch the Ball Drop: New Year’s Eve in Times Square

This American tradition is a spectacular way to welcome 2018!

Spend your New Year’s Eve at Times Square in NYC and treat yourself to this iconic celebration.

Everything You Need to Know Before the Ball Drops 2018 written in fireworks

Where the Ball Drops

This celebration occurs at Times Square, with the ball dropping from atop One Times Square.

There is no need for tickets to view the ball dropping, though you should plan to arrive early. Dress warmly because you’ll be outside for quite a while, and New York gets chilly this time of year.

Drink, Eat, and Be Merry

Many restaurants and bars in Times Square will be open during the New Year’s Eve celebrations.

In the city that never sleeps, you can find any kind of food or drink you are looking for. For more information, check the Times Square Alliance’s Restaurant Guide. Remember that if you leave a place in the viewing areas, you likely won’t be able to return to it.

After the ball drops, spend the first hours of 2018 at the Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel. A warm, cozy bed will be waiting to bring you and your dreams into the new year.

Don’t Miss the Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Gardens

The New York Botanical Gardens is happy to present the annual Holiday Train Show in NYC. Each year New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) asks an artist to design the model train exhibition, illuminated by the light of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. The Holiday Train Show is running now through January 15th, 2018.

All About the Holiday Train Show Toy train in front of log cabin with words Holiday Train Show

In 1992, Paul Busse designed the first Holiday Train Show for NYBG. Since then, Busse has worked on various special exhibits for venues around the country. Busse handcrafts magical displays.

This year is no different. The train show exudes holiday cheer with more trains than ever before in this year’s display.

Model trains run through 150 landmarks made from natural materials like bark, leaves, and branches. Bunches of light shine down on replicas of Yankee Stadium and the State of Liberty, as well as new models of the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and more.

Don’t miss this amazing holiday show crafted from natural materials.

Events During the Holiday Train Show 

Throughout the Holiday Train Show, you will also enjoy entertainment provided by NYBG. Entertainment choices range widely, including music, poetry, films, and tours.

On December 17th, 2017, Billy Collins will read poetry at the Conservatory. On various dates, NYBG will host a family-friendly show with Thomas the Train & Friends.

After any of these fabulous holiday events, come stay with us at the Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel, where you will find even more festive holiday cheer waiting for you.

The Rockettes are back in The Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Every year around Christmastime, New York City gets a special treat. The Radio City Rockettes will be performing once again this year at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and you won’t want to miss it during the 2017 holiday season!

Get the Most Out of the Holidays at Radio City   Radio City Music Hall decorated for the Holidays     

This year, Radio City has added a few updates for the holiday season. New technology is helping the Rockettes perform like never before.

Be one of the first to experience the new Radio City Christmas Spectacular by getting your tickets today.

Radio City’s Magical Wonderland Starts Here

Christmas in NYC wouldn’t be complete without a performance by the Rockettes.

Since 1925, the Rockettes have been dancing up a storm in New York. The dance troupe has been performing at Radio City Music Hall since 1934, and the rest is history.

This timeless, tradition performance is a one of a kind sight that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

When To See The Rockettes

You can find the Radio City Christmas Spectacular showing throughout the holiday season. From now through January 1st, 2018, tickets are available online.

Pick a Best Value Day for the lowest prices available, or choose a special holiday show.

The Radio City Rockettes perform every day, regardless of holidays, so you can have the magical day you are hoping for. At some special performances, you will get a Party City® Santa Hat too!

After you’ve taken in the new Radio City Christmas Spectacular, come back to the Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel. If you’re looking for a relaxing evening or some help finding more great events during Christmas in NYC, Courtyard has you covered.