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Are you 18 and over and love a good satire? Head over to the Daily Show Studios. Watch the taping of Jon Stewart's hilarious Daily Show, which makes fun of headlines running in the news. Catch the sarcasm of Colbert on the Colbert Show which involves loads of sarcastic wit and arguing with the guests! Walk in before 5p between Monday and Thursday and tickle your funny bone. Admission is on first come first serve basis and if you call the studio and happen to be among the first 60 callers, they arrange free tickets for you.
The USS Intrepid, or The Fighting "I" is an Essex Class aircraft carrier owned by the United States Navy. Built and commissioned during the World War II, she was recommissioned for the Vietnam War too. After a long career, the carrier is currently docked in New York city, where it serves as a Sea-Air-Space Museum.
NEP Studio 54 is home to Comedy Central's popular satirical news program, The Colbert Report. The show tapes daily Monday through Thursday, and fans can get tickets online or by standing in line outside of the studio on the day of the show, although this does not guarantee admission. Fans of Stephen Colbert and his sharp wit and sarcasm should be sure not to miss the chance to be part of the vibrant studio audience. Welcome home, Colbert Nation.
Temptress Cruise Ship, sails on the Hudson River and you can view the marvelous George Washington bridge. Then it heads to The Statue of Liberty, sounds exciting? There's more; The Rocks Off Concert performs here. This amazing cruise boat features two full fledged bars, two decks and clean restrooms. The spacious and vibrant dance floor comes alive as the music tempts everyone to shake a leg.
Walk down west 42nd Street and you can find yourself at Pier 83. And if you do, then do stick around and explore the place. There are many things to do in this area, right from simple walks to dining at restaurants. If you feel like doing something adventurous, you can go for a cruise in one of the cruise services available nearby. A definite sightseeing spot, it is also in close proximity to the coolest shopping spots in the city.
This New York landmark has been instrumental in the spread of the teachings of bible and allows the worship of God through Jesus Christ for the people of Big Apple. The church was founded in 1887 as a Catholic Apostolic Church and after more than a century it was handed over to the Lutheran Church in 1995. A fine example of Gothic Revival style of architecture, the striking red-bricked structure is decorated with terra-cotta motifs and dressings, which makes it worth a visit. The church hosts weekly prayer service every Sunday at 11a which attracts the worshipers of Manhattan in large numbers. The church is also host to a concert series known as The Stoop, which allows them stage performances of local and upcoming bands. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
Located in one of the spookiest buildings of the city, Times Scare is a unique attraction. The place provides tours of the haunted building, where once a gruesome killer claimed many lives. Even if you are a brave heart, this tour will send chills down your spine. The state-of-the-art decor that adorns the interiors of the venue is worth many praises and creates an authentic experience. The Killer Bar which is an on-site lounge serves inventive cocktails in an equally petrifying setting. If you like an adventure of a different kind, you will enjoy the eerie atmosphere at Times Scare.
Founded in 1902, this church is an integral part of the Theater District. In 1920, St. Malachy's Church experienced an influx of actors, dancers, musicians, craftsmen, and tourists filling the seats, replacing the types of parishioners St. Malachy's had seen in previous years. In 1991, Father Michael C. Crimmins was named pastor and put forth immense effort to fund repairs for the church. A new roof, restoration of the interior, cleaning of the exterior and heating and air conditioning systems have made St. Malachy Church a beautiful place to pray.
This 46-story tower is the global headquarters of the Hearst Corporation. The six-story base of the building, commissioned by William Randolph Hearst, was built in 1928 as a base for a skyscraper, but the tower was not completed until 2006. The steel-and-glass skyscraper stands 597 feet (182 meters) tall, and was designated the first "green" office building in New York, using 26% less energy than standard building code. The tower features a three-story atrium, a three-story water feature, and several other sleek design elements.
This church in a modern city is very reminiscent of the old historical basilicas in 4th- and 5th-century Italy. It was constructed at the end of the 1800s, and it continues to stand today. The Church's organ also serves as a popular attraction. The organ has nearly 5000 pipes and frequently draws professionals seeking to experience this grand instrument. The church also has special mass for certain events, refer to website for more details.
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Built in 2007, this skyscraper is home to The New York Times Company, which publishes the popular newspaper of the same name as well as 18 others. Standing at 1046 feet (319 meters) tall, the 52-story building is tied with The Chrysler Building as the third tallest building in New York City. The 52 floors add up to provide nearly 1.6 million square feet (148,645 square meters) of floor space. The building has also gained attention due to climbers scaling the building on multiple occasions.