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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated among Macy’s department store and many other stores - Herald Square provides a nice area to sit, relax and take a break from walking and shopping in NYC.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area to take in the sights. Great place to get off of your feet and rest. The Macy's flagship store is quite the site.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheSushiGuy
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The Herald Square is a nice little park on 6th Avenue, Broadway and 34th street in front of the good old Macy's. The name is from the New York Herald Newspaper (no longer exist) at the site. Finish shopping or after the Emprie State Building...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Shopped in Macy’s and then wanted to walk the area. LOTS of others had the same idea. Was VERY crowded but there were places to sit and have a bite to eat or a drink and people watch. Loved all the towering buildings surrounding the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a lovely little park, with chairs and tables, and gave us the opportunity to take a much need break on a walking tour of lower Manhattan in the summer. There are several refreshment stands and lots of shade under the trees, also an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Named for the long-defunct newspaper, the NY Herald, if you’ve been to Macy’s on 34th Street, you’ve probably passed through the square without even knowing. It’s not really a destination of its own, because there’s really nothing to see here, but the nearby Greeley Square...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We had just completed a tour of the Empire State Building on this scorching hot day. My feet were tired and I really just wanted to sit and relax. This park is located right outside the famed Macy’s and has colorful metal chairs and tables...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

This very small green space displays a very nice statue and a few table seating arrgts to allow a relaxing sit and people watch. Loved the statue .

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

If you want a bit of air from shopping in Macy’s then that’s about all this postage stamp ‘square’ has to offer. Do not make the slightest effort to visit this square as part of an itinerary as you’ll be sadly disappointed.

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a very good place to sit after walking around. The area is crowded most of the time.There are lots of shops and restaurants around.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Share a cab to JFK Friday, Jan 12th approx 4pm? (3 Replies)
Hi there, Is there anyone going from Manhattan who wants to share a cab going to JFK this Friday? My flight goes to LA at 7pm, so I think I need to leave the office around 4pm or slightly later. I work around Herald Square. Please respond if you want to share. Thanks!
January 10, 2007|
Response fromNewYorkCityJerry|
This is arguably the worst possible time to try and get a taxi. It's at change of shift time, so most taxis won't be picking up passengers. Coupled with that, it is Friday afternoon before a 3-day weekend, so traffic will be at a standstill out to Long Island. You would have better luck getting a car service pick-up. Probably the quickest way (if you don't have a lot of luggage) would be to take the A train (Far Rockaway branch) to Howard Beach and thn switch to the Air Train to go to JFK.
How Will This Affect Me? (27 Replies)
I received the follow message from Ticket Master: <<This message is being sent on behalf of Minskoff Theatre Hello, this is Ticketmaster Customer Service with an important alert for your upcoming event. The Lion King scheduled at Minskoff Theatre Starting Sunday, May 24 Broadway will be closed to through-traffic at: ~Times Square (47th to 42nd St.) ~Herald Square (35th to 33rd St.) ~Broadway buses diverted (new routes on 7th Ave.) ~Motorists will be able to continue...More
May 22, 2009|
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*** What if anything do I need to do or know?? *** You just need to know that Mayor Bloomberg is becoming a maniacal ruler who is plotting to do away with term limits (but only when it comes to him) and is hell bent on closing all traffic in Manhattan ..... that's all.
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Cruise terminal (4 Replies)
Sorry forgot to say from Herald square!
November 11, 2015|
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Which one?