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A Preview of the New York Comic Con 2019

by Jace Bench ReedPOP’s New York Comic Con (NYCC) started out as a modest gathering for 10,000 media fans – who couldn’t even get into its small venue due to the sheer number of attendees – back in 2006. Now more than a decade later, NYCC is the largest pop culture event on the east coast –…

Your Guide to 11 of the Best LGBTQ+ Movies and TV Shows Set in New York City

It’s Pride Month! We’re celebrating by giving a portion of our proceeds from the month of June to the Stonewall Foundation. We also wanted to highlight some of the many films and television shows with queer characters that take place in New York City, some of which you can see on our tours! (Use code WORLDPRIDE…

Top 20 TV & Movie Locations in New York City

We’re turning 20! On June 12th, 1999 we started showing people from all over the world the most iconic locations from TV shows and movies around New York City. While our tours feature hundreds of locations to everything from the original King Kong to the new Avengers franchise, let’s count down the 20 most popular…

What’s Filming: June 2019

From the new In the Heights movie to the final season of Mr. Robot, tons of filming is happening in New York this month. Read on for the full list.   The Deuce Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Franco Filming: Willow Avenue, Staten Island The Deuce is set to return to HBO for a third and final season, as…

What’s Filming in New York: May 2019

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein Filming: Astoria Boulevard & 28th Street, Astoria Fresh off multiple Emmy wins, the third season is being shot on location in NYC and we can’t wait for it to premiere on Amazon.   Plot Against America Starring: Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, John Turturro Filming: Greenwich &…

TheLocalVibe.com Presents: 8 New York Vacation Rentals We Can Totally See Carrie Bradshaw Staying In!

The following is a guest post from TheLocalVibe.com. Pair one of these vacation rentals with the Sex and the City Hotspots Tour. It’s hard to believe, but “Sex and the City” turns 21 this year and we couldn’t help but wonder . . . which New York City vacation rental would Carrie Bradshaw choose? To…

A Celebration of 25 Years of TCM + 10 Years of the TCM Classic Film Festival

by Jason Silverman, TCM Classic Film Tour Guide I was fortunate enough to have a VIP pass to this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival and this one was easily my favorite of the four I have been to. Couple that with the 10th anniversary of the festival and the 25th anniversary of TCM and you…

What’s Filming in New York in April 2019?

What’s filming this month? New seasons of Younger, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and SVU, plus new projects from Jennifer Lopez and Michael Keaton.   Hustlers Starring: Jennifer Lopez Filming: East Fordham Road & Marion Avenue, Bronx Produced by Will Ferrell and telling the story of strippers who turn the tables on their Wall Street clients, this 2020 film also…

Five Irish Pubs in NYC and Boston

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! To celebrate, let’s look at some famous Irish pubs in New York and Boston, many of which are featured in iconic TV shows and movies. McSorley’s Old Ale House The oldest Irish tavern in New York, it was a “men only” pub up until the 1970s. Ironically, it is used as…

Top Five TV Women of NYC

Happy International Women’s Day! We’re celebrating by championing some of our favorite female TV characters who live right here in NYC. Because we couldn’t narrow it down to just five, up first are the honorable mentions. 10. Kelsey Peters (Younger) 9. Serena van der Woodsen (Gossip Girl) 8. Betty Suarez (Ugly Betty) 7. Kimmy Schmidt…

What’s Filming in NYC: March 2019

New York City is buzzing with film shoots this month, from returning shows like Billions and Mr. Robot, to new shows like Fosse/Verdon and Wu-Tang: An American Saga. Let’s check out the full list. Mr. Robot Starring: Rami Malek, Christian Slater Filming: Henry Street & Pike Street, Manhattan Fresh off his Oscar win for Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek returns to…

Ranking All of the Films in the MCU Based on How Much They Showcase NYC

After the historical release of Captain Marvelit seems like a better time than any to reflect on the 20 movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that came before it. Sights from many of these films can be seen on The Super Tour of NYC. Let’s see just how much of New York is featured in…

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