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NYC’s Best 2015 Holiday Window Displays

By Anjuli Johnson I hopped on our Holiday Lights & Movie Sites Tour this week, enjoyed some laughs with our lovely tour guide Elyse, and watched NYC’s holiday lights come to life. Some of the city’s main December attractions are the holiday window displays carefully crafted by Manhattan’s department stores each year. It’s definitely worth…

10 Must-See Live TV Show Tapings in NYC

Have you ever wondered where your favorite talk shows get their audiences? You might assume that getting to see Jimmy Fallon live or being part of a Rachael Ray gift giveaway costs a pretty penny, right? Wrong! These shows are filmed live in New York City and offer free public tickets to tapings.  Check out how to get tickets to 10 of the hottest live-taped shows in town below. You might see your favorite daytime and late night hosts in person before you know it! 1. Saturday Night Live (30 Rockefeller Plaza at 48th St)- Tickets are given away via lottery by sending your contact information to [email protected] in August. But if you missed the cut off, don’t worry! Standby tickets for the 8pm dress rehearsal or 11:30pm live broadcast are given out Saturdays at 7am. Be prepared to camp…

Ghostbusters Reboot Filming in NYC

The star-studded female cast of the new Ghostbusters reboot was seen filming in New York City last week (September 16-20). The On Location Tours staff was lucky enough to spot the Ghosbusters mobile Ecto-1 right outside our offices on 8th Avenue and 38th Street! Check out the photo below. Ghostbusters is set to hit theaters in…

How to Beat the Back to School Blues in NYC

By Anjuli Johnson August is already slipping away. Kids and teens are getting bummed about going back to school and parents are dreading the coming winter. But summer isn’t over yet! Take advantage of the last few weeks of warmth and sunshine with these fun NYC activities. Spend a day at the beach You may…

Top 10 Romantic Movie Quotes

By Anjuli Johnson Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! There’s no better way to get into a lovey-dovey mood than reminiscing on romantic movie moments.  We’ve put together a list of our Top 10 Romantic Movie Quotes.  Comment below to let us know your favorite quote and if it made our list! 10. “Love isn’t about ridiculous little words. Love is about grand gestures. Love is about airplanes pulling banners over stadiums, proposals on jumbo-trons, giant words in skywriting. Love is about going that extra mile even if it hurts, letting it all hang out there. Love is about finding courage inside of you that you didn’t even know was there.” – Gabe Burton (Josh Hutcherson) Little Manhattan 9. “But for now, let me say, without hope or agenda, just because it’s Christmas (and at Christmas you tell the…

Top 5 Filming Locations Perfect for Valentine’s Day

By Anjuli Johnson Love is in the air during the month of February. In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, we’ve pulled together a Top 5 list of NYC movie & TV locations perfect for Valentine’s Day. Grab your sweetheart and explore these romantic filming sites for a perfect date. 1. Serendipity 3 (Serendipity) It will be…

Romantic Movie Giveaway!

On Location Tours is giving away a Romantic Movie Prize Pack during the month of February in honor of Valentine’s Day and our new Romantic Movie Moments Tour! We’ve put together an amazing prize, which includes: 2 tickets to an On Location Tour of the winner’s choice, Manhattan Movie Map tote bag, 5 of our…

Ultimate Holiday Prize Pack Giveaway!

On Location Tours is giving away an Ultimate Holiday Prize Pack! We’ve put together an amazing gift for TV & movie fans, which includes: 2 tickets to an On Location Tour of the winner’s choice, Manhattan Movie Map T-shirt, Manhattan Movie Map tote bag, 6 of our favorite NYC-filmed DVDs (Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Spider-Man, Manhattan, Ghostbusters, Home Alone 2, and When Harry Met Sally), and mint lip balm. Enter below for a chance to win.  Giveaway entry ends December 15th, 2014. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Review: Central Perk NYC Pop-Up Shop

By Anjuli Johnson I finally made it to Central Perk, the (temporary) mecca for any Friends super-fan like myself. It took some serious dedication. I waited in line for two and a half hours in the rain, and I even got splashed by a passing car. My friends and I thought the rain might make…

Celebrating 20 Years of “Friends”

On Location Tours is thrilled to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the hit TV show Friends.  Join us on the New York TV & Movie Sites tour to stop at the Friends building and to see other fun Friends locations. For a limited time, tour-goers will have the opportunity to win Friends-themed prizes including Central Perk coffee! SPECIAL OFFER! Buy now through October 20th and get 10% off New York TV & Movie Sites ticket purchases with code FRIENDS.