If you are planning a vacation in New York City during February, you will find a variety of great events and exhibitions that celebrate Black History Month. At the Museum of the City of New York on February 28, you can attend an incredible evening of jazz music called “The Apollo Legacy: Jazz!” This incredible evening honors the musical artists that helped establish the Apollo as a premier venue for American music. At the event, you will hear tributes to jazz greats like Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. This event is in conjunction with an exhibit celebrating Black History Month that is showing at the Apollo Theater, so you will want to be sure to visit the Apollo as well during your visit.
While you are in New York, you might want to take one of the various tours that features filming sites from your favorite television shows. With the On Location Tour Featuring Sopranos Sites, you can visit 40 sites from the HBO Series “The Sopranos.” On the tour, you will have an opportunity to see filming sites from the show like Pizzaland and Phil’s Parrish. You will also get to go inside the Bada Bing and visit the steps of the diner where Chris was shot. If you are a fan of the Sopranos, you won’t want to miss this exciting tour!
Your New York City vacation won’t be complete without a visit to a few of the Big Apple’s notable art museums. At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can see fascinating works of art dating back to prehistoric times. There are more than two million artifacts and artistic works from all over the world at the museum, and there are often special exhibitions, lectures, classes, films and guided tours featured there as well. To see one of the New York’s most popular art museums, be sure to include The Metropolitan Museum of Art in your vacation plans.