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RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH LIMO SERVICE LONG ISLAND STYLE!

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ENJOY THE WORLD’S BEST HOLIDAY SHOPPING WITH LIMO SERVICE IN NYC

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New York City is often said to be one of the best places in the world for holiday shopping. The city gets into the spirit, and many of the big stores are worth visiting for their Holiday window displays! We offer a limo service in NYC for those staying in and around the city. Take your holiday shopping to a new level and go shopping in style and comfort.

Famous places for Holiday Shopping

To start your NYC holiday shopping, it is always worth considering the most famous shops in the city. These are part shopping experience and part tourist attraction and are the most beautiful places to see during the holidays.

Bloomingdale’s opened back in 1927 and took up an entire city block on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It has many designer ranges in store and often has some outstanding deals at this time of year, so you can grab a bargain while finishing the Christmas shopping.

Macy’s held the record as the biggest store in the world from 1924 when it opened right through until 2009, and i…

ENJOY LIMOUSINE SERVICE IN NYC FOR THE ROCKEFELLER CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

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There is no shortage of festive events that take place around Christmas in New York City. One of the most iconic is the lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Plaza. But as the event is on a first-come basis, it often pays to get there a bit earlier to make sure you get a good vantage point. One of the best ways to do this is with our limousine service in NYC.

The Rockefeller Tree

The tradition of the Rockefeller Christmas tree started back in 1933. It was an unofficial tradition at first when a smaller, 20-foot balsam fir was decorated with paper garlands, strings of cranberries and even a few tin cans! This was done on Christmas Eve, and workers pooled their money to buy the tree while their families made the decorations.

Two years later, the first official tree was brought to life and lit – a 50-foot tree that was dubbed a ‘holiday beacon’ for the people of New York and visitors. In 1936, a skating rink was a welcome addition below the tree, and the roots of the modern tradi…

LIMOUSINE SERVICE IN NYC FOR A NIGHT AT THE MET OPERA

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For over a century, New Yorkers and its visitors have been enjoying the beauty and talents of the Met Opera at Lincoln Centre. The Met, as it is often known, is the most significant classical music organization in North America. It offers more than 25 different operas every year. That means there are always performance choices and using a limousine service in NYC means you arrive in style.

What is the Met Opera?

The Met Opera was founded back in 1880 to offer an alternative to the Academy of Music opera house. The first show was held in 1883 in the Old Met building on 39th and Broadway. It moved to the new Lincoln Centre in 1966 and started showing every evening Monday to Saturday as well as a matinee performance on Saturdays.

One of the big draws at the Met Opera is the show offerings, sure to satisfy all tastes. The 2015-16 season, for example, was made up of 227 performances of 25 different operas. These ranged from 18th century Baroque to 19th century Bel canto and right through t…