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•New York City's Official Visitor Information Center
· 810 Seventh Ave., between 52nd and 53rd Sts.
· 212-484-1222
· Mon-Fri 8am to 6pm; Sat, Sun, and holidays 8am-5pm
Get information on hotels, dining options, shopping, sightseeing, and events. The Center provides free brochures and discount coupons to attractions and Broadway shows. Multilingual visitor information counselors, and MetroCard vending machines are also available.

•Official New York Visitor's Kit
New York City's Official Tourism Web site offers travel tips, a calendar of events, hotel booking, maps, restaurant suggestions, links to services, and much more. Kiosk locations in the City include:

City Hall Park Visitor Information Kiosk
· Southern tip of City Hall Park on the Broadway sidewalk
· Open seven days a week
· Mon-Fri, 9am to 6pm; Sat, Sun, and holidays 10am-6pm.

Harlem Visitor Information Kiosk
·State Office Building Plaza
· 163 W. 125th St. at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.
· Open seven days a week
· Mon-Fri 9am-6pm; Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

•Times Square Visitor's Center
· 1560 Broadway, between 46th and 47th Sts.
· 212-768-1560
· Open seven days a week
· Mon-Sun, 8am- 8pm
The official Web site and visitor's center of Times Square includes information on Broadway shows, hotels and restaurants, and special events in the area. It's also the best place to get the scoop on New Year's Eve in Times Square.

•Central Park Visitor's Center at The Dairy
Central Park, enter at 65th St.
Visitors planning on seeing Central Park should access this site for the history of the area as well as current offerings, tours and events, such as film festivals, dancing, and children's storytelling.