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Details: Grand Central Terminal centennial

if you go

GETTING THERE

Amtrak offers express and regular service to New York’s Penn Station, departing regularly from Union Station. Low-fare buses such as Bolt and Washington Deluxe also depart from Union Station.

WHERE TO STAY

St. Giles New York

120-130 E. 39th St.

212-686-1600

212-685-1100

court.stgilesnewyork.com

Neighboring sister properties — Court and Tuscany — around the corner from Grand Central Terminal. Modern accommodations, plus restaurant, bar, 24-hour gym and free WiFi. From $139 for the Court.

WHERE TO EAT

Oyster Bar and Restaurant

89 E. 42nd St.

212-490-6650

www.oysterbarny.com

On the lower level of Grand Central Terminal. Fish, seafood and oysters, of course. Raw bar from $1.35; main entrees from $20.

Mendy’s Kosher Delicatessen

212-856-9399

www.mendysdeli.com

On the terminal’s dining concourse. Classic New York deli eats, such as pastrami, tongue and chopped liver sandwiches (from $9); matzoh ball soup and chicken noodle soup (from $4.50); and knishes (from $3).

WHAT TO DO

MTA Metro-North Grand Central Terminal tour

Ticket window, Main Concourse

212-935-3960

www.grandcentralterminal.com

The 75-minute guided walking tour runs daily at 12:30 p.m. Includes headphones and audio so that you can hear the docent better. $20.

Audio Tour

Ticket window, Main Concourse

917-566-0008

www.grandcentralterminal.com

Strap on the audio device and headset and follow the terminal map highlighting 22 stops. $7. Available daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Grand by Design” exhibit

Vanderbilt Hall, off Main Concourse

Arranged by New York Transit Museum. Through March 15. Covers terminal’s history, architecture, trains, restoration, etc. Tours offered every hour on the half-hour between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Free.

INFORMATION

www.grandcentralterminal.com

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