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Press Release
March 11, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North Offering Discount Packages to GLBT Expo
Show Runs Weekend of March 22 at Jacob Javits Convention Center
MTA Metro-North Railroad is offering discount rail and admission packages to the upcoming GLBT Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. 
The two-day extravaganza, now in its 21st year, is the oldest and largest consumer/business event in the United States with over 20,000 attendees each year from the GLBT Community. The show floor is filled with hundreds of exhibits in a variety of industries.
For foodies – this year’s show will feature New York's Top Gay Chef Contest as well as the Gay Professionals "Meet & Greet" Wine Tasting and Pairing event. This year’s Video Lounge features DJ Eddie Cruz and a Gay Film Festival with special guests. Attendees can also enjoy the popular, large-scale Wedding Pavilion. Other highlights include Psychic Mary Occhino and top entertainment from award-winning performers.
Discounted show admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and disabled individuals. Children under 12 are free. Customers will also receive reduced rail fare and can click http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/fares/2014_GLBTExpo.pdf for prices from their boarding station.
Getting There 
Take the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Line to Grand Central Terminal. For schedules click here: http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm 
From there take the westbound M42 (42nd Street between Park and Vanderbilt Avenues) to 11th Avenue and walk a few blocks to the Javits Center which is located on Eleventh Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets. (Bus fare is NOT included in package price).
To Order Tickets
Purchase your rail ticket from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Grand Central) or through http://ec0.mta.info/mnr/tickets/choosestation.cfm
For more information on Metro-North Getaways packages, log on to: http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways.htm.