Category Archives: What to do

Take Me to Old Havana

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A few intrepid travelers have made their way to Cuba but, for the rest of us, the best we can do is stake out a seat at Havana New York, a cozy Manhattan restaurant and bar that’s a dark, art-filled oasis of mood music, mojitos and authentic, masterfully crafted Cuban … Read More

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Hit The Streets

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It’s a concrete jungle out there so why not embrace it? For three consecutive Saturdays in August, almost seven miles of city streets turn into pedestrian-only pathways of pleasure. Whether you ride a bike, take a run or simply participate in some priceless people-watching, you’ll be joining in New york … Read More

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Historic Happy Hours

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We’re told O. Henry penned “The Gift of the Magi” at nearby Pete’s Tavern, the Big Apple’s oldest continuously operating restaurant and bar. We’re not surprised he found the place so inspiring. With its long wooden bar, tin ceilings, tile floors and exposed brick walls, it’s the kind of Old … Read More

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Pizza Pro Primer

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New Orleans has beignets, Memphis has ribs…New York has pizza. And while there are thousands of places to get a slice in the Big Apple, we think one of the most memorable (and delicious) pizza experiences in Manhattan is Pizza a Casa, a pizzeria and pizza school a mere ten … Read More

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Get Your Green On

The NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Few parades rival the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade for sheer staying power. Now readying for its 253rd trip up Fifth Avenue, this historic event – which predates the Declaration of Independence by 14 years – draws a sociable, high-spirited mix of green-garbed locals and visitors to NYC … Read More

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