Tag Archives: Central Park

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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Visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Temple of Dendur in the Egyptian antiquities section of the Met.

One of the great parts about visiting NYC is the wealth of excellent museums and cultural attractions. But while there are an almost endless amount of art museums worth visiting, the Metropolitan Museum of Art—simply called The Met—is head and shoulders above them all. Situated on Central Park at 82nd … Read More

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Free Walking Tours of NYC

A lawn in Central Park with the city skyline in the background.

Some travelers avoid organized tours like the plague, instead preferring to explore new destinations at their own pace. Still, for others, an organized tour can be a great way to pack in a lot of sights and information in a relatively short period of time. What we can all agree … Read More

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Art on the Upper East Side

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The Upper East Side is one of Manhattan’s most posh neighborhoods, with townhouses lining Central Park as doormen stand guard and wealthy residents walk their poodles. But in addition to the luxurious mansions, the stretch of Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue parallel to Central Park also has a number of … Read More

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