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The Metropolitan Opera at the Lincoln Center

The Metropolitan Opera at the Lincoln Center.

New York is an incredibly cultured city that is rivaled only by London and Paris in the Western world. As such it has a ton of options awaiting tourists keen on exploring the city’s cultural side, whether it’s the fabulous art museums on the Upper East Side, the MOMA in … Read More

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Three Great Views of NYC

New York from top of the rock

New York is a city defined by its skyline. Skyscrapers made of steel and concrete stretch the imagination and buildings like the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building are recognizable the world over. No trip to NYC would be complete without at least a few moments spent taking in the … Read More

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Art on the Upper East Side

guggenheim

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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Airfare Deals and Under-the-Radar Travel Sites

airplane before New York skyline, at departure, at sunset

You’ve heard about and probably used the popular travel sites like Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, etc. for airfare and hotels–but here are three under-the-radar sites that use a different approach and can help you get the best bang for your airline buck when traveling to New York City. 1) AirfareWatchdog This … Read More

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Best Hassle-Free Views in Manhattan …

Staten Island Ferry in the upper bay of New York City

It’s true, the Empire State Building is iconic for it’s 360-degree views from the Observation Deck–but the cost is more than the $22 ticket fee. Along with its status symbol, you pay in terms of wait time (one-hour minimum), as well as long interweaving lines, cramped quarters, and packed elevators. … Read More

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