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SoHo Shopping

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The neighborhoods south of Midtown have an entirely different feel than the rest of Manhattan. The skyscrapers and traffic relent once the numbered streets stop and the neighborhoods are quieter with more distinction between them. There are some cool places to visit in the area like Greenwich Village and its … Read More

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Exploring the Arts in the Bowery

The unique architectural style of the New Museum in the Bowery. Photo credit Dakota Smith.

No city has had more of an impact on contemporary culture than New York. Talented artists and authors have been flocking to the city for hundreds of years, drawn by the welcoming art scene and a city that is inspirational like no other. One of the great benefits to staying … Read More

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3 Major Perks to Staying in the Flatiron

The flatiron building in new york

Manhattan may be an island that’s only 13 miles long and 2.3 miles at its widest point but it’s still a pretty small world at every turn. Densely populated with old neighborhoods, epic landmarks, and multicultural splendor–it can feel like one tiny nation with an overwhelming amount to see and … Read More

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How to Score SNL Tickets, and Other Shows Too

auditorium on television broadcast

Yes, a lot of people opt for the touristy stuff when visiting New York—like climbing the Statue of Liberty, even sailing around the entire island—but something really cool that could land you on TV and in the eyeline of major celebrities—something really cool that makes your friends envious is being … Read More

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade–Up Close and Personal

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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a nationally viewed event so cemented in the minds of American culture that people travel from all around the globe to get a glimpse of the life size balloons, floats, cheerleaders, marching bands, and Hollywood celebrities that paint this historic 2-mile route. The parade … Read More

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