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Explore the Manhattan of the hit HBO show ‘Girls’

Actress Allison Williams from Girls giving an interview.

NYC has provided the setting for countless television shows and movies over the years, and one fun way to see the city is to explore it through the lenses of one of these films or television shows. One hot television show set exclusively in NYC is the acclaimed HBO show … Read More

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Guys Night Out in NYC

Ping pong at SPin New York in the Flatiron District.

Now that Valentine’s Day is behind us and the corny couples have retreated back into their love dens, let’s take a look at some NYC activities that are better suited for single guys out on the town. Of course, guests staying at our boutique hotel The MAve in Midtown’s Flatiron … Read More

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The Staten Island Ferry and St George

The Staten Island Ferry sailing near the Statue of Liberty in NYC.

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the top free attractions in NYC. This ferry began service in 1817, becoming a city service in 1905, and now carries millions of passengers each year between the outer borough of Staten Island and South Ferry in lower Manhattan. The 25-minute ferry ride … Read More

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Life on the Upper West Side

The beaux-arts design of the Ansonia on the Upper West Side.

Though it’s hard to imagine now, at one time the Upper West Side was a barren, desolate stretch of Manhattan far removed from the bright lights and happenings of Midtown. The neighborhood began its slow transformation around the turn of the 20th century, beginning with the construction of The Dakota … Read More

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The John F. Kennedy International Airport


The JFK International Airport is the largest airport in NYC and one of the largest in the country serving almost 50 million passengers each year. JFK is one of three airports serving the NYC metropolitan area, in conjunction with the LaGuardia and Newark International Airports. However, JFK is by far … Read More

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