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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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Architecture on the Upper East Side

The Breuer Building of the Whitney Museum.

New York is a dream come true for architecture enthusiasts. But while Midtown, with the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building, gets most of the attention, the Upper East Side just uptown also has its fair share of architectural gems. Perhaps the most notable building on the Upper East Side … Read More

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The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Inside the Avery Fisher Hall.

Earlier this week we discussed visiting the Metropolitan Opera at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, but this week we want to talk about some of the other great cultural institutions at the Lincoln Center, which is also home to the NYC Ballet and New York Philharmonic. Considered to … Read More

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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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Snow Day in NYC

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A little snow is fine, but when it’s really coming down out there it can seem like the entire city has come to a grinding halt. But don’t let some bad weather ruin your trip to the world’s greatest city, instead use the always-warm subway to visit some places that … Read More

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