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Five New York Art Exhibitions to See Right Now

Five New York Art Exhibitions to See Right Now

This autumn, the latest set of New York art exhibitions are breaking the mold. From socially and politically consequential works to sonic gardens, expressionist paintings, and colorful folk art, these sho...

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A Perfect Day on the Upper East Side

A Perfect Day on the Upper East Side

Gilded Age mansions and at least a half dozen museums anchor the Upper East Side as one of New York City's most affluent neighborhoods.

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The Perfect 57th Street NYC Shopping Spree

The Perfect 57th Street NYC Shopping Spree

Cool fall days in Midtown Manhattan are best spent strolling through Central Park, or slipping in and out of the high-end boutiques and galleries lining 57th Street. Even if you don’t plan to leave ...

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Where to Get a Michelin-Starred Thanksgiving Dinner in New York City

Where to Get a Michelin-Starred Thanksgiving Dinner in New York City

Just because you’re skipping town on Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you have to forgo the turkey feast altogether. New York City’s restaurant scene is as lively as ever on Thanksgiving Day, w...

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Experience the White Light Festival like a VIP

Experience the White Light Festival like a VIP

For the seventh year in a row, Lincoln Center will play host to the White Light Festival from October 16 to November 16. The month-long, multidisciplinary affair features international musical ensembles, ...

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Why We Love New York City in the Fall

Why We Love New York City in the Fall

It is always sad to say goodbye to beach days and sandals weather. But the harvest season brings its own charms to the Big Apple. Here are a few reasons why we love New York City in the fall.

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Touring the Affordable Art Fair

Touring the Affordable Art Fair

Seasoned collectors and first-time art buyers will head to the Affordable Art Fair at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea from September 28 until October 2.

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Where to Dine During New York Oyster Week

Where to Dine During New York Oyster Week

Oysters are served (especially raw) as a delicacy, and there’s no better time to sample the best in the city than during New York Oyster Week

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How to See New York Fashion Week Like a VIP

How to See New York Fashion Week Like a VIP

The style world is gearing up for New York Fashion Week, when America’s best designers show off the next season’s looks. Attracting as much star power and exclusivity as the Met Gala, NYFW has...

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Where to Eat in NYC Now: Interview with Emily Elyse Miller of Trends on Trends

Where to Eat in NYC Now: Interview with Emily Elyse Miller of Trends on Trends

Everybody’s searching for the hottest restaurants and bars in New York. That’s why we sat down with Emily Elyse Miller—founder and creative director of Trends on Trends, a culinary trend...

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Explore NYC on the East River Ferry

Explore NYC on the East River Ferry

Here’s a foodie-friendly guide to exploring New York via the East River Ferry.

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The US Open: A VIP Guide

The US Open: A VIP Guide

Every year, the world’s top tennis players spend two weeks in New York City for the US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament before the ATP World Tour Finals. And just because you’re...

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A Perfect Day at the Jazz Age Lawn Party

A Perfect Day at the Jazz Age Lawn Party

Every summer, hundreds of revelers in 1920s-inspired outfits converge on Battery Park, where they take the ferry to Governors Island.

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How to Spend a Day in Lincoln Square

How to Spend a Day in Lincoln Square

There’s more to Lincoln Square than its hallmark performing arts center. 

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WestHouse Guide to NYC Restaurant Week in Midtown

WestHouse Guide to NYC Restaurant Week in Midtown

The list of restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week 2016 is up, and a slew of Midtown’s best spots are on it. 

 

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Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC

Bastille Day, also known as French National Day, celebrates the beginning of the French Revolution. Manhattan may be more than 3,600 miles from Paris, but Francophiles in New York have a wide choice of th...

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Best Rooftop Bars in NYC to Visit Now

Best Rooftop Bars in NYC to Visit Now

Summer temperatures are finally here, and while the beach is cool, sky-high views are better. It’s time to head up to the best rooftop bars and restaurants in New York. Enjoy the open air, drinks an...

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How to Celebrate the 4th of July in NYC

How to Celebrate the 4th of July in NYC

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Finding the Hamptons in NYC

Finding the Hamptons in NYC

Approximately 100 miles east of Midtown Manhattan, The Hamptons are a string of seaside communities on Long Island’s South Fork. The 18th-century shingled houses and hidden estates behind boxwood he...

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