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Rooftop Films 2012

Rooftop Films, the innovative NYC film festival that brings “underground movies outdoors,” begins its 2012 Summer Series May 11th. Now in its 16th year, Rooftop’s outdoor venues and innovative programming have made it one of the city’s most popular film festivals. The Summer Series will present 23 feature films and programs of 183 short films […]

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Lincoln Center: What to Know Before You Go

The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of New York’s most vibrant cultural centers. Home to 11 arts organizations presenting music, dance, opera, drama, and film, Lincoln Center also showcases some of the world’s finest performing artists and companies. And it’s well worth a visit on your next trip to New York City! Here’s […]

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Everything You Need to Know To Visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s greatest art museums. With a collection of more than 2 million works, it stretches almost a quarter-mile and exhibits masterpieces from ancient Egypt to modern art. In 2011 alone, 5.68 million visitors toured “the Met” so if you want to go, there are two options. First, […]

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Broadway Week 2012

The Broadway League,  NYC & Company (NYC’s official tourism organization) and the New York Times have come together to offer Broadway Week, with 20 participating shows offering 2-for-1 tickets (Sorry, The Lion King and Wicked are no longer available).  Tickets are available for selected performances from January 17 through February 4.  (So, it’s actually 3 […]

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Free Things to Do in New York City (Like, Visit Museums)

Looking for free things to do in New York City? We don’t blame you. Let’s face it: New York can be expensive. But meager funds needn’t keep you from enjoying New York’s museums, gardens, and other cultural treasures. As any good local will tell you, there are plenty of free things to do in New […]

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Going to the Theater in New York? Here’s What NOT To Do

Going to the theater in New York? Then you have to know… what not to do. That’s not just to avoid irking fellow theater patrons. (In a decade of managing New York City theaters, the vast majority of complaints I received from patrons regarded the conduct of other patrons!). It’s also to avoid getting yelled at by the people on […]

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Broadway Theaters in New York: The Complete Guide

When it comes to catching a show, few places are more iconic than the Broadway theaters in New York. They are also one of the best ways to experience the city at its most glitzy and glamorous!  But if you want to see a broadway show in New York there are a couple of things you need […]

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