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Bushwick, Brooklyn: A Visitors Guide

Bushwick Street Art

Bushwick is one of New York’s hottest neighborhoods.  A former working-class, industrial district in northeast Brooklyn, Bushwick has evolved into a bohemian enclave – home to experimental art, avant-garde performance, affordable craft cocktails and sustainable eats.  The neighborhood’s relaxed “go local” philosophy makes it easy to immerse yourself in Bushwick’s abundant culture. To help plan […]

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New York’s Vibrant Street Art

New York offers some of the world’s finest visual arts.  In addition to its hallowed museums and renowned galleries, there’s another place to find remarkable works…on the streets.  Throughout the city one can turn a corner to find a beautiful piece of art by a celebrated artist.  Some of the fun is finding the works […]

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Discover the Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum, NYC

New York is renowned for its remarkable art museums, yet one that is sometimes overlooked is among its finest – The Brooklyn Museum.  The city’s second largest museum, it holds 1.5 million works including a celebrated Egyptian antiquities collection and superb African, Japanese and American art collections.  The museum presents some NYC’s most innovative exhibits […]

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Best Apps for NYC: Culture and Events

Phone with apps

Now, there’s a new way to sort through New York’s abundance of  events and shows: with an app for NYC! After all, with everything going on here, staying in the know and keeping track of exhibits, shows, concerts, and events can be a real challenge. But thanks to some great new apps, you can keep […]

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Rainy Day Fun in NYC

Rainy Day NYC

New York is an ideal city to explore on foot – except on rainy, snowy days.  When the weather turns foul, umbrella-wielding pedestrians clog soggy sidewalks and the parks become a muddy mess.  The Met Museum, MoMa, and Macys are certainly great choices to avoid the elements: unfortunately most people make that same choice and […]

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NYC’s Guggenheim Museum

New York’s Guggenheim Museum holds one of the nation’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art.  Even more famous is the collection’s home – Frank Lloyd Wright’s singular building that is an architectural landmark.  A visit to “the Guggenheim” allows one to explore its distinctive collection and structure, as well as superb exhibitions. Mining tycoon […]

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The Frick Collection, Explored

The Frick is one of the finest art collection in New York. With its masterpieces by some of Europe’s greatest artists hung in opulent rooms, the Frick is more than a museum—it’s a true pleasure to experience! Here’s what you need to know about visiting the Frick, from the collection’s history to hours. History of […]

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