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The High Line: New York’s Park in the Sky

Highline Sundeck

Ah, the High Line. It’s on the tip of everyone’s tongues—and might just be the coolest park in New York. In a few short years, the High Line, located in Chelsea, has become one of the world’s most celebrated parks. Formerly a decrepit elevated rail line, the area’s been transformed into a green space, complete with gardens, […]

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

metropolitan museum of art

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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Diego Rivera in NYC

Diego Rivera, one of the 20th Century’s most famous artists, was locked in one of NYC’s most infamous culture clashes. Celebrated Mexican artist Diego Rivera came to NYC in 1931 to create murals for the new Museum of Modern Art.  The works were showcased in the museum’s second solo exhibition (Matisse being the first), which […]

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Art of Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center offers stunning examples of Art Deco design, architecture and art works.  Built at the height of the Great Depression, John D. Rockefeller set out to create a commercial center “as beautiful as possible.”  As you can see, he achieved that goal, offering some of the world’s most magnificent public art. (Click on the […]

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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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