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Crossroads of the World: The Walks Guide to Times Square Attractions

Times Square epitomizes New York City – big, chaotic, crowded, flashy, and awe-inspiring.  Known as “the Crossroads of the World,” this canyon-like space is created by the intersection of Broadway (curving westward) and Seventh Avenue.  Seen in photos, films and TV (especially every New Year’s Eve), it is one of the great gathering places of […]

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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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A Year in New York

A wonderful video by filmmaker Andrew Clancy, featuring glimpses of the city and the vibrant, diverse people who visit or call it home.

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NYC Halloween Events 2011

New Yorkers love any excuse to dress up and cut loose.  So, Halloween is a particularly festive holiday in the city.  Following are Halloween events to get you in the “spirit”: Now through Halloween The Haunted Pumpkin [email protected] NY Botanical Garden A garden full of bugs, bats, parties, parades, and hundreds of intricately carved pumpkins. […]

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