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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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NYC’s Neighborhoods

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New York City is usually perceived as a monolithic metropolis…but it’s actually a collection of distinctive neighborhoods.  According to the Department of City Planning, NYC contains 339 neighborhoods, ranging in size from just a couple city blocks to sprawling districts.  Apart from their geographic boundaries (which are frequently disputed), NYC neighborhoods are defined by their […]

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