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September 11 Memorial Museum

September 11 Museum

New York’s National September 11 Memorial Museum is hallowed ground…and a powerful experience.  Located on the precise site of the immense tragedy, it is an innovative museum, memorial and final resting place for most of the victims.  The museum’s exhibitions, found seven stories below ground at bedrock level, chronicle the attacks and honor the nearly […]

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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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Walks of New York Launches with Special Discount Tours

Times Square, NYC

Walks of New York celebrates the launch of its New York City walking tours by offering special preview tours for only $5.00.  In observance of National Walking Day, all tour proceeds will go to the American Heart Association to support their healthy heart initiatives. Walks of New York is a brand extension of Walks of […]

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George Washington’s New York

Washington Federal Hall

New York City was the scene of some of Washington’s greatest military trials and political triumphs. Washington called the city “a post of infinite importance”—and he may even have coined the term “New Yorker”. So it comes as no surprise that several important sites associated with Washington’s life and career are in New York City, […]

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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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Christmas in NYC: A Survival Guide to the New York Holidays

NYC Holiday

Who doesn’t love the winter holidays, and Christmas, in New York City? New York makes for a great destination from mid-November through the New Year: The city is festooned in dazzling lights and holiday decorations, stores are filled with eager shoppers, and the cultural calendar is packed. Of course, all that means that Manhattan itself […]

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The American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History, NYC

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the most celebrated, monumental museums in the world.  The massive museum is made of 27 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium, a library, and research departments.  The museum collections contain over 32 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, […]

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