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Lower East Side Galleries

The rebirth of Lower East Side galleries Like most areas in New York City, the Lower East Side has seen a great deal of change over the years. What was once one of the most undesirable areas in the city has now become a mecca for the young and hip who flock there to indulge in drinking […]

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A Perfect Day in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

It seems everyone is heading to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg…and with good reason.  Williamsburg is full of fantastic experiences, from artisanal eats to waterfront fun to creative offerings.  The neighborhood is easily accessible from Manhattan – less than 15 minutes by subway – making it is an ideal “day trip.”   To make the most of your excursion, […]

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Best Apps for NYC: Culture and Events

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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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The Best Irish Pubs in New York

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Looking for an Irish pub in New York? Good thinking: New York City’s Irish community is huge and vibrant. And if you can’t visit the city over St. Patrick’s Day, celebrating with a pint at one of the city’s great Irish pubs is the next-best way to enjoy New York’s Irish heritage! Here’s our list […]

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All About New York’s Apollo Theater

Apollo Theater Marquee

The Apollo Theater, located in Harlem, is one of New York’s most historic—and excellent—theaters. Trust us: The Apollo Theater’s world-famous slogan, “Where Stars are Born and Legends are Made,” is no hollow boast! For more than eight decades, the Apollo Theater has showcased an astounding roster of African-American stars—and launched many of their careers. Pioneers of jazz, […]

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Ghosts in New York: The City’s Most Haunted Theaters

If you like haunted houses and ghost stories, then head to some of New York’s most haunted locations: its theaters. Sure, it’s all bright lights during the show. But after the audiences exit and the theater goes dark, a solitary object remains on stage: the ghost light. This tradition of placing a lamp with an illuminated, […]

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Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival

Harlem Jazz Shrines Fest

Harlem has produced some of the world’s greatest jazz artists, composers, and innovations.  The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival celebrates the neighborhood’s legendary jazz clubs and venues, including the Apollo Theater, Minton’s Playhouse, Lenox Lounge, Showman’s Jazz Club, and Small’s Paradise. May 7 – 13, 2012, the festival will celebrate these historic venues and the music […]

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