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Best Coney Island Food

Nathan's Hot Dogs, Coney Island

Coney Island is known for sun, sand, fun…and food. Birthplace of the American staple – the hot dog, Coney Island’s food and sweet treats are as much a part of the fun as the boardwalk and amusements.  What visit to “the People’s Playground” would be complete without indulging in a hot dog, fried clams, candy […]

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NYC’s Feast of San Gennaro (Updated 2014)

San Gennaro Festival, NYC

New York’s Little Italy becomes a big party during the annual Feast of San Gennaro – September 11 – 21, 2014.  The colorful, chaotic festival honors the patron saint of Naples and includes religious ceremonies, parades, musical performances, carnival games and rides, and lots of great Italian food.  Mulberry Street is lined with stalls and […]

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The Best Hot Dogs in New York

Local New Yorkers are always searching for the best hot dogs in New York. They’re mildly obsessed, in fact. And why not? Hot dogs are a staple of New York City food—they’re inexpensive, filling, easy to nosh on-the-go… and, of course, delicious! Usually served in a bun, New York hot dogs are usually complemented with […]

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Ninth Avenue Food Festival 2012

Love to eat?  Have an adventurous palate (or trouble deciding on a cuisine)?  Then run, don’t walk to that annual celebration of culinary consumption: The Ninth Avenue Food Festival. May 19th & 20th, Hell’s Kitchen’s main drag, 9th Avenue, will be given over to food stalls offering cuisines from all over the world.  From 12pm […]

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Manhattan’s “Little Mexico”

Cinco de Mayo is only a few days away, and there are plenty of places in NYC to enjoy a Margarita, chips, and salsa under red, white and green streamers.  But for a unique cultural experience (and truly authentic food), explore one of NYC’s newest ethnic communities: East Harlem’s “Little Mexico.” East Harlem has been […]

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Green NYC

Earth Day is Sunday (April 22, 2012), and it’s great to see NYC growing greener. The city could become a victim of its own success; with the quality of life soaring, so is the population. It’s estimated there will be one million more New Yorkers by 2030.  And climate change will continue making the city […]

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Chinese New Year 2012

Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in traditional Chinese culture.  January 23, 2012 rings in the Year of the Dragon, and NYC will celebrate with parades, fireworks, food, and cultural events throughout the city. For centuries the Chinese have celebrated the New Year, which is also known as Spring Festival (end of the […]

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