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Whether you’re looking for a cozy cafe or a place to go dancing on a Friday night, we’ve got some great local tips for you so that there’s no need to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge for the third time or get mixed up in a horde of people in Times Square. From neighborhood guides to off the beaten path destinations, consider our blog your one-stop destination for all things NYC culture.

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5 Ways to Get Into The Halloween Spirit in NYC

Pumpkins have taken over the stoops and costume shops are beginning to look a lot like post-apocalyptic grocery stores. New Yorkers certainly aren’t afraid (hehe) to show their love for all things Halloween. Whether that be sipping green cocktails served…

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What to Do and See in Park Slope, Brooklyn

If you hear Park Slope mentioned in a sentence, it will probably fall somewhere between “stroller” and “brownstone.” Unlike Bushwick and other burgeoning hipster meccas, Park Slope isn’t trying to impress anyone. You won’t find factory raves or mixtape coffee…

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A Brewery Tour of NYC

New Yorkers probably consume enough beer each year to fill a pool the size of Iceland. So it’s a good thing barrel-busting prohibition agents are a thing of the past because breweries are popping up left and right. From the…

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A Perfect Day in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn

Nestled just south of Prospect Park, Ditmas Park is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. This peaceful residential neighborhood will have you wondering if you took some sort of magic train back to a time when things were slower and the…

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5 Brooklyn Bars with Great Happy Hours

After living in NYC for some time, you start to develop a radar for all things cheap and delicious. More often than not, that radar homes in on bars with great happy hour specials. You know, the kinds of places…

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What to Do and See in Beautiful Brooklyn Heights

Tree-lined cobbled streets, ivy-wrapped architectural gems, and an eclectic mix of new and long-standing establishments make Brooklyn Heights one of the most charming neighborhoods in the city. Considered to be the first suburb of the mighty metropolis, the neighborhood retains…

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