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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 Reasons to Explore Governor’s Island this Summer

Islands have long been retreats from the pressures of daily life. Despite it’s close proximity to the towering skyscrapers and congested streets of lower Manhattan, Governor’s Island is no exception. Check out imaginative art installations, lounge on comfy hammocks, or…

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Hitch A Ride to Rockaway Beach!

Things are starting to get steamy in the concrete jungle, which means it’s officially time to hit the beach. While there are several public beaches in NYC, Rockaway Beach is a true crowd pleaser. You can bask in the midday…

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5 Hidden Treasures of NYC

Like a surprise buried at the bottom of a cereal box, NYC has its fair share of hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Instead of spending your time in lengthy lines chock-full of tourists, check out these great off-the-beaten track…

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5 Tasty Cheap Eats Destinations in NYC

    Forget what you’ve heard about NYC’s expensive and exclusive culinary scene. With a few bucks in hand, you too can indulge in some truly delectable treasures. Let’s see what’s on the menu!   First stop, Pizza There is…

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Your Guide to Downtown Brooklyn !

Downtown Brooklyn is buzzing with activity. With great shopping destinations, eclectic food options, and top notch entertainment to choose from, this diverse hub has all the ingredients necessary to make a perfect day.       Hit the Farmer’s Market…

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Music is in the Air

  It’s no secret that Brooklyn is an excellent destination for live music. In fact, my downstairs neighbor just picked up a steel drum, so I’m fortunate enough to hear live music everyday! But seriously, if you want to give…

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How to Have the Perfect Day in Bushwick

  Bacon, Egg, and Cheese.. Please Start your day with a mouth-wateringly delicious bacon, egg, and cheese from Foster Sundry on Knickerbocker Ave. Served on a buttered biscuit, it’s is well worth the $8 price tag. You’ll be counting down…

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Streets to Stroll in Brooklyn

  NYC’s second largest borough is a tapestry of colorful neighborhoods. It’s no surprise that there are some truly beautiful streets to stroll. So put on your trusty kicks and follow me down some of Brooklyn’s bustling thoroughfares and tranquil…

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