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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.


What to Do and See in Ridgewood, Queens

If you like your neighborhoods with a dash of historic charm, make your way to Ridgewood, Queens. With its long-standing establishments, tree-lined streets, and general air of unpretentiousness, you’ll feel as if you’ve stumbled back in time. So, hop on…

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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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