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The Best Cooking Classes in NYC

(September 28, 2018) - New York boasts endless restaurants, so it also boasts an endless amount of chefs. Cooking classes in New York give you access to experienced and helpful kitchen pros who can teach you the basics of knife-wielding, animal butchery, making pasta from scratch, and even shopping for groceries. Take a date, a friend, or a group to one of these phenomenal cooking classes, offered throughout the year and fueled by a love of food. (read the story...)

A Perfect Day at Liberty Island, Ellis Island, & The Battery

(September 28, 2018) - The tip of Manhattan—The Battery, connected to Liberty and Ellis islands across New York Harbor—is the cradle of New York history. A strategic battle site in the Revolutionary War and the former seat of the United States capital, this area combines the old and the new, with beautiful antique buildings like City Hall near brand-new construction projects like the ultra-modern Oculus mall. (read the story...)

Fall Packing Essentials for NYC

(September 28, 2018) - Fall is here, and you might be planning a trip to New York for a concert, a play, a game, or just a much-needed getaway. The weather might throw you for a loop in autumn, but there’s no need to stress over the packing process. (read the story...)

All in the Family: Chef Sal Scognamillo of Patsy's Italian Restaurant

(September 28, 2018) - In 1944, Pasquale “Patsy” Scognamillo opened Patsy's Italian Restaurant in New York’s Theater District. Today, the restaurant remains on West 56th Street, thriving with a committed local following and constant stream of visitors. The epitome of a family restaurant, Patsy’s has seen only three executive chefs: Patsy himself, his son Joe, and the current chef, Joe’s son Sal Scognamillo. (read the story...)

What to See During the 2018-19 Met Opera Season

(September 28, 2018) - The beauty of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 calendar is not only that it’s flush with new productions, repertory favorites, and a charmed circle of performers, its new Music Director—Montreal-born Yannick Nézet-Séguin—is assuming his new post two-seasons ahead of schedule. (read the story...)

10 Exhibitions Not to Miss in NYC for Fall 2018

(September 28, 2018) - We can’t wait for fall exhibitions in New York. This year's exhibits recontextualize familiar figures like Andy Warhol and Harry Potter. We’ve got ten exhibitions at ten different locations throughout the city: enjoy! (read the story...)

Why You Should Visit the Rubin Museum of Art

(September 24, 2018) - While you’re exploring the galleries in Chelsea, take time to relax at the Rubin Museum of Art, a uniquely meditative look at the art of the Himalayan region. At the Rubin, you’ll walk a spiral staircase to a wondrous six floors of galleries housed in the former site of the department store Barneys. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Backyards: 8 Parks to Visit in Brooklyn

(September 21, 2018) - Brooklyn might move at a slower pace than Manhattan, but it’s still New York City. It’s crowded and busy! Sometimes you need a release, whether it’s a game of bocce or a nap under a tree. Read on for the best green spaces in Brooklyn where you’ll find jaw-dropping views of the skyline, community activities, sports, and nature. (read the story...)

New York's 5 Best Gyros

(September 21, 2018) - A classic Mediterranean street food, the gyro is a pita wrap packed with thin slices of savory, herb-y meat, lettuce, tomato, and special sauce. Here are the five best in the city! Grab some extra sauce for us, will you? (read the story...)

What to Do in NYC in November

(September 21, 2018) - If you're looking for things to do in New York City in November, we've got the inside scoop on the best exhibits, sightseeing, fun for kids, concerts, nightlife, and more, as NYC gets ready for all the holiday and winter excitement. We're especially looking forward to the return of ice skating, the Rockettes, holiday markets, the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, and, of course, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (read the story...)

2018 DUMBO Dance Festival Preview

(September 21, 2018) - Arts lovers wanting to check out a variety of dance companies this fall—without breaking the bank—should head over the Brooklyn Bridge to Dumbo, where the DUMBO Dance Festival will be spotlighting work by 70 companies this October in its four-day festival. (read the story...)

The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Brooklyn

(September 21, 2018) - In Brooklyn’s ever-burgeoning culinary scene, renowned chefs are setting up shop in the borough and serving award-winning cuisine. But at these restaurants, don’t expect a posh place where you need to dress up. Expect a Brooklyn facade—a warehouse, a pier, a pizza parlor—with an array of fascinating dishes awaiting you inside. (read the story...)

How to Spend an Afternoon in Red Hook, Brooklyn

(September 21, 2018) - Along with the revitalization of other Brooklyn neighborhoods, Red Hook is attracting lovers of lobster, chocolate, spirits, boats, and barbecue. Take the ferry and spend an afternoon in Red Hook, enjoying all the eats and activities the area has to offer. We promise a killer photo of the Statue of Liberty if you go! (read the story...)

How to Buy an Apartment in New York

(September 18, 2018) - Are you considering a move to the Big Apple? New York is a city with an animated vibe and an active pulse. And if you truly have your heart set on living in the city that never sleeps, then you're in luck! (read the story...)

Instagram Worthy: The Museum of Illusions Comes to New York City

(September 18, 2018) - New York's new, limited-time Museum of Illusions will leave you in awe as you explore realms of eye-fooling tricks and Instagram-worthy installations. With 10 locations around the world, the Museum of Illusions is already popular, now adding its first American location in NYC's Meatpacking District. (read the story...)

Best Bachata Clubs in NYC

(September 17, 2018) - With a tremendous Dominican population in New York City, there are several places where you can dance bachata, whether you’re a lifelong devotee or learning the steps for the first time. Baila! (read the story...)

Itinerary—Saturday in Gowanus: A Brooklyn Neighborhood Reborn

(September 14, 2018) - Gowanus is a Brooklyn neighborhood once known for manufacturing and shipping, as its namesake canal runs directly through the area. Once an eyesore wedged between prettier areas like Carroll Gardens and Park Slope, Gowanus has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent years. We’ve put together a day of fun in Gowanus for the adventurous and hungry visitor to this remarkable neighborhood. (read the story...)

Buzzy O’Keeffe: The Man Behind Brooklyn's Iconic River Café

(September 14, 2018) - The River Cafe is one of New York City’s preeminent dining institutions. The restaurant’s owner and operator Michael “Buzzy” O’Keeffe ensures it stays that way. (read the story...)

What to Do and Where to Eat at New York Comic Con 2018

(September 14, 2018) - New York Comic Con returns to the Javits Center for the convention's 12th year, October 4th through 7th, 2018. This year the Con has even extended its wings to feature an anime-only convention at Pier 94 called Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo. Wondering what events you can attend (and where to eat afterwards)? We've got the highlights of New York Comic Con 2018. (read the story...)

Things to do Do in NYC This Weekend (September 14-September 16)

(September 12, 2018) - (9/14-9/16) Looking for what to do in New York this weekend? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. This weekend, the Feast of San Gennaro fills the streets of Little Italy, the Brooklyn Book Festival continues, plus you'll find great concerts, Mexican and German Day parade celebrations, and much more! (read the story...)

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Brooklyn Museum

(September 11, 2018) - Proponents of Black Power had no better advocates than the artists among their ranks. Painters, sculptors, and performance artists rose up during this era to make protest art that spoke to the black experience in America and critiqued the white establishment that resisted them. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at the Brooklyn Museum features over 150 works of art inspired by this vital sociopolitical movement. (read the story...)

Where to Get the Most Mouth-Watering Wagyu Beef in NYC

(September 11, 2018) - Wagyu beef refers to a particular breed of Japanese cattle. Once bred only in Asia, these cattle are now cultivated on select farms in the U.S., producing high-quality beef prized by chefs around the country. Read on for the best wagyu beef in NYC. (read the story...)

Best Electronics Stores in NYC

(September 07, 2018) - While many electronics stores have recently closed because of online shopping alternatives, the immediacy, selection, and customer service an electronics store can provide just can't be beat. Here are some amazing brick and mortar electronics stores in New York City you can still rely on. (read the story...)

Upcoming Film Exhibits and Screenings at the Museum of the Moving Image

(September 07, 2018) - It’s hard to imagine life without movies, but the medium is only 130 years old. The Museum of the Moving Image is a temple to filmmaking in Astoria, Queens, and deserves a visit if you’re a film buff—or just really like the Muppets (read on for more). (read the story...)

An NYC DIY Tour for 30 Rock Fans

(September 07, 2018) - The near-perfect sitcom 30 Rock follows grumpy, sweatshirt-prone TV writer Liz Lemon and her colleagues who make a weekly live comedy show at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Use this guide and you'll find the New York of your 30 Rock-inspired dreams. (read the story...)


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This Week in New York City

(11/6-11/12) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC this week, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

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