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10 Hours in…Williamsburg

Photo: @livesinbkWilliamsburg has gotten a lot of eye rolls recently, but me, I refuse to write it off completely. Gentrification is a hard road to …

Brooklyn

Everything opening in Brooklyn this summer

The Dumbo House (with its rooftop pool) is already open and taking memberships. (It’s cheaper than a house in the Hamptons.) Photo: Soho HouseAre you …

Brooklyn

MC Escher Is the King of Trippy Optical Illusions, But He Deserves More Credit Than That

Reviews<p>"Escher-mania" hits Brooklyn's Industry City.<p>,<p>M.C. Escher (1898–1972), an artist of enigmas, has this larger enigma about him: He is …

Free outdoor theater this summer in New York

Public spaces come alive with free outdoor theater in New York City in the summer, and especially with the plays of William Shakespeare. The top …

Manhattan

The best things to do in New York City in June

We're still dodging those rainshowers that should've gone out with April, but it's game face time, New York. The city isn't waiting for the official …

New York City Photography by Ludwig Favre

New York City in pastels and neon colors captured by Ludwig Favre.Born in 1976, Ludwig Favre is a French photographer who lives in Paris. He mainly …

Your Guide To This Weekend's Big Apple BBQ

It's time for Meat Weekend everybody, that glorious summer tradition when some of America's best pitmasters descend upon NYC and fill Madison Square …

The Best Part Of Manhattanhenge Is All The New Yorkers Worshipping The Sun With Their iPhones

Yesterday's sunset marked the first "full sun" Manhattanhenge of 2018. Were you able to get a perfect photo to share with your loved ones on …

8 Pop-Ups to Seek Out in the Hamptons This Summer

With Memorial Day comes a migration eastward, to the pools and beaches of the Hamptons. And along with the flock of New Yorkers taking full advantage of each summer Friday, a set of chic shops are making a move to Long Island, many of them for first-time pop-ups. Below, 8 city staples that are …

Dining Rooms

Early 1900s Brooklyn Bridge film shown after many years

An early film of the Brooklyn Bridge, taken from one of the elevated railroad cars that traversed the bridge in its early days, is now availa

Yippee! Brooklyn Bridge Park now offers more chances for free kayaking

NYC is a wonderful place to get in tune with nature, and if you're skeptical, look no further than Brooklyn Bridge Park.<p>The waterfront venue boasts a …

Brooklyn Bridge Park, A Visitors Guide

Brooklyn Bridge Park, nestled on the shore of the East River across from lower Manhattan has spectacular views, with a huge vista of New York Harbor, …

Brooklyn Bridge

A look back at Sarah Jessica Parker's Met Gala style

When you think of the Met Gala, what comes to mind? Celebrity couples like Ryan and Blake? An appearance by <i>the</i> Anna Wintour? For us, it's three words: Sarah Jessica Parker.<p>SJP arguably hails as one of the most anticipated guests of the night -- it's because of her ability to blend fashion and …

Fly Kites At Brooklyn Bridge Park Festival This Weekend

The annual kite festival returns to Pier 1 of the park on Saturday, kicking off the spring and summer series of events at the park.<p>BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, …

Tiffany & Co. Is Bringing Its Trademark Shade of Blue to New York City Streets

Now, New Yorkers won’t have to bring their danishes to 5th Avenue to get a taste of Tiffany’s. Starting at 9 am on May 1st, the jewelry brand is painting the city robin’s-egg blue to mark the release of Chief Artistic Officer Reed Krakoff’s first collection, Paper Flowers. In putting together the …

The most over-the-top date ideas in NYC

Anniversaries, birthdays, first dates, Saturday nights: Whatever the occasion, these over-the-top date ideas in NYC are guaranteed to wow your …

America’s Most Famous Street

<b>BROADWAY</b> <b><br>A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles</b><br>By Fran Leadon<br>Illustrated. 512 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $35.<p>Broadway. Songwriters say it’s where the neon lights are bright, where you can come on along and listen to its lullaby, where you can blame it all on its nights and where, of course, …

See All the New High Line Vendors for 2018

High Line food vendors announced<p>It’s time for food on the <b>High Line</b>, and the lineup this year features some new options, like coffee joint <b>Boogie Down Grind Café</b>, Venezuelan street-style hot dog spot <b>Perros y Vainas</b>, and Italian panini vendor <b>Tastalu.</b> They will join returning vendors <b>La Sonrisa …

The Met’s summer rooftop art installation opens next week

The Met’s annual sculpture commission for it’s rooftop garden is always one of the highlights of the spring and summer batch of new outdoor art …

New York walks: 12 perfect strolls for warmer weather - Curbed NY

Rejoice, New York: spring is finally here. And by that we mean the city will see some of its first truly warm temperatures this weekend, after a seemingly endless string of cold and gloomy days.<p>With lovely, spring-like weather finally upon us, now’s the perfect time to get out and experience the …

Hudson River

Have You Seen All 5 of Keith Haring's Murals in NYC?

An icon of Pop Art and the graffiti culture of the 1980s, Keith Haring was also an activist during the AIDS crises. Before he himself died of …

Get Zen at These 5 NYC Spots

Taxis honking, jackhammers drilling, people yelling: this is the soundtrack of life in NYC. As one of the busiest and most crowded cities in the …

A Walking and Gawking Guide to Lower Manhattan

After a post-9/11 building spree, New York’s Financial District is flush with new diversions. Here, a rundown of the best ones to take in<p>OLD NEW YORK is the city’s newest hotbed. South of Chambers Street and the urban grid, the streets of Lower Manhattan wiggle and bend, packed with glistening …

Wall Street

The best Brooklyn attractions

1<p>Photograph: Michael Kirby<p>Attractions, Historic buildings and sites<p>Brooklyn Bridge<p>Though the Brooklyn Bridge is no longer the largest suspension …

Coney Island

74 Incredible Photos That Capture Everyday Life of the U.S in the Early 20th Century

A photo collection that shows what everyday life of the U.S. looked like from the 1900s and 1910s.<br>Chinatown, New York, 1900<br>Broadway in Skagway, …

How Brooklyn Got Its Name

Brooklyn has Dutch colonists to thank for its name.<p>In the mid-1600s, Brooklyn consisted of six separate Dutch towns, each chartered by the Dutch West …

Where Top Chefs Go Out to Eat in New York

It seems everyone is a restaurant expert these days, from your overly opinionated office mate to anonymous Yelpers with an axe to grind. But if …

Greenwich Village

Follow the story of NYC’s Chinatown with these colourful street signs

A series of vibrant, eye-catching illustrated street signs have been unveiled in Chinatown in New York City that tells visitors the story of the people of the area, creating a dynamic walking tour through the diverse, bustling neighbourhood.<p>Called “Welcome to Chinatown – Chinatown Walk”, the series …

USDOT

From New Banksys to the World’s Most Colorful Basketball Court: 29 Public Artworks to See in New York This Spring

Art Guides<p>You may want to wait for the snow to melt, but there is plenty of art to see on the streets of New York this spring.<p>,<p>Despite Wednesday’s …

Manhattan