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The Best West Village Bars - New York

PHOTO: Noah Devereaux<p>There are many reasons to love the West Village. It’s “cute,” it’s charming, and it has cobblestone streets. Beyond those …

West Village

The best dive bars in NYC

NYC might be known for its gritty history, but the forces of gentrification have made the bona fide dive bar an increasingly rare commodity. And …

25 Best Things to Do in New York

New York may be ever-changing, but when it comes to can't-miss cultural experiences, the classics always win out.<p>Whether you're a local realizing you've yet to fully explore the city or an out-of-towner who doesn't know the Met from the MoMA, these quintessential stops will help you catch a glimpse …

21 Free Things To Do in NYC

New York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and while many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling …

The View From the Observatory at One World Trade Center

Observatories

Five dos and don'ts for a fabulous New York City Christmas

Who does Christmas spirit better than New York? The famous poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' was supposedly inspired by the festive atmosphere in one of the city’s downtown markets in 1822, and, according to <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, yes, there <i>is</i> a Santa Claus, and he presides at Macy’s. …

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Top 10 City Bus Trips

Top 10 City Bus Trips from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>New York City</b> <br>Start in Harlem, famous for its African-American culture, then it’s on to Central Park and Fifth Avenue. The bus takes you down Broadway and through the theater district—show-business …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

East Village

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

City Halls

How To Use Tinder, A Socially Acceptable Way To Call Someone Ugly Or Attractive That's Worth $500 Million

It works a lot like Hot or Not, allowing users to quickly judge each others' looks based on profile pictures. If both people find each other attractive, Tinder allows them to "match," then message back and forth to schedule a date.<p>The Los Angeles-based startup was founded by four entrepreneurs, …

#Love: I’m Single, Therefore I Tinder

In the game of Tinder, you win or you get bored and give up. That is pretty much standard operating procedure for anyone with a smartphone and a libido.<p>But what if you’re bad at Tinder?<p>Naturally, I can’t solve all your problems. But experts from across the country, as well as Tinder’s own Sean Rad, …

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

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Top 10 reasons to love Copenhagen

Surprising, artistic, experimental and cosmopolitan, the Danish capital overflows with cafés, culture and history. Here are 10 reasons to love the city.<p>1. The Danes know how to play<p>In contrast to the commercial clutter of most theme parks, Tivoli (tivoli.dk) has clung on to much of its 19th-century …

Readers' travel tips: affordable accommodation in NYC

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>A 24-hour city like NYC is going to play havoc with your wallet anyway, so saving on your accommodation could go a long way to leaving you with spare pennies to enjoy yourself. Do you have a tip for a place to stay that’s affordable?<p>Up for grabs is a £200 voucher …

New York's best cheap restaurants

These recommendations, and hundreds more, can be found in the <b>free Telegraph Travel Guides app</b>. The app features expert guides to destinations including Paris, Rome, <b>New York</b> and Amsterdam, with Edinburgh, Barcelona and Venice among those to be added in the coming weeks.<p><b>JG Melon</b><p>This neighbourhood bar …

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Copenhagen: the happy capital

Photograph: Rune Johansen/Getty Images<p>Copenhagen often tops happiness leagues. What puts a spring in the step of people like these women at Amager Strand beach? Photograph: Rune Johansen/Getty …

When is the best time to book a flight?

A few months ago Skyscanner.com, the airfare comparison website, produced some data which suggested that the cheapest time to book a flight to a European destination was, on average, five weeks ahead of departure. This was quite surprising. When it comes to air fares, the generally perceived rule …

Travel Deals

New York: what to see and do in winter

Some cities suit a season. For me, <b>New York</b> comes into its own in winter. Sure, it gets cold (colder than, say, London) but the sky is an electric blue, the sun shines, and when it snows it buckets down, no half-measures, covering the streets and parks in a blanket of serene white. The city seems …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

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Martin Lewis: 10 things about work, life and money your child should know

Most youngsters leave education knowing little about the grown-up worlds of work and money. Here are the key tips Martin Lewis would give to his younger self<p>If only I'd known 20 years ago… to throw every spare penny at Google shares, to lambast Gordon Brown's irresponsible trill that boom and bust …

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Abraham Zapruder: the man behind history's most infamous home movie

It's a scene etched into our collective unconscious. The smiling couple waving to crowds from a black open-top limousine. Bright green grass. Her bright-pink suit and hat. Then something seems to catch his throat. She leans over to him. His head snaps back and forth violently. She rises out of her …

Dallas: on the trail of JFK

It was nearly midnight in downtown Dallas. As we crossed Dealey Plaza on Elm Street the taxi driver braked sharply – “This is where the first bullet hit” – then floored the accelerator, whipped us round on to Stemmons Freeway and headed for Parkland Memorial Hospital.<p>“Kennedy was pretty much dead …

Professor Peter Higgs Q&A at The Science Museum: Higgs Boson (#smCollider)

"Then, realising there had been an assassination attempt, he requisitioned a novelty pencil from a little boy (giving the lad two quarters for it), found two utility bills in his pocket to write on, and he was in business." The story of the one reporter who saw President John F Kennedy assassinated fifty years ago: http://fw.to/e38KQVF Photo: Rex Features

Rumble and Sway: An Epic New York City Time-Lapse ‘Mixtape’

It wouldn’t be the weekend without a little bit of time-lapse inspiration. So as you’re getting ready to enjoy another Sunday packed with football …

35 brilliant iOS 7 tips and tricks

The jury may still be out on iOS 7's radical redesign - for what it's worth we love it, with a few reservations - there's no denying that it's the …

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Time-Lapse Captures The Rise of the One World Trade Center Over the Past 9 Years

After recovering from the initial shock and devastation of September 11th in 2001, the city of New York began laying down plans to erect a new World …

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