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5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 03 2014

Stop by GapFit's Concept Store — next to the 5th Avenue flagship — to kick that workout resolution into high gear. (GapFit)<p>Personnel of New York's …

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Roaring Twenties-Themed NYLO Hotel to Open in NYC

Early September will see the NYC launch of NYLO Hotels, which are already in Texas and Providence, Rhode Island.<p>The Upper West Side 285-room hotel …

5 Best Outdoor Wine Bars in the US

What goes best with a glass of crisp Torrontés or sultry Syrah? A postcard-worthy view, of course, whether it is a sleek bridge, downtown skyline, …

The Best Snacks to Bring on Airplanes

<i>by Amy Sherman</i><p>Do you crave Biscoff cookies or Terra Blues potato chips? If you do, you're probably a frequent flier. I travel a fair amount and while some airlines offer decent snacks, more often than not they are sold out or not available by the time they get to my row, so I find it's best to be …

Rooms with a View - Catch America's Cup Action at these San Francisco Hotels

While most of us can't afford to spend the summer (or even a night!) on a yacht this year, there is a certain fascination with these luxury vessels. Put these boats in a race, and we're hooked. This year's America's Cup, held in San Francisco, is the epitome of boat races that harkens back to the …

Traveling Amid Turbulent Times: 5 Important Tips to Help You Stay Safe

Most travelers arrange their trip months in advance, especially when the destination is exotic and far away. You do everything to arrange the trip -- getting visas, immunizations, travel-appropriate clothes, insurance, and whatever it takes to get ready for your long-anticipated journey. Naturally, …

The 10 Best Bagel Shops In New York City

There must be something magical in the water here in New York that gets the perfect amount of chewiness outside and softness inside.<p>Our friends at Yelp helped us put together a list of the top 10 bagel shops in the city.<p>Yelp reviewers named the Upper West Side's Absolute Bagels their number one …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …