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How to Celebrate the Holiday Season in NYC

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Like almost everything else in this city, New York goes all out for the holiday season. Storefronts turn into elaborate festive displays, pop-up markets appear seemingly out of nowhere and pine needles scent the air from the Christmas tree street vendors. The influx of tourists is also an indication of the season’s arrival, causing the…

#MustDo in NYC: Get Festive in the City (Nov. 19-30)

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It’s prime time in New York City; the city is decorated in lights, the air is crisp, the fireplaces are lit and every corner is full of holiday cheer. Yes, there is also that influx of tourist but it’s just too magical to be a bother – it’s likely the only time of year most…

#MustDo in NYC: How to Step Up Your Holiday Game (Nov. 12-18)

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The holidays are hot on our heels, are you ready? Thanksgiving is only a couple weeks away, and whether you’re celebrating with family or friends there’s nothing more impressive than breaking out a homemade dish or hand-crafted gift to wow everyone. We’ve scoped out events this week that will help you achieve this with cooking…

#MustDo in NYC: Expand Your Mind and Stay Warm (Nov. 5-11)

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It’s getting chilly in NYC which means that most of us are hunkered indoors sipping our favorite hot beverages. Take advantage of the cold as a way to expand your mind by discovering indoor events that educate as well as entertain. For this week’s #MustDo in NYC, find the best inside events that will also…

Local New York Influencer Recommendations: Favorite Neighborhood Spots

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Every traveler knows that to avoid the tourist traps, you ask a local for recommendations. They have the inside scoop because they’ve had time to explore the ins and outs of their own city and have gathered knowledge from their friends and family. Local recommendations will give you a better experience – and as an…

#MustDo in NYC: Happy Halloween! (Oct. 29 – Nov. 4)

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Locals know that Halloween in the city means an all-out celebration, a fun-filled week of parades, elaborately decked out stoops and ghostly tales. For this week’s #MustDo in NYC, a round-up of the best places to show off your costume and an event to ring in November. The Classic NYC Halloween The Village Halloween Parade…

#MustDo in NYC: Bring Your Canine Best Friend (Oct. 22-28)

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It’s no secret at New Yorkers love their dogs. Walk through any neighborhood and you’ll likely run into canines of all shapes and sizes, stroll through any city park and you’ll find dog-runs – this city may not be made for our four-legged friends but that doesn’t keep dog-lovers at bay. Having a dog in…

#MustDo in NYC: Film in the City (Oct. 15-21)

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As a city with a million stories to tell, film in New York has always been a part of this city’s identity. As the set for countless movies and TV shows and home to aspiring actors from around the globe, there’s no better place to appreciate the art form. For this week’s #MustDo in NYC,…

#MustDo in NYC: Explore the World (Oct. 8-14)

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New York City is the textbook example of a melting pot – the foundations are built and molded by those who made their home here in search of the American dream. This city is like no other because of its diverse characteristics influenced by immigrants from around the world. For this week’s #MustDo in NYC,…