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Sustainable City Guide: NYC

Why travel sustainably? The short answer is that it is an overall better experience for travelers and locals alike. Sustainable tourism is the type of travel that benefits the local economy, preserves the culture and promotes environmental stewardship. It ultimately leads to more genuine experiences and ensures that most magical features of a destination stay…

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#MustDo in NYC: April 2019

Did you get the memo? Caring about our planet is in. April is Earth month and there’s no better time to jump on the green bandwagon. The UN recently released a report detailing a timeline (TLDR: 2 years to act, 12 years until destructive, irreversible changes) for the effects of climate change to reach all…

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Celebrating LGBTQ Pride and History in NYC

If you’re ever walking around New York City in June, there’s no missing the jovial and colorful spirit of pride month – our city holds one of the largest and proudest LGBTQ populations in the world. As a city that has been at the epicenter for a plethora of social movements, it’s no surprise that…

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#Mustdo in NYC: March 2019

Mercury is in retrograde AND it’s Women’s History Month?! That almost distracts us from our current NYC weather. For this month’s #MustDo in NYC, a roundup of events to celebrate the feminine energy in your life and the drive to break that glass ceiling among other not-to-miss happenings this March. Immerse Yourself in the World…

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#Mustdo in NYC: February Events + Activities

We’ve made it through the holidays, state of the union address and the polar vortex – 2019 we’re ready for you. With all the stresses (well, almost all) falling behind us, February is here and it’s time to share the love – not just on valentines but for the whole month! For this #MustDo in…

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Industry City Guide: NYC’s Creative Hub

Harbored in New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, Industry City stands as a true monument to the spirit of innovation through creativity and collaboration. Formerly Bush Terminal founded in the early 1900s, the complex in Sunset Park was the first multi-tenant facility of warehouses, intermodal shipping and industrial hub of its kind. Today, after…

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5 Lesser-Known Museums in NYC to Visit

Don’t worry, this is your typical roundup of well-trotted museums of NYC. We’re skipping the Met, MoMA, and Guggenheim for those that are a little more off-the-beaten-path. Chances are, you’ve all been to the staples so it’s time to explore the more eclectic, niche and under-celebrated side of our great city. The Brooklyn Art Library…

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#MustDo in NYC: January Events

Now that the holidays are over, it’s the season for resolutions. Some have vowed to exercise more, eat healthier or drink more water, but there are also those that are committed to staying the same and we totally respect that. For this month’s #MustDo in NYC, a roundup of events to set the tone for…

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#MustDo in NYC: December

New York knows how to do December: we go all out for the holiday season no matter how you choose to celebrate. Whether it’s through food, shows or booze – you can find it here. For this month’s #MustDo in NYC, a roundup of events to celebrate the season. Eat Lotsa Latkes PSA: latke season…

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How to Celebrate the Holiday Season in NYC

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…

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