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  1. An origami model of a Titanosaur, like the one coming to the Museum's fourth floor in 2016, adorns this year's Origami Holiday Tree. (Photo: R. Mickens/AMNH)

    On View: Origami Holiday Tree at the American Museum of Natural History

    A holiday favorite for over forty years, the Origami Tree at the American Museum of Natural History is a ...
  2. Santa Claus takes a rest at Macy's Santaland at Macy's Herald Square (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

    5 Best Places to See Santa in NYC

    As soon as Santa closed out the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, Christmas season in NYC kicks off with fanfare. ...
  3. Creation of a False Feeling, 2000,by Bernadette Corporation (Credit: Whitney Museum/ Greene Naftali Gallery)

    On View: ‘Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner’ at the Whitney

    Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner started collecting art in the 1980s. With an eye for spotting talent before they became famous, such as Jeff Koons and Cindy Sherman, their collection has become ...
  4. One: Number 31, 1950 by Jackson Pollock. 1950. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection Fund (by exchange), 1968. © 2015 Pollock-Krasner Foundatio /Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    On View: ‘Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey’ at the Museum of Modern Art

    Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) is one of the most famous American artists of the 20th century. Best known for his massive “drip” paintings ...
  5. Bengal, by Elad Lassry 2011. Chromogenic print in painted frame.Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. © Elad Lassry

    On View: ‘Photo-Poetics: An Anthology’ at Guggenheim Museum

    Photo-Poetics: An Anthology at the Guggenheim Museum focuses on the creative considerations of a younger generation of photographers creating art at a time when the transformation of the photographic medium from film to digital is nearly complete. ...
  6. The 82nd annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 3, 2014 (Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

    The 2015 Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lights Up

    The most magical time of year in NYC officially kicks off tonight, ...
  7. The stage where performers celebrate Kwanzaa is dwarfed by the huge blue whale that hangs in the Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life at The Museum of Natural History (Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

    New York in December: 15 Things Not to Miss

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Candles are burning, chestnuts are roasting and Home Alone is running on a constant loop on at least three different cable stations.  ...
  8. "No Rice" Salmon Bowl (Photo: Courtesy of Inday)

    “Not” Rice and Salmon Bowl at Inday

    Fast food in NYC no longer has to be equated with trash food, thanks to quick-serve, healthy-eating spots such as Little Beet with its 100% “guiltin’ free,” gluten-free fare; Fresh & Co., with its popular “chef-designed” ...
  9. Jacqueline de Ribes, 1961, by Raymundo de Larrain; de Ribes in her own design, 1983, by Victor Skrebneski,

    On View: ‘The Art of Style’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Countess Jacqueline de Ribes was born into Parisian aristocracy in late 1920s. She utilized her impeccable style and innate creativity to become one of the most influential fashion icons of the 20th century. ...
  10. The Hug: Closed Eyes and Smile, by Harvey Stein (American, b. 1941). 1982. Collection of the artist. © Harvey Stein (Photo: Courtesy of Brooklyn Museum)

    On View: ‘Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland’ at the Brooklyn Museum

    Few locales are as iconic to American culture as Brooklyn’s Coney Island, which has welcomed revelers to its beaches, hotels, eateries and amusement parks for over 150 years. ...