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  1. Illustration: Mary-Louise Price Foss

    8 Essential Tips for Avoiding Lines at NYC’s Most Popular Attractions

    New York City is often called a city of superlatives. Unfortunately, this also applies to the long lines in front of many of the city's most famous sights. During high season, one of the main time-eaters while ...
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  2. Empire State Building (Photo: Diego3336/Flickr CC)

    Secrets of the Empire State Building

    When the Empire State Building was completed in 1931, it became the tallest skyscraper in the world, a title it held until the first tower of the World Trade Center reached its full height in 1972. While the ESB may no longer ...
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  3. Kellan Lutz (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

    Stars and the City: Kellan Lutz’s New York

    When I first came to New York, man, I had no idea what I was doing. I came out here on a modeling campaign when I was 18. I had never been to New York. ...
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    Photo Spot: 18 Views of Virginia Overton’s Sculpture Gardens at the Whitney Museum of Art

    Virginia Overton's Sculpture Gardens at the Whitney Museum of Art offers a respite from the constant grind of New York City, showcasing peaceful ponds replete with lily pads, bamboo, and other aquatic life along with bubbling waters. ...
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    Summer Triple Play at the Whitney Museum of American Art

    The Whitney is celebrating the summer of 2016 with three sizzling June ...
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  6. The Alamo will soon return to its home in Astor Place (Photo: Teri Tynes/Flickr CC)

    NYC’s Astor Place Cube is Back

    New York is home to stunning artwork in its legendary museums, like the Met, MoMA and Whitney. But, it's also home to striking public art work outside, ...
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    Photo of the Week: Yoga in Bryant Park

    Happy first day of summer! Now that the rainy days of spring are hopefully behind us, New York City will be hosting numerous outdoor activities -- many of them absolutely free, like Bryant Park Yoga.  ...
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  8. A pop up yoga class during the announcement event for the 2016 Summer Streets program (Photo: NYC DOT)

    Summer Streets Returns to NYC With a New Downtown Takeover

    Get ready for another car-free day in New York this summer. For the first time, the Department of Transport has announced that New York City will close down the streets of Lower Manhattan for a new "Shared Streets" event. ...
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    5 Amazing Viewpoints of the NYC Gay Pride Parade 2016

    If you're out, proud or just friendly with someone who is, the New York City Gay Pride Parade is a must. Here's the thing: It goes on for hours, and it can get very crowded. ...
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  10. Amy Schumer performs onstage (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

    Weekly Top 10: Amy Schumer, ‘Chocolat,’ More

    Don't miss out! Every week NewYork.com picks the best things to do in New York City. ...
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