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  1. 50 free things

    50 Free Things to Do in NYC

    "Free NYC" isn't an oxymoron. New York City may be one of the most expensive cities in the world, but it also has an astounding variety of free activities, from pay-as-you-wish museums with world-class art collections to raucous comedy nights ...
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  2. Forty Part Motet Janet Cardiff

    ‘The Forty Part Motet’ Sound Installation Debuts at The Cloisters Museum Today

    Today The Cloisters Museum debuts Canadian artist Janet Cardiff's sound installation, The Forty Part Motet, in what is the museum's first-ever showing of a contemporary art piece. Known more for exhibits ...
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  3. The exterior of the New York Public Library Main Branch (Photo:Thexleys/Flickr CC)

    Secrets of the New York Public Library

    Strolling up the grand steps of the New York Public Library's Main Branch on bustling Fifth Avenue is a quintessential New York experience. The noble lion statues, Patience and Fortitude, and the massive Roman-style columns ...
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    Instant New York: Pictures from Aug. 24 – 30

    New York City has been up to many things this week. Miley went crazy at the VMAs in Brooklyn, tennis got serious for this year's U.S. Open in Queens, and the city's college students have been gearing up to head back to class. ...
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  5. Girl at a New York zoo (Photo: Michael S. Yamashita/Corbis)

    10 Things Every Kid Should See Before College

    Raising kids in New York is a commitment. But what offsets that high cost of living and those cramped apartments are the attractions literally right outside your front door ...
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  6. The Greenbelt (Photo: Courtesy of the Greenbelt Conservancy)

    Secret Green: 9 of New York’s Best Hidden Parks and Gardens

    New York City's renowned big parks get all the attention, but they also get all the crowds. For an afternoon of quiet solitude, venture beyond the big boys (Central Park, Prospect Park) and discover the city's ...
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  7. Apollo James Brown

    Secrets of the Apollo

    On a stretch of vibrant 125th Street in the heart of Harlem lies one of the most important entertainment venues in the world -- the legendary Apollo Theater. Not only is this hallowed stage essential to African-American culture, but it ...
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  8. Queens Museum (Photo: Courtesy of Grimshaw and the Queens Museum of Art)

    Queens Museum of Art Debuts New Space, New Name This October

    This October, the Queens Museum of Art will double its size and shorten its name after a massive $65 million expansion project. The museum, located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, broke ground ...
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  9. Secrets of Central Park (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Secrets of Central Park

    It's hard to imagine New York City without Central Park. Opened in 1867 as the country's first landscaped public park, today this iconic green space is an essential piece of life in the big city. Locals use it on a daily basis for quick ...
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  10. Body Worlds: Pulse Rearing Horse

    ‘The Rearing Horse with Rider’ on Display in Times Square Tomorrow

    Times Square is known for spectacle, but this is the first time it's been overtaken by an anatomical 12-foot tall horse-and-rider statue, preserved through plastination. ...
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