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  1. Astoria Park Pool (Photo: Ericskiff/Flickr CC)

    Taking a Dip in the Big Apple: The 6 Best Public Pools in NYC

    Thursday, June 27, marks the opening of all New York City's outdoor public pools, and they'll stay that way through Labor Day. When the sweltering heat moves ...
  2. Children react as a group of Magellanic penguin chicks pass by (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    10 Amazing Places to See Wildlife in New York City

    With 8 million residents, things in New York can get pretty wild. But in reality there is a plethora of actual wildlife living in the five boroughs. Thanks to the great zoos and parks with diverse and thriving ecosystems ...
  3. New York Pass (Photos: Oleg Boyko/belboo/Flickr CC: hand, Seandavis/Flickr CC: skyline)

    5 Can’t-Miss Urban Adventures with New York Pass

    New York City receives more visitors than any other city in the country, and it's the fifth most visited city worldwide. There's a reason for that -- many actually ...
  4. Top of the Rock (Photo: Idleformat/Flickr CC)

    Secrets of Top of the Rock

    You may know it as 30 Rock, by its original name, the RCA Building, or as "the Slab," a reference to its limestone base. At 850 feet and 70 stories, the skyscraper that's been officially known as the GE Building since 1988 is the thirteenth tallest in New York ...
  5. Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty to Open on the Fourth of July

    America is getting a big birthday present this year: The Statue of Liberty reopens on July 4th, and advance reservations are now available through Labor Day. ...
  6. Guide to Summer Art Exhibits 2013

    10 Essential Art Exhibits to Visit This Summer in New York

    Summer in the city isn't all about parks and recreation. It's also when New York's museums put on some of their biggest exhibits. ...
  7. Rockefeller Center (Photo: Chiara Rodolfi/Wikimedia CC)

    Secrets of Rockefeller Center

    Although it's hard to believe it now, Rockefeller Center was a grand experiment that many people thought would fail when John D. Rockefeller Jr. began it in 1930. Today, of course, Rockefeller Center is one of the most lively ...
  8. Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

    Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

    Locals and visitors alike have been marveling at the grandeur of Grand Central Terminal since it opened a century ago. The world's largest train station welcomed 150,000 people through it doors the very first day it opened to the public ...
  9. Artist Nica Ross at the International Center of Photography

    Lectures and Performances Celebrate the ICP Triennial Exhibit

    Earlier this month, the International Center of Photography debuted its Triennial exhibit, A Different Kind of Order. The ICP is now hosting a lecture series  plus performance pieces that coincide with the work on display ...
  10. 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 ...