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There is so much to discover at New York’s must-see museums and iconic buildings and monuments

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  1. A black-and-white ruffed lemur at the Central Park Zoo (Photo: Julie Larsen Maher)

    Tickets Now on Sale for New York City’s Top Zoos

    Tickets are now available to visit two of New York's best wildlife institutions -- the Bronx Zoo and the Central Park Zoo. ...
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  2. The morgue, which also served as a medical teaching lab, is seen June 3, 2003 in the not-yet-restored Ellis Island hospital complex. Save Ellis Island is launching a national five-year $300 million fundraising campaign to restore this building along with 29 others primarily on the south side of Ellis Island that have been closed to the public since 1954. (Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

    Ellis Island Hospital Opens for Tours

    Many people don’t realize that Ellis Island’s south side is home to a massive hospital complex, which was closed in 1954 and since neglected. ...
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  3. The Kronos Quartet with Laurie Anderson (Photo: Marc Allan)

    Daily 5: Laurie Anderson, Caitlin Moran, More

    Don't miss out! NewYork.com picks the five best things to do in New York City each and every day. ...
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  4. Syrian-style ivory openwork plaque with a striding sphinx, ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Neo-Assyrian period. Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) (Photo: Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

    On View: Art from the First Millennium BC at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    The Assyrian Empire was at its height during the 8th to 7th century BC, commanding over 1,000 miles of territory extending from ...
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  5. The Black Keys perform (Photo: Karl Walter/Getty Images)

    Daily 5: The Black Keys, Marina Abramovic, More

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  6. New York Hall of Science (Photo: Courtesy of New York Hall of Science)

    Top 10 NYC Museums for Kids

    Ask most kids if they want to go to a museum for the day and the answer is a resolute "no." But things are different in New York: The city is packed with kid-friendly museums that cover everything from massive blue whales ...
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  7. Whoopi Goldberg is Grand Marshal of the 2014 NYC Halloween Parade (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

    Whoopi Goldberg is Grand Marshal at NYC’s Halloween Parade

    New York City's Halloween Parade is always entertaining, but this year, even more so. ...
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  8. Radegast Hall & Biergarten (Photo: Courtesy of Radegast)

    Prost! 5 Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest In NYC

    Once upon a time in 19th century Munich, Oktoberfest was established as an annual festival after locals had so much fun at Crown Prince Ludwig’s nuptials that the Royal Family decided to keep a good thing going. ...
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  9. Phillip James Brannon, Jessica Frances Dukes, Benja Kay Thomas and Lance Coadie Williams in 'Bootycandy' (Photo: Joan Marcus)

    Daily 5: Lily Allen, NYC Ballet Fall Gala, More

    Don't miss out! NewYork.com picks the five best things to do in New York City each and every day. ...
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  10. Big Bird and Snuffleupagus on the Sesame Street set from Season 3 (1972) (Photo: Courtesy of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts)

    On View: Celebrating 45 Years of Sesame Street at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

    Big Bird, Elmo and the iconic cluster of characters which have made Sesame Street a beloved  children’s television institution have descended ...
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