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  1. Comic Con (Photo: Mary-Louise Price Foss for

    Weekend Hot List: Comic Con, Bluegrass, More

    Don’t miss out! Every weekend, picks the best things to do in New York City. ...
  2. The first Batman comic by Bob Kane and Bill Finger from Spring 1940; Spiderman on the cover of Amazing Fantasy (No 15, September 1962) (Photos: Library of Congress/Courtesy of New-York Historical Society)

    On View: ‘Superheroes in Gotham’ at the New-York Historical Society

    Comic book superheroes have earned a unique place in American mythology since their debut in the 1930s. Superheroes in Gotham, on display at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, explores the distinctly New York origins of legendary costumed crusaders ...
  3. Bahamian Land Crab illustrated by English naturalist Mark Catesby, 1729-1747. ©American Museum of Natural History

    On View: ‘Opulent Oceans’ at the American Museum of Natural History

    The oceans are teaming with species which have captured the imaginations of explorers and scientists for centuries. Opulent Oceans, at the American Museum of Natural History, looks at the pioneers of oceanic research and documentation who painstakingly illustrated marine life ...
  4. Where to Watch the 2015 NYC Village Halloween Parade (Illustration: Mary-Louise Price Foss)

    Where to Watch the 2015 NYC Village Halloween Parade

    It’s that time of year again, when some 50,000 participants of the iconic 42nd annual Village Halloween Parade fill the neighborhood’s streets on October 31 with its ghoulish and garish ranks, ...
  5. Find a wig for every costume at Ricky's NYC (Photo: Ricky's)

    Dress to Impress: Top 5 NYC Costume Shops for Halloween 2015

    Halloween is quickly approaching, and there’s nothing worse than waiting until the last minute and having to use a bedsheet as your ghost costume to participate in the Village Halloween Parade ...
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    Pinterest Spotlight: The “Ultimate NYC Trip” Pinned by The Planet D

    Attention Pinterest lovers! For the next four weeks we will be highlighting some of our favorite travel pinners who have created their "Ultimate NYC Trip" board. ...
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    8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Leave NYC Without Visiting the Financial District

    The tip of lower Manhattan is dense with must-see attractions -- from the 9/11 Memorial Museum to the new observatory at One World Trade Center to boat docks connecting visitors to the Statue of Liberty -- but before you leave New York, ...
  8. ‘Maestro Cordero’s School,’ by Francisco Oller (Puerto Rican, 1833–1917), circa 1890. Ateneo Puertorriqueño, San Juan, Puerto Rico

    On View: ‘Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World’ at the Brooklyn Museum

    Francisco Oller was part of the celebrated group of late 19th century of avant-garde artists, including Paul Cezanne, Camille Pissarro and Claude Monet, who revolutionized painting and ushered in the age of modern art. Born in Puerto Rico in 1833, he spent twenty years in Madrid ...
  9. Ricky Martin on stage (Photo: Mike Windle/Getty Images)

    Weekly Top 10: Ricky Martin, ‘Sylvia,’ More

    Don’t miss out! Every week picks the best things to do in New York City. ...
  10. NYC-Whitney: Blues, by Archibald J. Motley Jr. (1891–1981)1929. Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne

    On View: ‘Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist’ at the Whitney Museum

    Artist Archibald Motley was a key figure in the “Harlem Renaissance” of the early 20th century. Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, at the Whitney Museum, is the first retrospective in New York City of his work in over twenty years. Featuring forty-two paintings, from 1919 to 1963, ...