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  1. 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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    Iconic Bronze Sculpture Damaged in 9/11 Attacks Will Return to World Trade Center Site

    A striking art piece that once graced the plaza of the World Trade Center is coming back home. This week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced ...
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    The Best Time to Visit New York City

    The best time to visit NYC really depends on the purpose of your visit. Unlike some destinations, New York does not have a clear “peak season” ...
  4. 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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    Stunning New Urban Park Opens on Governors Island in NYC

    Behold New York's newest park. On Governors Island, four man-made grassy hills rise above the New York Harbor. Best of all? These hills come as a complete surprise to strolling visitors, as there is no hint of them when you first step off the Manhattan ferry. ...
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    Free NYC: 8 Awesome Things to Do in August 2016

    Though New York City is notoriously pricey, there are plenty of free events. Summer's warmth heats up the city with ...
  7. 'Partners (The Teddy Bear Project)' by Ydessa Hendeles, 2002 (Photo: Robert Keziere/The New Museum)

    On View: ‘The Keeper’ at New Museum

    What objects people choose to hold onto, and why, is the theme of The Keeper now at New Museum. Through a variety of works, each with its own story to tell, ...
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    10 Must-See Art Shows of 2016 in New York City

    New York City's art galleries and museums can elevate your senses to the sublime. ...
  9. Subway tokens (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

    Subway Souvenirs: NYC’s MTA is Selling Vintage Memorabilia

    For many New Yorkers, the morning commute involves headphones, a lot of coffee -- and their usual seat on the subway. Now, you can bring that seat home with you.  ...
  10. The Lowline Lab, which is currently open to the public, is a sample of what the Lowline will become, and is 5% of the full size (Photo: Shelby Morgan Behrman)

    New York City Officially Approves The Lowline, World’s First Underground Park

    An underground park may sound like something that only exists in your imagination, but soon it'll be part of your reality. New York City officially  ...