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New York’s leading lights share their personal favorites from the city they love

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    NewYork.com Talent Takeover: AJR

    On Friday, July 29, the New York-based group AJR sat down with NewYork.com in the artists' Chelsea apartment to chat with fans about an upcoming tour, newly released music, favorite aspects of touring and -- of course --Pokémon Go ...
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  2. Mark Strong (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

    Mark Strong’s New York

    When I first came to New York, I thought of the New York that I had seen in movies. And here I was experiencing it in real life. I remember the first time I saw steam coming out from a manhole cover in a street. ...
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  3. Jorge Gomez

    Jorge Gomez’s New York

    Jorge Gomez is the founder and musical director of the three-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Caribbean music group Tiempo Libre. ...
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  4. Colin Quinn in a scene from Colin Quinn The New York Story (Photo: Mike Lavoie)

    Comedian Colin Quinn’s New York

    Colin Quinn is currently performing in his critically acclaimed show, The New York Story, which he ...
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  5. Michael Cerveris

    Michael Cerveris’ New York

    The two-time Tony Award-winning actor, who stars in the hit musical Fun Home, just released the haunting and beautiful song "Pony Girl" with his band, Loose Cattle. Originally performed  ...
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  6. George Takei (Photo: Adam Bouska)

    George Takei’s New York

    I did a civil rights musical back in 1959 and ’60 in Los Angeles. An off-Broadway producer bought the rights, and he said to the Los Angeles cast, "I can’t promise you anything, but if you come to New York and audition, you have a leg up because you’ve been doing it for a year there." ...
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  7. Lin-Manuel Miranda (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Lin-Manuel Miranda’s New York

    What do you love about New York City? 1. Eating barbecue. I love to take my wife out to eat. My wife is a total foodie. We go wherever we can, whenever we can ...
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  8. Ruthie Ann Miles

    Ruthie Ann Miles’ New York

    New York is funny. I grew up in Hawai'i, so my first impressions of New York were when I was visiting during high school. I ogled the fastest walkers in the world, I walked around with my head up ...
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  9. Micah Stock

    Micah Stock’s New York

    What do you love about New York City? 1. I love walking to the water in Red Hook. I used to live over there and it’s just so peaceful ...
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  10. Leanne Cope (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

    Leanne Cope’s New York

    I’m still feeling very much like a visitor in New York. It doesn’t feel like home yet, so it’s very exciting ...
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