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Chelsea Piers: New York’s Sports Complex

November 30, 2011 by  
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New York’s west side used to be a bustling port, with almost the entire shore of Manhattan composed of piers in which ships would dock and depart day after day. Many of those piers are now used for other purposes, and one of the most notable is Chelsea Piers. Formerly used for cruise ships, in [...]

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse: A Symphony Of Meat

November 23, 2011 by  
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It must be hard to be Wolfgang Zwiener—the former headwaiter of Peter Luger’s, easily the most famous steakhouse in New York City, also has the same first name as one of the world’s most famous celebrity chefs. But while Wolfgang Puck made his name with California cuisine, Zweiner focuses on a very different style of [...]

Agave: It’s a Margarita Kind of Night

November 10, 2011 by  
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Mexican restaurants in New York seem to fall into two major groups—either tiny take-out places or large-scale salsa palaces that seem to make more money on margaritas than food. West Village mainstay Agave falls squarely into the latter category, for better or for worse. Opening up, the maragritas are truly excellent—diners often report staggering out [...]

Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Never Forget

November 3, 2011 by  
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have left a mark on New York unlike anywhere else in the country. When the twin towers of the World Trade Center fell, the city lost the largest buildings it had ever seen, and the skyline was permanently changed. As a nation, we’re still trying to come to [...]

Archstone Brooklyn Heights: Manhattan-style Luxury in Brooklyn’s Most Desirable Neighborhood

October 28, 2011 by  
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Situated in the heart of chic, historic Brooklyn Heights, Archstone Brooklyn Heights gives you Manhattan-style luxury in Brooklyn's most desirable neighborhood. Here you'll be close to upscale cafes and boutiques and enjoy community amenities like a clubroom, fitness center, on-site laundry facilities, and a sun deck. Inside one of Archstone Brooklyn Heights's apartments, you'll enjoy [...]

Spotlight on a Brooklyn Neighborhood: Carroll Gardens

October 21, 2011 by  
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Carroll Gardens is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Named for Charles Carroll — a Revolutionary War veteran — Carroll Gardens centers around Carroll Park, an lovely public space featuring many playgrounds and pathways. Carroll Gardens features many brownstone homes. Rather uniquely for New York City, many such homes are set back from the street [...]

Land Thai Kitchen: Grounded Authentic Thai

October 13, 2011 by  
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If you’re uptown and looking for some of New York’s best Thai food, Land Thai Kitchen should be your next stop. The top Thai places in the city are scattered all over the five boroughs, but Land may be Manhattan’s top choice. Chef David Bank was born and raised in Thailand before moving to New [...]

Go Backstage with Inside Broadway Tours

October 4, 2011 by  
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New York is widely known as a hotbed for theatrical productions—theatres abound in TImes Square, boasting premieres of major works all year round. If you’re a fan of the stage, consider taking an exclusive backstage tour inside some of Broadway’s biggest shows to see how the magic happens. Inside Broadway Tours was founded in 2010 [...]

Sutton Hill Apartments: Countryside Living in Middletown, New York

September 30, 2011 by  
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Sutton Hill Apartments is a beautifully landscaped community offering countryside living less than an hour from the hustle and bustle of New York City. Close to the Catskills and Poconos, Sutton Hill Apartments puts you near it all while still giving you a home away from it all. Here you'll find community amenities like a [...]

Spotlight on a New York City Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

September 23, 2011 by  
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Often called simply "the Village," Greenwich Village is a neighborhood on the lower west side of Manhattan. From the late 19th to mid 20th century, Greenwich Village was best known as bohemian enclave, attracting artists and writers like the Beat Generation and the Abstract Expressionists. The neighborhood takes its name from the Dutch word "Groenwijck," [...]

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