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Battle of the Burger 2018
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Battle of the Burger 2018

Battle is back and set to sizzle in 2018

NYC Restaurant Week®
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This year’s summer session will run from July 23 through August 17

New York City Sunday Brunch Cruise
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New York City Sunday Brunch Cruise

Sip unlimited mimosas and enjoy a buffet-style brunch

Billy Joel
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Billy Joel

Enjoy a night with the one and only Billy Joel

Jazz Age Lawn Party
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Jazz Age Lawn Party

Slap on your spats and practice the Charleston

Hester Street Fair
Shopping Hester Street Fair

This LES flea hosts one of Manhattan’s best collections of vendors

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Zombie raccoons have injured two people in Central Park

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Zombie raccoons have injured two people in Central Park
Temperatures on NYC’s busiest subway platforms exceed 100 degrees during the summer

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Temperatures on NYC’s busiest subway platforms exceed 100 degrees during the summer
Renegade florists have been creating stunning bouquet installations in NYC trash cans

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Renegade florists have been creating stunning bouquet installations in NYC trash cans
Smoke from the California wildfires has crept 3,000 miles to NYC

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Smoke from the California wildfires has crept 3,000 miles to NYC
Anthony Bourdain’s LES episode of Parts Unknown will premiere at NYC’s Food Film Festival

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Anthony Bourdain’s LES episode of Parts Unknown will premiere at NYC’s Food Film Festival
We tried Schmackary’s new Macaroni and Cheese cookies

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We tried Schmackary’s new Macaroni and Cheese cookies
The Oscars’ new “popular film” category is a terrible idea—here’s why

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The Oscars’ new “popular film” category is a terrible idea—here’s why
Issa Rae is hosting a secret screening of Insecure in NYC tonight

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Issa Rae is hosting a secret screening of Insecure in NYC tonight
A new CBD cocktail bar has opened in Astoria with lots of munchies

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A new CBD cocktail bar has opened in Astoria with lots of munchies
How to view the Perseid meteor shower in NYC when it peaks this weekend

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How to view the Perseid meteor shower in NYC when it peaks this weekend
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Rock the Yacht!
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Rock the Yacht!

Party for two hours straight on one of Hornblower’s cruises

EmptyMet Tour at The Met
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EmptyMet Tour at The Met

Visit the Met before it opens to the public

Mean Girls
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Mean Girls

Girls go wild on Broadway in a musical version of Tina Fey’s cult movie.

American Museum of Natural History
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American Museum of Natural History

If your into the world below our feet or the cultures of faraway lands 

Empire State Building Sunrise Experience
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Empire State Building Sunrise Experience

Watching the sun rise from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building is worth it

The Decemberists + M. Ward
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The Decemberists + M. Ward

The 17-year-old band hist up Prospect Park

The Band’s Visit
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The Band’s Visit

The Band finally visits Broadway

SpongeBob SquarePants
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SpongeBob SquarePants

Are you ready?

Billy Joel
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Billy Joel

Joel is on his way to being a Madison Square Garden mainstay

Catacombs by Candlelight Tour
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Catacombs by Candlelight Tour

This tour beneath St. Patrick’s Basilica takes you through NYC’s underground

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The best of New York

The best of 2018
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Everything you need to make the next months the wildest, most culture-packed and FOMO-free ever

101 things to do in NYC
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Experience the best things to do in NYC using this epic insider's guide

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From dives to cocktail dens and craft-brew havens to wine haunts

The best New York attractions
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The attractions locals love including historical landmarks, stunning NYC parks and more

The best Broadway shows you need to see
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NYC is the place to catch these exciting plays, musicals and revivals

The best hotels in NYC
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From glam boutique hotels to dazzling luxury properties, these are the best hotels

The absolute best restaurants in NYC
Restaurants The absolute best restaurants in NYC

These are the best restaurants in NYC you need to know about right now

The best free attractions in New York
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NYC is the perfect place to explore great landmarks without spending a dime

The top art museums in NYC
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See our picks for the best art museums presenting the finest in art

The best bagels in NYC
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These shops serve everything from a classic lox-and-shmear to composed sandwiches

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New York neighborhoods

Williamsburg
Williamsburg

Williamsburg is the epicenter of Brooklyn as a fashionable worldwide brand

Chelsea
Chelsea

The nabe is NYC’s premier contemporary-art district

Bushwick
Bushwick

Bushwick is quickly gaining a name for itself as the new hipster hub

Soho
Soho

Don’t write off Soho as a mere urban shopping mall

Chinatown
Chinatown

Discover why this nabe is considered not only a foodie destination but a cool place to hang

East Village
East Village

East Village is easy to get to from just about anywhere in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Meatpacking District
Meatpacking District

The Meatpacking District is home to some incredible art galleries and one of the most impressive art museums in NYC

Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village

NYC’s neighborhood of artists, is the best place to go for bohemian fares

Harlem
Harlem

Most notable for its exuberant gospel choirs, soul food restaurants and being home to the Harlem Renaissance

Lower East Side
Lower East Side

The Lower East Side is now one of Manhattan’s most fashionable neighborhoods

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Time Out New York’s Tastemakers and editors share where they like to go when they're feeling down in the dumps

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In a city that constantly reimagines itself, these diners in NYC remind us that some things should never change

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