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Manhattan, NY, borough guide

Here’s everything you need to know about Manhattan, NY from outstanding restaurants and museums to major Broadway shows

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Rebecca Fontana
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When most people think of the city that never sleeps, Manhattan, NY and its breathtaking skyline are generally the first thoughts that come to mind. What comes next is the borough’s most popular restaurants, sensational Broadway shows, indispensable art museums and beloved New York attractions like Chelsea Market or the High Line. Because Manhattan is so saturated with famous landmarks and things to do, it’s very likely you haven’t scratched the surface on all the wondrous gifts Manhattan, NY has to offer. We love this damn metropolis, and we want you to understand why, so here's our comprehensive guide to Manhattan, NY. If you’re interested to expanding your horizons and want to experience more gems in other boroughs, check our essential 101 things to do in New York City list.

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Best things to do in Manhattan, NY

The best Broadway shows in NYC

The best Broadway shows in NYC

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Our critics list the best Broadway shows. NYC is the place to catch these exciting plays, musicals and revivals.

The best hotels in Manhattan

The best hotels in Manhattan

The best hotels in Manhattan are arguably the best in all of NYC. Choose a bed-and-breakfast or old-school classic here.

Neighborhood guides for Manhattan, NY

Chelsea

Chelsea

Find the best restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do in Chelsea, NYC, with our guide

Chinatown

Chinatown

Head to Chinatown, NYC and discover why this nabe is considered not only a foodie destination but a cool place to hang

East Village

East Village

Here’s our guide to the best restaurants, bars, shops and awesome things to do in the East Village, NYC

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

In Greenwich Village, NYC’s bohemian capital, you can find the best restaurants, parks and attractions

Harlem

Harlem

Harlem, New York, has an ever-growing collection of bars, restaurants and shops, but which stand out from the rest?

Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen is a hot gayborhood and prime budget-dining destination, but which places stand out?

Best attractions in Manhattan, NY

The best New York attractions

The best New York attractions

From historical landmarks to newer destinations, here are the best New York attractions for locals and tourists alike

Events in Manhattan, NY

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The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do

"The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do" is a new 12,000-square-foot exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage that features over 750 original objects and...

Battery Park City
In America: A Lexicon of Fashion

In America: A Lexicon of Fashion

After more than a two-year absence, the Met Gala returns in 2021 to celebrate the opening of the brand-new Costume Institute exhibition, “In America: A...

Midtown West