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SoHo and NoLiTa in NYC
SoHo NoLiTa

SoHo and NoLiTa in NYC

No relation to the London neighborhood of the same name, SoHo got its moniker as an abbreviation of South of Houston Street (pronounced HOUSE-ton). This super-fashionable neighborhood extends down to Canal Street, between Sixth Avenue to the …

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Tribeca NYC
Tribeca

Tribeca NYC

Bordered by the Hudson River to the west, the area north of Chambers Street, west of Broadway, and south of Canal Street is the Tri angle Be low Ca nal Street, or TriBeCa . Since the 1980s, as SoHo became saturated with chic, the spil …

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Upper West Side NYC
WestSide

Upper West Side NYC

North of 59th Street and encompassing everything west of Central Park, the Upper West Side contains Lincoln Center, arguably the worlds premier performing arts venue; the American Museum of Natural History, whose renovated Dinosaur Halls garner justifi …

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Safety in NYC
Safety Tips

Safety in NYC

Safety Tourist areas in Manhattan are generally safe, and the city has experienced a dramatic drop in its crime rate in recent years. Still, crime is a national problem, and U.S. urban areas tend to be less safe than those in Europe or Jap …

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Greenwich Village
GreenwichVillage

Greenwich Village

Tree-lined streets crisscross and wind, following ancient streams and cow paths. Each block reveals yet another row of Greek Revival town houses, a well-preserved Federal-style house, or a peaceful courtyard or square. This is the Village, …

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Lower Manhattan
Manhattan

Lower Manhattan

At one time, this was New York. Originally established by the Dutch in 1625 (hence the citys original name, Nieu Amsterdam), the first settlements sprung up on the southern tip of Manhattan island, and everything uptown was farm country and wi …

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New York Spa
SPA

New York Spa

There are people who find exercise excruciating, and to them message is no better than misery. To them Spa is but another stereotype and results are not just up to the expectations. It is for them, anew bunch of New York Spa have come up with fab …

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NYC - Favorite Experiences
Travel

NYC - Favorite Experiences

Sailing to the Statue of Liberty If you have time to do only one thing on your visit to New York, this is what it should be. No monument so embodies the nations, and the worlds, notion of political freedom and economic po …

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Best Hotel Bets in NYC
Hotels

Best Hotel Bets in NYC

This city boasts some of the best hotels in the world - and, believe it or not, some great affordable choices, too. Best New Years Eve Lookouts: youre not going to have much luck booking a room for the party if you dont have one by now. B …

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