Guide to New York City

BY: | 8.8.2014 |

The The Guide to New York City

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An Art-Packed Bike Trip to Long Island City | Kasia Mychajlowycz Follow our 50-minute itinerary to skyline views and Noguchi sculptures as you breeze from the UES to Queens.

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At FIKA, Chocolate is a Work of Art | Amy L. Hayden Take a peek inside the café's Tribeca factory, where Håkan Mårtensson creates chocolate sculptures inspired by toadstools and Star Wars.

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Cheap Eats Before a Free Concert in Prospect Park | Kasia Mychajlowycz From vegetarian Chinese food to fat, juicy cheeseburgers, the cuisine at these four restaurants is ideal for fueling up before a show.

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The Donut Pub: A New Fad at an Old New York Institution | Amy L. Hayden A peek inside a donut shop that's been serving ring-shaped pastry 24 hours a day, 7 days a week since the '60s.


Tasting Menu: Porsena Chef Sara Jenkins Picks Her Favorite NYC Restaurants | Halley Lawrence She’s been called “one of the few chefs in America who understands Italy and how Italians eat.” So where does she dine when she’s not in the kitchen?


The Other Madison Avenue: Five Vintage Finds on the Upper East Side | Kasia Mychajlowycz Tucked in among expensive salons and groceries, these resale and consignment shops offer the best designer-clothing deals in the city.

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Six Overlooked But Awesome Exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History | Mel Kassel You’ve seen the dinosaurs, but what about the dragons? Or the sapphire that was stolen in a 1960s jewel heist?

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An Art-Filled Beach Day at PS1's Rockaway! | Kasia Mychajlowycz From photography by Patti Smith to cheap beachside beer, here's what to look out for at PS1's latest offsite exhibit.