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  • 10 Things You Need To Know About Great Food Tour of New York
    Food- As soon as my wanderlust begins, my lust for food was on my mind pretty much more than anything else throughout my waking. Being headed to New York City this fall, maximize your time in tasting as many of the city's diverse cuisines [...]
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  • Hello travellers
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  • Cafe Habana in New York
    We found in the City of New York a little Cuban heaven. Cafe Habana has all the features of a traditional Cuban environment: simple, tasty, chili food, hot, rhythmic music and a bunch of people who feel great in spite of the crowding. [...]
    D: 2.2mi00
  • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
    As always, Ruth's Chris is a great choice for all steak lovers. They have a dark and elegant theme accompanied by great steaks, appetizers and a solid selection of wines. Be sure to have the calamari appetizer as well as the creamed spinach [...]
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  • Watch a Show on Broadway
    There are tons of shows to choose from. Shows for all tastes including MamaMia, The Adams Family, The Phantom of the Opera and many many others (they obviously change them at times). Be sure to check online on to make sure you [...]
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  • Visiting Times Square
    This is New York's Las Vegas without the gambling. Simply walk there and watch all the shiny billboards. There are plenty of shows to choose from and they are all worth the money & time. Read the reviews first, there is something for [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Statue of liberty & Ellis Island
    Everybody knows these two very important American landmarks. While the statue of liberty may be the more spectacular one, I wrongly recommend spending more time at Ellis Island. In fact if you want to take pictures, just don't get off the [...]
    D: 5mi00
  • Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
    The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum offers a wide range of art. They always have some special exhibitions going on and have a nice audio guide to accompany you. My favorites are the works of Picasso and Kandinsky. Go there any time, it's [...]
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  • Doma Cafe & Gallery
    Having breakfast in a cozy, friendly cafe which resembles an art gallery with its huge windows and warm lighting and constantly changing artistic decorations is a memorable experience I would gladly repeat every week. The cafe's panini with [...]
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  • Ayza Private Party NYC
    Ayza Private Party Nyc is the one of the best party places in New York.Ayza has huge cocktail list and wine list and special for all kinds of events,private parties. [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Apple Store Soho
    What should one say? Lots of things to admire for the fans of 'Multimedialand'. There is a little crowd, indeed, but you can enjoy the free internet terminals while you are waiting or just wandering around and dreaming. It's a nice place [...]
    D: 2.2mi00
  • Ayza Bar Wine and Chocolate
    They have chocolate and a great list of wine. What else can you ask for? Good food, maybe, which they also have, actually. The staff is friendly and the ambiance is romantic, so it's great for a surprise dinner as well, if you are [...]
    D: 0.7mi10
  • B+H Photo
    It is heaven for all amateur photographers and not only. You will find here all the equipment you can possibly need to enjoy your hobby. It is very interesting even for those who just like to take photos, like me. You'll find here [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • Broadway
    There is glamor in the air all the time. Broadway is so buzzing that you cannot just sit there and watch people walking, you feel that you have to do something. There are about 30 productions running at the same time, you can't miss to [...]
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  • Caracas Arepa Bar
    I'm a great fun of South America and South American food so I was very happy when I found this very interesting place. It is a great mixture of an arapera and a taguarita. Arepera is an all day opened Venezuelan restaurant, where you [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Chicago the Musical
    Chicago is one of the best musicals of all times. It is the 12th year of its hit and it's still a great success. I personally loved it and the movie as well. If you are in New York, you must go to the Broadway and watch some shows, they [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Cielo
    Cielo is one of the best clubs in the whole city. The music is always great, they usually have house on weekends and latin and hip hop on the rest of the week. You must be prepared that the club is rather expensive, both the drink and [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Bowery Ballroom
    I have never seen something like this before. Bowery Ballroom is a theater stage transformed into a concert hall for young bands. There is a great bar under the stage where you can have a drink after the show. Many of the now very well [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • 230 Fifth
    This place is a popular hangout for both locals and tourists. It offers some of the most amazing views over New York. The place is huge with plenty of space around for everyone. From here you get an amazing view of the Empire State [...]
    D: 0.9mi21
  • Fifth Avenue
    What Rodeo Drive is to LA, Fifth Ave is to new York, except that it's 100 times bigger. This is really the prime real estate and more or less the center of the city with expensive shops, malls, restaurants. Fifth Ave is also the home of [...]
    D: 0.2mi10
  • Central Park
    One of the greatest places that New York has to offer is this amazingly huge park in the center of the city, thus "Central Park". It's the lungs of New York and home to many athletes and simply people enjoying the outdoors. You can go for a [...]
    D: 1.1mi11
  • Empire State Building
    This is New York's symbol. It was New York's symbol before until it was replaced by the Twin Towers. Since September 11, the Empire State Building is the undisputed King of New York's skyline. It was built in the 1930ies and is [...]
    D: 0.6mi10
  • Ellis Island
    Ellis Island is the Island where immigrants landed first when coming to the US and home to the Statue of Liberty. Immigrants had to go through physical checkups before they were allowed to enter the country. But not only unhealthy [...]
    D: 5mi10
  • Brooklyn Bridge
    Brooklyn Bridge is one of the nicest bridges out there. What's really nice about it is that you can simply walk across and enjoy a beautiful view over Manhattan, Staten Island and the Statue of Liberty. I would recommend a walk across the [...]
    D: 3.3mi10
  • Chinatown
    Today about 80,000 Asian Americans live in the Chinatown of New York. They begun as an isolated community of poor immigrants ruled by secret organizations, The Tongs. Now it's more of a middle class area and is known for it's excellent [...]
    D: 2.6mi10
  • Times Square
    Time Square is a place that makes you feel alive. You just find yourself in the busiest place you have ever seen. It is crowded, laud and everything you would expect. You can come any time, it's amazing! Take your time and walk around a [...]
    D: 1.1mi20
  • Agora Gallery
    Agora Gallery, established 1984, is a fine art gallery dedicated to the promotion of national and international artists, providing quality and original art to established and emerging collectors, catering to special events in support of [...]
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  • Online is the way
    I would like to suggest as it really makes the entire process hassle free. [...]
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  • Old Homestead Steakhouse
    The Old Homstead Steakhouse is one of my favorites in New York and one of my regular places I go to when I am there. They have a really nice Filet Mignon and also an excellent dry aged Prime Rib. I can also recommend the the shrimp cocktail [...]
    D: 1.7mi50
  • Peter Luger Steakhouse
    Peter Luger is a great place to visit, when going to New York. It's in Brooklyn so it's a bit out of the way. Steaks come as large as you want them and the quality is excellent. [...]
    D: 2.9mi10
  • Century 21 Department Store
    Century 21 is located right across the street from the World Trade Center site. It's a terrible shop, but it has a ton of clothes inside. You really feel like you're at a warehouse, but it's often worth the visit if you are out to bargain [...]
    D: 3.4mi10
  • Canal street refuge chinese foods
    If you want to eat gorgeous chicken for few money goto the Canal street. There is a refuge with chinese foods. [...]
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  • Walking around
    What I like best when I am in New York is walking around. I walk from the southern tip of Manhattan all the way up North to Grand Central Station. The beauty about this walk is really that you experience many different angles of New York, [...]
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  • Hudson Hotel
    I recommend the Hudson Hotel and the eatery, 5 Napkins, on 9th ave. [...]
    D: 1.4mi51

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New York Nightlife

Nightlife in New York provides so much to see. Apollo Club, Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern Auditorium, German beer garden, Beatrice Inn, The Box, Ye Waverly Inn, Town House, The lobby of The Bowery Hotel, Hotel del Mano, Annex, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola and MO Bar are some of the notable nightlife spots in New York. Any night is fine to hang out with friends. There is so much to explore in New York as there are cocktail bars, classical movie houses, gay bars, gambling spots, casinos, roller coaster, scotch bars, theatres, lesbian bars, zoos, grilling spots, birthday bars, comedy clubs, music venues, restaurants and luxurious hotels. [...]
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