Arts & Culture

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Best Paint And Sip In New York City

Creative and relaxing, the paint-and-sip phenomenon has swept New York City, and for good reason. Bring your adventurous spirit, love of fun and creative desire to these five studios.

02/23/2015

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5 Best Places To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing In NYC

New York City has some of the best places to people watch, take in spectacular views, and spark that next great idea. Here are five of our favorite spots.

02/18/2015

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Best Sketching Classes In New York City

If you’re learning how to draw, it takes determination and skill to create the perfect picture. That’s why taking a class and getting an education in just how to use your pencil can be useful. Here are the top five sketching classes in New York City.

02/16/2015

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Best Historic Landmarks In New York City

Read on to discover some of the best historic landmarks in New York City.

02/09/2015

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Best Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In NYC

Valentine’s Day is the one special night out of the year when you really have to show your love just what she means to you. Taking her out to see a show is your best bet. We’ve compiled some of the best date night shows for Valentine’s Day.

02/02/2015

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Best Art Walks In New York City

Ranging from classic to quirky, art walks can also be social, stirring and invigorating. Whether you’re a tourist or a native, here are three to try.

01/26/2015

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Best Books Based In New York

Read on to discover some of the best books based in New York.

01/19/2015

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Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In New York City

Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at one of these top five New York City events.

01/16/2015

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Spring 2015 Art Events In New York City

Spring is the busiest season in the arts world, with anything from international art fairs to opening exhibitions and beyond. Read on to discover the top five art events in New York City this season.

01/05/2015

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Best Museum Gift Shops In New York City

Whether your tastes run to wearable art, fascinating artifacts or interesting reads, you can find it in a museum shop. These are some of the best our city has to offer.

12/29/2014

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Best Upcoming Theater Productions In New York City

There are a few plays set to make their Broadway debuts during the upcoming winter and spring seasons. Some are a perfect destination spot for families, others might make a better gift for that young couple you know, but all are worth exploring.

12/22/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In New York City

Read on for the five best holiday markets to visit in New York City.

12/15/2014

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo speaks at The Robin Hood Foundation's 2014 Benefit at the Jacob Javitz Center on May 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In New York City

From using the arts as positive motivation for inner city youth, to holiday shopping with the city’s LGBT senior citizens, here’s a list of local organizations worthy of donations this holiday season.

12/08/2014

The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 4, 2013 in Midtown Manhattan. (credit; Getty Images)

2014 Holiday Events In New York City

Some of the best events of the year take place during the holidays, keeping you even more in the festive mood. Here’s your guide to 2014’s best holiday-themed events in New York City.

12/01/2014

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Best Winter 2014-2015 Art Events In New York City

From exhibition openings and closings to winter festivals, there’s no lack of things to do in New York City this winter. There’s actually so much to do, it can kind of be overwhelming. So we’ve narrowed it down to the best art events of the season.

11/24/2014

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