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NYC’s 6 Best Contemporary Art Galleries

Choosing a contemporary art gallery to visit from the city’s many offerings can be a daunting exercise. Here are five of the best choices available in New York City.

08/20/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

People gather in Grand Central Terminal during centennial celebrations. Each day 700,000 people pass through the terminal where Metro-Noth Railroad operates 700 trains per day.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The Five Most Glamorous Buildings in New York

Author Michael Gross shares New York City’s five most glamorous buildings.

03/12/2014

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Visit 20 Exotic Movie Locations Around The World

Travel the world through the movies with VeryFirstTo’s exclusive tour of the world’s most famous movie locations – for $325,215.

01/24/2014

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Read An Excerpt From Song Of Spider-Man

Read an excerpt of Song Of Spider-Man, by Glen Berger, for all the details of the infamous Broadway play Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.

12/17/2013

Actress Patina Miller (center)  performs with the cast of "Sister Act."  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

The Best Rising Stars On Broadway

Every Broadway season brings us a few breakout performances that turn a career from working actor into Broadway star.

06/04/2013

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Lauren Weisberger’s 5 Favorite NYC Spots

Lauren Weisberger is the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and its upcoming sequel Revenge Wears Prada. Here, she shares her favorite New York City restaurants, museums and parks.

06/04/2013

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An Excerpt From Craig Carton’s “Loudmouth”

Craig Carton is one of radio’s loudest, orneriest, most beloved and highest-rated personalities as co-host of WFAN’s Boomer And Carton In The Morning radio program. His debut book, Loudmouth, is a bold and hilarious memoir of sports, manhood, and what it is to be a fan. Here is an excerpt from Carton’s Loudmouth.

06/04/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

"Ann" Staring Holland Taylor Extends Broadway Run (Photo provided by The Hartman Group via Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why Holland Taylor Should Be ‘Best Actress’ Nominee

Holland Taylor, the actress, playwright, TV and film star, will undoubtedly get a Tony nomination for Best Actress for her performance in “Ann,” a tribute to Ann Richards.

04/22/2013

Tracy Letts in 'Who's Afraid of Viriginia Woolf?'

Our Picks: Why Tracy Letts Should Best Actor Nominee

Tony Award-winning playwright Tracy Letts will likely be nominated as Best Actor for his performance in the Steppenwolf Theater Company’s stunning revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

04/22/2013

Actors George Akram, Karen Olivo, Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione and Cody Green take to the stage for the curtain call at the opening night of 'West Side Story' on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.

04/22/2013

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A Look Back: Ten Tony Award Winners From The Past

With so many great Tony Award performances of the past, how do you pick a top 10? Here is a look at a few undeniable legends that stand out from years past.

04/22/2013

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Our Picks: Why ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ Should Be A Best Musical Nominee

The quirky Trey Anastasio musical about Texans trying to win a truck is very likely to be Tony-nominated for Best Musical. It has great music and a warm-hearted plot. It just had a title that it couldn’t overcome.

04/22/2013

Douglas Carter Beane, Jack O'Brian, Jonny Orsini, Nathan Lane and Lewis J Stalden attend the after party for "The Nance" opening night at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on April 15, 2013.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why ‘The Nance’ Should Be Best Play Nominee

Douglas Carter Beane’s play about swishy vaudeville comics who are often straight but may not be is a strong candidate for Best Play of the season.

04/22/2013

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