Culture

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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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NYC’s 5 Best Museums For Dates

Our picks for the best date-friendly museums in New York include masculine attractions such as guns, planes, trains, dinosaur bones, and even sex tapes.

CBS New York–01/24/2014

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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

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Brooklyn’s 5 Best Live Music Venues

Music fans can enjoy live acts every night of the week in Brooklyn if they so choose. Here are five must visit venues to discover the next big act.

CBS New York–04/09/2012

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5 Best Venues For Spoken Word And Poetry Readings In New York

Poetry has always been a more intimate affair than prose, and the best way to experience it is to see it performed in person. Spoken word venues abound in New York City. Here are some of the best the Big Apple has to offer.

03/26/2012

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The 5 Best Art Walks In New York

New York is home to over 400 galleries and museums and boasts some of the most beautiful works of art and architecture in the country. Join one of the many art walks that take place throughout the year.

03/01/2012

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Culture For Free: How To Museum Hop Without Opening Your Wallet

Just because you are broke, doesn’t mean you can’t have an afternoon of culture in New York City. Here are a few of our favorites.

10/10/2011