Jessica Allen

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Opportunities abound this weekend for giving your brain a workout: from learning about African cinema to supporting your friendly local bookstore to watching sheep get sheared (say that three times fast), there is, as always, […]

05/02/2015

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Best Places For Viewing Spring Flowers In NYC

We all know the cliché: April showers bring May flowers. But where to find said blooms?

04/29/2015

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5 Best Sneaker Stores In NYC

The best kicks to be had in the city are found at our five favorite sneaker stores.

04/22/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Read on for details about our picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend.

04/18/2015

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5 Best Wine Stores In New York City

Wine is ideal for celebrating a special occasion, adding some romance to a meal, or turning a ho-hum day into a nicer night (or day). Below are our five favorite wine stores in New York.

04/15/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

This weekend you can watch a movie about eating, hear a talk about eating, see a comic about eating, and eat while wearing a kilt.

04/10/2015

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5 Best Under-The-Radar Museums For Kids In NYC

If you’re looking for ways to educate and entertain the little ones in your life with fewer crowds, look no further than our five favorite under-the-radar museums.

04/09/2015

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4 Unusual NYC Spots To Hear Jazz Music

These days you can hear jazz just about every night of the week, in famous venues like Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, the Standard, and the Village Vanguard. Or you can catch a show at a more intimate, more unusual venue.

04/08/2015

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5 Best Family-Friendly Activities In NYC (And Nearby) This Spring

Spring is here—at last! Celebrate by taking your favorite wee ones to one of our picks for the best family-friendly activities this season. Unsurprisingly, the majority take place outside. Enjoy! By Jessica Allen. More: It’s Spring! […]

04/07/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Is there another city in the world that’s offering you the chance to check out new cars, get into a pillow fight, and don your fanciest Easter topper for a stroll down Fifth Avenue this weekend? We doubt it.

04/03/2015

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5 Best Restaurants In NYC For Passover Dinner

While several restaurants will serve meals ranging from traditional to contemporary, the five listed below get our vote for best take on the seder.

04/01/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Among our picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend are a film festival, an art festival, and a food festival.

03/27/2015

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5 Best Old-Timey Candy Stores In NYC

Head to one of the city’s remaining old-timey candy stores, where the shelves are overstuffed and the treats come with a side of history.

03/11/2015

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5 Best Egyptian Restaurants In NYC

Our five favorites check all those boxes, and deliver a magnificent experience every time.

03/10/2015

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5 Best Food Halls In NYC

Food halls have gone from being one step up from something you’d find at the mall to destination-eats, full of an array of yummy treats you can’t find anywhere else.

03/06/2015

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