From new restaurants featuring ever-more inventive menus to hipster hangouts colonizing yet another part of Brooklyn, a shaky economy is no reason to sit home.
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There are plenty of ways to go to the theater — and even get great seats to Tony Award-winning Broadway shows — for under $50.
Nestled into much of Midtown — especially the East Side — are hidden parks and peaceful spaces generally not visible from the main avenues, and thus easily missed by nonregulars.
Hiding in the shadows are cultural and culinary gems from Asian countries that, for reasons of history or demographics, did not send huge numbers of immigrants or expats to New York.
Next time you’re in the city, be sure to say hi to proprietors of a rare kind of Manhattan business: shops and restaurants named for living people who actually operate the places themselves.
Should you hit town on a sunny weekend, you might be tempted to spend a good chunk of your weekend relaxing in Bryant Park and taking in the surrounding attractions.
With restaurants and clubs filled with the sounds of samba and pagode and bossa nova, the city channels Brazil primarily through its music.
Explore the West Indian restaurants concentrated along Nostrand and Flatbush Avenues and get a taste for jerk chicken, roti and cassava pones.
Discover the city’s history for $44 in four museum visits that you can fit snugly into one weekend — and still slip in a historical walking tour.