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Weekend in New York: Wine Bars

New York City can lay claim neither to popularizing the modern wine bar nor bringing it to America, but the last 25 years have been good to wine lovers in the city.

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Weekend in New York: Museums

The Whitney Museum of American Art has a coming exhibit on Picasso, but fans of his will be delighted to check out the other Picasso collections and exhibitions in town.

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Weekend in New York: San Gennaro

There will be less crowded celebrations for this year’s Feast of San Gennaro in the Bronx and Brooklyn, alternatives to Manhattan’s Mulberry Street.

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Impromptu Classroom

To Brazilians, the boats that chug up and down the Solimões River are the Greyhound buses of the Amazon: the only affordable way to visit relatives or travel on business. 

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Now Boarding, Dreams

AS American Airlines Flight 587 to Santo Domingo plunged into a row of well-tended houses on a quiet middle-class street in Belle Harbor, Queens, killing 260 people on board and 5 others on the ground, another American Airlines flight to the Dominican Republic was en route to a much happier ending.

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