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September 2nd, 2014
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Do you love classic New York movies? Then you’ll go crazy for this self-guided tour of NYC film locations. Follow in the footsteps of the stars… Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Breakfast at Tiffany’s begins with one of the most classic scenes in American film history. With a French cruller in one hand and a hot coffee

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August 24th, 2014
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The annual West Indian Labor Day Parade draws close to two million people to Crown Heights, Brooklyn each year. During the seven-hour New York carnival, steel-pan and calypso bands in elaborate costumes march down Eastern Parkway, and vendors sell authentic Caribbean food along the route. Some of the Caribbean islands represented in the parade include

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August 15th, 2014
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There might be no better place for thrift store shopping than in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The combination of quirky, modern and hard-to-find pieces makes it a mecca for travelers willing to hunt. The tourists will flock to 5th Avenue but the in-the-know shoppers will head to Williamsburg. These thrift shops feature an interesting mix of items

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August 10th, 2014
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Smorgasburg, a mash-up of smorgasboard and Williamsburg, is hosting its flea food markets in Williamsburg on weekends until November. It’s the perfect place to go when you just can’t decide on one type of food. New vendor spotlight: Vermont’s Rockville Market Farm. They have breakfast gorditas with farm-made sausage, eggs, butternut-squash hot sauce and Shelburne

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July 26th, 2014
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Who would have thought that a piece of the Berlin Wall is tucked away in a courtyard of an office building in Midtown Manhattan? Head over to 53rd and Madison for a piece of history. In the early 1980s, painter Thierry Noir lived in an apartment close to the Berlin Wall which spanned 45 kilometers

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