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10 Great Places in NYC to Take Mom This Mother's Day

It's the greatest city in the world, and this Mother's Day, May 12th, why not take mom someplace she will truly enjoy. Here are just 10 great places in NYC to take mom this Mother's Day.
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 In this Dec. 7, 2016 file photo, rapper Jay-Z appears at a NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles. Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a p

Jay-Z To Perform At Newly Renovated Webster Hall in NYC

Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week.
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Where to Find the Best Street Food in NYC: Top 5 Food Carts/Trucks

New York City is known the world over for having one of the most vibrant and diverse culinary scenes on Earth. And as longtime residents know, much of the best food in the Big Apple can’t be found in restaurants. It’s in the various food carts that are as much part of the landscape as the...
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Vessel at Hudson Yards

Feel Like Climbing 2,500 Steps? Head to NYC's New 'Vessel' Sculpture

Vessel is a metal structure shaped like the bowl of a wine glass that will open Friday as part of the first phase of the project on Manhattan's west side.
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Ah, the Beauty of Nature: NYC's Thirsty Pigeon

I appreciate the beauty of nature, I really do. That said, I’m still afraid of most of it. I must admit though, there’s something sweet about getting a very controlled dose of nature in an unexpected place. ~Shannon
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No Pants Subway Ride NYC

Pants On the Subway Are Overrated 

The best part about the 'No Pants Subway Ride' is, New Yorkers actually aren't too phased by this which personally makes me love it even more. Well done, Improv Everywhere!
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Holidays At Rockefeller Center In NYC: Why It’s More Than a Tree...

The Rockefeller Center Christmas is more than a symbol of the holidays to me. It has a deeper connection. ~Shannon
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Sprucing Up NYC: Rockefeller Center Lights Christmas Tree

Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch Wednesday night to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree following a televised extravaganza that featured performances by Diana Ross and Tony Bennett.
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Don’t Believe the Hype, NYC is Kind

I commute into NYC every weekday and while not everyone on the train or subway is a “morning person” there is a code of conduct that takes place and there’s kindness in it.
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Shannon’s Commuting Chronicles: Stories from the NYC Subway That Smell Like the City

My daily commute is predictably unpredictable. I do the same thing everyday, and I do it at the exact same time. It’s what I see on the ride that makes me wonder if there’s a hidden camera somewhere. ~Shannon
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