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Maybe it’s us, but the city seems to shine and sparkle a little brighter during the holiday season.

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Hello, ghouls and gals, it’s that time of year again! While we’re in the full swing of swooning over NYC’s iconic fiery fall foliage, we’re also gearing up for a whole month of fun and spooky activities to get you in the Halloween mood!

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It may still be summer, but we’re already dreaming of our favorite fall event: Oktoberfest!

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Practice the Charleston and grab your best flapper dress, the Jazz Age Lawn Party is back for another year of 1920s fun!

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There is so much happening around the city for the Fourth of July. While the city is always bustling with exciting events, this time of year brings out the very best for unforgettable summer fun!

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It’s rainbows everywhere you turn this month! One of the city’s most anticipated events of the year is back—NYC’s Gay Pride celebration!

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Experience a slice of life in Japan right here in Manhattan.

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NYC’s own official start to spring is finally here—the annual Macy’s Flower Show.

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Be on the lookout, NYC will soon be transformed into shamrock central.

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New York, like the country in general, is an amazing melting pot of culture, people, and heritage. No matter who you are or where you’re from, you can immerse yourself in the vibrant New York culture this community has built.

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To start your new year off on the right note, check out the annual Winter Jazzfest!

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This holiday season won’t be complete without a visit to the Bryant Park Winter Village!

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The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, this year on November 22, is the world’s largest parade and the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country.

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Watch out, San Diego, New York Comic Con is giving you a run for your money.

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Time to get fashionable! Don your best fashion statements and strut your stuff, New York Fashion Week has officially arrived.

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Gatsby, what Gatsby? Now’s the time to channel your inner flapper and party like Gatsby at The Jazz Age Lawn Party 2018.

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Looking to stay close to your home away from home this Fourth of July? We’ve got you covered. You can still partake in all of the celebrations at the Ravel Hotel’s Penthouse 808 rooftop.

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Music fans, summer is calling. New York’s SummerStage, part of the City Parks Foundation series, is returning for its 33rd anniversary with a whole new serving of warm-weather concerts, fun activities, and lots—and we mean lots—of great music.

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Celebrate another year of the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit. Memorial Day weekend May 26-28 and June 2 -3, the sidewalk festival will offer visitors a chance to admire art in a variety of forms including paintings, sculpture, woodwork, jewelry, and more. 

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As April welcomes bright blooms around the city, we're welcoming our visitors to join in on the spring festivities at the annual Earth Day celebration in Manhattan’s Union Square.

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St. Patrick’s Day in New York City is an experience you won’t want to miss out on. Locals, visitors, and even NYC staples like bagels and beer will don their favorite green attire and flock to the heart of the city to join in on the holiday’s festivities.

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Make this year’s Valentine’s Day the most romantic one yet with a night under the stars at the American Museum of Natural History.

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We’re sure that the famous Empire State Building is already way up on your to-do list this vacation, but we thought we’d take this time to share some additional background information on this iconic landmark.

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December is an exciting time in Long Island City for many reasons, and one of our absolute favorites is TheNYCGrind Ultra Art Bash, an annual festival that will go up this year on Saturday, December 16, from 7 P.M. to midnight.

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When we were growing up, Thanksgiving meant three things: family, food, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Looking for new ways to relax, center, and rejuvenate yourself? Check out these upcoming events at SacredWaters Holistic Wellness Center right here in Long Island City.

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On Saturday, September 16, head over to Sunnyside Gardens Park for the annual Flick & Jazz in the Garden celebration, a fun, affordable, and family-friendly way to usher in the fall.

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Now in its fifth season, Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates continues to bring cutting-edge choreography to art-loving New Yorkers in the lush splendor of Socrates Park.

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Over the past the couple decades, as Manhattan real estate has continued to price out young artists trying to make a name for themselves, Queens has emerged as a haven for today’s best up-and-coming artists. One of the most venerable anchoring institutions of the Queens art community is the Noguchi Museum, founded in 1985 by famed Japanese-American artists Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988).

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A testament to the bohemian grit of the Long Island City artistic community, Socrates Sculpture Park is the result of a 1986 effort by American sculptor Mark di Suvero to transform an illegal dumping ground into an outdoor public space for local artists.

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Given NYC’s ever increasing number of bike lanes, coupled with the popular Citi Bike program, we recommend you check out our gorgeous metropolis in the most eco-conscious and healthy way possible. Here are a few of our favorite trails to get you started.

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For most of us, the words “ramen noodles” conjure up visions of spartan dorm rooms and late nights poring over problem sets or term papers. But those lucky folks who’ve experienced Mu Ramen know better.

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Bust out your limericks and get ready for Saint Patrick’s Day.

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Lock arms with the one you love and accompany a guide for these charming walkthroughs, inspired by Valentine’s Day.

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Turning your attention to warmer things makes cold weather a snap.

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