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Seeing NYC in a New Way- As Locals

New York is a sensual feast. Since you have visited as tourists, I suggest exploring NYC as “residents”of different neighborhoods. Each community area in NYC has a distinctive feel. I suggest beginning your adventure in the Tribeca/Battery Park. Staying in each neighborhood will make you feel more local. Take advantage of this artist’s colony by popping in to local galleries; peruse hi...

Neighborhood Wanderings in New York City

After four trips to New York City, you’re in a great position to explore it like a local would. Wander through trendy Tribeca, the ultra-hip Meatpacking District, the charming West Village, and the funky East and Greenwich Villages. These spots are particularly great for uncovering new secrets each time you visit them. I’ll name some highlights in these areas and any others that you’re interested ...

The Urban Explorer: 72 hours in New York City

Each part of New York has its own unique feel, and my trip plan will take you on a tour through the city’s most interesting neighborhoods. I’ll show you the trendy boutiques and galleries of SoHo, cozy cupcake shops in the West Village, cultural vibrancy in Harlem, and funky parks and bars in Greenwich Village. In these neighborhoods and throughout the entire city, I have suggestions for the best ...

A Local’s Guide to Touristy NYC

Experience the Big Apple from a locals point of view. Get in the big sights (Times Square, Top of the Rock, Broadway, etc), but also have time for lesser known neighborhoods like SoHo and the Meat Packing District (where the cool younger locals hang out). Explore the streets and check out the foodie scene at Chelsea Market. Indulge in dishes from my all-time favorite restaurants (fresh pasta, auth...