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Bryant Park: A Growing Neighborhood in Central Manhattan

It seems far-fetched. But there is an area in the heart of Manhattan ringing an open space — one graced with bluestone paths and Beaux-Arts-style lampposts the color of pistachio ice cream — that is not first and foremost a residential enclave.

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The Butterfly Conservatory

This is one of the museum’s most popular annual seasonal exhibitions. Butterflies and moths make up a large group of insects known as the Order Lepidoptera (lep-i-DOP-ter-ah). There are more than 250,000 known species.

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DaDong Brings a Sophisticated Version of Beijing Roast Duck to NYC

The New York location, seating more than 400 on three floors and an outdoor terrace, flung open its doors in early December to show us how the dish should be done.

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What To Do On MLK Day In NYC

New York City doesn’t celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the scale of Christmas or Memorial Day. But it’s still an important occasion for New Yorkers who want to continue King’s legacy of community service and nonviolent activism.

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ZLATNE USTE GOLDEN FESTIVAL: NYC’s Festival Of Music and Dance from the Balkans and Beyond

Brooklyn’s Grand Prospect Hall will again come alive with the music, song, and dance of the Balkans (and well beyond) as some 60 bands and 3000 revelers gather for the 33rd annual Zlatne Uste Golden Festival.

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New York Jewish Film Festival: Five Can’t-Miss Films

Are you a Jewish New Yorker? If so, the likelihood that you will find yourself at the Film Society of Lincoln Center over the next two weeks, as the New York Jewish Film Festival sets in for its annual residency, is fairly high.

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Winter Jazzfest

Winter Jazzfest is a beacon of the New York jazz scene gathering leading musicians from around the world. Get tickets to enjoy five magical nights of over 100 jazzy acts at 10 venues in Greenwich Village.

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Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery’s waterfront, such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. We might even spot a seal.

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The Pantone Colors That Will Be Trending 2018

We’re still wrapping our heads around how to use Greenery (the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year) in every single way possible, and already, we have more inspiration to ponder for the year ahead. Behold: The 2018 color forecast is here.

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Macklowe’s 200 East 59th Street Nears Completion On The Upper East Side

Harry Macklowe’s most prominent project to date is certainly 432 Park Avenue, on the corner of 57th Street. But two blocks to the northeast, 200 East 59th Street is making a mark of its own, and is now almost complete.

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Storm Advisory: “Bomb Cyclone” and Freezing Temperatures in Forecast

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for New York City, for Thursday, January 4 from 1:00 AM through 12:00 Midnight. Three to six inches of snow is likely, with higher amounts possible,

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LPC approves Achim Menges’ futuristic rooftop pavilion and stage for Pier 17

Developers Howard Hughes Corporation announced plans earlier this year for a “crown jewel” for the new pier, a rooftop stage and installation with a see-through canopy that will maintain sightlines of Lower Manhattan.

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