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Exploring the NYC Lower East Side

There are many choices for spending a day in the Big Apple. Yet I recommend spending a day exploring the NYC Lower East Side. The NYC Lower East Side is on the southeastern side of Manhattan Island. It is roughly south of E. Houston St. and between Bowery and the East River. NYC's Lower East… Continue reading Exploring the NYC Lower East Side

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See the Forgotten Side of Ellis Island

Visiting Ellis Island is a must-see on a New York City vacation. One of the most unique ways to experience this landmark is on the Ellis Island Hard Hat Tour. The north side of Ellis Island has been restored. It is home to the National Immigration Museum, where most visitors spend their time.  Registry Room… Continue reading See the Forgotten Side of Ellis Island

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NYC Eats: Katz’s Deli

For over 100 years, New Yorkers and tourists have been savoring the corned beef and pastrami at Katz's Deli. Established in 1888, this legendary eatery is one of NYC's oldest and most popular delis. So if you are traveling to New York, eating here is a MUST! Katz's Delicatessen is in the Lower East Side… Continue reading NYC Eats: Katz’s Deli

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NYC Empire State Building – 5 Tips

If you're traveling to the Big Apple, visiting the NYC Empire State Building is a MUST! Completed in 1931 at record speed (13 months), it was the tallest building in the world until 1970. 20 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001 This iconic skyscraper is located at the corner of 34th Street and 5th… Continue reading NYC Empire State Building – 5 Tips