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The Do's and Don't's for Southerners Visiting The North

Though the North and South share the east coast, they do not share all the same social norms. I’ve listed a few of the key things Southerners need to know before making a trip up North. 556 more words

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Kumo Sushi – located in LES, AYCE & Drink – very comparable to PB sushi in San Diego. Great for birthdays and before long nights out… 26 more words

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Top of the Standard

The name doesn’t lie, Top of the Standard is located at the top of the Standard Hotel, but also literally tops any high standard I ever held for any hotel bar and restaurant.   102 more words

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Frying Pan

Located ON the Hudson River, the Frying Pan is a historic Floating Lighthouse permanently docked at Pier 66, turned into a seasonal bar and grill.  When I went in the middle of August, it was nice to be outside on the water with the breeze, it also had quality cocktails, good food, and great views of the city.   13 more words

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Hotel Empire

Located in the Upper West Side at 44 W 63rd St, this classic (Gossip Girl fans where ya at?) landmark not only has a great lobby bar, but a rooftop bar and terrace with ample seating and fantastic 360 views of the city.   28 more words

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Mr. Purple

Located in the Hotel Indigo on the Lower East Side (180 Orchard St), Mr. Purple is by far my favorite rooftop bar lounge (it’s also a restaurant) that I have been to.   54 more words

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Coney Island - Luna Park

Once again, I made a mistake and came to Luna Park on Coney Island in the middle of a humid August summer day – I definitely don’t regret the experience though; it was something I wanted to cross off my NYC bucket list and it was enjoyable to learn and see a classic amusement park that wasn’t the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 156 more words

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