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Guide To Upper Manhattan: Top Picks Per Neighborhood

Any inhabitant of Manhattan should be jumping for joy, but Upper Manhattan residents are the most fortunate ones. Imagine an ever-friendly doorman welcoming you to a beautiful brownstone, Central Park as your backyard and world-class museums within walking distance. 981 more words


Drunken Munkey

I felt like I was on the Orient Express while at Drunken Munkey.  (FYI – that’s a good thing.) The bar area, in particular, is filled with Old World curios that reflect the English colonization of India like a gramophone and cricket paddles.  416 more words


Peter Stuyvesant's last descendant died in 1953

Streets, schools, apartment complexes, statues—you can’t escape the Stuyvesant name in New York City.

These and other memorials pay homage to Peter Stuyvesant (at right), the director-general of New Amsterdam from 1647 to 1664, as well as other Stuyvesants who made a mark in the city over three centuries. 500 more words


Brunch hard, brunch often.

Well people, today I finally got the brunch that I’ve always dreamed about. Today, all Billy and I wanted to do was eat food, get a little boozy and watch the World Cup Finals. 475 more words


Playing catch up.. or ketchup in this case..

So clearly as I mentioned in my last post, I’m a little behind. Time is moving at lightening speed and I honestly can’t believe how fast the days go (especially the weekends). 554 more words


The charming "black and whites" of 72nd Street

The end of East 72nd Street is a lovely, almost secret spot. It’s a quiet cul-de-sac straight out of the Village or Brooklyn Heights with wide sidewalks, old school lampposts, and a pretty terrace overlooking the East River. 444 more words

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