5 Neighborhoods to Explore When You Ride the NYC Ferry

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The NYC Ferry is bringing locals and visitors to the city’s once-industrial shores. Along the East River, explore some of New York’s best restaurants, bars and arts. The NYC Ferry connects lower Manhattan with the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts, making for a more relaxed and scenic way to get around. Skip the subway and hit the spots below when you take the NYC Ferry this summer.

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5 Classic NYC Restaurants to Try Now

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With new restaurants opening throughout the year, it’s easy to forget the tried-and-true classics that have stood the test of time—some for more than a century! Here are the best restaurants in NYC near Hotel 48LEX that will never go out of style.

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How to Have the Perfect NYC Spa Night at Hotel 48LEX

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Plenty of people visit the city to have a NYC spa experience. So why not get pampered from the comfort of your hotel room? Hotel 48LEX invites you to Mix + Mask with indulgent in-room spa products and craft cocktails in our selection of suites. Read on to find out how to plan the perfect NYC spa night.

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Art Lovers’ Guide to Museums in NYC: Summer 2018 Edition

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Spring is right around the corner. The temperatures are getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and the locals will soon be taking every opportunity to spend moments outside. The good news? The best museums in NYC also offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sunshine and the outdoors. Find out how when you visit these NYC museums and art galleries. Here are 48LEX’s top picks for spring 2018.

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How to Travel by Taxi Like a New Yorker

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NYC is famous for its 24-hour subway system, yes, but when it’s hot, rainy or if you’re just plain running late, getting to your destination by taxi is often the most hassle-free option. Whether you opt for one of NYC’s yellow cabs or an Uber, here’s how to tell your driver to get you to your destination—and sound like a local.

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The Best Hidden Restaurants in NYC

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Walk down most streets in Manhattan and you’ll find that most restaurants make themselves known with massive signage and lights. But some of the city’s best places to eat are harder to find. Whether it’s in the basement of an unassuming building or up an unmarked flight of stairs, these hidden restaurants in NYC give you the best possible taste of insider New York. 

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How to Plan the Perfect Mother’s Day in NYC

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Spending Mother’s Day in NYC? All mom really wants is some quality time with the people she loves, and maybe a few special treats. At 48LEX, we consider ourselves pretty good at making people feel appreciated and well cared for, so we’ve got some suggestions for making this special day as outstanding as mom.

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Five Best NYC Rooftop Bars

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Spring is here. Summer may still be a few months away, but locals and visitors alike will begin to pack the best NYC rooftop bars as soon as the weather allows. Here’s where to soak up the sun while enjoying the best cocktails in Manhattan.

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What to Do on Earth Day 2018 in NYC

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Earth Day 2018 is a celebration of the modern environmental movement beginning in the 1970s. Every year on April 22, more than one billion people around the world participate in education and public policy campaigns, making earth day the largest civic observance in the world. While the holiday champions helping the environment, it’s also about celebrating it. If you’re in New York City this spring, be sure to get out and enjoy some of the city’s best green spaces.

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