Cool Off With the Best NYC Ice Cream

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Ice cream is a favorite simple pleasure during the summertime. And now they’re one of the most Instagram-friendly desserts on the planet. Yes, you want your treat to look great for the ‘gram — but you also want it to taste good, too. These are our favorite NYC ice cream shops to try this summer.

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Where to Eat During NYC Restaurant Week

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The list of restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week 2019 is up, and a slew of Midtown’s best spots are on it. From July 22 until August 16, enjoy a 3-course lunch and dinner for $26 and $42, respectively. Here’s a selection of our favorite Midtown restaurants on the list this year. 

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How to Ride the NYC Ferry Like a New Yorker

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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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Five Best NYC Rooftop Bars

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Summer is almost here. And that means locals and visitors alike will begin to pack the best NYC rooftop bars for as long as the season’s sunny days allow. Here’s where to soak up the sun while enjoying the best cocktails (and some of the best views) in Manhattan.

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48 Hours in the Upper East Side Like a New Yorker

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If you want to follow the well-heeled locals in New York, just spend 48 hours on the Upper East Side. The neighborhood’s doors lead to many of the city’s best restaurants and cultural attractions — and chances are at least one will be held by a white-glove doorman. And because it’s located just a hop, skip, and jump from Midtown, it’s easy to spend the weekend on the Upper East Side.

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Public Art for Everyone: What to See on the High Line NYC

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New York is filled with art and culture, and not just in its famous museums. All over the city, public art adds extra character to many neighborhoods — often where you least expect it. The High Line NYC is an old, elevated freight line that was transformed into a public park. In addition to the welcome green space in Manhattan, it also presents public art exhibits throughout the year.

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What to Eat Now in NYC With John Beatty

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What to eat in NYC? That’s the perennial question on the minds of guests and locals alike. We asked Culinary Director John Beatty of Lexington Brass here at Hotel 48LEX about his favorite places to eat in NYC right now, as well as what’s new on the menu at Lexington Brass. Read on to take a bite out of the Big Apple.

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