48 Hours in the Upper East Side Like a New Yorker

Like a New Yorker, Travel Inspiration

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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48 Hours in Midtown Like a New Yorker

Like a New Yorker

New York, New York (So Good They Named It Twice). The Big Apple packs in enough things to do and see for a lifetime, but what if you only have the weekend? Even if you’re just in town for a long weekend, our guide to 48 hours in Midtown will help you experience it the right way — like a New Yorker.

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How to Do Thanksgiving in NYC Like a New Yorker

Eat + Drink, Like a New Yorker, Travel Inspiration

The holidays in NYC have been chronicled in countless movies, but living the magic yourself is a whole new experience. While many empty out of the city for Thanksgiving, like transplants who return home, the locals stay behind. From the spectacle of the world’s most famous parade to an array of outdoor events that will make the city feel like a world all your own, here’s how to do Thanksgiving like a real New Yorker.

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How to Travel by Taxi Like a New Yorker

Like a New Yorker

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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How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Like a New Yorker

Like a New Yorker, Travel Inspiration

Green plastic beads, leprechaun costumes, and fake ginger beards return on March 17 as New York celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re searching for an elevated way to celebrate, look no further: There are plenty of ways to experience Irish culture, food, and beer in Manhattan and beyond. Here’s how Hotel 48LEX recommends avoiding green beer and college kids this March.

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