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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The Hotel 48LEX Guide to Grand Central

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When New York’s Grand Central Terminal opened a little over 100 years ago, architectural firm Reed and Stem called for the building of an entire new city surrounding the Beaux-Arts station. While that train-centered city was never fully realized, the station alone is packed with a day’s worth of things to see and do.

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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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NYC Outdoor Activities to Enjoy on Earth Day

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New York may not be known as the greenest city on the planet. But on Earth Day, the city gives Mother Nature the celebration she deserves. Looking for NYC outdoor activities to enjoy on Earth Day? From Earth Day celebrations to simply taking in the sun, sea, and salty air, these are the best things to see and do this year.

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48 Hours in Midtown Like a New Yorker

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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 Dress Like it’s New York Fashion Week All Year Long

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Held every February and September, New York Fashion Week is where the world’s best fashion collections are presented to the press. The semi-annual events only last 7-9 days, but above all, leading producers of Fashion Week showcase fashion that inspires the seasons to come. Here’s how to dress like it’s New York Fashion Week all year long.

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Reasons to Visit NYC This Spring

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Outdoor brunch, the start of baseball season, and cherry blossoms—what’s not to love about the New York in the spring? As temperatures rise, locals shed their winter coats and head outdoors, from Central Park in Manhattan to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Here are Hotel 48LEX’s five reasons why spring is the best time to visit New York.

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