Top 6 Restaurants on Governors Island

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Governors Island is the ideal city getaway for a day. Of course, there is also an abundance of food options, where you can taste different cuisines at a sit-down spot or grab a picnic-style meal. Here are our favorite restaurants on Governors Island.  During the summer, catching the ferry and spending the day in the […]

Road Trip! 9 Eateries Worth Leaving NYC

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The New York City dining scene can make any enthusiastic eater very myopic. With 20,000-plus restaurants within the five boroughs, it’s easy to get lost. Don’t forget that outside of the city there are also some excellent places to stick your fork into. Case in point: the nine restaurants below are worth leaving the city […]

7 Great Long Island Wineries to Visit

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In New York, wine is everywhere. Bars, bottle shops, and restaurants featuring world-class wine lists pepper NYC’s five boroughs. But the burgeoning wine scene doesn’t end in the city. There are plenty of great Long Island wineries to explore, as well. Starting about 80 miles east of Manhattan, a string of tasting rooms, estates, and […]

Where to Eat at Newark Airport (By Terminal)

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Travelers love to hate Newark Airport, or as it’s officially called, Newark Liberty International Airport. Despite being only 40 percent the size of John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark handles almost as many flights. Which is why it always has perpetual lines for security and food. The dining options here are hit or miss. Unlike […]

The Best Restaurants in JFK Airport (By Terminal)

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There once was a time—around the middle of the 20th century—when airport dining was golden. People actually used to come to the airport just to eat, flight or no flight in their immediate future. That’s how good dining was at airports. Then things went downhill from there, followed by the emergence of fast food chains […]

LaGuardia Airport Restaurants: Our Top Picks (By Terminal)

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In August 2014 then-Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech in Philadelphia. He’d just come from LaGuardia Airport in New York City and was astounded by the state of the airport. “If I blindfolded you and took you to LaGuardia Airport in New York, you’d think, ‘I must be in some third-world country,’” he said. […]

Best Luggage Storage in NYC: Where to Safely Leave Your Bags

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Looking for luggage storage in NYC? We’ve been there – exploring New York requires a lot of walking around. Sometimes, you arrive at the city before your hotel check-in or need to check out way before your departure time. Other times, you just happen to have some luggage and need a place to leave it […]

Where to Stay in NYC (with Tips on Top Neighborhoods)

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Some people believe New York is a cluster of small towns, with each district showcasing a distinct flavor and offering something for every traveler. But with so many places to discover, the challenge lies in where to stay in NYC. Uptown or downtown? Classic or hip? To give you a boost, we’ve rounded up some […]

The 10 Best Luxury Hotels in NYC 

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New York City and luxury are pretty much synonymous. If you’re in this city of nearly nine million denizens and you have a chunk of money to burn, the Big Apple will hand you a torch.   And there is nowhere better to throw some money at a swanky posh hotel room than Gotham City. This […]

The 8 Best Day Trips from NYC

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New York City has so much to offer—restaurants serving nearly every cuisine in the world, amazing museums, even the best public park on the planet, among so much else. It’s easy to forget there are things to see and experience outside this metropolis of five boroughs and nearly nine million inhabitants.   But, in fact, taking […]

Top 15 Best Boutique Hotels in NYC

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Traveling to New York means picking from one of the hundreds (if not thousands) of hotels in the city. Here, you’ll find plenty of options, from small budget hostels to beautifully designed outposts of luxury empires.   After spending the entire day roaming the streets of the city, walking up and down its avenues, and […]

West Village Restaurants: Our Top 10

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There once was a time when Greenwich Village was an actual village. That was before the grid street plan for Manhattan in the early 19th century was conceived and the city slowly crept north, building around the already existing curvy and diagonal streets of “The Village.”   City authorities who designed and instituted the grid plan […]