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Top recommendations from locals

Art Museum
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“The Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the Met, as it is commonly known, was founded in 1870, and is one of the most famous museums in the United States. The permanent collection of The Met contains more than two million works of art, spanning a period of 5,000 years. Although the museum has three sites, the centerpiece is The Met Fifth Avenue. Highlights of the collection include American decorative arts, arms and armor, costumes, Egyptian art, musical instruments, photographs, and much more. Exhibitions bring some of the world's most famous works to the public. If you are serious about your visit to the Met, consider a VIP: Empty Met Tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and see this incredible museum with just 25 people before it opens to the general public in the morning. The Met Cloisters, located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan, is another extremely popular New York museum. This branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, housed in an outstanding structure, built around medieval cloisters, chapels, and halls, focuses on the medieval art and architecture of Europe. Address: 1000 5th Avenue, New York, New York”
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Science Museum
“Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History now has more than 32 million specimens and cultural artifacts in its collection. with 45 permanent exhibit halls including dinosaur fossils, stunning dioramas, and, in the Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life, a 94-foot-long, 21,000-pound model of a blue whale suspended from the ceiling. This is a gigantic museum and also is attached to the planetarium. Come here with plenty of time to spare.”
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Art Museum
“Unique architecture, location allows visits to other must see places, interesting art, modern, duration to complete museum is not too long”
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Performanceteater
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“Great place for the music and dance lovers. Here you can watch the best ballet ensembles of the world, hear a philharmonic orchestra play, enjoy the opera and in the summer be part of the midsummer nights swing dances, and at the Lincoln Center Out of doors performances. ”
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Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“So close and so much to see. Check out Belvedere Castle, the Reservoir offers a nice 1.4m walk, the pond in the lower loop and some beautiful scenery and dining options. Tavern on the green is a special place.”
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Art Museum
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“For ambience, the Frick Collection tops the list when it comes to New York City museums. Housed in an early 1900s mansion, the building and the original collection were donated by Henry Clay Frick, who had the mansion built to display his art collection. The artwork, which includes a mix of paintings, porcelain, and furniture, is beautifully laid out in sixteen galleries. On display are works by Monet, Rembrandt, Bellini, El Greco, and many other famous artists. The collections are not laid out according to period, artist, or country, but in a more random fashion designed for enjoyment. Rooms surround a beautiful covered Garden Court, with tropical plants and a central pond. Address: 1 East 70th Street, New York, New York”
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Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Kids of all ages, and grown-ups too, will be happy to eat anything on this menu—huge portions of fried chicken, mac and cheese, Brussels sprouts with brown sugar and bacon, and biscuit sandwiches in every imaginable form. Seriously, there’s no need to order separately for little ones. Make an Upper West Side day of it. One of the city’s most beloved toy stores, West Side Kids, is across the street, and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is around the corner on 83rd Street. My kids practically lived there when they were younger.”
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Art Museum
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“They have the famous gold Klimt. It's a very small museum so it makes it pricy, but if you love Klimt, it's a must. They also have a great german cafe too, but it's also pricey (but tasty)!”
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American Restaurant
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“Great raw boating experience in a gorgeous lake in the middle of Central Park with wonderful views”
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Bar
“Amazing views of the city with a long list of drinks and a incredible food menu. ”
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Music Venue
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“A NYC favorite for live jazz every night of the week. Be prepared to pay top dollar, but in exchange, you will receive top level entertainment. ”
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Opera House
“Gloria works with many of the singers here, so we like to go support them and hear the new ones as well as the familiar stars take the stage. ”
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Teater
“Look up the schedule of symphonies and opera. But just visiting the outside is nice. There's a fountain and sometimes they broadcast the shows outside for free. Find the gelato stand for my favorite ice cream.”
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Concert Hall
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“Wanna watch your favorite singer / artist / comedian perform live? Check out the historic Beacon Theater calendar for upcoming shows & concerts! ”
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Café
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“Boat Basin is a bar/restaurant on the water in the UWS. They allow pets, which is my favorite part. But the river views are spectacular, the piña coladas are bomb, and there is a ton of grass space to run around and picnic! The only downside is that they close around 11, even on weekends.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“88th & Amsterdam: Upscale but still a great deal. Cheap Oysters and great Cape Cod style seafood.”
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