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Best things to do in New York

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
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“Museum chain for life-size wax replicas of famous Americans & historic icons in themed galleries. Rating: 4.3 Stars”
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Arcade
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“You can probably go to one of these anywhere in the country but that doesn't mean it's not still fun. ”
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Museum
“Sprawling, oft-interactive collection of curiosities ranging from shrunken heads to unusual animals. Rating: 4.1 Stars”
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Movie Theatre
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Theme Restaurant
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“Located in the center of New York City and the heart of Times Square, Hard Rock Cafe New York will rock your senses with tantalizing food,drinks and an awe-inspiring collection of music memorabilia.”
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Travel Agency
“The New York Pass is a great find! Gain "free entry to 100+ top New York attractions, including the Empire State Building. Huge savings vs. gate prices." Choose up to a 10-day pass. Pricing starts at $109 per adult. Kids start at $89.”
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BBQ Joint
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“If you're from other countries & want to try out American style grilled ribs/steak/shrimps/chicken in big portions ( Texas style), come try this. I take my kids here sometimes & they love the honey fried chicken wings. The cocktails here is good too. If you're lucky, you may get the table next to window looking out Times Square. ”
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Travel Agency
“Brooklyn bus tour ticket with unlimited hop-on hop-off access. Experience the only double-decker bus tour with hop-off stops in Brooklyn! The 5 boroughs that make up New York City are incredibly unique, and none more so than Brooklyn. This up-and-coming borough is home to many diverse neighborhoods, historical buildings, a booming independent art scene, fantastic restaurants, and so much more! Your double-decker tour bus will take you through must-see spots like the Barclays Center, Atlantic Avenue, Fort Greene Park, the Brooklyn Public Library, and so many more. From the comfort of your seat, take in the views of the multitude of charming brownstones, which represent the city’s deep h”
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Bar
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Pharmacy
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“Walgreens has everything from drinks/snacks to meds to hpusehold items to converter outlets. ”
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Street Address
Point of Interest
“Popular new-age live show. Recent Review: "Stunning costumes, beautifully touching songs, off-beat sets straight out of the pages of comic books and larger-than-life actors and stuntmen." ”
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Theatre
“This musical is the best musical I've ever seen and you will never regret to watch this.”
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Restaurant
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Comic Shop
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Subway Station
“42nd Street subway (entrance on 44th Street and 8th Avenue) - A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, W, S”
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