Recalling 1993: NYC’s New Museum Transforms Old Pay Phones into Portals to the City’s Past

Recalling 1993: NYC’s New Museum Transforms Old Pay Phones into Portals to the City’s Past

The New Museum has hijacked the city’s pay phones and transformed them into time machines that allow city-dwellers to make calls 20 years into New York’s past. Anyone strolling…

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BKLYN Designs Extends Deadline for Brooklyn Designers to Showcase Their Work - One Day Left to Submit!

BKLYN Designs Extends Deadline for Brooklyn Designers to Showcase Their Work - One Day Left to Submit!

Calling All Brooklyn Designers! If you've been looking for a way to spread the word about your work and showcase it to an audience of tastemakers and buyers, don't miss your chance to…

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Light Cycles: World Financial Center Winter Garden to Be Lit with Aurora Borealis-Inspired LED Installation

Light Cycles: World Financial Center Winter Garden to Be Lit with Aurora Borealis-Inspired LED Installation

Starting on January 22nd, the World Financial Center's Winter Garden will be illuminated with a dazzling Aurora Borealis-inspired LED installation. Created by lighting designer Anne…

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New Ice Rink with Statue of Liberty Views Opening in Battery Park City

New Ice Rink with Statue of Liberty Views Opening in Battery Park City

Photo Credit: Jeanmarie Evelly/DNA Info Instead of having to trek to Bryant Park, Chelsea Piers or Rockefeller Center, downtown Manhattanites will soon be able to enjoy their very…

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Don't Miss Ray Villafane's Giant Pumpkin Carving at the New York Botanical Garden This Weekend!

Don't Miss Ray Villafane's Giant Pumpkin Carving at the New York Botanical Garden This Weekend!

Last year, our story about Ray Villafane's ghastly zombie pumpkins got over 1.2 million pageviews in just a few days, and many readers asked where and how they could view these ghoulish…

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6 Fantastic Fall Destinations Just Outside of NYC

6 Fantastic Fall Destinations Just Outside of NYC

image from shutterstock Go Apple Picking One of our favorite things about fall in NYC is the quick commute to some of the best apple-picking destinations in the country. While apples…

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6 Can't-Miss Green Activities to Do This Fall in NYC

6 Can't-Miss Green Activities to Do This Fall in NYC

Bavaria in the beer garden photo from Shutterstock Oktoberfest at Bear Mountain Okay, so Bear Mountain is a little outside of New York City, but it's a whole lot closer than Germany,…

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PHOTOS: Stray Light Grey is a Bizarre Adventure Through a Hole in a Bathroom Wall in Manhattan

PHOTOS: Stray Light Grey is a Bizarre Adventure Through a Hole in a Bathroom Wall in Manhattan

More than an exhibition, “Stray Light Grey” is a total environment that turns the Marlborough upside down at the whim of Freeman and Lowe’s vision. The pair collected hundreds of…

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New Green City: Don't Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square

New Green City: Don't Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square

Join GrowNYC as they transform Union Square into New Green City, an all-day celebration of the best sustainable food, technology and art on October 10th. The hands-on symposium will…

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Don't Miss the Last Day of Food, Furry Friends and Fun at the Queens County Farm Museum's Fall Fair!

Don't Miss the Last Day of Food, Furry Friends and Fun at the Queens County Farm Museum's Fall Fair!

If you're sitting at home wondering what to do on this lovely fall day, we highly recommend hightailing it over to the last day of the Queens County Farm Museum's annual Queens County…

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Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens

Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens

Photo credit: DNAinfo/Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska Thirsty Long Island City-ites will soon be getting a new watering hole - on a boat. The floating bar will reside upon an old ferry in the…

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PHOTOS: Ice Skate for Free Inside Jaguar's Giant Snow Globe at the High Line Today

PHOTOS: Ice Skate for Free Inside Jaguar's Giant Snow Globe at the High Line Today

Chill NY at the High Line is a promotional event sponsored by Jaguar so after you're done ice skating inside their massive snow globe, you can also check out some of their posh rides.…

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Summer Streets Will Bring Zip-Lining and More to NYC Tomorrow!

Summer Streets Will Bring Zip-Lining and More to NYC Tomorrow!

This year’s free programming includes rock climbing at Spring Street, bike helmet fittings at 51st Street, and bike repairs at 25th Steet, along with urban art installations and…

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Come Get Crafty with RePlayGround at the New York Hall of Science Tomorrow

Come Get Crafty with RePlayGround at the New York Hall of Science Tomorrow

Want to add a little bit of upcycling to your weekend? RePlayGround will be at the New York Hall of Science on Saturday and Sunday as part of their Maker Days event, and they'll be…

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Bring Your Bike on the East River Ferry for FREE Tomorrow to Summer Streets NYC

Bring Your Bike on the East River Ferry for FREE Tomorrow to Summer Streets NYC

Headed to Summer Streets tomorrow? NY Waterways' East River Ferry has sent us word that they'll be waiving the $1 bicycle fee for those traveling to the summer festival this weekend…

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PHOTOS: Newport Green is a Hidden Beach Tucked Along the Hudson River

PHOTOS: Newport Green is a Hidden Beach Tucked Along the Hudson River

Newport Green was developed by the LeFrak Organization and designed by award-winning Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, who also worked on the Tribeca section of Hudson River Park.…

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Newport Green is the Hudson River's Only Urban Beach

Newport Green is the Hudson River's Only Urban Beach

Newport Green’s beach is perfect for building sandcastles, sun bathing or reading a book in an Adirondack chair under one of the colorful umbrellas on the beach while enjoying the…

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6 Hot Ways to Stay Cool in NYC Today

6 Hot Ways to Stay Cool in NYC Today

INDULGE IN ICY TREATS This is one day of the year when it might actually be dangerous to run after an ice cream truck, so why not make your own frosty treats in your own home? From…

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Rent a Backyard: New Timeshare on the Lower East Side Offers Outdoor Fun by the Hour

Rent a Backyard: New Timeshare on the Lower East Side Offers Outdoor Fun by the Hour

The Timeshare Backyard has added a few goodies since last year including picnic tables, lounge chairs, umbrellas and a grill. The space also includes a bathroom, squirt guns, hula hoops…

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PHOTOS: Colorful New Pop-Up Pool and Beach Open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

PHOTOS: Colorful New Pop-Up Pool and Beach Open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

The new Brooklyn Bridge Park Pop-Up Pool isn't as large as McCarren Pool, measuring in at just 30’ x 50’ and 3.5 feet deep, but it makes up for what it lacks in size with tons of…

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See Dozens of Fireflies Light up the Sky at an All-Natural 4th of July Fireworks Display in NYC

See Dozens of Fireflies Light up the Sky at an All-Natural 4th of July Fireworks Display in NYC

Boy with Fireflies image via Shutterstock We're sure that this year's fireworks over the Hudson will be great, but if you're looking for a truly spectacular and green lightshow, head…

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PICS: McCarren Park Pool Now Open To Swimmers in Brooklyn!

PICS: McCarren Park Pool Now Open To Swimmers in Brooklyn!

The original pool, built in 1936, has been transformed into a sprawling oasis which ranges from deep-end swimming to an ankle deep wading pool complete with squirting sprinklers for…

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140,000 Ladybugs Set Loose in Manhattan Garden to Do Battle with Wart-Like Aphid Pods

140,000 Ladybugs Set Loose in Manhattan Garden to Do Battle with Wart-Like Aphid Pods

We were already fans of ladybugs and the chemical-free pest control they provide before we stepped foot in the M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden, but we grew even fonder of them as we…

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PHOTOS: HWKN's Giant Blue Smog-Eating Wendy Sculpture Opens at MoMA PS1

PHOTOS: HWKN's Giant Blue Smog-Eating Wendy Sculpture Opens at MoMA PS1

In case you're not already familiar with Wendy, the prickly, larger-than-life outdoor sculpture by local firm HWKN won this year's MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program competition, and was…

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PHOTOS: Brooklyn's McCarren Park Pool Opens Today!

PHOTOS: Brooklyn's McCarren Park Pool Opens Today!

If you're not familiar with McCarren Pool, it was one of eleven pools opened by Robert Moses back in 1936. The Greenpoint, Brooklyn pool closed up shop in the mid-80s but it then opened…

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