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Borough by borough, day after day, seeking the little details that make NYC great.

The 13th Step – East Village – 149 2nd Ave

By Melissa Limberg Sometimes you don’t need a whole lot of words to tell someone why they should go somewhere.  This is one of those places. There are 6 main reasons why you should think about going to The 13th Step in the East Village. Some people argue […]

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Levain Bakery – A Cookie Above the Rest

Imagine you find yourself wandering around Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  You are about to pass 74th street on Amsterdam Avenue and the  smell of freshly baked cookies permeates the air.  You are instantly taken back to childhood, eagerly awaiting for your Mom to pull a baking sheet of chocolate chip cookies from the oven.  A smile spreads across your face.

Home Sweet Home – Lower East Side (131 Chrystie St)

Sometimes, I feel like Rihanna.  Not because I’m a worldwide musical success, but because there are nights when “I just wanna dance – I don’t really care.” This need for carefree gyration is fed by a fantastic little cubby hole of a bar deep in the lower east side where the streets seem to have forgotten how to make a sensible grid.

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