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5 Reasons to Visit NY’s Governors Island

5 Reasons to Visit NY’s Governors Island April 28, 2011 | What's New | Read More
If you haven’t heard by now, Governors Island is the best new attraction in New York City. A favorite landmark for nature lovers, this former military base brings the best of all worlds to the New York Harbor: significant American history, kid-friendly activities, and interactive outdoor exhibits. It’s...

Up and Coming Destination: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Up and Coming Destination: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn April 20, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Tom’s diner, Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Museum, Grand Army Plaza, Vanderbuilt – these are a few places you’ll be pointed to when you ask a Brooklynite about the beloved neighborhood of Prospect Heights. Less than thirty minutes of a subway ride away from Manhattan, nestled above Prospect...

New York City Love

New York City Love October 21, 2010 | What's New | Read More
New Yorkers may be famous for their strong opinions and argumentative nature, but there’s one thing most of them agree on: they wouldn’t choose to live anywhere else. Contrary to that hilarious Onion article that made the Internet rounds this summer, a new survey shows that most of the city’s...

Blog Action Day: Drink Tap Water, NYC-Style

Blog Action Day: Drink Tap Water, NYC-Style October 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The topic of this year’s Blog Action Day is water—the stuff that flows through our oceans and rivers, fills our bottles (be they eco-conscious aluminum or regular old plastic) and runs through our taps. Here in New York City, we have some of the best-tasting tap water in the world, so good it’s...

Four-Star Restaurants (According to the New York Times)

Four-Star Restaurants (According to the New York Times) October 7, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Only seven restaurants in New York City boast the top rating from the New York Times: four stars. Foodie and media types were abuzz last week as a new one joined that illustrious list. Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton bestowed the coveted rating on Del Posto, the highest-budget offering from Mario...

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park October 1, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Now that it’s October (and the subways are

Rachel’s Featured Gems: Ace Hotel New York Affordable Art Fair Package

Rachel’s Featured Gems: Ace Hotel New York Affordable Art Fair Package September 30, 2010 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
“Rachel’s Featured Gems” is written by (you guessed it!) Rachel Greenberg, NileGuide’s Marketing Coordinator. Her opinions may be biased, but her taste is impeccable. New York sure isn’t short on amazing art. Between the finest of the fine art galleries and dudes on...

Not For Tourists Guide to NYC

Not For Tourists Guide to NYC September 30, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Earlier this week, New Yorkers in the know came out in force for the launch party for the 2011 Not For Tourists Guide to New York City. For those of you who’ve never picked up an NFT guide, the pocket-sized book with its chic black cover is one of the best resources around for making your way around...

The Best iPhone Apps for NYC

The Best iPhone Apps for NYC September 23, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
We’ve talked before about iPhone apps that can help you decode the subway, but that’s just scratching the surface of the great apps available to help you during your trip to New York City. As if I needed more fuel to throw on the fire of my iPhone envy, I decided to round up some of the top...

NYC Cleans Up After Tornadoes

NYC Cleans Up After Tornadoes September 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Not one, but two tornadoes hit New York City right around the afternoon rush hour on Thursday, causing significant amounts of damage in Brooklyn and Queens with more than 1oo mile-per-hour winds. There was one human fatality, a Pennsylvania woman who was killed when a tree fell on her car on the Grand...
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