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Photo: Allerina & Glen MacLarty, Flickr

Another weekend is fast approaching, and so we must ask ourselves that perennial question: Where to go for brunch? If you’re tired of the same old omelette, then...

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Photo by Alick Crossley

Think of all the unspoken rules of the theater — sit quietly in your seat during the performance; don’t go wandering around on stage or poking your head behind the curtain — and now get ready to break them...

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Outdoor dining at Uva.

It’s 11:30pm and you’re famished. You’re out with your lightweight friends who don’t eat more than a nibble of a salad. You realize you’re heading toward a crisis situation when, between all the gossip and giggles, you catch yourself eyeing the tapas plate and counting how many each person ate. You need more… a lot more! So here’s what you do when the clock strikes midnight...

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tommaync, Flickr

When you think of New York’s best museums, you think of MOMA, the Guggenheim and the MET, don’t you? Well, there’s a little gem north of all of those that’s worth discovering, if you...

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Any Scot will tell you that the biggest party in the Scottish calendar is not St. Andrew's Day but Robert Burns Night, celebrated every January 25. This year, you can raise a wee dram to the poet, and enjoy a sumptuous Burns supper...

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Curious Expeditions
The Explorer's Club

He wanted tarantulas. Meaty, hairy, fist-sized tarantulas. He wanted a lot of them too.

 

I have fielded many unusual guest requests during my career, but this was certainly one of the more perplexing. A particular gourmand, the guest wanted a fresh batch of tarantulas for roasting a la Fear Factor...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder.

The East Village is home to some of the quirkiest lifestyle boutiques in New York — stuffed full of things you'll find nowhere else. Come discover a couple of my favorite "curiosity shops." And make sure you bring your sense of humor!

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Picture this: You're seated in an intimate wood-paneled concert hall. A renowned chamber orchestra is about to strike the first chords, or maybe a soprano her first notes. Directly behind the musicians, a series of windows frame the downtown Manhattan skyline, lights glittering in the night. This is your experience at...

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Many a first-time visitor to the Russian & Turkish Baths has felt a little intimidated upon entering. (Add disoriented, confused and freaked out to that list.) I know I was...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder

We’re spoiled with art on the Upper East Side. But I find far fewer people venture beyond Museum Mile to the treasures that lay east of Fifth Avenue...