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14 Things to Do in Manhattan Neighborhoods This Weekend

Sleep under a giant whale, take in free Shakespeare and linger at the Whitney after hours this weekend.

Upper West Side »

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Upper West Side

There are lots of family-friendly ways to celebrate the Fourth of July locally.

Upper West Side »

New Exhibit Explores Posters Used as Activism Through the Decades

From the Black Panther party to the Kent State riots, activists relied on art to get their message out.

Coney Island »

6 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Summer's here! Catch the Mermaid Parade, Make Music New York and Pride Week.

Upper West Side »

Massive Picasso Curtain Finds Home at New-York Historical Society

"Le Tricorne" hangs from floor to ceiling at the museum and depicts a Spanish bullfight. 

Upper West Side »

'Lincoln and the Jews' Exhibit Traces President's Support of Jewish People

Lincoln was supportive of Jews in America at a time when prejudice was rampant. 

Upper West Side »

Snag Unique Gifts at these UWS Museum Shops

The Upper West Side’s museums are a treasure trove of unique homewares, jewelry, art and toys.

Union Square »

4 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Week

Drink hot chocolate, discover rural China at the Asia Society, and entertain the kids at the Intrepid.

Upper West Side »

Rare Images from the Civil Rights Movement on View at NY Historical Society

A new photo exhibition at New-York Historical Society commemorates the Civil Rights March of 1965.

Upper West Side »

Hundreds of Antique Trains Roll Through New-York Historical Society

The antique trains are part of a new annual holiday display at the museum opening this Friday.

Upper West Side »

Annie Leibovitz Exhibit Portrays Her 'Pilgrimage' Through American History

The photographer's exhbiti opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. 

Upper West Side »

New Exhibit Chronicles Path of Chinese Americans in the U.S.

The New-York Historical Society details the journey of Chinese Americans from the 18th century to now.

Ditmas Park »

Who Used to Live in Your Apartment? Here's How to Check

New York's librarians share tips on how to research your home's past.

Upper West Side »

NYC's Former Pro-Slavery Stance Examined in Governors Island Exhibit

"NYC & the Civil War," organized by the NY Historical Society, looks at the city's ambivalent history.

Upper West Side »

'Madeline' Exhibit Comes to New-York Historical Society

A New-York Historical Society exhibit on the author of the beloved "Madeline" book series opens July 4.