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Melissa Ko's exploration of the endless culture that NYC has to offer.

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The 4 Best Pizza Places in New York City

When you think New York cuisine, you think pizza. Tourists come to New York City for a number of reasons, and the pizza is certainly one of them. No one can leave New York without trying a slice of pizza. There are so many places to get delicious pizza in New York that it’s hard […]

New York Cultural Attraction: The Flea Theater

While many tourists and New York natives alike will head to broadway to see a play, some people want to head to a more cozy and quaint environment. For those who want to see a top quality performance in a small venue, check out The Flea. The Flea is now a hub for creative artists […]

The NYC Dance Experience: 3 Studios People Can Learn To Move

New York City has long been known as a global capital for the arts. Home to hundreds of museums and cultural institutions, scores of theaters, and a world-famous symphony orchestra, the city is a hub for visual art, music, theater, and, of course, dance. If you’re a dance enthusiast, you probably already know that no […]

6 Hidden Gems in New York City

Although most people visit New York City to get a firsthand look at the common tourist attractions that are available, there are a number of hidden gems that add to the character of the destination and are scattered throughout the city. From quaint coffee shops to serene parks, there are a number of places to […]

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The Best Small Museums in NYC

When people think of New York City museums, minds will immediately jump to spaces like The Guggenheim, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The American Museum of Natural History. But (unsurprisingly) New York is home to hundreds of smaller and lesser known museums and historical monuments that are just as enriching. While it’s probably impossible […]

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The Opera Everyone Should See: Madama Butterfly

Those who know me, know that I absolutely adore the opera. I’ve yet to find another artform as transformative and beautiful as the opera, and I try to make time to see a few operas a year. No matter how many operas I see, not a single one can rival my love for Madama Butterfly. […]

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Melissa Ko’s Favorite East Village Restaurants

One of the most beautiful parts of living in New York is that there is always somewhere delicious to eat. World renowned chefs flock to NYC to put their culinary skills on display, and no matter where you are, every variation of restaurant imaginable is just a short subway (or taxi) ride away. I’ve lived […]

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Melissa Ko’s Favorite Korean Restaurants

It’s a wonderful thing to be able to find a taste of your first home in your current home. That’s how it feels when I stumble upon delicious Korean food in New York City. There is no other comfort quite like being able to walk into a restaurant and be greeted with flavors, smells, and […]

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