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The Meatpacking DistrictThe Meatpacking District ranks among New York's hottest neighbourhoods. Home to many of the borough’s coolest clubs, most exclusive eateries, and priciest designer boutiques, it attracts quite the jet-set crowd. The opening of the now-iconic High Line in 2009 and the renovated Whitney Museum of American Art earlier this year have further cemented this petite’s neighbourhood’s elevated status. Visit these 10 locations to discover Meatpacking’s unique energy for yourself.


New York: Thanksgiving and Black Friday bargains

by Moderator November - last edited November

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Knowing where to find New York's best Thanksgiving and Black Friday deals can be something of a guessing game. Many stores don't reveal their opening hours and offers until nearer the time, leaving those planning a shopping trip from afar with little time to plan. But if you're flying to JFK on business this November, we can help you with a spot of bargain hunting before you return. Though the city's biggest markdowns have yet to be unveiled, we've got some tips for making sure you know about it when they are...


header.jpgStar quality: Award-winning restaurants in AmericaAmerica’s flourishing food scene continues to produce some of the world’s best restaurants. From Michelin stars to The 50 Best list, America is an increasingly dominant nation at the forefront of innovative global gastronomy. Take a look at our favourite award-winning restaurants in America and start planning your next culinary escape.


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This year we've skipped the big name brands and opted for stores that are quintessentially New York, so you can impress your loved ones with your impeccable taste and globe-trotting ways. Here's our pick of the boutiques, emporiums and individual gift ideas guaranteed to bring a spot of good cheer to your festivities this Christmas.


New York's best busking spots

by Virgin-Atlantic November - last edited November by Moderator

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New York is a city brimming with so much culture that every park, street corner and subway often

doubles as a stage for an array of eclectic artists. These are the buskers of New York City, and their

mission is to bring a smile to the faces of passers-by, all while sharing their art with as wide an

audience as possible.