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Photo of the Week - Bus Stop

{The} Native Creative Concierge got a new toy - the Samsung Galaxy S7... so Photo of the Week is back!

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Wines to Drink For Your Summer Wind Down

With summer ticking away and the temperatures seemingly rising, we all could use a drink. {The} Native Creative Concierge asked a few of her favorite "wine guys" here in New York for their suggestions on the perfect summer wine.

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Mary Lee - A Great White Shark in New York

Have you heard the one about the shark in New York? No, NOT Sharknado. Mary Lee the Shark is making waves off the coast of New York!

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Visit One World Trade Center Observation Deck

Tickets for the One World Observatory are now available. The 3-floor observatory opens May 29. 

Tickets are $32 for adults and $26 for children. 

From the looks of it, this is something New Yorkers and travelers should visit at least once.


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Throwback Thursday: An Afternoon with Dolls

In honor of Throwback Thursday, here's a look back at an afternoon spent with the winners of the Guys and Dolls Cystic Fibrosis Foundation charity auction.

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Mad Men Restaurant Week

From March 23 - 29, 34 classic, stalwart New York restaurants, including, Where? Delmonico's21 Club , BarbettaLe Cirque, the latest incarnation of Tavern on the Green and newer restaurants The Gander and Urbo will offer a 2-course lunch for $19.69. Or 2 cocktails for the shameless liquid lunchers. Or both. During Mad Men Dining Week.


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How Much Will It Cost to Take a Cab From The Airport?

Here's a question I get quite often from Native Creative Concierge clients - How much will it cost to take a cab from the airport to my hotel?


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Give The Gift of New York City with Native Creative Concierge

Native Creative Concierge is included in the list, 50 Gift Ideas From 50 Black Owned Businesses courtesy of The Root!

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My Prince William and Kate Middleton's NYC Itinerary

Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit NY in December. Where should they visit while on their New York whirlwind tour? {The} Native Creative Concierge has some suggestions for the royal couple.

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Spirited: Dessert Speakeasy in Brooklyn, NY

On the corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and Bergen Street stands Spirited, a dessert speakeasy owned by Executive Baketender® Kimberly Wetherell.

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Root and Bone, Part Dinner

The opportunity arose to have dinner at Root and Bone. Of the things I had my eye on, I was only able to cross the Bucket of Bird and Macaroni and Cheese off the list. But don't go feeling sorry for me. I still left Root and Bone that evening satisfied with a doggie bag to boot. 


We arrived a little before 6:30 on a Friday. Again, it really is like having a meal in someone's kitchen. The hostess greeted us warmly and seated us. Where do we start? Do we order a starter? Our drinks? Put our whole order in at once? Decisions!

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Double Decker Tour Buses Collide in Times Square

On the same day I decided to take a bus through "tourist hell" as one passenger referred to it, I witnessed firsthand the chaos that those double decker tour buses cause and a few hours later learned that two tour buses collided in Times Square near the TKTS booth.

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Scam City

In a crowded piazza, we watched a man give directions to another who tried to make sense of his map. Once the tourist was now confidently on his way, the local was confidently going through the tourist's wallet he'd procured.

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Welcome to The Neighborhood, Burger Heights

On July 2, Burger Heights held a friend and family pre-grand opening event. Burgers and fries were served, fountain drinks flowed (they carry Boylan by the bottle!), wine was passed around (not on the regular menu), all capped off with ice cream and milkshakes (gelato shakes to be exact) for dessert.

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Hot Time in New York City by the Hour

The summer months are notorious for hot, humid days and summer flings. No judgment. We're human. But in a city like NY where many live with roommates to save on rent, where do you go for a rendezvous where you don't have to scream into a pillow risking asphyxiation?

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