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Manhattanhenge: an urban solar phenomenon

Manhattanhenge is an amazing coincidence of nature and the city where twice a year the setting sun aligns perfectly with the street grid of Manhattan in New York City. The result is a breathtaking view of Manhattan’s buildings lined with an orange glow radiating across the north and south sides of every cross street in the borough.

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New York on a budget

Tips for Saving Money in New York City

New York City, some argue, is the best city in the world. It can also be one of the most expensive. Manhattan hotels don’t come cheap (or even “inexpensive”), taxis and attraction admissions add up, and when your dining options include some of the top rated restaurants in the world, it’s easy to quickly spend your way into financial ruin. But the Big Apple doesn’t have to take a big bite out of your budget. Here are a few tips for saving money in New York.

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The Affordable Art Fair – New York City, May 2010

Whether you are a discerning art collector or just seeking something that catches your eye, The Affordable Art Fair (AAF) has a work of art to brighten up your home. With emerging artists, well-established artists and price points ranging from $100 to $10,000 you can see how this art fair draws in all types. The Private Preview will give you the opportunity to choose from the works of art available for sale before the public gets their eyes on them.

Where: 7 W 34th St., New York
When: Thursday May 6 – Sunday May 9, 2010
Private Preview: Wednesday May 5, 2010

Admission: $20 – General Admission. $15 Student/Senior, $10 Group Rate.

Check out The Affordable Art Fair website for fair hours and fair details!

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