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From New Yorkers to Tourists With Love

by Stephanie Kuo
Times Square

vagueonthehow, flickr

For many New Yorkers, there are a few key places to avoid at all costs during the holidays – like Rockefeller Center or Herald Square. But the most famous – or the infamous to the locals – is Times Square, where many will agree some of the worst acts of tourism occur.

The Power of the Plug

by Jeff Coltin
Dylan in 1965 with the Byrds

Dylan with playing the Byrds in 1965, sans guitar, Credit: The Comedy Store, flickr

Dylan goes electric. It's right up there in the pantheon of moments that changed pop music, along with the Beatles on Ed Sullivan and Michael Jackson busting out the Moonwalk.

Summer Streets, a Collection of Outdoor Events, to Launch Saturday

by Connor Ryan
Voice Tunnel.

Department of Transportation

New York City's Department of Transportation is gearing up for its annual Summer Streets events. Almost seven miles of Manhattan streets -- from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park -- will be closed off to cars the next three Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free music performances, fitness workouts and rock climbing are some of the many outdoor activities scheduled.

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