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It’s frenetic, noisy and in your face, yet New York City remains one of the most enthralling places to visit on the planet. A swaggering trendsetter, the Big Apple is a world hub for finance and culture, fashion and food, entertainment and media, all made more vibrant with its rich mix of immigrant cultures. This guide focuses on the island of Manhattan, the showiest of the city’s five boroughs, though the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island all have attractions, too. Want to know where to eat on a budget, how to navigate one of the world’s largest subway systems and the best ways to score a ticket for a hot Broadway show? We’ve got you covered.
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