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Nine NYC hotspots you should definitely hit on your next trip.

I’m an NYC local — here are 9 things you should see and skip when you visit

New York City is home to nearly endless attractions — here's what you should make sure not to miss when you're there.
The first wave of runners make their way across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge during the start of the New York City Marathon.

The 3 most commonly spoken languages in every New York City neighborhood

New York City draws people from around the world to boroughs including Brooklyn and Manhattan, speaking a plethora of languages. Using census data from the Minnesota Population Center, we found the three most commonly spoken languages in each neighborhood.
The original Penn Station in New York City is one of many buildings that has fallen from grace. It was sold and demolished in 1962.

Then and now: 12 iconic American buildings that fell from grace

Some of the most notable buildings in the US are the ones that have fallen from grace, from Manhattan's original Penn Station to Houston's Astrodome.

This mesmerizing GIF shows how Manhattan doubles in size during the daily commute

Watch how New Yorkers commute over the course of a week with this GIF, using data from the MTA turnstile database and US Census estimates. At Midtown's peak, it has over 680,000 people during the day, more than 10 times its overnight population.
New York City is calling you — and you don't have to spend a dime to enjoy it.

22 free things to do in New York City this summer

New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but you don't have to break the bank when you visit. There are many free activities you can do in New York City this summer.
A rendering of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, part of the larger BIG U.

Manhattan plans to build a massive $1 billion wall and park to guard against the next inevitable superstorm

Ambitious plans on a giant flood barrier on the edge of Manhattan are moving forward. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, the project includes a park, seawall, and levees. HUD and the City of New York have given nearly $1 billion toward the project.
A five alarm fire rips through a row of stores in the Bronx.

Massive 5 alarm fire rips through row of stores in the Bronx

The area around the blaze on 316 E 194th street has been largely blocked off as 44 units and 198 firefighters respond, though that number is subject to change.
The Woolworth Building's new residences are gorgeous.

A $21 million apartment in one of New York’s most historic buildings has breathtaking 360-degree views of Manhattan — see inside

Go inside the Woolworth Building's 40th floor residence, currently on the market for $21 million. It's the floor that F.W. Woolworth himself once occupied.

The 13 best places to travel in June for every type of traveler

The best places to visit in June include natural wonderlands, serene holy sites, and summer solstice parties for the ages.
Smog obscures a view of the George Washington Bridge in New York City, May 1973.

Vintage EPA photos reveal what New York City looked like before the US regulated pollution

Soon after the EPA's founding, the agency dispatched photographers to capture America's environmental issues. On Earth Day, let's take a look at what they saw.