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New York City is a very proud city, and when it comes to the LGBT community, not many cities celebrate Pride bigger or better than NYC. New York City Pride 2012 events last a week long, kicking off June 16 with the NYC Pride Rally, and wrapping up June 24 with Dance on the Pier. Follow this guide so you don't skip a beat throughout pride week 2012 New York City Lineup!






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 Summer brings out some of the best booze cruises and boat parties in New York City and there's really no reason not to enjoy the weather and fresh air any chance we get. So why not party on a boat in New York City this summer with one of these awesome booze cruises in NY waterways.






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In New York City, summertime is an outdoor concert free-for-all, literally, from tween scream-filled Bieber concerts to punk fests and afternoon backyard barbecue indie shows. Free summer concerts in New York City will be popping up left and right, all summer long throughout the streets and parks, beckoning locals and NYC tourists alike to enjoy the long summer days outside while tapping their feet to the beats of live music.  

Find the free NYC summer concerts in your preferred musical flavor, tune in and have a happy summer!






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 If you didn't already know, we're in the middle of bike month in New York City (... and nation-wide!)  New York City is a big biking city, and the trend is growing, not just because it's May. Biking is obviously great for several reasons, including healthy exercise, saving money and it's a green-friendly form of transportation. In a city with more than 8 million people, a raising the popularity of riding bicycles in New York City is a wonderful thing.






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Seeking the best food trucks in New York City? There are many to choose from, but we've got our top picks. New York City is notorious for its classic street food vendors, of hotdogs, knishes and pretzels, however New York is also fashion forward, even with food trends, and the latest boom in the street dining scene is food trucks in NYC. 

We recommend scouting out these New York City food trucks during your visit:






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Mother's Day is May 13th, just a couple weeks away, and if you're trying to step out of the same old routine to make your Mama feel adored, we're here to help. New York City is an amazing city to celebrate any occasion in, and Mother's Day has no less awesome options. If you're looking for a special and unique way to celebrate your Mama, check this list of our top 5 ideas for Mother's Day 2012 in NYC:






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Who doesn't want to save lions? The 2012 Run For the Wild, a 5k run through the Bronx Zoo is this Saturday, April 28th.  Participants of all ages in this charity race, in efforts with the Wildlife Conservation Society, will raise money to save lions at the zoo and all over the world.Lions are the main focus of this year's event, though all donations and funds raised will help the entire WCS, helping other wildlife as well.






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The Tribeca Film Festival is an iconic festival in New York City, known around the world and happens to be going on now. There are always a ton of amazing film premiers, with films competing in a variety of categories for the praise of a jury made of film experts in the industry. 

Some of the popular award categories include Best Documentary, Best Short Film Director and Creative Promise Award.






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We've reached some pretty solid springtime weather in New York City, this week hitting the 70s and 80s, and heading into the summer, it'll just get warmer and warmer - which means something wonderful for partiers - it's rooftop bar season!

NYC Rooftop bars are our favorite places to drink, especially when you can enjoy sunshine, a beautiful New York City view and a cold drink in your hand. Here's our list of the best rooftop bars in New York:






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April is here, which means baseball fans are gettin' fired up for season openers!  Whether you're a Mets fan or a Yankees fan, or you just go to games for the over-priced beer, peanuts and ball park hot dogs, etc, we've got you covered forNY baseball tickets. 

Here's the low-down for Yankees Season Opener:

Opening Day 2012 for the New York Yankees is Friday, April 13th, with first pitch scheduled for 1:05pm. The Yankees will take on the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.