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Bannerman's IslandJuly 27, 2012

Castles? In New York? Why, yes! These ruins are a must, built by the Bannerman family as warehouse facility for their military surplus business in 1901. Get there by boat or kayak, tours available. Read more

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High LineNew York, NY • July 20, 2012

Did you know there's still a section of the High Line that's still abandoned? We can't officially tell you how to break in but you can read about it and see photos here: Read more

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JFK AirTrain - Jamaica StationJamaica, NY • June 26, 2012

Frequent fliers, get the 10-trip Airtrain Metrocard for $25 and save 50%! Just use within one year. Fastest way to JFK? LIRR from Penn Station to Jamaica.

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The Jane HotelNew York, NY • August 13, 2012

The Jane Hotel used to be the American Seamen’s Friend Society Sailor’s Home and Institute, serving as a hotel for sailors, and in 1912, it housed the survivors of the Titanic. Read more

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City Hall ParkNew York, NY • July 20, 2012

A beautiful decommissioned subway stop sits below the park. See it on a tour with the Transit Museum or stay on the 6 train after Brooklyn Bridge station. Find out more: Read more

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Untapped Cities’s Lists

6 places including Central Park - The Ramble, Central Park Cherry Blossoms, Central Park - Glenspan Arch, Central Park
10 places including Riverside Park South, The Garden at St. Luke in the Fields, Foley Square, Peter Minuit Plaza
7 places including Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, The Morgan Library & Museum, The Frick Collection
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