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Tempting Tuesday: Experience Classical Music’s Greatest in Central Park

August 13, 2013

NEW YORK, USA –There’s nothing quite like summertime in New York. From festivals to movies to the arts, this city of concrete and steel transforms into a hubbub of abounding entertainment. Though many of the season’s hottest events are coming to an end (like Bryant Park movies and Restaurant Week,… (more)
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The Hunt: Exercise Extravaganza

July 18, 2013

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. To obtain (or at least try to!) our bikini-ready bodies, we’ve been up and at ‘em this summer frequenting our favorite places to work out.… (more)
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The Perks of Central Park in NYC

June 22, 2013

NEW YORK CITY, USA- There’s nothing more quintessentially New York City than Central Park, especially in warm weather. It’s a much-needed respite from the never-ending skyscrapers of Midtown, from the crowds of SoHo, and from the confines of home. A respite where more than 24,000 trees among 843 acres of… (more)
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Friday Finds: Halloween Parties, Parades & Events in NYC This Week

October 26, 2012

Halloween parties kick off this weekend, with October 31st falling on a Wednesday this year. Looking for parties, events, haunted activities, and seasonal inspiration to celebrate this year? Look no further. We’ve rounded up posts from around the Web, highlighting venues and events, from our home city of New… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Playing house at The Sherry-Netherland

February 28, 2012

NEW YORK, NY – As anyone who’s ever gone through the hyper-competitive process of apartment hunting in NYC can tell you, it’s not easy to find a place to hang your hat in the Big Apple. But for those looking for a short-term roost, the situation is decidedly cheerier–these days,… (more)
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Purple Spotting: Mrs. Howard Stern in Manhattan

October 29, 2008

MANHATTAN, USA – Beth Ostrosky (Mrs. Howard Stern) and friend running the outer loop in Central Park. Preparing for the NYC Marathon (like me!). Map Share Purple Spotting: Mrs. Howard Stern in Manhattan with your friends!Tweet 
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Thinking outside the Central Park box in Manhattan

September 14, 2008

NEW YORK, USA – New York + park, one automatically thinks of Central Park. Poor Riverside Park and Fort Tryon Park…although maybe it’s better that it’s like that, or else people would swarm in masses to the west side. Riverside Park stretches along the Hudson River from 72nd to 158th… (more)
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New York’s central perk: My ideal day in “The Park”

August 8, 2008

MANHATTAN, USA – I’m not sure I’d be able to stand NYC without Central Park – don’t get me wrong, I love the crowds, the seemingly endless rows of buildings that strain my neck as I search for the top, and the twists and turns of the downtown sidewalks. But… (more)