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No matter how well you think you know New York City, the five boroughs find ways to surprise you. Hidden restaurants, a boat graveyard and secret tunnels are just a few of the clandestine attractions documented in the stories below; read on for the lowdown.

Staten Island Boat Graveyard

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NYC is full of hidden (and right-under-your-nose) surprises. Find out where to look.

Secret Dining

secret dining

Thai beneath a bar, a movie theater with a full menu and an exotic mall food court are among the City's surprising culinary offerings.

Odd Couples

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Want to drink while you knit? Eat a Tibetan meal and buy a smartphone? Sip a smoothie and frame a diploma? In NYC, you can.

One If by Land, Two if By Sea

haunted new york

Discover the ghosts—from historical figures to a female bouncer—known to lurk at these nine spots.


nyc urban legends

Meet sewer alligators, a ghost ship, killer pennies and other menaces that allegedly lurk in the City.


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