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New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Townhouse Secret Subway Exit

This innocent-looking townhome is actually a subway exit.
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
Kingston, New York

Lite Brite Neon Studio

Neon signs that grace the windows of Bergdorf Goodman's and Tiffany & Co. come from this studio in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

House of Yes

A band of aerialists and circus performers putting on incredible shows in East Williamsburg.
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
New York, New York

The Secret Entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel

An unassuming secret door once led to a legendary watering hole.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
New York, New York

5 Beekman Street

This beautiful building in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District was empty for decades.
New York, New York

Mmuseumm

A tiny museum housed in a New York freight elevator specializes in the "overlooked, dismissed, or ignored."
New York, New York

The Evolution Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
Cohoes, New York

Site of the Cohoes Mastodon

A 13,000-year-old mastodon skeleton was found during the construction of a 19th-century New York mill.