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Kevin Pang
Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism bureau has urged visitors to get a little more creative. "A lot of great things are happening in midtown Manhattan," said Chris Heywood, spokesman for NYC & Company, the city's marketing and tourism bureau. "But if you're a repeat traveler and looking for something different, we encourage going to another neighborhood and exploring the corners of the city." NYC & Company promotes a different part...