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Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10029

For the true history of New York City, check out the Museum of the City of New York.

The Museum of the City of New York at 1220 Fifth Avenue

The exhibition “New York New Music 1980-1986” just opened and it a nostalgic look at music with the rise of MTV.

Visiting a Museum: The Unique, Unusual, Obscure and Historical

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10029

(212) 534-1672



Open: Sunday-Monday 10:00am-5:00pm/Tuesday-Wednesday Closed/Thursday 10:00am-9:00pm/Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm

Admission: Adults $20.00/Seniors over 65 $14.00 (with ID) and Children under 19 and Members are Free; please check website for updates.

My review on TripAdvisor:


The Museum of the City of New York in the Freelander designed building

I have been a member of the Museum of the City of New York for almost twenty years and what I love about the museum is that its concentration is to be everything about New York City and what makes the City so great. Its development from a Dutch Colony to the Modern Metropolis that it is today. It covers the history so well that they created a permanent display entitled “New York at its Core”, an extensive history of the City from its start as being…

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Harbs 1374 3rd Avenue at East 78th Street New York, NY 10075 (Closed May 2021)

In honor of Small Business Saturday I am sending out the merchants I have found on MywalkinManhattan. Don’t miss Harbs $22.00 lunch special. It is excellent!

Harbs III

The BLT Special here is amazing!

Harbs II

Don’t miss their selection of delicious cakes.

Little Shop on Main Street


1374 3rd Avenue at 78th Street

New York City, NY 10075

(646) 336-6888


Sunday-Thursday: 11:00am-9:00pm

Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-10:00pm

Harbs is the first restaurant I have put on the site because it does not quite fit into my ‘DiningonaShoeStringinNYC@Wordpress.com site because of its prices and due to the bakery up front, it is a combination of upscale bakery and cafe.

This Japanese inspired upscale tea and coffee shop/bakery I discovered when walking around the Upper East Side for my “MywalkinManhattan.com” blog site when exploring the Upper East Side (Days 101-104). The restaurants philosophy is to offer the freshest ingredients with a handmade quality to all of their food items. It really shows in the quality of all of the lunches and desserts that I have had there.

Harbs II

First off, the food and the service are excellent.  Harbs is one of those rare restaurants that has all the components of a…

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