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Fall Weekends in New York City

Fall is a perfect time for a visit. Here’s a guide to the city’s great attractions, shops, and restaurants—plus a look at the best (and worst) ways to get there.

Photograph by Cameron Davidson/Corbis.

Seven Washingtonian staffers left our downtown DC office on a Friday afternoon and headed to New York City—going seven different ways. Their goal: meet for an 8 pm dinner in Manhattan. Here’s how long each trip took door-to-door and what it cost in money, time, and aggravation.


Nine hot bars and restaurants serving everything from foie-gras-stuffed chicken to sublime pizza.


More than a dozen terrific Big Apple attractions, from star-studded plays to little-known museums.


Going to New York to shop? These nine places are favorites packed with cool, sometimes unique finds.


This article appears in the September 2012 issue of The Washingtonian.

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