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allDAY: 'Education Nation' 2011 will hit the road and Big Apple

"Education Nation" 2011 will be held the week of Sept. 25 in New York City. Full story

New York city guide

   The Big Apple, the USA's largest city, thrives on relentless energy and buzz. Here are its highlights.

Storm leaves Northeast coated in ice

   From the Big Apple to New England, roadways and sidewalks have been turned into skating rinks as the Northeast braces for more bitter cold and snow. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports from Boston, Mass.

NYC sees record tourism in 2010, after '09 slip

New York City hosted a record number of visitors in 2010, a sign that the Big Apple's tourism industry is bouncing back after a decline in tourists the previous year. Full story

9 reasons to visit New York during the holidays

New York's holiday celebrations number in the hundreds, and include everything from world-famous events, like the Times Square ball drop, to Christmas shows and community concerts. Full story

25 ways to save in New York City

New York is actually a surprisingly attractive destination for budget travelers, especially if you're willing to do a little advance planning. Full story

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  Sex offender charged in dancer’s death

Officials in Orange County, N.Y., have formally charged Michael Mele, the son a cop with a history of sexual deviance, in the death of Laura Garza, a dancer pursuing her dreams in the Big Apple. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.

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You can't walk more than a block in the Big Apple without passing a pizzeria ? and there are precious few chains (unless you count all those variations on Ray's). Motorino is just one of the pizza joints that New York City is known for.