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Taylor Swift's "Welcome to New York," Critiqued by a Long-Time New Yorker

By Anthony DeVitoNovember 3, 2014

New York City is one of the most sung-about towns in the history of music. From Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New

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Taylor Swift's

Open Thread for July 17!

By SparkLifeJuly 17, 2014
 Thank you again, levackkid!

Times Square, New York City, New York.

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Open Thread for July 17!

Lighting Designs We'd Like to See on the Empire State Building

By reidfaylorDecember 10, 2013
Fun fact: SparkNotes HQ is located in NYC, home of the Empire State ... More  →
Lighting Designs We'd Like to See on the Empire State Building

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My Parents I'm Spending The Summer With My BF?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 2, 2013
Hi Auntie, I'm a freshman in college and I'm applying for internships for the summer. My boyfriend is also in college, already has... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My Parents I'm Spending The Summer With My BF?

The Great New York Lightsaber Battle of 2011

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 26, 2011
Only in New York City can hundreds of mature, full-grown adults dress up as Jedi and whack each other with plastic lightsabers... More  →
The Great New York Lightsaber Battle of 2011

You Know You're from New York City When...

By ContributorMarch 18, 2011
Come visit us, tiglerie! —Sparkitors New York City is (arguably) the capital of the world and home to a barrage of... More  →
You Know You're from New York City When...

20 Things I Learned In New York

By ContributorFebruary 1, 2011
soulfulginger93 learned some important lessons during her brief vacation—this ed's been here 8 months, and she... More  →
20 Things I Learned In New York