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Revisit Thanksgiving Myths At The American Indian Museum

Thanksgiving week is a nice time to spend with family but also a great chance to challenge the preconceived notions of the holiday you thought you knew. To learn the real story, there’s no better place to do so than the National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan. The Smithsonian’s museum (which has a bigger sister outpost in Washington D.C.) is inviting you to visit — and maybe even become a member — to help correct the historical record of the settlers’ early interactions with Indigenous peoples that inspired the holiday. Visiting the museum can help…

Lace Up At The Rink: Brookfield Place’s Ice Skating Is Open For The Holidays

Don’t let the unseasonably summery weather fool you, for the holiday season has one of…

Get Your Shots, NYC — Health Department Expands Booster Eligibility To All New Yorkers 18+

Big news for folks seeking a third Covid-19 shot — on Monday, the NYC Health Department…

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