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Best free thing in NYC: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge


There’s nothing like a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge. Just don’t take up any offers to buy it.

I may have a fear of driving across the Brooklyn Bridge, but when it comes to walking across it, count me in. It’s fun, good exercise, offers great views, and for this cheap Yankee, most importantly, it’s FREE.

In fact, walking the Brooklyn Bridge and riding the Staten Island Ferry are the best free attractions in the Big Apple. When I was a New York Destination Expert on TripAdvisor.com, they were the two sightseeing things I recommended most to visitors. (Skip the tour bus and spend your money on Broadway tickets and great food.) Read more…

A Bridge Too Far

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My name is Patricia and I am a Gephyrophobiac.

There, I’ve said it.

Pronounced JEFF-Hi-Row-Foobee-Ak, a Gephyrophobiac is not someone who fears Geoffrey Chaucer, though trying to read The Canterbury Tales in 14th century Middle English is pretty scary. Read more…

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