Turtle Bay in Manhattan, although quiet, has a lot going on under its shell

987 Second Ave.

Pop in for live music on Tuesdays and drink specials every day of the week.


Snafu Bar

127 E. 47th St.

This three-floored hangout has everything from fireplaces to plasma TVs and arcade games.


Karaoke Duet 48

304 E. 48th St.

Rent a private room at this karaoke bar and sing your heart out until the break of dawn.


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459 Lexington Ave.

For the comic-lover in your family, this store also sells collectibles and has a friendly, knowledgeable staff.


Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket

47th Street between First and Second avenues

This farmers market open on Wednesdays year-round and is a great source for local honey, turkeys and seafood, as well as fruits and vegetables.


Macaron Cafe

750 Third Ave.

Dedicated to all things French, but specifically the macaron. It specializes in traditional flavors like pistachio, passion fruit and coconut, and more unique versions such as honey lavender, pumpkin cinnamon, and tahini sesame.


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