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East Harlem gets spotlight in city's tourism campaign

La Casa Azul Bookstore

(Credit: La Casa Azul Bookstore will be featured in the city's East Harlem tourism campaign. ( NYC& Company))

Move over Rockefeller Center: The city says El Barrio is the place to visit this holiday season.

NYC & Company, the city's tourism wing, is touting East Harlem as part of its Neighborhood x Neighborhood campaign to spotlight less-visited communities in the five boroughs.

Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate Levin said there will be several major events in the area this season for visitors...

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City touts the Bronx's diamonds in the rough to tourists

Arthur Avenue Market

(Credit: Arthur Avenue Market (NYC & company))

It's November, so there are no Yankees games and the cold weather isn't welcoming to New York Botanical Garden visitors.

But the city's tourism wing and Bronx leaders say the borough is a huge diamond in the rough for tourists from around the world. They are making a push to show off its hot spots.

Visitors, however, say they already have begun to discover and enjoy the borough's community...

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