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New Yorker Amber Vittoria illustrates for clients HuffPost, Man Repeller, The New York Times, Grazia, and Instagram. Here she shares her top 10 favourite hotspots in NYC.

Chelsea Piers Running Path

Over the last few years, the city has really made this few mile stretch so beautiful to run on. If I'm doing a long run, I'll run the perimeter of the island from east to west side. 60 Chelsea Piers NYC 10011.

The Highline

When I take a break from my long run (I tend to take several!) I love to walk along the Highline, which gives you beautiful art, views, and plants.

Runs from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues, NYC.

Madison Square Park

I love this park because it is home to Shake Shack and some amazing art installations. It is my favourite park in all of NYC. 11 Madison Avenue NYC 10010.

Irving Farm Coffee Roasters

Irving Farm has some of my favorite coffee and snacks.71 Irving Place NYC 10003.

I get that it’s hot outside, but this beanie is Gucci...

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Milk Bar

All of the Milk Bars in the city are my favorite. I love the Cereal Milk Ice-Cream, especially on a hot day in the city! 220 8th Avenue NYC 10011.


A Korean restaurant that serves beyond incredible banchan. 43 E 28th Street NYC 10016.


Another favorite restaurant of mine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The donuts are my favorite!345 Park Ave South NYC 10010.

Me attempting to stretch rn

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York

The beautiful thing about the MET, is you can go several times and not quite see it all. 1000 5th Avenue NYC 10028.

Museum of Modern Art

Another favorite museum, the architecture alone is breathtaking. 11 W 53rd Street NYC 10019.

Dover Street Market

A great place to window shop (or really shop if you have some $$$)! 160 Lexington Avenue NYC 10016.