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Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
Dongcheng Qu, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind.
Huangpu Qu, China

Shanghai Marriage Market

A son-and-daughter meat market, hawked by mom and dad.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture.
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
Brooklyn, New York

Dead Horse Bay

First a horse rendering plant, then a 19th century landfill, this beach is full of glass from thousands upon thousands of broken bottles.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
New York, New York

Collyer Brothers Park

Harlem park dedicated to compulsive hoarders killed by their own junk.
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store

The one-stop shop for all of your superhero (or evil arch-nemesis) needs.
New York, New York

Pneumatic System of the New York Public Library

One of the few places in Manhattan which still employs a pneumatic system.
Brooklyn, New York

City Reliquary

Brooklyn has some great collections and some weird collections. This is both.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Colgate Clock

On the Hudson, the fourth largest clock in the world.
New York, New York

New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
New York, New York

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Celebrate Thanksgiving with pumpkin pie ice cream.