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New York City is a massive cultural city, and our own neighborhood of Tribeca has an identity of its own. Looking around our city streets is just as overwhelming as looking through our most popular local social media accounts. Here are some can’t-fail feeds to follow that will get you excited for your next trip.


One of the most artful and thoughtful chefs you’ll find in New York City—Jehangir Mehta’s Instagram account will make your mouth water. It will also likely sell you on visiting his restaurant Graffiti Earth, a veggie-centric Indian-and-Persian restaurant here at the Duane Street Hotel.


Focusing on a storytellers from Tribeca Film—the massive film institute behind the Tribeca Film Festival—this account keeps followers in touch with a lot of interesting local events. Find out about festival happenings when it’s on, and other cinematic and lecture-based events throughout the year.


This Tribeca-based artist shares her original work on her Instagram page, as well as behind-the-scenes videos of her process and studio. For those who want to immerse themselves in the spirit of a local artist, this is a great feed to start with.


This account for a local gallery that hosts live art events showcasing emerging artist is a great way to get an insiders look at the neighborhood’s creative scene. Check out the factory for cool art shows to attend on your next trip to stay with the Duane Street Hotel.


Few Instagram feeds will have you feeling as in touch with the greater fashion world’s most memorable events, and New York City’s incomparable fashion scene. Obviously, the New York Times’ dedicated fashion feed is an example of one of these places.

From Social to Real World

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