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A Fabulously “Trashy” Day on the Upper East Side

Visit the treasures of the Trash Museum!

Photo courtesy of New York Adventure Club/Facebook

Digging through trash might not sound like the most appetizing way to spend the weekend, but trust us, you’re going to love this quirky and cool museum.

DRINK: Morning Beverages at Mellow Yellow

Start the day with chai latte or Moroccan coffee and tea at this UES boho-chic hidden gem.1729 First Avenue (between East 89th and 90th Streets), Upper East Side

Photo by Julia G./Yelp

DO: Visit the Treasures at the Trash Museum

Dig through this fascinating, appointment-only garage gallery, which displays objects secretly collected from NYC trash cans for more than 20 years. 343 East 99th Street (between First and Second Avenues), East Harlem

EAT: Carrot Cake (Duh) at Lloyd’s Carrot Cake Cafe

You can’t not try the Cadillac of carrot cakes when you’re in the neighborhood. 1553 Lexington Avenue (between East 99th and 100th Streets), East Harlem

Photo courtesy of Lloyd’s Carrot Cake/Facebook

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