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Four Quirky New York City Museums to Visit

There are more than 80 museums in our great city of New York and whether you just moved here or have been a resident for a while, you know the popular ones to visit—The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Natural History and The Whitney Museum of American Art. [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:54:39+00:00 April 11th, 2016|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Four Quirky New York City Museums to Visit

Five New York Springtime Activities

It’s finally happened, spring is here and if you just moved to New York, you’re in luck because it’s our city’s loveliest season, at least to us.  From dining alfresco to sitting on rooftops, there are tons of ways to enjoy the sunshine and hints of warmth in the light breeze. But there are also [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:55:13+00:00 April 4th, 2016|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Five New York Springtime Activities

Five Easy Winter Getaways

It’s that time of the year when the holidays and their excitement are already in the distant past, the cold is starting to get to us and spring can’t come soon enough so we can get out and do things again—whatever these elusive things are! But why wait for a new season to get going [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:58:24+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Five Easy Winter Getaways

Five Exciting Things to Do in New York This February

It’s the shortest month of the year but February often feels never ending. That’s because it’s deep into the winter—it’s been cold for a few months already, the excitement of the holidays is over and for most there aren’t any notable days off until maybe Memorial Day. But there’s no reason we shouldn’t enjoy our [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:59:32+00:00 February 8th, 2016|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Five Exciting Things to Do in New York This February

How to spend New Year’s Eve in New York City

If standing on the street at Times Square with thousands of others in the freezing temperatures—though this year the mercury might not even dip that low—to watch a ball drop is not your idea of a good time on New Year’s Eve, fear not because we have some suggestions for fun and mostly low key [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:13:16+00:00 December 17th, 2015|NYC Tips|Comments Off on How to spend New Year’s Eve in New York City

Oktoberfesting in New York

Oktoberfest is upon us and from September 19 until October 4, we can sit in gardens, drink beer and pretend that we have something to do with this German festival. Whatever. If there’s beer and relishing the last bits of warm weather, consider us in. So, where should a New Yorker go to enjoy these [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:18:24+00:00 September 28th, 2015|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Oktoberfesting in New York

Favorite NYC Grocery Stores, A Roundup

A top complaint of New York newbies is the lack of good one-stop shop grocery stores. You buy your toilet paper from the smelly deli, your fruit and veggies from the bodega with outdoor stands and the rest of your stuff from that sad and expensive grocery store near your apartment—at least you have one [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:18:51+00:00 September 13th, 2015|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Favorite NYC Grocery Stores, A Roundup

Summer in the City: A guide

While everyone is giddy with excitement on that first warm day of summer, by mid season, we all start to notice all that’s wrong with our city: The smell of garbage and bodily fluids radiating from concrete, lack of enough—and clean—watering holes, the oppressive heat at the subway stations melting the ice in our coffee [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:21:07+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|NYC Tips|1 Comment

A New Yorker’s Beach Day

Summer in New York City is all kinds of wonderful: Between all the artistic and cultural events and open-air performances and fairs, there’s no shortage of activities to engage in. For new city dwellers, however, finding a nearby and accessible beach is a mystery, prompting a flurry of online searches. Worry not, beach bums!  We [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:21:37+00:00 July 27th, 2015|NYC Tips|1 Comment

Summer cool-down drinks

Summer is in full swing and mercury has indeed began rising.  The air seems thicker than usual and everyone seems to be moving slower. Us city folk especially feel this temperature change each time we head down into the underworld of the subway system and take those long walks to get to our destination. If [...]

By | 2017-05-10T14:22:30+00:00 July 13th, 2015|NYC Tips|Comments Off on Summer cool-down drinks