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All our Posts from October, 2010

How To Live In New York Without Going Broke

New York is the most expensive city in the United States, and the 8th most expensive city in the world. Check out the following tips and learn how you CAN afford to love New York.


NYC and Its Quirks

New York is a different country. Maybe it ought to have a separate government. Everybody thinks differently, they just don’t know what the hell the rest of the United States is. -Henry Ford So, you’ve landed in the big city and now you’re wondering what to expect.  Below is a list of things you’ll probably […]


Everything You Need to Know About Dining in NYC (Except Where to Go)

There is a myth that restaurateurs in New York like to perpetuate: they are striving to reach some European ideal of service. Anyone who’s ever eaten in a real Parisian bistro will tell you that the food is buttery and delicious, the pastries are to die for, and the service is surly, seemingly based on […]


Blogs Every New Yorker Should Be Reading

This is obviously not the only website out there about New York City.  There are blogs about nearly everything in New York: apartments, arts, individual neighborhoods, specific lifestyles, food, news, there is even a blog about a particular puddle in DUMBO. Everyone has their favorites and this, of course, is nowhere near an exhaustive list. […]


Welcome to the city.

Well, hello.  Welcome aboard!  Become a New Yorker is now open for business, or non-business to be precise. (We’re not trying to sell you anything, and yes, we’re one of the few in this town.)  This site was born out of an available and fabulously catchy URL, and the general lack of resources for new […]


NYC Quote- John Updike

The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding. – John Updike


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