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NYC’s Team: The New York Yankees

This is a quick three rule guide on how to become a Yankees fan once someone moves to NY.


Come to New York If You Want To Live

As we wrap up 2011, the city is announcing all sorts of statistics about life in the Big Apple.  I noticed 3 in a row that sound pretty awesome: New Yorkers have the highest life expectancy due to daily walking, proximity of emergency health care, etc. According to GOOD, babies born in 2009 can expect to live for 80.6 […]


Know Your Landmarks: Bridges of the East River

Of all the architectural wonders we encounter every day in New York City, some of the most stunning and unique are the various bridges that carry commuters and cabs alike between the boroughs and neighboring states. Each is a unique attribute to the skyline of the city, no matter your perspective. And while anyone can […]


A New York Staple, Korean Grocers Are Dwindling

This is pretty sad!  Many Korean Grocers are having trouble keeping their doors open due to “rising rents, increased competition from online and corporate rivals, and more scrutiny from city agencies that impose fines”.


Ask a New Yorker: Nicki

Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. What brought you to New York? I was born here! What is your favorite brunch spot in the city? Lately it’s been Egg or Cafe Colette in Brooklyn, or August in Manhattan. How long do you think someone needs to live in New York before they become a […]


Ask A New Yorker: Cyndi

Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. What has been your biggest surprise living in the city? How lonely it is, despite how many people there are. In my opinion, most people come here to accomplish some individual or personal goal, not really to meet others. What is your favorite place to grab a […]


The Job Hunt

Unfortunately, living in NYC costs money… I know, right? There’s two routes you can take in regards to jobs when moving to NYC. First, you can secure a job for yourself and then make the move. Second, you can do what I did and save up some money, move out there, and then hope to […]


The Daily Pothole

New York City’s Department of Transportation takes a lot of flack for road conditions, lane closures, potholes and just about everything else you could think to complain about- but now DOT is offering some impressive insight into their city-wide response to potholes.  They’ve recently started a blog over on Tumblr called The Daily Pothole to […]


Get Out of My Way, You Jerk!

Do you hate ‘slow-walkers’? It’s OK; I do too. Here’s a great article from the Wall Street Journal about research on sidewalk rage.


Travel News: 36 Hours in Brooklyn

The Gray Lady’s travel section ventures really far from home this weekend: Brooklyn.  What a trek.  The Times’ 36 Hours series targets the borough this weekend with a brief, yet comprehensive look at all things east of the East River. Read more, and come visit.  Brooklyn’s just lovely this time of year.


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