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A Weekend Guide to Grown Up South Brooklyn

When I was relocating from my home in Manhattan’s midtown east neighborhood of Sutton Place, I was eager to be among the young who were absent from my old-timer part of town. And so I looked to Brooklyn—the apparent Logan’s Run of New York City. It’s not all bowties and handlebar mustaches as the ever popular Williamsburg may have you […]


Broadway Tickets: Get ‘Em Cheap

Seeing a show on Broadway is a quintessential activity for visitors and residents alike in NY. You don’t always have to break your budget to see a good show. Here are some tips on how to do that.


Theatre Etiquette

If you come to New York, you’re more than likely going to end up in a theatre eventually. As a working theatre professional, one of the things that really irks me is when people show up with no idea of how to behave in a theatre, especially given the price of tickets on Broadway. Phones […]


Ice Skating in New York

Each one of the four outdoor skating options in New York offer their own particular set of benefits and whether it’s price, location or amenities we break down each for you in this quick guide.


Order Everything You Need In New York… Online

As New York becomes an epicenter of technology companies and great new startups, it is gaining a reputation as one of the most digitally connected hubs in the country. Whenever I tell people back in the Midwest that I order my groceries online, they tend to give me funny looks- but as I’ve written before, […]


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.


In Search of Relief

You find yourself on a crowded curb in Manhattan, waiting for traffic to break and give you safe passage across the street. Suddenly, your abdominal muscles flex and contract. Your bowels rumble, making you hyper aware of your genitals. Disaster has struck; you are in desperate need of a bathroom in the middle of New […]


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 […]


Do You Belong In New York City?

After living in New York City for a few months, I started getting asked two questions a lot: 1) What is it like to live in New York City and 2) What are some tips for living in New York City?   That realization eventually gave rise to this entire site, which is hopefully helping […]


Get Your Furniture On Craigslist… But Skip The Bed Bugs

Since moving to New York, I have repeatedly relied on Craigslist to find just about everything I’ve needed to survive. From finding freelance work to subletting my apartment, Craigslist has come in incredibly handy over the years. But perhaps the most common (and dangerous) things to get on the site (excluding at-home “massages” and “escorts”) are […]


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