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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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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”.


Decorating a New York Apartment

You’ve just moved in to a great new place and you’re ready to make it feel like home.  But this can be hard to do if you have a grand total of 500 square feet to work with, which is often the case with New York City apartments.  Here are a few tips that I […]


Grocery Shopping in New York City

I grew up in the midwest, so the past few years in New York have been quite the life adjustment as I’ve gotten used to smaller spaces, more people, and public transportation.  When trying to explain this shift to people back home, I’ve found the best example to be grocery shopping- everyone buys groceries and […]


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