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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.


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 […]


How to Talk Like a New Yorker

I came across this video from Rocketboom the other day- it’s a pretty cool breakdown of the typical ‘New York accent’ as a voice coach walks an Aussie from a think ‘Down Under’ accent to a passable old-school NY tone.  I’ve always thought regional dialects are really interesting, and living in a city with a […]


Ask a New Yorker – Chris

Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. Biggest Surprise Living in the City The people here really aren’t as mean as they’re often portrayed.  Whether it’s on TV or in the movies, New Yorkers are often shown as insensitive.  This has not been my experience.  I’ve met so many nice people in the four months […]


Ask A New Yorker: Karri

Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. Ed. note: In an effort to make our bevy of BANY contributors a bit more familiar to you all, we now present “Ask a New Yorker: Karri”, the first post in Q&A series with those who write for this site.  Check it out, enjoy the stories, and share […]


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