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How to Fly Into LaGuardia and Get Where You’re Going

Arriving in NYC is tricky enough as it is, so here’s a helpful article about the various ways to get to your end destination in the city when arriving into LaGuardia Airport.


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.


NYC Rain, An Extended Guide

This is a guide on how to survive the rain in NYC while simultaneously not being hated by everyone around you while you do it. An important skill in NYC as it rains frequently, staying dry in the commute is an integral part of staying happy as a New Yorker.


Weather in New York City

Whether you are coming to New York for a visit or long-term, you are going to need to know how to dress, prepare and mitigate the neurotic weather. I won’t even begin to tackle the fashion angle of “how to dress”, because that is just begging for trouble. Instead, let’s take a look at each […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


An Introduction to the Subway

Nothing in New York bonds people together in the way the subway does – everyone uses it, everyone has an opinion on their line of choice and everyone hates it during the summer.  If you have never ridden in the subway before, know that it is a unique world with its own customs, etiquette, currency and […]


How to Keep Your Head Up (and Watch Out for Taxis)

It’s tough adjusting to life in NYC, but I’m here to help. The transition can seem overwhelming at times but if you take a step back and a deep breath, you’ll see that you have nothing to be afraid of and everything to be excited for.


Mistakes to Avoid During Your First Few Weeks in New York

As a precursor to my first post on this brilliantly overdue website, I dare not claim that I have accomplished the goal and graduated to bona fide New Yorker status. 16 months does not a New Yorker make. What 16 months in this big tiny city does make, however, is a misplaced and disgruntled Midwesterner…who […]


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