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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.


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 […]


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.


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: 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 3 New Yorks (E.B. White)

“There are roughly three New Yorks. There is, first, the New York of the man or woman who was born there, who takes the city for granted and accepts its size, its turbulence as natural and inevitable. Second, there is the New York of the commuter—the city that is devoured by locusts each day and […]


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.


The Big Apple according to John Oliver

The Emmy-winning, Daily Show comedian responds to your questions about ten New York City oddities.  Read more , courtesy of Time Out New York. I really liked this one: Why did milk once have a regular expiration date and an NYC expiration date? New Yorkers have a much higher lactose tolerance than the rest of […]


50 Reasons to Be Pretty Damn Euphoric You Live in New York City

A couple months ago, the Village Voice posted this list of things that make living in New York awesome and it is definitely worth a read.  My favorites: “#9: Jaywalking is an art form” and “#23: Efficiency in a drugstore checkout line.” It is the little things that make New York what it is and hopefully you can […]


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