Follow Become A New Yorker on Twitter for regular updates about moving to New York City and learning living in NYC

Become A New Yorker Become A New Yorker logo Get here. Get settled. Get around.

Random header image at Become A New Yorker

Guest of a Guest

Guest of a Guest New York covers the People, Places & Parties of Gotham; from the ballrooms of the Upper East Side to the barrooms of Downtown and all the hotspots in between. Phenomenal weekly roundups of everything from fashion, to technology – parties to galleries – everything that is NYC life.

The Roosevelt Islander

The Roosevelt Islander provides accurate and timely information about Roosevelt Island life and happenings,some suggestions as to what to do on Roosevelt Island and even a virtual tour of the island itself. The Roosevelt Islander also serves as a forum for residents to express opinions and engage in a dialogue to improve our community.

The New York Minute Podcast Blog

The New York Minute Show is a podcast and blog dedicated to New York City. The shows are usually 30 minutes in length and give you in depth insights on the city. On the Blog, not only can you see the most recent podcast, but it also lists quick updates to keep you informed on […]

The New York Condo Blog

Anything and everything you need to know about buying, maintaining or selling a condo in the city you can find here. Whether you just want to drool about how the 1% live, or become a part of it, this is an exceptionally well put together blog with insider looks of the finest NYC has to […]

The Disconnect

There are a lot of weirdos in New York City– somebody has to write about them! Read about Nubia DuVall’s subway adventures, getting yelled at by strangers, thrown into crazy situations and observing humorous moments in city life on her blog here.

Shop NYC Tours

From hip boutiques to celebrity choices for wine tasting and cafes, ShopNYC Tours provides unique, behind-the-scenes New York City shopping experiences. Follow Natasha from “Tough Love” as she dishes about ShopNYC Tours on her blog. Whether guiding tourists or locals, shopping vintage or high fashion or visiting the East Village or Meatpacking, you’ll hear about the […]

Overheard in New York

A collection of short conversations overheard by “spies” throughout the city. Beyond just a blog, Overheard also has a book published of it’s finest quotes/conversations overheard in New York.


NewYorkology is a great site with regularly updated content about things to do, shows, bars, hotels, shopping, etc. They do a great job of keeping updated lists like New York City Museums and have a ton of great info about activities around the city.

New York Daily Photo

Brian Dubé posts to New York Daily Photos everyday and always gives you something to think about. Usually, posts consists of a couple photos of a seemingly normal subject – a graffiti wall, a sax player in a park, a dog on a stair – along with an insightful few paragraphs about the history or […]

Midtown Lunch

Midtown Lunch is an excellent resource for keeping up with new restaurants and specials around midtown.  The site also has a section featuring similar info for Downtown New York.

Become A New Yorker

Get here. Get settled. Get around.
Subscribe to the RSS feed for Become A New Yorker Subscribe via RSS
Subscribe to Become A New Yorker by email Subscribe via Email

We are looking for new volunteer contributors! Send us a note to join our team.

Sign Up For Our Newsletter