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MTA.me- A Musical View of the Subway

I came across this really cool interactive project by Alexander Chen at MTA.me.  Chen uses real data for up-to-date arrival/departure times from the MTA to create a moving map of all the New York City subway lines. As lines cross each other, they create a tone (dubbed from a cello) and you can actually see […]


Blogs Every New Yorker Should Be Reading

This is obviously not the only website out there about New York City.  There are blogs about nearly everything in New York: apartments, arts, individual neighborhoods, specific lifestyles, food, news, there is even a blog about a particular puddle in DUMBO. Everyone has their favorites and this, of course, is nowhere near an exhaustive list. […]


Welcome to the city.

Well, hello.  Welcome aboard!  Become a New Yorker is now open for business, or non-business to be precise. (We’re not trying to sell you anything, and yes, we’re one of the few in this town.)  This site was born out of an available and fabulously catchy URL, and the general lack of resources for new […]


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