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 […]
Get Your Furniture On Craigslist… But Skip The Bed Bugs
Since moving to New York, I have repeatedly relied on Craigslist to find just about everything I’ve needed to survive. From finding freelance work to subletting my apartment, Craigslist has come in incredibly handy over the years. But perhaps the most common (and dangerous) things to get on the site (excluding at-home “massages” and “escorts”) are […]
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.
Looking for WiFi in New York?
We are well into the 21st century now and I think we can all agree that Wi-Fi is important. AT&T claims to be upgrading infrastructure in New York, but let’s be honest- to get a solid download speed on your iPhone (or Blackberry… do they have Wifi?) in the heart of Manhattan, you are far […]
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 […]
To Live, Love and Lease in New York
So you’ve decided to move to New York. Let’s assume you’re a young woman, and for the sake of ease we’ll call you Lindsey. First of all, congratulations on moving to New York! You’re going to hate it and love it here, but it’s such a lovely dump it’s worth seeing. Of course there’s one […]
Decorating a New York Apartment
You’ve just moved in to a great new place and you’re ready to make it feel like home. But this can be hard to do if you have a grand total of 500 square feet to work with, which is often the case with New York City apartments. Here are a few tips that I […]