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.
Streets and Avenues: There is a Difference
No matter where you are from, your hometown has streets. Maybe some avenues, parkways, calles, boulevards, roads, lanes or rues. In most cases, there is no real rhyme or reason behind why a road has a particular classifying name, it’s simply thrown up there by whoever happens to be planning the surrounding construction. In New […]
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 […]
It seems simple, and with a little practice, it is. Depending on where you’re going and how well you know the area this could be VERY simple. However, regardless of the situation you are in, with this guide you will save a few dollars, get there a bit quicker and not be tricked into handing […]
How To Live In New York Without Going Broke
New York is the most expensive city in the United States, and the 8th most expensive city in the world. Check out the following tips and learn how you CAN afford to love New York.
NYC and Its Quirks
New York is a different country. Maybe it ought to have a separate government. Everybody thinks differently, they just don’t know what the hell the rest of the United States is. -Henry Ford So, you’ve landed in the big city and now you’re wondering what to expect. Below is a list of things you’ll probably […]
Everything You Need to Know About Dining in NYC (Except Where to Go)
There is a myth that restaurateurs in New York like to perpetuate: they are striving to reach some European ideal of service. Anyone who’s ever eaten in a real Parisian bistro will tell you that the food is buttery and delicious, the pastries are to die for, and the service is surly, seemingly based on […]
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. […]