Of all the architectural wonders we encounter every day in New York City, some of the most stunning and unique are the various bridges that carry commuters and cabs alike between the boroughs and neighboring states. Each is a unique attribute to the skyline of the city, no matter your perspective. And while anyone can […]
This is a quick three rule guide on how to become a Yankees fan once someone moves to NY.
Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. What brought you to New York? I was born here! What is your favorite brunch spot in the city? Lately it’s been Egg or Cafe Colette in Brooklyn, or August in Manhattan. How long do you think someone needs to live in New York before they become a […]
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 […]
Unfortunately, living in NYC costs money… I know, right? There’s two routes you can take in regards to jobs when moving to NYC. First, you can secure a job for yourself and then make the move. Second, you can do what I did and save up some money, move out there, and then hope to […]
Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. Biggest Surprise Living in the City The people here really aren’t as mean as they’re often portrayed. Whether it’s on TV or in the movies, New Yorkers are often shown as insensitive. This has not been my experience. I’ve met so many nice people in the four months […]
New York is a funny place in that it, at once, holds out such promise and possibilities for the future, and in the obverse, harkens one to the good, old days. Well, as someone who has lived in Manhattan for all of my almost 59 years, I clearly remember the “good old days” as not […]
As a follow-up to my last post about the difference between streets and avenues, I thought some of you might be interested to learn just how one of the biggest cities in the world got everyone to agree that all the blocks needed to be rectangular and uniform. New York is not the only city […]