Tag: New York City

New York Restaurant Week: A three-week foodie tour of the Big Apple

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Food lovers, it’s that time of the year again! From Monday, Jan.19 to Friday, Feb. 5, New Yorkers and visitors alike, can enjoy prix-fixe courses at over 350 local restaurants in the city.   Each day during the three-week period, participating restaurants will provide food lovers with three-course Lunch and Dinner menus priced at $25… Read More

Phone booths may regain their relevance with the help of Google

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Payphones may be considered obsolete with the invention and popularity of cell phones, but Google plans on changing that.   In May, the Google financed startup, Sidewalk Labs, was created to make technological changes that will enhance efficiency in U.S. cities. The company recently announced its investment in LinkNYC’s plan to repurpose 10,000 New York… Read More

New York City African Restaurant Week presents inaugural Iya Oge food and fashion festival

Come Share The Table: Experience African Hospitality During the 2015 Installment of New York City’s African Restaurant Week

New York City is buzzing with excitement for New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW), a two-week cultural celebration featuring discount lunch and dinner three-course meal selections from over two dozen restaurants in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Anyone with an appetite for fine cuisine at great discounts is in for a treat.   Food bargains are not the… Read More

Yoga on a Ledge: Does Rachele Brooke Smith’s Recent Yoga Video Give the Practice a Bad Name

After posting a video of herself on the internet last week doing yoga on the ledge of an NYC building, actress and dancer Rachel Brooke Smith has managed to stir up a lot of controversy regarding how the kind of exhibitionist behavior reflected through her video may completely tarnish the name, reputation, and true purpose… Read More

Before Summer Ends: Live Music Must-Sees

With only about a month and half left of summer, it is time to make sure you squeeze in as many summer concerts as possible. If Bonaroo, Firefly, and Electric Forest were not enough to fill your music needs, here are some other acts that you must catch before the summer ends!   August 1… Read More

Classic Movie Monday: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

This week’s Classic Movie Monday pick is the 1961 classic film, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” This charming New York love story is the quintessential romantic comedy; it tells the story between a boy and a girl, while simultaneously detailing the tale of a love affair with New York City. The opening scene sets the tone for the entire… Read More

Bands to Listen to: Foster the People, Grimes, Little Comets

This weekend is the fourth annual Governor’s Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City. This weekend will be packed with awesome music, dancing, and lots of crowd surfing. This week’s bands are all scheduled to perform this weekend at the event. Besides the bands listed below other artists include Jack White, Broken… Read More

Women Allowed To Go Topless In New York City

If you are a woman living in New York City, feel free to take your top off. In February of last year, New York City police officials were instructed that if they were to encounter a topless women, they were not to arrest her — this makes the women of New York just as free… Read More

6 Tips to Help You Master the Art of Thrift Shopping

  To say that living in New York is expensive is a grave understatement; rent and the cost of food alone can leave a person near broke at the end of the month. Still, most New Yorkers consider style and originality in fashion to be very important.   How do you keep up with cutting edge… Read More