Tracy's New York Life | A Blog About Life in New York City

Friday, November 28, 2014

Did You Miss These? Our Top 10 Fall Blog Posts

THE BEST OF
by Tracy Kaler


Before we officially head into the holidays, let's take one last look at fall in New York. 

Hopefully you a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with love, delicious food, and your favorite people. As you recover from your turkey/stuffing coma and mentally prepare to dive into the holiday hoopla, catch up on one or all of our most popular blog posts from the fall season.

1. Woes of the New York City Pedestrian

2. Flatiron Design Collective: The Hottest Party in Town

3. Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Astoria, Queens

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Bowery Mission: My NYC Thanksgiving Tradition

LIFE IN THE APPLE
by Lauren Malamala

I've made volunteering at the Bowery Mission my personal Thanksgiving tradition. 

Thanksgiving is the kickoff to my favorite time of year – the holiday season. Like most New York transplants, I don’t have any family in the city (or the entire Northeast, actually), so I’ve grown accustomed to spending turkey day with my best friends instead. To me, they’re family anyways. 

A Wild Turkey Named Franklin in Brooklyn; Apartment Hunt Without the Broker's Fee; the NYC Skyline in 2018, and More

THE WORD'S OUT
by Tracy Kaler


What will become of New York's skyline in the next few years?

A Wild turkey named Franklin is alive and well in Brooklyn this Thanksgiving. {Gothamist}

New York's skyline will look dramatically different by 2018. {NY Post}

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Understudies Today, Broadway Stars Tomorrow

by Rori Nogee


Fans travel far and wide to see stars like Idina Menzel in If/Then. But often, understudies are the next big Broadway baby about to be born. {credit}

Imagine training your entire life for a coveted Broadway spot. You land an understudy role in your dream show, standing by for a well-known celebrity. After only two weeks of rehearsal, you wait in the wings every night, anticipating a chance in which you finally get to shine. Then, your big moment arrives. You make your entrance and you're met not by enthusiastic applause, but by an unsupportive crowd, many of whom leave or demand their money back, simply because you are not the celebrity they came to see. 

Monday, November 24, 2014

A Boston Market 'Friendsgiving' for 8 in My NYC Apartment

IN MY NEW YORK KITCHEN             ***SPONSORED
by Tracy Kaler
                                                                                          
I hosted a fabulous Friendsgiving meal for 8 in my NYC apartment with the help of Boston Market.





Since I'm spending time in Pennsylvania this week, I celebrated Thanksgiving with friends in the city before I left town. Our gathering last Thursday was my first 'Friendsgiving' for eight people in New York. I know what you're thinking. How did I manage dinner for eight in my New York apartment? Good question.
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