I swear summer arrived five minutes ago. This year I can count how many times I wore the sexy sundresses and strappy sandals in my closet, but, the seasons must change…. As we prepare to celebrate the end of another summer this Labor Day weekend, it’s a good time to look back on the past few months. Did you accomplish anything noteworthy? Did you take the best vacation ever? I spent much of my summer in Europe, so I didn’t crank out as much work as I would like, but tomorrow is another day.
I’ve rounded up our most popular articles of the season, so grab a re-read of your favorites, or catch up on the posts you missed when you were out of town or taking a break from tech. These are the hottest blogs on Tracy’s New York Life from Memorial Day until now.
1. What I Miss When I’m Not in NYC
As I prepare to travel to Europe for most of July, I know that no matter how much I enjoy my time away, missing New York is almost inevitable….
2. 6 Must-See Comedians in NYC
New York City is one of the world’s comedy capitals, and there’s definitely no shortage of talent here. On any given night, you’ll find plenty of local comedians gracing the stage…..
3. Escaping New York: My Adventures in Vero Beach
When Indian River Tourism invited me to travel to Vero Beach in early June, if I’m honest, I had no idea what to expect from this Treasure Coast town. I’d been to Florida a few times before (not in recent history), but my memories of the Sunshine State were few and far between….
4. How to Know if You Should Live in NYC
If you’re considering a move to the Big Apple, you’re not alone. Chances are, you’re one of thousands who’s fantasizing about a life in New York City….
5. A Guide to Broadway Theater Etiquette
If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you know by now that I adore theater. Whether I see a riveting play like Eclipsed, an award-winning musical like Fun Home, or an Off-Broadway spoof like Ruthless, I love watching talented newcomers and veteran performers take the stage….
6. 5 Classic NYC Foods and Where to Find Them
New York is lucky enough to be host to thousands of restaurants and hundreds of different cuisines, but what foods actually define this city? (Hint: It’s not apples, despite Gotham’s “Big Apple” nickname)….
7. Orchard Street: 6 Stores for Your Next Shopping Spree
Spanning eight blocks between Division Street and East Houston, Orchard Street is a fantastic place to shop on NYC’s Lower East Side. Historically known as a discount shopper’s dream, the street has undergone a number of changes over the years, with designer boutiques slowly replacing family-run businesses….
8. How to Score Freebies in NYC
Living in NYC can get expensive, but if you keep your eyes open, you’ll realize there are tons of ways to score items or attend events for FREE.
9. 5 Ways Living in NYC Has Boosted My Self-Confidence
By the time I moved to New York City at the age of 24, I would say I had gotten most of my shyness and timidity out of my system. For the most part, I could handle myself around a group of strangers, and even though I have no family in the area, (or in the entire Northeast), moving to the Big Apple didn’t faze me one bit….
10. Why I Still Love Living in Manhattan
My pipe dream came true nine years ago when I arrived in New York with my husband, dog, and two cats in tow. Some days that iconic moment feels like decades ago, and other times, just yesterday…..
Have a fab holiday weekend! We’ll be back here next Tuesday.