We’re flashing back at the start of this Labor Day weekend to the best New York blogs of summer. New readers can catch up on what we’ve been up to and veteran followers can grab another read!
I’d like to welcome our most recent subscribers (you know who you are!) and send a big thank you to our longtime fans for following and supporting this blog over the years.
Here’s a second look at our most read articles from the past several months….enjoy!
Becoming a New Yorker
Does jumping turnstiles in the subway, jaywalking across Broadway, eating 99 cent pizza in Midtown, sunbathing in Central Park, going to a Yankees game, and doing dozens of other NYC-centric things make anyone a New Yorker? I’m not sure. Becoming a New Yorker isn’t so cut and dry…..
5 Personality Traits That Don’t Work in NYC
There’s something interesting about the negative stereotypes surrounding New York locals. People may say they’re aggressive, fast-talking, and can’t seem to hit the “pause” button. But, in a way, those traits actually work when you’re living in one of the world’s fastest-paced cities…..
9 Things You Need to Be Okay With to Love Living in NYC
Loving the idea of living in New York and loving everyday life in the city are poles apart. Thousands of NYC visitors fall in love with the city each year (I was one), but only a handful can honestly flourish as full-time residents…..
11 Manhattan Buildings No Local or Tourist Should Miss
New York City is a capital for marvelous architectural treasures. In Manhattan, you’ll come across an array of significant buildings, each of which is not only lovely to look at, but gushing with history as well…..
6 Ways to Spend Your Friday Nights in New York City
If you live in New York City, there’s no shortage of things you can do on a Friday night. What we take for granted as an “average night out,” others around the country are yearning for…..
You’re out carousing later than expected and you’d have to walk a few blocks to catch a taxi to return home, but the train entrance is only ten feet away from where you’re standing…..
5 Everyday Things That Become Luxuries in NYC
By now, most people are aware that living in New York City isn’t exactly the same as living anywhere else in the US. Even if you’ve lived in a large, cosmopolitan city such as London, settling down in NYC will still be a relatively big adjustment…..
I Took a Flip and New Yorkers Saved the Day
It was a typical Tuesday –– I woke up and went to work at 58th and Third. The morning passed quickly, and so I left to run down the street for my usual noon lunch hour to grab a quick bite at Pret A Manger between 53rd and 54th Streets. On my way, I had to cross one of the busiest intersections in Manhattan –– 57th Street and Lexington Avenue…..
7 NYC Apartment Hunting Hacks
If you live in New York City, or if you’re thinking about moving here, you’ve probably read the requirements for renting an apartment. You need to make at least 40 times your monthly rent per year and have a good credit score, and more…..
Conquer Your Fears
When I made my big move to the even bigger city, I had little time to focus on all the life adjustments I would need to make immediately upon my arrival. I’d have to transition from living in a spacious house to living in 950 square feet with the same cohabitants: my not-so-neat husband, a large, somewhat smelly of a dog, and two high-maintenance felines who enjoy spreading their coats on my fine fabrics…..
Where to Find the Best Cheesecake in New York
New York City is famous for delicious cheesecake, with many former New Yorkers often shipping to out-of-town locations, just to satisfy their need for the classic desert – the NYC way…..
A Tourist’s New York Agenda
Hello New Yorkers, New York lovers, and New Yorkers at heart. It’s time for me to start planning my next New York City trip. This one will be a little different. Rather than traveling with my sister, Lavena, I’m coming with my fiancé, Donnie, who has never been to this great city…..
Hope you enjoyed this flashback. Have a wonderful extended weekend!