THE BEST OF
by Tracy’s New York Life Editorial Team
Our countdown continues with the best of the best in 2014. We move on to #8 from our top blogs list. This flashback will give you the opportunity to catch some of our hottest posts of the year if you missed them, or reread a few favorites before we move on to 2015. Have you read #9? If not, catch that post here.
You’ve probably heard, “if you want to look like a New Yorker, wear black.” Although this phrase holds some truth, there’s more to blending in with with the New York crowd than meets the eye –– like where to get your coffee, and keeping your cool if you get lost (locals are usually happy to help).
Check out Mike Kaler’s amusing yet informative guide, so you can visit the Big Apple yet pull off looking and acting like a NYC resident at the same time.
|Hail from the Midwest? Look like you belong in New York.|
You’re coming to New York to walk the streets, take in the sights and sounds, and see what all the hubbub is about. Let me be the first to say, “Welcome to New York!” But now comes the tough love.
1. See more of New York than Times Square.
No offense to all the businesses that inhabit this anti-mecca, but have you ever heard the phrase “tourist trap”? If you purchase any of the t-shirts or hats with ridiculous stereotypical New York phrases, you will most definitely look like a tourist.
Finish reading #8 of the top 2014 blog posts: 9 Tips to Look and Act Like a New York Local