Category Archives: Staff Picks

Get Your Green On

The NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Few parades rival the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade for sheer staying power. Now readying for its 253rd trip up Fifth Avenue, this historic event – which predates the Declaration of Independence by 14 years – draws a sociable, high-spirited mix of green-garbed locals and visitors to NYC … Read More

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Farm-Fresh Food

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If ever there was a great time to cozy up next to a roaring fire and nibble on something warm and delicious, this is it. One of our favorite spots for indulging on a cold day is Friend of a Farmer, a charming little eatery that feels like it’s been … Read More

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Shop around corners

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If you’re in NYC on a weekend, don’t miss what we think might be one of Manhattan’s most exhilarating and unpredictable shopping destinations. It’s called Antiques Garage and it’s open for business only on Saturdays and Sundays. This is a must-see for anyone who loves looking (and looking) for a … Read More

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A Merry Market

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‘Tis the season for shopping and we can’t think of a merrier place to begin the search for the perfect gift than the Union Square Holiday Market. Some New Yorkers even say the holiday season doesn’t begin until the garland-festooned stalls are open for business. More than 150 vendors peddle … Read More

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Eating + Outdoors

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Here’s one of our favorite ideas. Enjoy some of New York City’s best restaurants outdoors – in this case, the cozy and historic confines of nearby Worth Square. Mad. Sq. Eats, the semi-annual culinary pop-up market, is back with stall after stall – 28 in all! – of deliciously inventive … Read More

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