Category Archives: Things To Do in New York City

Best Hassle-Free Views in Manhattan …

Staten Island Ferry in the upper bay of New York City

It’s true, the Empire State Building is iconic for it’s 360-degree views from the Observation Deck–but the cost is more than the $22 ticket fee. Along with its status symbol, you pay in terms of wait time (one-hour minimum), as well as long interweaving lines, cramped quarters, and packed elevators. … Read More

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A Drink With A View

The beautiful New York skyline at sunset.

New York’s striking skyline is instantly recognizable around the world and is a powerful symbol of its status as world’s greatest city. The Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and still-in-progress One World Trade Center are the architectural highlights, while the many bridges connecting Manhattan to Brooklyn provide another element to … Read More

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SoHo Shopping

soho-shopping

The neighborhoods south of Midtown have an entirely different feel than the rest of Manhattan. The skyscrapers and traffic relent once the numbered streets stop and the neighborhoods are quieter with more distinction between them. There are some cool places to visit in the area like Greenwich Village and its … Read More

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Exploring the Arts in the Bowery

The unique architectural style of the New Museum in the Bowery. Photo credit Dakota Smith.

No city has had more of an impact on contemporary culture than New York. Talented artists and authors have been flocking to the city for hundreds of years, drawn by the welcoming art scene and a city that is inspirational like no other. One of the great benefits to staying … Read More

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Real Music. Real Artists. A Real New York Gem: The Bowery Ballroom

Rock musicians playing at a live concert

The Bowery Ballroom is the spot to see raw, up-and-coming talent, as well as indie acts, and established yet under the radar musical geniuses’. Skip the inflated Ticketmaster price (it’s general admission), and let your eyes and ears be soothed by raw acoustic, inspired by climactic verse, or rocked with … Read More

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