Songs about New York Shiloh in the City

Party Big Apple-Style to These 12 Songs About New York

New York is a city that inspires people to create movies, write books, and, of course, make music. From hip hop artists to broadway stars, everyone has something to say about NYC, good, bad, but never indifferent. So in this time of limited travel, how about getting to know the Big Apple through the songs…

What to Expect When Riding NYC’s Buses: 17 Things that Will Irritate You

Last week we sounded off on NYC's subway; this week, we're going after NYC's buses. If you thought that taking the subway was God's way of testing your patience, you've never experienced the MTA bus. Waiting for, boarding, and even getting off the bus are all come with herculean tasks you'll have to endure before…

How NOT to Use the NYC Subway: Top Subway Pet Peeves

Let me preface this post with the things I love about the NYC subway: it's the great equalizer, where you'll find people from all walks of life. This is the place where you'll see New Yorkers at their best, because if you ever get lost, there's always a kind stranger willing to point you in…

Shiloh in the City Podcasts to Understand New York

Six Podcasts to Help You Understand New York

You could be in New York for days or for years and still not even scratch the surface of understanding this zany, bustling, diverse city. Besides exploring as much as you can in person and reading NYC-based books, to broaden your perspective of the city even further, I recommend listening to NYC-centric podcasts. Of course,…

New York Movies to Watch When You’re Stuck Indoors

I wish I could be out and about in the city tonight, but outside is colder than the city’s attitude toward NYCHA residents (oops) and I’m not trying to lose any fingers or toes this winter. Instead, I’m going to live vicariously through a movie set in NYC. And with NYC being the most popular…

What to Get the New Yorkers in Your Life: Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the final countdown to Christmas and I don’t know about you, but I’m nowhere near ready for the big day. Aside from all the cooking and cleaning that still needs to be done, it seems like every year I leave the gift shopping to last minute. I’ll admit that a lot of this has…

Here’s How To Make the Most of Your Life in NYC

I know, I know: After 8+ hours of soul-crushing, lifeforce-draining work, all you want to do is go home, kick your feet up, and spend the rest of the night in front of a screen. And I also know the shorter days and colder weather makes this especially more tempting. But I’m here to remind…