The 9 Don’ts of Driving in NYC

Don't feel like reading? Press play and I'll read this post to you! Reader, before we dive into the nine don’ts of driving in NYC, I’m going to be transparent with you: I can count on two hands the number of times I’ve personally been behind the wheel of a car. But before you click…

NYC Stereotypes that are Actually True

Let's start by clearing some things up: not everything you've heard about New York City is true. No, New Yorkers aren't all mean people, who live in a closet-sized apartments with five roommates. And no, New York isn't a complete concrete jungle (We actually have way more green spaces than you'd think). Now, with that…

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…

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NYC 101: Essential Facts to Know About New York City

Whether you're in the city for a visit or you've been here your whole life, there are certain things you ought to know about New York City. I'm not talking about the social etiquette things like never stopping in the middle of the sidewalk or not hogging the entire pole in subway cars; I'm talking…

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Before There was Thanksgiving, New Yorkers Celebrated This November Holiday

Allow me to take you back a few hundred years to the streets of New York, where anticipation and preparation were in the air, not for turkey and pumpkin pie, but for pole climbing and patriotic plays. For New Yorkers back then, this too was the beginning of the holiday season, but the holiday they…

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…