Once considered a second-class "suburb" of the city, Brooklyn is booming as celebrated place for both families and singles to live and work, as well as a destination for visitors
It's become one of the city's most desirable places to live and to visit
If ever there was a time to choose a non-alcoholic drink instead of a boozy one, it’s now. All across New York City ace bartenders are whipping up artisanal mocktails and, in some respects, they are becoming as hip as their liquor-fueled brethren
New Yorkers tend to fetishize buildings not made for living as places to live — firehouses, churches, hospitals, even a former lunatic asylum, but carriage houses, structures originally meant to
Just ask any of Brooklyn's more than 2.5 million proud residents: New York's most populous borough has long since graduated from a residential afterthought to an essential visitor destination bursting with vitality. Named "Breuckelen" by Dutch farmers in the 1600s, this 82-square-mile chunk of land on the westernmost end of Long Island transformed into a commuter suburb with the arrival of the Fulton Ferry and the Brooklyn Bridge in the 19th century. And it's been booming ever since. Dynamic… museums, gorgeous parks, upscale boutiques, innovative performance spaces and Michelin-starred restaurants draw visitors from across the River and around the globe. In 2012, the borough got its first major sports team since the Dodgers and a state-of-the-art stadium that hosts international acts. While Brooklyn's cultural cred gives Manhattan's a run for its money, Brooklyn remains just a little bit more peaceful, more neighborhood-y and (slightly) more affordable than its neighbor across the river. Plus, it offers front-and-center views of the Manhattan skyline. Read More [+]
What can you take home from a restaurant besides a full belly and a takeout bag? Some restaurant patrons maliciously abscond with vintage silverware; other diners buy a branded T-shirt they’ll never wear. But we have five clever items to take home
We suppose that chefs and restaurateurs were busy focusing on the Valentine’s Day rush instead of debuting new projects, as February logged in as one of the slower months for openings in NYC. There still
As the weather gets a bit warmer and New Yorkers start to believe that winter will end, it’s worth noting that the rental market has a peak season of its own. Generally speaking, the market is slow in the colder
It wasn’t too long ago that waterfront living in the city was for those too poor to live elsewhere, and a New Yorker could go weeks or more without even thinking about the numerous blue-green bodies that
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