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
Not too long ago in our city’s culinary history — say, 15 years back — “Italian restaurant” meant one thing: hearty red-sauce Italian-American.
How could anyone resist an exhibition titled Killer Heels: The Art of the High Heeled Shoe now at the Brooklyn Museum
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 [+]
In the 19th century, New York City was awash in lively beer halls and breweries, thanks to an influx of industrious German immigrants, who had introduced their native lager to thirsty locals.
Everyone celebrates Oktoberfest with big steins of beer — but this holiday wouldn’t be complete without some bratwurst on the side.
Rental prices keep going up and up all over New York. So what can you get if your budget is just $1,500 a month?
New York City is one of the most popular destinations for the postgrad set, but the move to the big city after college can be daunting.
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