6 Charming Indie Bookstores in New York City
In the age of e-readers and audiobooks, there’s still something magical about thumbing through the pages of an old-fashioned novel — especially when you stumble upon it in one of NYC’s indie bookstores. From small shops to grand emporiums packed with emerging writers and classic voices, here are 6 venues to get lost in.
The Local’s Guide to NYC’s Flower District
Searching for a slice of nature in the concrete jungle? You’ll find your very own greenery-filled getaway in the New York City Flower District. This tiny stretch of city block, a little-known paradise on 28th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue, is home to the busiest flower market in the country.
A Rainy Day Guide to NYC’s NoMad Neighborhood
One of the best things about New York: Rain or shine, the city never slows down. Here’s a play-by-play on what to see, do, and eat in NYC when it’s pouring out, because there’s no need to let a rainy day dampen your visit. (Just don’t forget your umbrella.)
8 of New York City’s Most Iconic Dishes (and Where to Indulge)
Home to over 24,000 restaurants and counting, NYC is a vast melting pot of global cuisines, including plenty of local dishes of its own. And the city’s not all about fine dining — some of the most iconic dishes in NYC started out as some of its most humble (and its most delicious).
The Best Spots to Drink in NYC’s Zero-Proof Cocktails Trend
What’s the biggest trend in the world of cocktails? No alcohol. Whether it’s because you’re taking part in Dry January, wanting to cut back occasionally, or abstaining from booze for good, there are plenty of smart reasons why zero-proof drinks are growing in popularity.
6 New York City Art Exhibitions Worth Seeing this Season
A retrospective of pop icon Andy Warhol hangs in the Meatpacking District, a quirky outdoor sculpture series is a focal point in Madison Square Park, and in Midtown East, a gender-bending Japanese artist transforms himself into Marilyn Monroe.
NYC Street Art: A Walking Tour
Before Manhattan became the gleaming city of today, it used to be a gritty, graffiti-filled haven for underground artists who gained prominence in the early ‘80s. Pop artist Keith Haring led the pack by creating old subway installations, and while you won’t find these spray-painted masterpieces on today’s trains, you’ll still find Instagram-worthy walls —
What to See Near New York City’s High Line
It didn’t take long for the High Line to become an overnight sensation after being unveiled in 2009. Occupying a 1.45-mile-long strip formerly a freight rail line, the elevated, urban park and greenway is a smart example of adaptive reuse and, today, remains one of New York’s most popular attractions for locals and visitors alike.
Mondrian Park Avenue hosts celebration of Bill Murray’s New Worlds
The star-studded soirée folded into a G&R afterparty, kicking off what is sure to be a legendary run at Mondrian Park Avenue.