6 Charming Indie Bookstores in New York City
Call us old-fashioned, but 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 six venues to
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, a little-known paradise just steps away from Mondrian Park Avenue. This tiny stretch of city block, on 28th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue, is home to the busiest flower
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. Bonus: All of these spots are within an easy 15-minute walk
8 of New York City’s Most Iconic Dishes (and Where to Indulge)
New York City is one of the premier culinary capitals of the world: Home to over 24,000 restaurants and counting, it’s 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
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. Now, and more than ever, some of the most beloved restaurants
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. This winter, a relatively quick jaunt from the warm confines of Mondrian Park Avenue, a slate of
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 —
The 4 Best New Restaurants Near NoMad
Summer may be over, but for New Yorkers, that’s not a bad thing. For starters, fall means saying farewell to hot and humid temps, while ushering in crisp, cool air and brilliant foliage. Then, there’s the style factor. (You can finally bump up your basic warm weather wardrobe of tees, shorts, and sundresses to items
The 6 Best Carry-Out Restaurants in NoMad
You’ve traversed the sights and smells of Manhattan’s melting pot of cuisines, and now it’s time to rest inside the chic confines of Mondrian Park Avenue. Still hungry? You’re in luck. New York City loves its carry-out and so should you. Whether you’re ordering room service, asking Cleo to send up sharable Mediterranean mezes, or
Vintage Vinyl: Where to Buy Golden Oldies in NYC
These days, what’s old is new again, and luckily that sentiment applies to LPs. Because New York City is already a music lover’s town, it’s no surprise that a surplus of brick-and-mortar stores caters to both discerning vinyl junkies and laidback collectors alike. From jazz to punk to classical, check out these six indie venues
A Bar Crawl Through NoMad: 5 Must-Try Spots
One of the best ways to get a grasp on a New York neighborhood is by scoping out the local bar scene. So whether you’re craving a glass of Bordeaux in a hushed wine bar or a well-crafted cocktail in a swanky lounge, here are five bars you shouldn’t miss in NoMad. The best part?
David Bowie exhibit opens at the Brooklyn Museum
“David Bowie is” is now open until July 15 in Brooklyn.
Eight spots for late-night munchies in New York
If you’re hungry after a night out in the Big Apple, you’re in luck.
Five Shopping Gems in NYC
Already a popular destination for eating and drinking, Nomad is also home to some of New York’s trendiest shopping.
Patti Smith kicks off concert weekend at Yours Truly
Punk poet laureate, Patti Smith, took to celebrating this past weekend at none other than Yours Truly, the underground nightclub at Journal Hotels’ Mondrian Park Avenue. What was the occasion? Combating climate change.
The New York City Marathon spectator’s guide
This Sunday in New York City is guaranteed to be electric as New Yorkers, visitors, runners, and non-runners alike come together to celebrate or participate in the world’s largest marathon.
Discover Halloween’s best at the 44th Annual Village Halloween Parade
There’s no better place to celebrate Halloween than New York City. For any who disagree, you haven’t seen the Village Halloween Parade.
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.
New York City’s best new rooftop bars
Priceless views are in demand this fall.
Nose around normally off-limits places at Open House New York
For one weekend in October, experience unparalleled access to the extraordinary architecture of the Big Apple.