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The financial expert and veteran anchor behind Recessionista.com has stepped in to help you plan your staycations this summer. Financial expert Nicole Lapin has a few tips for you on how to maximize your plans while maintaining your budget. Click through for her tips on how to make the most out of your summer staycations. More»
Now that a long stretch of summer sunshine is ahead of us, what could be a better way to get into the warm weather spirit than with every New Yorker's favorite activity: day drinking? Grab a pair of sunglasses and get ready to enjoy delicious cocktails at some of New York's best bars for daytime brews. Click through for our roundup of spots you'll love visiting this summer.
The last pieces of One World Trade Center's spire will complete the roof of the 104-floor skyscraper this week. Replacing the fallen Twin Towers, One World Trade will become the tallest building in New York. The celebration was originally scheduled for today, but high winds postponed the event. [Photo via @WorldTradeCenter]
As the weather finally starts heating up, it's time to start enjoying the much-awaited summer sun. Soak up rays while imbibing and unwinding at our favorite outdoor drinking spots with killer riverside views. While we may not be able to bring the beach to you, sipping a drink at one of these scenic spots is the perfect city side alternative.
Long Island City, what’s really over there? We’ve done our research and discovered that it’s a neighborhood worth visiting. You get good food, bars, one of the largest art scenes outside of Manhattan and some of the best views of the city. Get up early, grab a few friends and head out to this undiscovered neighborhood for an entire day’s worth of activities.
With running around between meetings, nightly events to attend and get-togethers to plan, sometimes we forget about the basic grooming of keeping our nails pristine and brows intact. Forget about your day-to-day routine and turn your salon visit into an event with free drinks included. Unwind at these salons that offer complimentary adult beverages to make your experience that much more enjoyable. More»
Happy Earth Day! Instead of celebrating with a trip to Central Park, Bryant Park, or Madison Square Park, change up your routine (and your appreciation for New York City's green spaces), by visiting one of our favorite "secret" gardens in Manhattan. From Midtown to Downtown, these quiet, hidden spots are sanctuaries in the urban jungle. Click through for the six spots you'll want to visit for an afternoon retreat from the grind. More»
Geographically, we live in one of the smallest cities, but culturally, there is more to eat, see, and do in these 468 square miles than any other place in the nation. The problem is, the typical New York tourist only sees a portion of the best spots in the city. With 5 boroughs and countless neighborhoods, it's easy to get overwhelmed and fall into the tourist traps of the city from Times Square to the Statue of Liberty. When you want to see the New York that inspired Jay Z and Frank Sinatra to sing, you need an insider's advice. Look no further. We've put together a collection of the places and spaces of a New Yorker's New York!
There always seem to be new salons popping up all over, and it's hard to discern which ones won't butcher your locks or give you the same drab cut you wanted to veer away from. However, there is still hope to be found in the nearly impossible hunt for a salon. Check out these innovative treatments and unusual salons that will definitely pique your interest and give you the confidence to try something new this season. More»
Monday is Earth Day, which means it's time to celebrate our planet and to support environmental protection. At Guest of a Guest, we think shopping is the best way to celebrate. We've rounded up the best eco-friendly boutiques in the City. Whether you're looking for summer clothes or a summer scent, we've got you covered. Click through to see where we'll be shopping on Monday.
Thursday, May 23
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.