It seems people aren’t satisfied with good old-fashioned coffee shops any more. They need their caffeine fix to come with the promise of a new surfboard, an updated record collection, or even a beard trim. The caffeine invasion that was first heralded in Brooklyn has quickly spread throughout New York, making it possibly the easiest place in the world to pick up that much-needed cortado. Here is our selection of the best places in New York to get coffee and then some…
New York City is filled with hidden gems and who doesn't like a treasure hunt? In a city such as ours, you can easily miss the graffiti-covered door and the delicious bites hiding behind it. So we present our guide to the best hidden restaurants in NYC (Part 2!). From a pizza speakeasy to a back room fondue heaven, we have got you covered. Here's your map, let the foodie adventure begin!
Listen up ladies, spring is upon us. In the aftermath of New York’s finest fashion week, we've seen some major statements starting from the ground up. We’re talking about shoes people, the one thing that can make or break an entire outfit. Whether you know it or not, your shoes show everyone what kind of mood you're in and we want to help make it a good one. So, here are some of our favorite finds on the web to keep those tootsies happy in the coming season. Pull out your wallets, spring clean your shoe selection, and snag some new soles.
This weekend, we're in the mood for everyone's favorite indulgent, decadent dish. After all, what could be more brunch than eggs benedict? And yes, we did just use brunch as an adjective. A beautiful, lovely little adjective reserved only for the most beautiful, lovely little nouns. For perfectly poached, pillowy eggs, hit up one of these prime spots - you'll be in a hollandaise daze for days.
First it was cupcakes, then it was kale, and now the craze is macarons (but isn't it always?). Lucky for you macaron lovers, there is a day this week dedicated to your favorite treat! This Friday, March 20th, will mark the 6th Annual Macaron Day in NYC. With 15 restaurants participating, from 10 am to 5 pm, you can claim your free macaron in practically every neighborhood. And if you decide to buy one (or a dozen) more at any of the locations, a portion of the sales will be donated to City Harvest. Ready for all those free French bites? Click through for the 14 spots you can hit this Friday.
The labyrinth that is the West Village is host to some of the best restaurants in the city. Head to this neighborhood for the ultimate NYC date night experience this weekend. Now that the weather is starting to get warm, you can take a walk around the quaint streets and have a quiet dinner at one of our favorite spots. With Uptown quality and Downtown attitudes, the West Village is the perfect date night spot where you can impress your date (even if you're on a budget!).
Tonight, the Guggenheim celebrates its annual Young Collectors Party sponsored by David Yurman, Gray Malin launches his Sperry collaboration at the Sperry NYC flagship, theHoerle-Guggenheim Gallerypresents the opening reception forDeconstructive/Constructive and more. As always, for full details and more events be sure to check out our calendar.
After a freezing cold winter hiding under a beanie, break out this spring with a new ‘do. Try long wavy layers, a short edgy bob, or add a streak of color to your new spring tresses. To help you get the perfect cut this season we’ve found the top 10 salons in NYC that deliver celeb-worthy styles.
With more Michelin Star restaurants than DIY venues, Williamsburg’s scene is rapidly changing. Here’s how to take advantage of the growing food scene without having to leave your home. Whether it’s Chinese food or ice cream that you’re craving, we've got you covered. Click through our Williamsburg guide to the best restaurants on Seamless.
There's a renewal in our obsession for anything and everything "matcha." Matcha, another name for finely ground powder made from green tea leaves, is known for its healthy qualities (filled with antioxidants, vitamin A, B, C, E, and K) and caffeine super-abilities to keep you powering through the day. You might be surprised, but there are plenty of spots that specialize in the superfood scattered around the city. Click through to take a look at our favorites.