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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!
Spring is in the air and love is on the menu (kind of)! With so many great restaurant openings and re-openings this week it was impossible to choose only a few. Still, we have narrowed it down to our top choices, from hidden burger joints to spacious contemporary Italian restaurants to cocktail cook-offs. This is the week to break out of your dating rut and spice it up with a brand-new spot. More»
Sometimes the work week can be tough, and we need a little more pick-me-up than the standard 7pm cut-off happy hour. We've compiled a list of 8 bars to check out that keep the cheap drinks and parties going late. Whether you're looking to end the party at midnight or stay out until 3am, these bars offer a wide variety of drink specials for your night out. More»
SPX, a California workout trend started by Sebastian Lagree, is referred to as "pilates on crack." The exercise employs a method called SPX, which combines the benefits of strength training, Pilates training, and cardio. This gives you faster, more chiseled and toned results than the classic Pilates method, which modestly blushes in comparison. Lagree introduced the world to this technique in 2001 with the opening of his first SPX studio, but just recently, the trend has been catching on quick, and making its way all the way from California to New York, culminating in the birth of Brooklyn Body Burn.
Woody Allen once said, “There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from midtown and how late is it open?” Woody, if you're still interested, that world may be right underneath midtown, albeit with more exclusive hours than Carnegie Deli. We went deep into the annals of urban history to find the city's best underground sites, including private tunnels, hidden art galleries, and secret subway stations. More>>
There is no better incentive than a good brunch to get New Yorkers out of their winter-induced hibernation. That's why we've put together a list of our favorite brunch spots in Williamsburg. Not only will hitting one of these restaurants get you out of your apartment, it might even get you out of your comfort zone. Whether it's a donut at Dumont or the insane bottomless brunch at Station, we promise you won't be disappointed that you left your apartment and braved the cold for these spots. More»
We've all seen the Bowery Wall - you know, the one that's always changing on the corner of Bowery and Houston. It has become an iconic New York destination, and even the guidebooks say it's a must-see. Though we've all seen it, few people are aware of the history and relevance of the giant mural, especially it's role in the fashion world. After all, we all know that fashion and art are inextricably linked. Click through to see what this exciting street art and haute fashion house Louis Vuitton have in common.
It's almost the weekend, and you have your date lined up and ready to go - but where will you take your lucky guest? Here are a few of the new hotspots to check out this weekend in NYC.
Last night in NYC, Ellie Goulding rocked out on stage at Terminal 5, Sarah Jessica Parker stepped out with the Brodericks for the opening night of Patricia Broderick's exhibition at the Tidor de Nagy Gallery, and so much more!
Friday, May 24
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.