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New York City Local Deals

New York City Local Deals April 15, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
It’s true, New York City is an expensive destination. But just as this city offers high end entertainment, there are more ways than ever to save big bucks and turn your visit into a budget-friendly adventure. No need to be a penny pincher, just use some simple internet search tricks to navigate...

Biking in New York City: Where To Go

Biking in New York City: Where To Go March 16, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Tourist tip: avoid the high prices of taxis; go for public transit. Even better: get adventurous and hop on a bike! Everyone has a different way of exploring a city. Some enjoy walking everywhere, others are fans of public transit systems, and more often today, lots of people are hitting the streets...

Not For Tourists Guide to NYC

Not For Tourists Guide to NYC September 30, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Earlier this week, New Yorkers in the know came out in force for the launch party for the 2011 Not For Tourists Guide to New York City. For those of you who’ve never picked up an NFT guide, the pocket-sized book with its chic black cover is one of the best resources around for making your way around...

The Best iPhone Apps for NYC

The Best iPhone Apps for NYC September 23, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
We’ve talked before about iPhone apps that can help you decode the subway, but that’s just scratching the surface of the great apps available to help you during your trip to New York City. As if I needed more fuel to throw on the fire of my iPhone envy, I decided to round up some of the top...

Navigating the Subway

Navigating the Subway August 26, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
With some 1.5 billion annual rides, the sprawling New York City subway system (first opened in 1904 and now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week) is one of the biggest and most heavily used public transportation systems in the world. As of 2009, only Tokyo, Moscow and Seoul had busier subway systems;...

Supermarket Sweep: Gourmet Garage

Supermarket Sweep: Gourmet Garage July 8, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re looking for super-size supermarkets, you won’t find many in New York City (and especially not in Manhattan). Space is at a premium, and many grocery stores in this city have aisles barely wide enough to push your cart along. But if you’re looking for a good supermarket where...

How to Beat the Heat in NYC

How to Beat the Heat in NYC July 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It may be sweltering out there, but there are still tons of ways to stay cool during your visit to New York City this summer. Here are five of them: Go swimming. Take the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to Jones Beach State Park (known for its swimming) or take a dip in one of the city’s public pools....

Bottled or Tap Water?

Bottled or Tap Water? April 15, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
The scene: a fancy restaurant in New York City. The players: you and your waiter. He poses a question: bottled or tap water? What do you answer? If you’re thinking of ordering the expensive bottled stuff because you’re worried about taste/quality/getting sick…DON’T! Not only does...

How to Experience Live Music in NYC

How to Experience Live Music in NYC April 12, 2010 | Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
This isn’t the New York of the ‘60s, when new bands were being formed seemingly by the minute that shaped the entire music scene, but that creative energy has stayed strong. Bands small and large make it a point to stop by New York on tours, making for great performances nearly every day of the week. One...

How to Ask A New Yorker for Directions

How to Ask A New Yorker for Directions April 7, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Do: Start by asking your hotel- It’s your concierge’s job to know where things are and provide you with help. Even if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for, they can point you in the right direction, especially with basics. Know what you are looking for- It is much easier...
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