At first glance it seemed like one of those silly, obvious-trend pieces for which the New York Times has become increasingly famous. Basically: New York City is loud (and the NY Times is ON IT). But you know what? The city IS loud. And despite some noteworthy aural improvements, quality-of-life-wise (remember when everyone first got [...]
Category: Random Things That Interest Us
The area along Long Island City’s waterfront started to really take off as a residential neighborhood just five or so years ago and, really, it hasn’t slowed down since. A nice mixture of spanking new, amenities-laden development, plus plenty of historic industrial character, plus a burgeoning food and nightlife scene, AND plenty of local cultural [...]
I am a Founding Member of NYC’s massively ambitious and, so far, hugely successful bike share program, which basically just means that I plunked down my $95 for an annual membership the first day it became available. My first trip on a Citi Bike–Citibank kicked in $41 million to have their logo plastered all over [...]
Phone battery dead (again)? Need a quick 10% (or more) to send those texts/read those emails/browse those tumblrs? This summer, if you’re in one of a dozen NYC parks located in all five boroughs, the excellent new Street Charge stations have got you covered. Street Charge is a marketing program which we all can get [...]
Have you ever come home super late at night to your (non-doorman) NYC apartment and realized that somewhere along the way you seem to have misplaced your keys? And your realize that you never got around to making a copy to give to your super, or your neighbor, and even if you had, well… maybe [...]
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