5 Mom-And-Pop Coffee Shops in NYC!

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With a Starbucks or Dunkin Dounuts on virtually every NYC corner, there’s certainly no shortage of spots to grab your coffee beverage of choice. But if you’re looking to support smaller, mom-and-pop shops that are unique to the city, we have you covered. Below we’ve rounded up what we would argue are NYC’s hidden gems when it comes to coffee. The requirements for spots who made our list? As of publication, the below shops are the sole coffee shops of their kind–no chains or second locations, making them truly a unique experience with fantastic coffee to boot.

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Romantic Winter Weekend Getaways On A Budget

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Whether you’re planning ahead for Valentine’s Day, or just need a change of scenery to get you through the winter months, there’s no shortage of romantic getaways outside of NYC. Budget friendly romantic getaways, however, require a bit more research. Lucky for you, we’re avid fans of getting out of the city on the weekends, so below we’ve detailed two of our favorite spots to weekend in the winter that will still leave you with enough cash to take that big trip to Italy later this year. You’re welcome!

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The Best Ice Skating in NYC

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If there’s one thing you just have to do in New York City every winter (besides seeing the marvelous Christmas trees), it’s ice skating between the skyscrapers. Skating is one of those classic, must-experience traditions that tourists and true New Yorkers alike share. Oh, and the choices of rinks! If you’re not too sure which rink best suits you, here’s a list of our favorite ice skating rinks in NYC!

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Things To Do In NYC This January

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If your New Year’s Resolution was along the lines of “get out there and enjoy life more”, boy have we got you covered! January brings another jam-packed month of exciting events, only to be found in NYC. So bundle up and brave the cold, you have shows to see, food to eat, sports to play, and one very interesting subway ride to take!

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New Year’s Eve Snack Guide

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While the idea of watching the ball drop live in Times Square sounds great in theory, I can promise you that the view, warmth, and bathroom situation is 100% better when you watch the action on your TV in your very own NYC apartment. And nothing completes a celebration quite like the perfect collection of snacks! We’ve done the research for you and rounded up five options which will kick off your 2017 on one delicious foot. Drink: A Whimsical Twist on the Traditional New Year’s Eve Beverage Champagne and NYE go together like apple pie and the Fourth of July. And while we love this duo, there’s nothing wrong with taking a fresh take on it…Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktails, anyone? We love these because not only do they look lovely and playful, but they’re ridiculously easy to put together. It’s literally champagne with fresh cotton candy on top. And once the cotton…

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How To Make The Most Out Of Your New Year’s Resolutions!

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We’re days away from 2017, which means a year ripe with possibility and a brand new shiny New Year’s Resolution! Whether your resolution falls into the healthy lifestyle camp (think: lose weight, cut out sugar, quit smoking), the career + money camp (think: switch jobs, pay off credit cards, save for you child’s college), the self-betterment camp (think: volunteer, learn a new language, plan a trip), or the relationship camp (think: have a recurring monthly date with a friend, call your grandma every week, send a sweet text daily to your spouse), one thing all these resolutions have in common is they all have a much better chance of being successful if you hold yourself accountable. Below we’ve rounded up five simple ways to do this.

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New Years Day Brunch in NYC

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We know that brunching is a full-time weekend job in New York City. Besides the fact we live in one of the (best) food capitals of the world, there will always be a new Bloody Mary and mimosa to try! As 2016 comes to an end and 2017 is just days away, here are a few of New Year’s Day brunch spots to rejuvenate yourself form the night before and welcome the year with a good friends, great good, and the best drinks!

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