Top 5 Date Spots On The Upper West Side

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Upper West Siders don’t have to look far for a special date night…(you know, the kind that requires fancy pants for the lads and a touch of lipstick for the ladies!)–there’s so many places a stones throw from your home! We’ve rounded up five of our favorite fancy date night spots in your area. Book the sitter now, and thank us later! Continue reading

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10 Farmers Markets To Check Out This Summer

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New York City is famous for its world class restaurants, museums, and theater. Because of its urban status, one might not think to add “farmers markets” onto that list, but New Yorkers know that’s simply not true! NYC is home to some of the best greenmarkets in the country, and today we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites for you. The best part about these markets? They don’t just have the typical tomato stand you’d think–they truly have most everything needed to put together a delicious, local, and healthy meal.  From fresh cut flowers for the table to farm fresh eggs, organic honey to vegan cookies, you’ll find it all at the below markets. Continue reading

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5 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In NYC

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America’s birthday is just around the corner, and while many choose to head out East for the long weekend, we can’t think of a better place to celebrate the red, white, and blue than right here in the heart of America–New York City. (Can you tell a New Yorker is writing this?) From firework viewings to beach parties, here are the events we’re looking forward to for the 4th of July. Continue reading

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Summer Guide To Outdoor Movies In NYC

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Is there anything more magical than sitting on a picnic blanket under the stars (ok, NYC lights), with your besties, cheese cubed just so and wine being discretely enjoyed in your eco-friendly water bottle, all while watching your beloved flicks?  Nope, we didn’t think so either.  New York is host to a myriad of free outdoor films throughout the summer months, and we’ve lined up the best spots below of where to find detailed, play-by-play itineraries, of what’s playing when and where.  Happy viewing, New Yorkers! Continue reading

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25 Ways To Outsource Your Chores In NYC

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The expression “time is money” rings especially true for life in NYC, right? It seems like we’re constantly running everywhere…running to the train, running to the office, running to make an after work hair appointment, running home to let our dog out…the list goes on, and on…and on. Luckily for us, if you’re willing to shell out a little cash, there’s practically no chore too big or too small that can’t be outsourced in this great city of ours. From grocery shopping to shipping packages, here’s a roundup of some of our favorite ways to use your money to save your time. Continue reading

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Restaurant of the Month: Boat Basin Cafe

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Summertime in New York City is best enjoyed sitting by the Hudson River, frozen cocktail in hand, pooch at your feet, twinkle lights above, and the sounds of Top-40 music floating all around. Sound too good to be true? Then clearly you haven’t been to the Boat Basin Cafe! Continue reading

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How to Get Free and Discounted Tickets to Shows at Lincoln Center

lincoln-centerThe Upper West Side is blessed with one of the greatest cultural meccas in all of NYC–no, scratch that–all of the WORLD. Lincoln Center, I’m talking about you!

Lincoln Center’s campus is home to all the arts in one beautiful setting: dance, music, film, opera, theater, as well as festivals and events. A good number of the events at Lincoln Center are free (just check out their daily calendar for a listing of events, free and otherwise), but others can definitely set you back a pretty penny. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up ways to score discounted tickets to performances, so all you have to do is sit back, relax, and (you guessed it!), enjoy the show.

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NYC Pools To Cool Off In This Summer

imageRiding the subway for hours isn’t the only way to cool off this summer New York, we promise. Here’s our roundup of pools in all 5 boroughs of the city that will make you thankful you opted for a stay-cation this season: Continue reading

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NYC Events to Attend in the Month of June

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June, joyous June!  The official kick-off to summer is finally here, and we couldn’t think of a better way to welcome the season than with these five events.  Mark your calendars, New Yorkers, it’s going to be a good one! Continue reading

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Save the Date! Museum Mile Is June 14th

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On Tuesday, June 14th from 6pm – 9pm, you’ll have the chance to experience seven world class museums located along Upper Firth Avenue for absolutely free.  That’s right…tis the season for one of our favorite NYC holidays…Museum Mile! Continue reading

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