Everything You Need to Know About July 4th in NYC!

WHAT’S ALL THE NOISE ABOUT? The most American of holidays, the 4th of July is also known as Independence Day, and it commemorates the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which gave the colonies independence from Great Britain. Many New Yorkers skip town for the 4th, but in our humble opinion, there’s no better place to spend America’s birthday than right here in the Big Apple. If you’re planning to be in town, here’s our handy-dandy guide to everything you need to know to ignite a truly spectacular celebration. WEATHER OR NOT? The current… Read More

Memorial Day in NYC

Hard to believe that Memorial Day is only 11 days from now, given that we were just shivering in the cold. But such is springtime in the Big Apple — beautiful and brief! Many people regard Memorial Day as nothing more than a day off from work and the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. But it is actually a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to the United States. Whatever your politics, we hope you’ll spend at least part of the day reflecting on those brave men and women who sacrificed their lives defending the… Read More

Summer and the City: Free Movies in Bryant Park!

Living and working in the City has its challenges. But for every challenge, there are a hundred rewards. So what’s your reward for slogging through another jungle-esque summer in NYC? Free movies in Bryant Park in one of the most interesting, historic, and just downright awesome parks in the universe, that’s what. Bryant Park today is an undisputed jewel of midtown Manhattan. But ask anyone who lived here in the 70’s, and you’ll get an earful about how it used to be one of the seediest bits of underbelly Gotham had ever produced. It wasn’t until the 80’s that a… Read More