Explore New York: 8 Things to Do Near Penn Station

things to do penn station

Searching for things to do near Penn Station? 34th and 8th avenue. Not quite midtown, not yet downtown. A lost oasis that is easy to get lost in. Penn Station was built in 1810 and is the busiest commuter station in the western hemisphere, serving 600,000 passengers every day. Things to do near Penn Station …

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Explore New York: Things to Do Around Grand Central Terminal

Are you lucky enough to be hopping the rails at the classical and majestic Grand Central Station in New York City? Not only is there plenty to admire just within the station itself – maybe you have some leisure time before catching your train. There is plenty to discover nearby just by taking a little stroll! …

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Explore New York: 7 Things to Do in Lower Manhattan

Since 9/11, Lower Manhattan has experienced a resurgence and is a much more vibrant place where the young professionals who work there are living now, too. The neighborhoods still retain much of their original charm while supporting a new and diverse community that has brought a youthful energy to its classic downtown aura.  Things to …

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All By Myself: Things to Do Alone in NYC

Searching for things to do alone in NYC? Even if you are a natural-born socializer, New York will put your skills to the test. Home to more than 8.5 million people, the “Big Apple” is a collection of interesting personas, cool things to do and overrated restaurants. In this volatile -but charming- mix, everything seems …

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Beyond Broadway: 15 Non Touristy Things to Do In NYC

Searching for unique things to do in NYC? You’ve travelled to the top of the Empire State Building, took a few selfies in Times Square, and ate a (slightly questionable) hot dog from a street food vendor…now what? Sure, you could continue visiting the other touristy things in NYC, but what about going somewhere you …

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Safety First: Is Upper West Side Safe?

Is Upper West Side Safe?

Is Upper West Side safe? Traditionally, it doesn’t have the reputation for being the coolest neighborhood in Manhattan, NY, which is the best known of the five boroughs although not the most populous. That’s Brooklyn, baby! In the past two decades, the Upper West Side has become hipper and cooler and much more attractive. But …

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Perfect Strangers: How to Find Roommates in NYC

Sometimes it feels like it’s easier to find a soul mate than a roommate. If you’re lucky, you can find both in the same person! If you’re not so lucky, you have a long road ahead of you. This article is here to make that road shorter and less bumpy. It’s a guide on how …

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Safety First: Is Park Slope Safe?

Park Slope. It’s a fun name to say. Come on, try it. Park Slope. Park. Slope. Park Slope. Very rhythmic and alliterative. Can you imagine calling it your home? Park Your Keester Here! Park Slope is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City. You might have heard of it. It’s one of the five boroughs …

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Safety First: Safest Neighborhoods In Brooklyn

Brooklyn. Home of Hip-Hop. Former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. AKA Brook Land or the boogie down borough. Legendary by any name. In fact, it’s named after a Dutch village named Bruekland.  Maybe you’ve watched the TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Or seen the movie Motherless Brooklyn. Or know someone named Brooklyn. It’s a somewhat common …

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How To Meet People In NYC

New York City is a diverse metropolitan with plenty to do and numerous people to meet. But, how do you actually go about meeting these people? If you are interested in building your social circle, seeking a date, or looking to meet people to do activities with, then look no further. Here are 15 ideas …

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