Gallery Hopping in Chelsea

Gallery Thursdays New York

Every week in New York, many of the city’s smaller, independent galleries in Chelsea throw opening parties for their new exhibitions or artists of the moment. Typically taking place on a Thursday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, gallery hopping is a really fun evening and a great opportunity to get dressed up, stop by to sip ... Keep reading

My New York: Eva Shi

Ever wanted a New Yorker’s opinion on something? Where to go? How to avoid everyone? Where to find hidden places? This week in the New York on My Mind interview series, My New York, writer and blogger, Eva, leaves no stone unturned when it comes to unearthing new finds in her Lower East Side neighbourhood, ... Keep reading

5 Inspiring Exhibitions for Spring

1) Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, New York Botanical Garden See the New York Botanical Garden transformed as part of this major exhibition celebrating the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s life, work and passion for plants and nature. It includes a rare display of over a dozen of her original paintings and drawings as well as ... Keep reading

Apartment Rental Fantasy #1

I usually stay in hotels when I visit New York, but love looking through the apartment rental listings. It’s so addictive and in a recent session, I came across this amazing six-bed, four-bath West Village apartment – on the market for just $50K a month! Totally unattainable (for me anyway!) but a girl can dream, ... Keep reading

My New York: Tracy Kaler

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Ever wanted a New Yorker’s opinion on something? Where to go? How to avoid everyone? Where to find hidden spots? This week in the New York on My Mind interview series, My New York, Upper West Side blogger, Tracy Kaler, tells us about a hidden restaurant row in New York City. What neighbourhood do you ... Keep reading

5 Great Places to see Art Outside in Manhattan

Browsing the art on display inside New York’s museums and galleries is fun, but if you’re in a walking mood, it’s nice look at the work on display outside around the city. Here are five great public art spaces in Manhattan which host art installations regularly, which you can easily work your way around in ... Keep reading

The Story of New York in 150 Inspiring Pictures

If you only own one book on New York history, it should be this one. I’ve been interested in Taschen’s travel and photography books for a while now, especially its lust-worthy collection of New York literature, which helps to maintain my obsession with the city – from history, places to eat, shop and stay and ... Keep reading

My 5 Favourite Downtown Restaurants

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Finding great restaurants to try in New York is one of my favourite things to do; now I’ve learned not to walk myself into the ground all day and save energy to go out at night! I’ve been to so many good places, but there are still plenty more on the list. Here are five ... Keep reading

What New Yorkers Do on a Wednesday

Wednesday can be a bit middle of the road. A bit insignificant; a bit nothing-y. But Brooklyn-based (and sometimes New York on My Mind) photographer, Bekka Palmer, and her friend Dave Dawson, have created the perfect mid-week distraction. They go out walking around New York City, talk to New Yorkers to find out what they’re doing ... Keep reading

Do You Send Postcards?

Sending a postcard says a lot about the person willing to spend the time on their holiday choosing the perfect card, writing a nice message, buying a stamp, and navigating the postal system. So here’s an idea: to save time hunting around for the perfect postcard while you’re away, why not take some with you ... Keep reading