Which type of New Yorker are you?

When I’m in New York – or any city I don’t live in for that matter – I will always wonder what type of people live in each area, and where I’d fit in or like to live if I was moving. These infographics used to advertise a new room-mate-finding app from Apartment List showing ... Keep reading

Apartment rental fantasy #2

285 West 11th Street

Next up in my apartment rental fantasy series is actually this gorgeous West Village house, not apartment, but it’s too good not to share. Just steps from Bleeker Street, it has three levels, four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a big open-plan living/dining/kitchen room with treetop and village views. All for just $30,000 a month! I ... Keep reading

My New York: Bekka Palmer

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, photographer, designer and maker, Bekka Palmer from Brooklyn, shows us where to find the best pulled pork sandwiches and a curious ... Keep reading

Fabulous Behind-The-Scenes Photos from Mad Men Season Four

When your favourite series ends, typically the denial kicks in first, followed by several other stages of grief and withdrawal. But I’ve come across something that might be able to help us victims suffering from television show withdrawal to deal with their nostalgia. Enter Rolling Stone magazine’s black-and-white behind-the-scenes photographs from the filming of Mad ... Keep reading

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

Five Exhibitions I Can’t Wait to See This 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

tracy kaler

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

Five Great Public Art Spaces

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 with installations opening this spring, all of which you can easily work your way around in ... Keep reading