By Stephanie Jones. Follow her on Twitter @MissJonesJazz At the corner of 106th and Broadway, among the bodegas, bars and beauty supplies, a narrow doorway beneath iconic copper letters unlocks the hippest kept secret of the Upper Westside. Inside, the smoldering sound of a tenor saxophone blowing on […]
If you still think Gowanus is nothing but a polluted canal that’s been designated as an environmental disaster, you are way behind the times. Gowanus is a Brooklyn neighborhood bordering Park Slope that’s offering an increasing number of fabulous dining and shopping options. Today we’re bringing you a tour of a few great finds in a single block of Gowanus: 3rd Avenue between President and Carroll Street.
By Denise Oliveira As the temperature finally rises in New York, so does our desire to be outdoors with a cold drink. Most likely, your apartment didn’t come with a huge patio where you can entertain your friends, so your best bet is a neighborhood bar with outdoor […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes New York City can offer its residents and tourists just about every type of cuisine found throughout the world. This is very much a restaurant city and well suited for all dining situations from a business lunch to a casual first date and of course special […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I was walking to a store this weekend and saw a red food truck parked out front. Since I am always looking for quality Mexican food around the city, I made a quick detour. A few things on the menu stood out immediately, specifically the […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes If a restaurant’s name is any indicator of its culinary prowess, than Mighty Quinn’s should be one stellar BBQ joint. And after my meal there last night, I can say with confidence this place delivered. Located on 6th St. and 2nd Ave, Mighty Quinn’s serves […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes If I were to tell you I went into a store the other day and described it as having a “ripe,” “stinky,”pungent” or “penetrating” smell what would you think? Chances are you would not form a favorable opinion. Unless of course, I followed up that I […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The Lobster Place is one of my favorite businesses in NYC. Located in Chelsea Market in the Meatpacking District, this fish monger has knowledgeable staff and incredibly fresh fish. Fish are available for purchase and to take home but it seems like the majority of […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes What do you get when you combine a fish tank and an indoor garden? Aqualibrium. Here is the quick back story. I like to walk around the Union Square Farmer’s Market most Saturday mornings. I met a guy who along with his friends started a […]
Hotel Chelsea is a New York City landmark and has been home to writers, artists, musicians and poets since it first opened in 1885. The added benefit of visiting the hotel today is a Doughnut Plant location in the first floor retail space that offers some of the best doughnuts in the city.