Where to eat and what are the best restaurants in Harlem, you ask? Gourmet, traditional or exotic cuisine, starred restaurants, or just some finger snacks? As you may have guessed it, the options are plentiful. For this edition of our Harlem Guide, here are our favorite eateries to keep you nice and fed in this iconic neighborhood. Choose what’s best for you on any given moment of the day.Read more
And so it begins, the sweaty, steamy, hard-to-breath humid summer air in New York City. What better way to cool off and enjoy the day with friends and family than to spend time on the beach. A beach day? In New York City? Yep. The island of New York is not all sky scrapers and beeping taxis; an easy subway, ferry, or bus ride can drop you off at a few great, refreshing beach towns in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens and Long Island. Check out our list of recommended spots.Read more
Pizza is one of the quintessential New York foods, but it’s also one the most polarizing, which is why there are debates about what constitutes a good pizza — thin crust, thick crust, wood-fired or coal-oven. The good news is that regardless of your preference, there’s a style of pizza for everybody, from Roman pies to the classic New York slice. After a focused and long discussion, we’ve agreed that these are our favorites.Read more
It’s easy to forget that New York City is essentially an island. It’s so easy to get caught up in the isolationism of Manhattan, and it’s incredibly convenient to hop on a train to one of the other boroughs, but there’s nothing like a cruise to radically change your perspective of the city. Cruises are most appreciable during spring and summer, however I enjoy them in the winter too. The weather makes for incredible and unexpected landscapes!
Here are a few of my favorite itineraries…