How To: Prepare for NYC Weather

How To: Prepare for NYC Weather

New York City is full of surprises, but the weather should not be one of them. When traveling to New York City during the Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring, it is important to keep an eye on the weather reports weeks leading up to your stay. Mother Nature is very bipolar on the East Coast, and we want you to be as prepared as possible for a comfortable stay here in the city that we love. We know the feeling of getting stuck in the middle of a thunderstorm, soggy shoes and foggy glasses – we do not want that to be your NYC memory. Pack accordingly and prepare yourself for New York City in the scorching Summer, mild Fall, freezing Winter or slushy Spring. Read more

Visiting New York in 5 Days: The Ultimate Itinerary

Visiting New York in 5 Days: The Ultimate Itinerary

Planning a trip to New York City but not sure where to start? The journey may seem intimidating, so we want to make it easy for you. Enjoy the city that we know and love! Check out our day-to-day recommendations for your first visit into New York City.

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A Guide of Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick

A Guide of Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick

A visit to North Brooklyn’s neighborhoods while visiting New York is highly encouraged. Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick showcase the epitome of positive transformation, all former industrial neighborhoods revolutionized to some of the most hipster and popular destinations for dining, art, attractions, and entertainment. We promise that there is so much more to Northern Brooklyn than Birkenstocks with socks and barista jams. Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Bushwick have more to offer every week. Here is our guide to direct you to some of the best facets of these three amazing neighborhoods.  Read more

Summertime Family-Friendly Getaways in New York City

Summertime Family-Friendly Getaways in New York City

Taking a family vacation to New York City during the summer brings plenty to do to please everyone. Of course you want to see the classics in the heart of Manhattan, but what about exploring the underrated and pleasantly surprising summer hotspots outside of the concrete jungle? Here are our best suggestions to help you better navigate the city and plan some off-the-beaten path activities away from the most common touristy places.

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A History Of Jazz in Harlem

A History Of Jazz in Harlem

Ah, the “Roaring 20s,” an era of dramatic social and political change in Western culture. A time where freedom extended toward African American communities, leading them to migrate north to Harlem, New York City, which quickly became the world’s largest African American community in 1920. This created the Harlem Renaissance, a rebirth of hope for the community through cultural bursts of activity. The Harlem Renaissance, otherwise known as the rebirth of Harlem, brought the most artistic and intelligent beings to the Harlem Neighborhood and carried the novel and now infamous genre of Jazz music to this spirited and historically-rich area. Read more