After weeks of rumors, Amazon confirmed last October that it was working on a system to deliver packages while people weren't home. In essence, a smart lock would allow workers entry and record them while they deposited parcels.
The New York City Council voted in support of regulation that would force Airbnb, HomeAway and other short-term rental services to hand over about hosts using their sites.
The “Victory for New York Families” legislative package Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed more than two years ago has been devastating for New York City. They force businesses to offer mandatory paid family leave and pay every employee at least $15 per hour.
Book-smart New Yorkers will cash in on this deal. The city’s library cards can now be used to save big bucks at some of the priciest museums, with free admission at places like the Guggenheim and the Intrepid.
HERE are a few tips to avoid local wrath and make the most of your visit to the greatest city in the world. I wouldn’t expect you to come to NYC without braving Times Square’s Menacing Elmos or taking a selfie on top of the Empire State Building.
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Deep in the bowels of a 134-year-old military fort on a tiny spit of land that can barely still be considered part of New York City, ferry boat captains make weekly visits to brush up on their nautical skills.
Just inside the entrance to an Italian restaurant on a recent afternoon in the historic St. George neighborhood on Staten Island, the smell of soy and ponzu masked that of onions and garlic. The source? A Japanese woman had taken over the kitchen to make gyoza and shrimp dumpling soup.
The NYC Department Of Education announced yesterday that almost 4,000 high school students took an AP Computer Science exam in the school year that ended in June. This news was part of a larger announcement that total NYC students taking AP exams increased 7.5% last year to almost 50,000.
The New York City Municipal Archives just released a database of over 870,000 photos from its collection of more than 2.2 million images of New York throughout the 20th century. Their subjects include daily life, construction, crime, city business, aerial photographs, and more.
The ramen belt, once tightly buckled around the East Village, now loops from Fort Lee, N.J., to Queens and Brooklyn. Following are my picks for New York’s most delicious ramens, ranked in descending order. All outlets are open for lunch and dinner unless otherwise noted.
Like Batman needs Robin, Gotham’s best burgers need their trusty side of golden french fries. In New York, those crisp potato wands can be found in all different forms, served in restaurants that have some of the best dishes in NYC to tried-and-true cheap eats standbys.
NYC cabbies are being driven to the edge of financial ruin and despair as ride-hail apps like Uber and Lyft continue to take their customers. Last month, longtime black-car driver Doug Schifter shot himself in front of City Hall over money troubles.
Are you a cash-strapped foodie who’s dying to eat at one of New York’s best restaurants? We got you covered—and for $50 or less. Even the most celebrated restaurants sometimes let you snag the best dishes at affordable prices if you know when to go.
It's a promise that seems almost too good to be true: super-fast internet that's cheap, and free of the contracts and hassles that come with major service providers. That's not a pipe dream for Brian Hall, it's his goal.
Urban subway systems can be disorienting, particularly when it comes to changing trains, exiting stations and maneuvering through multiple underground floors. New York City’s network is particularly notorious, a maze on many levels.
The East River? Oh, we dammed that thing up and threw a new City Hall on top. The Hudson? Filled it with traffic years ago.
One of the things that entrepreneurs, founders, and CEOs obsess over is holding onto their team. When I propose some sort of difficult decision to a CEO, I am often met with the response “the team will freak out and we will lose them.” And I understand where this emotion comes from.
This wasn’t an easy list to make. There were nights we woke up screaming, having dreamed of burgers chasing us along cliffsides, asking why they hadn’t made the cut. Whole days were spent in conference rooms with no food or water and no one going in or out until rankings were decided upon.
A visit to one (if not all) of the best beaches NYC has nearby is needed when temperatures become unberably hot and sticky. Whether you’re planning weekend getaways or looking for ways to cool off in the summer with friends, these beaches are a quick subway, ferry or bus trip away.
New Yorkers will have another security app to consider installing on their devices this summer -- a city-sponsored one.
Apparently MTA (the company running the NYC subway) has a real-time API. My fascination for the subway takes autistic proportions and so obviously I had to analyze some of the data. The documentation is somewhat terrible, but here’s some relevant code for how to use the API:
When Nate Hodge’s mother-in-law was visiting from Massachusetts, he and his wife, Catherine Greeley, wanted to treat her to a drink before dinner. It was a gorgeous weekend evening in New York City, 75 degrees and sunny, so they wanted to be outside.
Tipping is always a bit of a controversial topic. No one likes to be embarrassed by not giving a generous enough tip, but there are also times when you feel like everyone has their hand out expecting a little something.
In the early 1980s, kids battled Mayor Koch over end-to-end burners and broadside rollers, but much has changed since the 1983 documentary Style Wars blew the cap off NYC’s street-art scene and brought it into mainstream conversation.
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New York City’s architecture is famously eclectic and beautiful, and these impressive rooms in NYC prove just that. Sometimes those stunning exteriors of beautiful NYC buildings are nothing more than a pretty façade, but they contain some very ordinary interiors.
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NYC best food halls and food courts take the lively, bustling atmosphere of NYC street fairs and combine it with some of the city’s best and trendiest food offerings—what’s not to like? Some spots are ideal for quick and cheap eats, while others can be surprisingly high-end, but all pro
New York City might not have too many wide open spaces, but you can still find plenty of ways to bring nature into your everyday life. Plan a picnic in one of the best NYC parks, hit up outdoor summer parties all season long and take day trips from NYC when you really need an escape.
Asian-Americans are often thought of as doctors. Bankers. Success stories. While those examples exist, Asian-Americans are by no means monolithic. There’s a whole other side to the minority group that goes undiscussed.
Grab your hiking shoes and MetroCard and head to one of these awesome hiking spots near NYC. Yes, there are NYC parks and green patches sprinkled throughout the five boroughs, but becoming one with the great outdoors is a little hard when you’re sharing it with a million other people.
Politicians and economists lament that certain alpha regions — SF, LA, NYC, Boston, Toronto, London, Paris — attract all the best jobs while becoming repellently expensive, reducing economic mobility and contributing to further bifurcation between haves and have-nots.
We're gonna make a bold claim, which is that New York is the greatest city in the world for music—there is simply nowhere else that has our storied history (just think of all those classic NYC songs) and incredible live music scene. And then of course, there are our record stores.
Rooftop Films will be screening all kinds of genres at 12 different venues across the city this summer. The series will feature movies, short films, and even Q&A sessions with the filmmakers. Many titles have been named, but the list is constantly being updated, so the best is yet to come, y’all.
Michelin-starred restaurants aren't known for being easy on the wallet. In fact, a typical dinner at some of the list's top-tiered eateries in New York can run multiple hundreds of dollars per person.
The oldest bars in NYC are icons for a reason, and if their walls could talk, things would get interesting. From the best-looking bars to rooftop bars to the most romantic bars, the stories they’d tell would be nothing less than riveting.
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Welcome to New York. It’s been waiting for you. And by “it,” I mean cockroaches, bedbugs, 6-train cars with broken air conditioners, and that guy dressed as an off-brand Tickle Me Elmo in Times Square leering at you. There’s a lot to be truly terrified of in this city.
You're a New Yorker through and through, but is the city really the right spot to raise a family? Is it time for the dreaded retreat to the burbs? We think not! This is the best city in the world, and we all know it. Our list will have you re-thinking your reasons for moving...
New York City’s drinking scene is in a league of its own, and there’s no shortage of cocktail experiences you need do if you want to truly be part of this city.
It’s true: New York is one of the best places to live if you want to jumpstart your career (the city is bursting with networking opportunities and startups). But when your rent is due, and you want to go shopping in NYC, it’s nice to know you have money in the bank.
Gothamites may loathe having to constantly dodge slow-moving tourists on the streets, but in the end, we love many of the same New York tourist attractions that sightseers do (admit it).
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One of the best things to do in spring is hit one of the many fantastic flea markets and street fairs taking place in our fair city. Much like going to Sunday brunch, sifting for vintage wares and eating delicious grub from NYC food trucks is a weekend ritual for most New Yorkers.
The New York Times described Sel Rrose as having a “vaguely postwar Paris look,” which probably means the walls are gritty enough to look awesome in your photo. Pro tip: The only shot you really need is the corner of the bar near the window.
In his own words, the actor-comedian, whose FX comedy 'Louie' returns Thursday, talks class differences between L.A. and New York ("When you go to L.A.
On an otherwise unremarkable Tuesday evening, I found myself facing a stranger, swinging my arms back and forth, and hooting like an owl. I was warming up for an ecstatic dance session at Union Square Ballroom in Manhattan, which I attended with about 250 other people.
In the past decade or so, NYC has gone from being a barbecue desert to a city of world-class smoked and grilled delights. But since just about every "Best NYC Barbecue" list is the same these days, I decided to focus specifically on those most vital of all meaty options: the ribs.
New York is one of, if not THE, greatest food cities in the world. Not only can you get just about any kind of food in New York, but you can get some of the best.