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Our Favorite NYC Holiday Markets

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The tradition of the holiday market dates back to the 1300’s in Germany. Traditionally held in the town square, the markets included food, drink and seasonal items from open-air stalls accompanied by traditional singing and dancing. We love the winter holidays in NYC. And we especially love the amazing holiday markets in NYC and Brooklyn. Many…

NYC’s Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

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Weekends are great for wandering and sometimes nothing is more fun than spending a few hours sampling inventive foods or shopping all kinds of locally made goods in one location. That’s why we wanted to share the best of NYC’s markets: MANHATTAN – Artists & Fleas NYC

How to Indulge in NYC Pizza Like A Local

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If there’s one thing New Yorkers don’t play about… it’s their pizza. Debates over the best pizza in town can get heated and everyone has a reason why their “pizza spot” is the best. Some folks prefer no-frills classic New York-style pizza (which is known for its large slices and thin foldable yet crispy crust),…

Bushwick is booming, but it hasn’t always been that way

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Bushwick may be considered one of the coolest and artistic neighborhoods in Brooklyn, but that wasn’t always the case. Founded by Dutch settlers in the 19th Century, the neighborhood was primarily used to farm food and tobacco. Along with the growth of Brooklyn came the growth of the goods manufactured in Bushwick. Soon Eastern Europeans…

Join Our Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Fashion Tour During Climate Week NYC

Next Monday marks the beginning of Climate Week NYC. Happening Sept. 23rd-Sept 29th, Climate Week NYC is an annual summit that takes place alongside the opening of the UN General Assembly. It’s put on by The Climate Group and brings leaders from government, business, academics, and non-government organizations together to showcase global climate initiatives/actions.  We’re…

What to do in NYC when teens come to town

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You’ve planned the trip of a lifetime to New York City with your family. You’ve been to the Empire State Building, conquered the Staten Island Ferry, strolled through Central Park and taken the kids shopping at Century 21. NOW WHAT DO YOU DO THAT WILL KEEP YOUR TWEENS AND TEENS HAPPY? Many adult travelers love…

Why Williamsburg?

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Visitors to New York City either think they know Williamsburg or that it’s just not for them. Having a more recent reputation as a home to hipsters or seeing the extensive L train renovations may have put you off from taking the trip over / under the East River. Well not only is Like A…

What’s New, New York?

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People come from all around the world to take in historic sights like the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge, classic Broadway revivals like Kiss Me Kate, and vintage flavors like the classic hot dog BUT New York never stops changing and growing. So to celebrate all that is NEW right now, and to…

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY

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It is true that many New Yorkers leave the metropolis in the summer months, but New York is by no means quiet. From the parks, to the concerts to the beaches (yes, BEACHES!), there is a never-ending check list of amazing activities for visitors to enjoy. We’ve covered NYC’s best Happy Hours with some notable…

A Closer Look: Line & Label // Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Shopping Tour

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A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers: Kate O’Riley, Owner, Creative Directer, Head Designer and mind behind all that is Greenpoint’s Line and Label took a minute to tell us more about her story. This boutique/studio has a magical way of offering up just the right mixture of hard edged leather, delicate necklace and that mystical…