New York City’s Holiday Week Activities by Sandra Manley

Twas the week before New Year’s and all through the house, the kids were anxious to get out and do something fun…. And New York City is a such a fun place to be during the week after Christmas! One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is, act like a tourist. […]

New Startup Aims To Bring Pedicabs Back To Their Roots by Arthur Mallet

For the past eight years being a part of the New York rickshaw community, I have been involved in marketing campaigns, last-mile delivery services, film logistics and worked the streets as a pedicab operator. When I began the city had just imposed the first regulations on pedicabs and the rules continue to evolve. These policies […]

NYC’s Top Neighborhoods for Bikers by Jane Herro

I am a Red Hook resident and rely on my bike daily to get around. NYC’s bike infrastructure has improved by leaps and bounds since I moved to the city from Milwaukee seven years ago. The De Blasio administration and the city’s Department of Transportation are making strides in their “Vision Zero” initiative, adding miles to protected bike […]

Events and Happenings this Weekend.

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend, getting up in the 70’s again on Sunday! Hurray! Spring is here and we are planning on taking full advantage and spending our days outside this weekend. Saturday is an important day for all of us resisting the current administration and all the craziness that comes with it. […]

Cake Shop Closing after the New Year.

This lower east side music venue gem has been open for a decade and just announced it’s shutting it doors.  Indie music lovers across all five boroughs are mourning The Cake Shop’s loss.  It actually beat the odds staying open for so long with rents soaring in the neighborhood around it.  According to this Brooklyn […]

Nutcracker Rouge Through January 7th.

Nutcracker Rouge will be playing in Fort Greene until January 7th. “A sexy take on the classical ballet, featuring opera, circus, vaudeville, burlesque” is a good way to describe what to expect at this show but we would add that it’s also mesmerizing with both moments of ethereal beauty and hilarity. Everyone we know who has […]

Finally Some Good News for Renters! by Tommi Edwards

  This has been a crazy decade for real estate in New York City.  The rapid growth in Brooklyn is just one factor.  We have all been watching as rents skyrocket.  Well, good news renters!  The five year “development boom” has driven the cost of rentals down.  As more new inventory continues to hit the […]