Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!

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New York City is not cheap. We all know that.

With record breaking rental rates and groceries you’d think were made of gold because they’re so damn expensive, it’s difficult to have any money left to actually do things that take the stress away from these “adulting” necessities.

But don’t fret, I’m here to share the top five free/cheap things you can do to live in the great city of Gotham and still live like a boss. Continue reading “Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!”

Take Flight – A Whirlybird’s Eye View of the Empire State

IMG_1105As you traverse New York City, you can’t help but feel like a mere spec on this map. Giant buildings above, long subway tunnels below, and of course, millions of people all around you. But no matter how big the “apple” may be, you always feel like the sky is the limit. And while most times it is, last night, I went soaring above that, with no limits in site. Yes, I took flight in a helicopter to get a perspective of this majestic metropolis, not many have seen. Continue reading “Take Flight – A Whirlybird’s Eye View of the Empire State”

Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City

IMG_0611Long weekends. Oh how we love them. As New Yorkers work hard, we also play hard, and when a long weekend like last week’s Columbus Day rolled around, I was so excited to have yet another Monday (or any day for that matter) off. The only problem is, what do you do with all that extra time?

Well, if you ask me, I’ll have no problem whipping something right up for you. And it goes a little something like this… Continue reading “Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City”

All Aboard – Happy Hour on the Hudson

mecessYes New York City is chock full of great spots to drink, dine and discuss, but let’s be real, the same ol’ rooftop, beer garden or local neighborhood bar can get kinda boring if you’re like me and constantly seek new nooks. So when I discovered the Grand Banks earlier this summer, I was totally stoked! Keep reading for more on where you can get your happy hour drink on this weekend –

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