Burnt Books is a secret bookstore hidden in a bodega in Greenpoint

New York City is full of speakeasies and hidden spots, and if you look closely, you might even find secret bookstores behind unassuming front doors. Burnt Books in Greenpoint is one such place. Located in a classic New York bodega called Green Discount Corp., this vintage bookstore can only be found if you’ve heard of … Read more

Seltzerland Fest is heading to New York this weekend

New Yorkers will soon be able to quench their thirst for alcoholic seltzer. A massive festival all about hard seltzer is coming to New York this weekend and will take over the Lower East Side waterfront from early afternoon until dark. The event, dubbed Seltzerland, will plant its roots on Pier 36 and the party … Read more

Jimmy John’s first NYC location is now open in Brooklyn

New Yorkers will have another option to choose from when they crave a delicious sandwich. Famous sandwich chain Jimmy John’s just opened its first New York location in Brooklyn, and it’s ready to welcome hungry customers seven days a week. Offering delicious sandwiches made with the brand’s fresh French bread and meats , all-natural, hand-sliced … Read more

Watch the viral NYC Subway Rat Pizza Party video

He’s back, and this time he’s backed up. One rat we can only hope for is the authentic Pizza Rat (or at least, a distant relative) was recently spotted in a New York City subway station carrying what appears to be a pizza crust. This time Pizza Rat was not alone. At least three other … Read more

Edge Hosts 4th of July Event to Watch NYC Fireworks

If you’re still scrambling to find a friend’s rooftop where you can (maybe) see NYC’s iconic 4th of July fireworks, now you might have a better option to present to your group. Edge, the tallest outdoor viewing platform in the Western Hemisphere, welcomes guests for a special 4th of July celebration event. With stunning views … Read more

MTA tests hidden cameras on NYC subway trains

New Yorkers will now have more digital eyes watching them. As part of a new initiative to keep passengers safe, the MTA is equipping subway cars with hidden cameras. The program is in its pilot phase and has already affected 65 train cars across NYC, The New York Post reports. The goal is to reach … Read more

This Retired NYC Redbird Subway Car Is Up For Sale

If you’re a fan of DIY projects and have a few (thousands) dollars to spare, you could probably jump on this bandwagon, literally too. A vintage, retired Redbird subway car is now available for purchase, and bidding starts at just $6,500. Weighing 40 tons and seating 44 people, the car was retired in 2003 and … Read more

PHD Rooftop hosts the 10th edition of Canada Day

NYC Canadians, get ready to party in honor of your country. Fans of Canada of other nationalities, definitely join in the celebration. To celebrate Canada Day on July 1st and for the 10th year, PHD Rooftop is throwing a full fledged Canadian party, and everyone is welcome to join. Featuring beers and drinks born in … Read more

These NYC pizzerias have been named the best in the country

It may come as no surprise, but New York is officially home to the best pizza in the United States. The guide of Italian origin and sponsored by the Italian brand Top 50 Pizza has just declared it, unveiling the list of the 50 best pizzerias in the country. Top of the list is Anthony … Read more

The luxury hotel Aman New York opens soon on Fifth Avenue

Photo courtesy of Aman New York “Aman” means peaceful in Sanskrit, and that’s exactly what this new luxury hotel wants to become: a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. The highly anticipated Aman New York is the latest addition to the global roster of Thailand-born Aman properties. The new hotel, located … Read more