Best Independent Bookstores in New York

There’s an undeniable romance to picking up a physical copy of a book and settling down somewhere comfortable for a good read. So, although we live in the age of e-readers and automatic scrolling on our phones, there is a permanent place in our hearts for the charming team of independent bookstores scattered across New … Read more

The best things to do in Los Angeles this week: August 15-18, 2022

Photo courtesy of Beauty & Essex Between triple-digit heat and packed events, we won’t blame you if you’d rather avoid the busy weekend action in LA and head out during the week when things are a bit cooler. This week cuts through the monotony with a wine-focused happy hour that extends throughout the month, the … Read more

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

Modernist Sleeve House in New York Hudson Valley for sale

If you are looking for your dream home in the Hudson Valley, look no further. This unique and ultra-modern home, nicknamed the “Sleeve House”, is officially on the market. Listed by the Lillie K. team at Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty, the home offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,400 square feet of living space. … Read more

Make yourself at home at Yours Truly Hotel in Washington, DC

Described as “sorta South American” – Malik resists boxing the kitchen too tightly, preferring instead to let the team do their job unconstrained – Mercy Me’s avant-garde menu travels across Latin America and the Caribbean, blending flavors with equal fluidity as its hall house transitions from daytime hangout to evening hotspot. Dishes on the menu … 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

Jersey City 4th of July concert and fireworks announced

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to fluctuate rapidly and NYC is currently experiencing increased infection rates from Omicron variants. If you do venture outside, triple check safety protocols and be safe. If you’re looking for 4th of July fireworks and music but don’t want to go to New York’s East River, there’s another option on … Read more