After a seemingly endless winter, summer is finally here, bringing with it blue skies, temperatures in the triple digits, flip-flops, and lots of music, performing arts, and literary festivals. Our picks for the ten best festivals of the summer follow.
Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the stars and stripes on June 14, 1777. Celebrate this holiday by spending some time at one of New York City’s most patriotic sites. Herewith, the five places in New York that we find most moving and most stirring.
Sure, we love the good ole’ potato, but why settle with common fries when you can deep fry avocados, carrots and polenta? Stop by these New York City restaurants for deliciously inventive plates of fries.
With the warm weather finally gracing the city, we know you’re looking to find the best outdoor watering holes. Head up to these NYC rooftops for breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline, trendy scene and strong libations, where you’ll feel like you’re on top of the world this summer.
Outdoor bar season is back in Hoboken! So go out and start drinking under the sun or the moon at these local outdoor bars.
What do Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso have in common? They’re both leaders who aren’t afraid to take risks and learn from their mistakes.
You probably wouldn’t expect comedian TJ Miller to hit the stage at a technology convention but that’s exactly what happened on Day Two of TechCrunch Disrupt. He wasn’t the only person to wow the audience on Tuesday.
TechCrunch Disrupt officially kicked off Monday at the Manhattan Center, with hundreds of start-ups presenting their ideas and technologies to some of the best in the business.
New York City is full of great dog walks, runs and parks. City parks have four designations for dogs: no dogs allowed, dogs on leash, off-leash and dog runs.
Looking for a sweet Hoboken treat? Skip the line at Carlo’s Bakery and feast on these breads and pastries found all over the city.
Do your part to support these vital cultural institutions by browsing the bins at any or all of the best record stores in New York City.
Tracy Morgan considers Richard Pryor to be the Messiah of comedy but ask him who the greatest living comedian is and he’ll say it’s himself. That’s exactly why his fans came out to see him on Wednesday night. Because only Tracy Morgan could say that and make it funny.
Mamak’s new menu still has some of the same appetizers, plus chicken and beef rendang (a type of stew), but now you can get it over rice or in a noodle soup.
As the Mets begin their 2012 campaign we took a look at their home in Flushing.
One of the better food trucks to open last summer was DiSO’s Italian Sandwich Society. It’s like an excellent Italian deli on wheels, and Italian heros are among our favorite types of sandwiches. The meats […]
Miley Cyrus performs during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
The ‘Today’ show reported that more than 18,000 fans showed up to catch a glimpse of the young pop stars.
Views of the Rockaways, where work continues on the Rockaway boardwalk and beach which were both heavily damaged in superstorm Sandy. Plans for the reconstruction of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk will be released n September according to Parks Commissioner Veronica White.