Filling up at the pump and sitting in hours of traffic isn’t necessarily the only way to get out of town this Memorial Day weekend. The day trips listed below leave from Port Authority in Times Square and offer the perfect one-day getaway.
Congratulate and celebrate the grad in your life with a gift from one of these only-in-New York specialty stores.
In a hurry? The places that follow let you do two things at once, like get a haircut and stock up on handmade luggage, or practice your downward-facing dog and nurse a latte, saving you time and doubling your fun.
Leave your eye primping to these NYC professionals, who are masters at lengthening lashes and sculpting brows at their salons and spas.
These merchants share an eco-friendly sensibility and a fascination with beauty.
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.
Spring cleaning shouldn’t stop with the house. Read on for New York City’s best purveyors of housemade, artisanal soaps.
It may still feel cold enough outside to lose a few of your non-essential extremities to frostbite, but spring fashion waits for no one.
The 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.
Say “I love you” with Brooklyn’s versions of traditional Valentine’s Day gifts.
Long winter nights mean plenty of time to return to that long-abandoned quilt or to get started on that scarf. Our five favorite knitting stores in New York City offer classes, needles, and yarn galore.
In the East Village, there are a few nail salons that stand out for affordable prices, a clean space and quick yet efficient service. Get your manicured nails and pedicured toes perfect for summer at these cheap nail salons in the East Village.
After the busy holiday season you’re probably feeling a little shopping fatigue. But if you’re avoiding stores and malls you might be missing out on some steep deals.
Experts say items already marked down 70 percent before the holiday may now be slashed another 30 to 50 percent.
With stormy skies over Manhattan, here are five stores to help you cope with the mist, fog, raindrops, and puddles in New York City.