The weather’s getting warmer, the daylight is lasting longer, and the subway is getting stinkier. Ah yes, it’s spring in Manhattan, and it’s the perfect time to explore the great outdoors of the city.
As Gothamist reported, the L train might be going out of service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for three years starting in late 2017. That would suck. For Brooklynites. But for a lot of Manhattan, the subway isn’t all that bad.
You may not remember much of what you did in 2015, but fear not, Uber and Lyft have your back. And your data, to compile some of the spots in NYC.
As Manhattan rents rise, mom-and-pop shops struggle to keep up and are often replaced by corporate stores that make the city more homogenized. Still, some boutiques have managed to persevere, like the sister-and-sister business of Innasense Jewelry.
New York is an ever-changing city, even within 24 hours. By day, Manhattan’s architectural beauty and variety can easily be admired, while at night, the city comes to life with its bright lights and drunk people.
There are lots of ways to get around Manhattan. Most of them will frustrate you. Occasionally there’s a nice view along the way.
Fall in New York is the Goldilocks of seasons. Not too warm, not too hot, and just the right amount of pumpkin pancakes make this season the best.
Lots of transplants in NYC means New Yorkers’ football loyalty is spread all over the map. But the good news is that there’s lots of neutral places to watch in Manhatta, so you can cheer your team on without having another team’s fans annoy you too much.
The paradox of a city like New York is that the larger the city, the less you seem to know your neighbors. But a SoHo cafe is trying to change that, one tart at a time.
With summer coming to a close, you may think your best option is to count down the days huddled around your window A/C that makes scary noises and is a wind gust away from falling out. But fear not, there’s still time to get out there and enjoy New York!