With new Meatpacking sweetgreen, there are now 12 New York City locations

And the sweetgreens keep on popping up; coming hard and fast to New York City. Continue reading “With new Meatpacking sweetgreen, there are now 12 New York City locations”

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The sweetgreen on Wall St. announces opening date

The Financial District is getting a sweetgreen this month. The wait is nearly over for the Wall St. location. Continue reading “The sweetgreen on Wall St. announces opening date”

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Sweetgreen Locations and Store Hours in New York City (Manhattan + Brooklyn)

Sweetgreen continues to expand the amount of locations they have in New York City. The newest of which will be opening in the Financial District on Wall Street between Hanover St and Pearl St. Continue reading “Sweetgreen Locations and Store Hours in New York City (Manhattan + Brooklyn)”

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When does Century 21 Department Store have sales?

Five years ago, if someone said “Century 21” it was usually in reference to Century 21 the real estate company. When I arrived in New York City, “Century 21” took on a different meaning. Continue reading “When does Century 21 Department Store have sales?”

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Sweetgreen Discount: $3 off sweetgreen with this coupon code

Despite a pre-diabetes diagnosis in 2009 and spending over a decade in California, if you had suggested that I have salad for a meal even three years ago, I would have scoffed at you and probably ended our friendship. Continue reading “Sweetgreen Discount: $3 off sweetgreen with this coupon code”

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How does TodayTix’s Broadway ticket Lottery work?

Do you like to watch Broadway Shows? Do the long lines outside the theatre halls irritate you? Continue reading “How does TodayTix’s Broadway ticket Lottery work?”

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TodayTix referrals: TodayTix raises discounts to $20 for first timers

A notification came from the TodayTix app over the weekend announcing that they were increasing their referral bonus up to $20 for the month of March. Continue reading “TodayTix referrals: TodayTix raises discounts to $20 for first timers”

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Are 40 of the 100 best American restaurants in New York City?

In a new approach to ranking the top restaurants in the world, New York dominated the list when filtered for restaurants in the United States. Continue reading “Are 40 of the 100 best American restaurants in New York City?”

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It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan

If you follow this site (wow, your life) then you know that I am a big proponent of Lyft and especially when compared to Uber. Specifically, when I do use Lyft, I use their “Line” service because it’s economically sensible. Continue reading “It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan”

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11 dim sum restaurants that use push carts in New York City

I’ve heard that some dim sum restaurants have moved away from pushcarts so that their small plates come out hotter and fresher. Continue reading “11 dim sum restaurants that use push carts in New York City”

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Lyft retires $8 fares, teases new 50% promotion in “discount zones”

As quickly as $8 Lyft Lines replaced $5 Lyft Lines, they’re ending the more expensive promotion after just a couple weeks. Continue reading “Lyft retires $8 fares, teases new 50% promotion in “discount zones””

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“Dockpocalypse” hits Citi Bike stations in East Village, Alphabet City

Living near the East Village, it’s not a rare occurrence to find the two Citi Bike stations nearest my apartment completely bare. When it happens, I have to walk to a station a couple extra streets to grab a bike. Continue reading ““Dockpocalypse” hits Citi Bike stations in East Village, Alphabet City”

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Get 24 free months of Citi Bike by referring 24 friends

Are you considering Citi Bike? If you open a new annual membership, you can get a free month through if an active member refers you for a membership.

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You can still get $20 off on TodayTix tickets with this code

A few weeks ago, we wrote about TodayTix cutting their referral credit in half, from $20 to $10 when a new user used a promo code to buy tickets through the app. Continue reading “You can still get $20 off on TodayTix tickets with this code”

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The best bar/restaurant to watch University of Michigan games in New York City

Are you a University of Michigan alumni living in New York City and looking for an establishment to watch the Wolverines with other UM fans and alumnae? Continue reading “The best bar/restaurant to watch University of Michigan games in New York City”

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Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan

Those of you that read this site know that I prefer Lyft over Uber and specifically, the Lyft Line service is an efficient and reasonable transportation option. Continue reading “Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan”

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Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City

Lyft has been threatening to end their $5 Lyft Line promotion for a few months now and they’ve finally pulled the plug on the five buck fares in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Continue reading “Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City”

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Pearl Jam’s setlist from Global Citizens Festival 2015

As you may have heard, toward the end of Pearl Jam’s set at the Global Citizens Festival in New York’s Central Park, Beyonce joined Eddie Vedder and his acoustic guitar to cover “Redemption Song”. Continue reading “Pearl Jam’s setlist from Global Citizens Festival 2015”

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Goodbyes: Iconic Pearl City Mart to close massive SoHo store in December

Pearl River Mart is a three-level department store you wouldn’t expect to see on the busiest, most tourist-heavy, bustling street in the heart of Soho’s retail center. Continue reading “Goodbyes: Iconic Pearl City Mart to close massive SoHo store in December”

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That ‘Cienfuegos’ credit card charge may actually be ‘Mother of Pearl’

Did you recently notice a credit card charge for a merchant named “Cienfuegos” on your statement and don’t recall purchasing anything from a “Cienfuegos“? Continue reading “That ‘Cienfuegos’ credit card charge may actually be ‘Mother of Pearl’”

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The “China: Through the Looking Glass” exhibit sets record numbers at The Met

The Met’s recent exhibition “China: Through the Looking Glass” was a blockbuster that no one expected — the show broke several records and goes down in history as one of the most-visited ever at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Continue reading “The “China: Through the Looking Glass” exhibit sets record numbers at The Met”

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Did you get the dreaded “Looks like you’ve had a Citi Bike out for a while…” email from Citi Bike?

At 2:30 AM in the morning, I received the “OH CRAP” automated email from Citi Bike customer service telling you that something is amiss. You may have seen this subject line: Looks like you’ve had that Citi Bike out for a while… Continue reading “Did you get the dreaded “Looks like you’ve had a Citi Bike out for a while…” email from Citi Bike?”

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What is considered downtown in New York? And where is midtown and uptown?

As with any large metropolitan area, there are invisible boundaries known only to the denizens of that city. In Manhattan, there are downtown, midtown or uptown designations, but no official borders, so where does each start and end? Continue reading “What is considered downtown in New York? And where is midtown and uptown?”

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