While there’s no replacement for seeing New York in real life, scrolling through social media can give you some NYC vibes without actually leaving your couch. From photos of exquisite food to insane conversations overheard on the streets, Instagram and Twitter can give you a real glance of the city experience. Check out these accounts to see what we mean.
You may think it’s pretty easy to spot a celeb in New York City. Stars are in NYC all the time for TV appearances like Good Morning America and Michael & Kelly, right? Catching a glimpse of one is not quite as easy as it seems - but we know some spots that may increase the likelihood!
New York City is still not Los Angeles. Compared to LA, New York is a lot more condensed, and famous people stand out a lot less, so it’s actually pretty hard to spot celebs here. But if you’re determined to see someone famous next time you’re in New York, we know some places you can check out.
Finding familiarity in the bustling and diverse melting pot of New York City.
New York has long been dubbed a “melting pot.” Some experts say that over 800 languages are spoken in the Big Apple. With such an amalgamation of cultures and ethnicities, native New Yorkers make up the minority in their own city. So how do people feel at home when so much of the city is made up of transplants? Some of these hot spots will give you the familiar feel you crave.
Ditch the corner dive and check out these 12 classic to contemporary specialty NYC bars.
Sure. You can totally go hang out in that dingy looking spot down the street from your Airbnb. We’re not criticizing dive bars (we really love them, actually); but if you're looking to avoid the “Always Sunny in Philadelphia” feel while you’re in the Big Apple, these bars are sure to satisfy the beer, wine, and liquor snob in you. These 12 bars have been tasted, tested, and approved by our team. All you have to do is get there!