Andrew Bassett

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It Feels Like Summer

Speaking of doing things on our phones, I made this playlist on my phone on the train ride into NYC yesterday morning.<p>It was inspired by the Donald …

2018 New York City Pride Parade

Broadway or Bust: How to Get to New York City's Theatre District

You're making plans for your first trip to New York City. Your travel is booked, your hotel stay is confirmed, and most importantly, you just secured …

New York City

The Secret Behind Why New York Bagels Are So Good

Hint: It's not the water.<p>January 31, 2016<p>Bagels are as New York as the Empire State building, <b>dirty water dogs</b>, and hurried people with no fear of …

How the 26-year-old Museum of Ice Cream founder turned Instagram gold into a million dollars

Maryellis Bunn loves to play with color.<p>An entire room of her New York City apartment is pink, as is her office in the city's Meatpacking District. …

Ice Cream

What To Eat In NYC According to a Native New Yorker

7 Foods You Need to Try if You're in NYC According to a Native New Yorker<p>Take a bite of the Big Apple<p>June 24, 2018<p>Growing up in New York City, there …

Airbnb and NYC

There is a bill in front of the NYC City Council called Intro 981 that will impose reporting requirements on Airbnb and their hosts in NYC. There …

Jay-Z's favourite places in New York

Where did you grow up?<p>‘In the Marcy Projects, Brooklyn – and it was tough. Navigating it was a life-or-death situation; crack really took hold of the …

How New York City Got Its Skyline – Bloomberg

How New York City Got Its Skyline<p>How New York City Got Its Skyline<p>How New York City Got Its …

New York City

New Parks Sprout Around New York

If New York appears a little greener this summer, it is no mirage.<p>New parks are coming to life across the city, many courtesy of new apartment complexes, which, in addition to the usual extras, are offering swaths of switch grass and swamp oaks, waterfalls and fountains, benches and boulder-lined …

5 New York Weekend Getaway Location Ideas

Escape the concrete jungle, and find outdoor adventure, relaxation and a change of scenery for a New York Weekend Getaway.

The best shopping in New York

Expert guide to New York<p>The New York City shopping scene is a garden of earthly consumerist delights. Anything can be bought or sold here at any time of the day (or night). You just have to know where to look. Nearly every national chain is anchored somewhere in the five boroughs (and in many cases …

The Humans of The New York Times

The documentary series The Fourth Estate tries to humanize the journalists who report the news. It can’t help but fall into a trap.<p>In 2004, in its inaugural State of the News Media report, the Project for Excellence in Journalism, the collective now known as the Pew Research Center’s Journalism …

The New York pigeon – in pictures

Andrew Garn is a native New Yorker who grew up surrounded by the city’s ubiquitous pigeons. For over a decade he has photographed, rehabilitated and observed the birds, documenting the entire spectrum of their development from newborn “squeakers” to fully fledged adults. The New York Pigeon: Behind …

'Eating NYC' Founder Alexa Mehraban's Guide To New York City

This lifelong New Yorker and social media influencer knows how to eat her way through NYC! Here are her favorite hot spots around town.<p>On any given …

How Much New Yorkers Need To Earn Per Hour To Rent An Apartment

The figure is stunningly high.<p>NEW YORK, NY – It's no shock that New York City's housing market is out of control, but new figures show that a minimum …

NYPD beekeeper removes 25,000 bees in Times Square

It's not just tourists that swarm Times Square. It seems some 25,000 bees wanted to get in on the action too after attaching themselves to an NYPD …

See Photos Inside NYC’s First Barber Museum, Now Open on the Upper West Side!

Joining the ever growing list of quirky city institutions is the NYC Barber Museum, a newly opened Upper West Side establishment dedicated to the art …

Why London Has More Crime Than New York

When I lived in London in the early 2000s, violent crime was on the rise, the Underground was plagued by breakdowns and delays, much of the city looked dirty and run-down, and my neighborhood playground always seemed to be covered with broken glass.<p>“It feels a little like New York in the 1970s,” I …

New York City

Brandon Stanton – The Story of Humans of New York and 25M+ Fans

<b>“Doing anything less than something amazing is squandering this whole reason that you’re here.”</b> <i>– Brandon Stanton</i><b>Brandon Stanton</b> (@humansofny) is the …

The chimeras of the NYC subway

The NYC subway is home to many interesting characters and creatures but perhaps none as delightfully weird as Matthew Grabelsky’s straphanger …

An inventory of the meaningful life.

“The deep blue water of the open sea far from land is the color of emptiness and barrenness; the green water of the coastal areas, with all its varying hues, is the color of life.”<p><i>“The world is blue at its edges and in its depths,”</i> Rebecca Solnit wrote in her contribution to history’s most …

Literature

The absolute best restaurants and bars in the Rockaways

Over the years, the Rockaways has emerged as one of the best New York beaches. Attracting a younger, hipper crowd, the restaurant and bar scene has …

The best things to do in Brooklyn

A list of the best things to do in Brooklyn can be pretty hefty, especially since Kings County is large enough to be its own state. Chock-full of …

New Yorkers Are The Most Annoying People On Earth And Here's Why

Is there ever JUST SILENCE?!

How the Ice Age Shaped New York

At the start of the last ice age, 2.6 million years ago, a sheet of frozen water formed atop North America that kept expanding and thickening until it reached a maximum depth of roughly two miles.<p>At its southern edge, the vast body deposited tons of rocky debris — from sand and pebbles to boulders …

Pizza Bouquets and Boutonnieres Are Now a Thing and That’s Amore

How’s that for wedding <i>flavors</i>? Thanks to Villa Italian Kitchen, this new, slightly eccentric nuptial element is now a very real thing to consider. …

Data Drinks: Breaking Down Dante's 42,590 Negronis

The first week in June is a little bit like Christmas for certain drinks nerds.<p>That’s because it’s Negroni Week, when venues around the world make serve one drink (or variations on it) in order to raise money for charity.<p>In the new edition of “Data Drinks,” we take a look at the New York City bar …

Nutcracker

This cocktail is a New York City summertime staple, albeit an illegal one.<p>Anyone who has spent time on one of New York City’s many public beaches is …