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NYC’s first snow of the season has arrived

And it looks so pretty<p>After a bout of unseasonably warm temperatures, winter-like weather is finally starting to settle in. Although winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21, snowfall is pretty much expected at this point and shouldn’t be too much of a surprise for anyone.<p>So here we are: …

Weather

Thomas Heatherwick's 'Vessel' tops out in Hudson Yards

The $200 million project took about eight months to reach its pinnacle after work began in April this year<p>The centerpiece of Hudson Yards’ future public square and gardens, <i>Vessel</i>, has topped out. Developers Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group celebrated the milestone eight months after …

Time-lapse Photography

Go inside the prototype for the NYC subway’s new open-gangway trains

Pro: more information! Con: fewer seats!<p>For the next few days, commuters will get a chance to weigh in on a big change coming to the New York City subway: the fleet of new R-2-11 trains, which will be added to the MTA’s rolling stock in a few years.<p>A prototype of the car—which has an open gangway …

Transportation

Top Tips for visiting New York City at Christmas

No other city does Christmas quite like New York City. With dazzling light shows, whimsical window displays and the city dress up in her holiday …

Grand Central Station

Each NYC Neighborhood Has Its Own Beauty Look

The MTA might frown upon public primping on the 6 train, but Victor Henao doesn’t agree. The Estée Lauder Global Pro Makeup Artist loves seeing women …

Makeup

The Absolute Best Seafood Markets in New York

<i>Clear eyes and plump gills are entry-level indicators of freshness, but global concerns such as overfishing have upended all ideas of what makes for</i> …

New York City

Bergdorf Goodman Pays Tribute to New York with a Unique Holiday Display

The holiday season in New York City is filled with ice skating rinks, winter markets, the rockettes, and of course, the coveted window displays at …

American Museum of Natural History

Bushwick Murals: A Brooklyn graffiti tour including Bushwick Street Art Map

<b>New York City’s street art scene</b> is mind blowing to say the least and pays homage to it’s cultural diversity. Of the different <b>NYC street art</b> …

Street Art

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Pictures

Parades

Here's how much money you should be making to afford the rent in 12 of New York's most expensive neighborhoods

• <b>Rents in New York City are increasing at double the rate of incomes.</b>• <b><br>In many neighborhoods, the median monthly rent is much higher than the median income in its borough.</b>• <b><br>Manhattan is home to the city's most expensive neighborhoods.</b><p>As New York City rents become more expensive, many residents are …

Real Estate

31 vintage photos show what New York City looked like in the early 1940s

The old Fulton Market in Manhattan's Lower East Side wasn't quite so bustling on this Saturday afternoon in 1941.<p>There were still traffic jams on …

Manhattan

45 Amazing Photos That Capture Everyday Life of New York in the Early 1960s

These amazing photos from Dick Leonhardt that capture everyday life of New York from between 1960 and 1961.<br>Riverside Drive, Manhattan<br>Riverside Drive, …

Manhattan

5 Destinations for the Thanksgiving Traveler

<b>New York City</b><p>Now in its 91st year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a quintessential American holiday staple. This year’s lineup of balloons includes Pikachu, SpongeBob SquarePants and several trolls (from the movie of the same name). If you’re in New York, the parade begins at 9 a.m. E.S.T. …

This amazing hyperlapse video of NYC will give you vertigo

New York is a photogenic city. Every year, a countless number of photographers, videographers and novice Instagrammers work tirelessly to try and …

Amazing

A spectacular holiday market opens at Grand Central Terminal next week

The holiday season is upon us, New York. Sure, Christmas is well over a month away. And sure, the first week of November was unseasonably warm. But …

The best things to do in Central Park

Get ready to explore the city's playground in a way you never have before with our list of the best things to do in Central Park. Central Park is one …

North America

Sarah Jessica Parker to Open New York Pop-up Shop

The actress, designer and producer's SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker line will temporarily set up shop just off of Fifth Avenue.<p>Sarah Jessica Parker’s …

New York Style

Amazing 1945 Archival ‘Dash Cam’ and Rumble Seat Footage of a Car Ride Through Lower Manhattan

Using footage from the Internet Archive’s 35mm stock footage collection, YouTuber WDTVLIVE42 has put together an amazing “dash cam” and rumble seat …

Dashcam

The best New York breweries

Great news, drinkers: New York’s craft-beer revolution shows no sign of slowing down. A bunch of of boundary-pushing breweries just opened in NYC, …

Check Out This Over-The-Top Halloween House In Astoria

Since 2008, Vicky Poumpouridis has been going full Clark Griswold on her Astoria home for Halloween. With some help from friends and family, she's …

Brooklyn

18 Things You Should See During New York City’s Print Week 2017

Art World<p>From prints pulled hot off the press to rarely seen Old Master engravings, here is your guide to the best shows and events this weekend.<p>,<p>New …

The best buildings in New York City right now

With all the new residential buildings springing up across the city, it can be hard to tell one chef’s kitchen from another spa bath.<p>We’ve done the …

Real Estate

This Photographer Is Documenting Fading Glimpses of New York’s Past

Photo by Ben Passikoff, Bazar Français. Courtesy of Ben Passikoff.New York City is constantly changing. Businesses come and go; buildings are bought …

JP Morgan Chase

ai weiwei erects ‘good fences make good neighbors’ across new york city’s urban sprawl

designboom took part in an exclusive press tour of the exhibition's major sites, where we heard more about the artworks from weiwei and nicholas …

Ai Weiwei

Best costumes seen at 2017 New York Comic Con - SFGate.com

Last weekend, pop culture junkies and comic book fans from across the nation flocked to New York City to attend its 2017 Comic Con.<p>For several days, attendees got the latest scoop on upcoming television and film, like the latest season of "The Walking Dead" and a new trailer to "Pacific Rim …

Cosplay

A David Bowie exhibit is coming to the Brooklyn Museum

2018 is shaping up to be a year of positive pop iconography for NYC. Along with <i>The Cher Show</i> taking over Broadway, David Bowie's eternal cultural …

David Bowie

A Cartoonist’s Dazzling History of NYC

From T<i>enements, Towers & Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City</i> by Julia Wertz (all images courtesy Hachette Book Group, …

Uncover Uptown Manhattan: Inwood, Washington Heights and Hamilton Heights

Think of New York City, particularly Manhattan, and the first few things to come to mind are probably skyscrapers, flashing billboards and SoHo …

Stop Everything! An All-Nutella Cafe is Opening in NYC

<i>Everyone’s favorite hazelnut chocolate spread, Nutella, is opening a 2,200-square-foot location right here in the city. Here are all the wheres,</i> …