Vanessa Good

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15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

First Look at Alex Raij’s Brooklyn Coffee Shop Tekoá

“I love coffee shops, but I don’t love coffee culture,” says Alex Raij. “I like the gathering. I like the people you run into. I think coffee culture …

This Urban Exploration App Takes You More Interesting Places Than The Shortest Route

Cities have so many interesting things to see. Likeways helps you find them.<p>When you ask a new urban mapping app for directions, it gives you two choices: the “boring” route–the most efficient path suggested by Google–and a longer path that lets you explore an interesting part of the city you might …

New York's Top Concierges Share Their City Secrets

"Bowne and Co. Stationers is one of my top 10 NYC shops," says Kyle Gray, host at Andaz Wall Street. "Though the South Street Seaport store has only …

Manhattan

This map shows you where to find 26 of the best hidden bars in New York City

Hidden bars have been a popular trend in New York City since the Prohibition days.<p>Today, the city is still home to many incredible bars that are hidden in plain sight.<p>Thanks to their vintage decor, secret passageways, and complex drinks with top-notch ingredients, these speakeasies remain some of …

24 Ways to Visit New York Like a Celebrity

But don't forget to play it cool.<p>New Yorkers pride themselves on their studied indifference to celebrity. This is, after all, a city where …

George Clooney

#ChicEats: New York's Best Takeout

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. Here, the most unexpectedly chic food options delivered straight to your door.<p>If I've learned one lesson food-wise from living in New York, it's that this city takes takeout food seriously. With all that's going on, most people—especially …

10 of the best hidden bars and restaurants in New York

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The best bars in New York, as chosen by bar experts

The fact that the world’s best bars are in New York City shouldn’t surprise anyone who’s pulled up a barstool for something shaken or stirred. To …

The Party’s on the Plate

Bladimir García, head chef at Ramona restaurant, is a true mole master. His spicy mole del centro, commonly found in Mexico City, blends peanuts, …

Here are the real best things to do in New York City, according to locals

There are thousands of things to do in this massive city — whether it's your first or 15th time visiting.<p>To help narrow down the long to-do list for every trip, we asked locals for insider tips on the truly best things to do in the city.

Salted-Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream

8 Servings<p>This laid-back apple galette got a standing ovation during tastings, thanks to its crisp crust and the ideal sweet-salty balance. Learn how to make it in this video.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) salted butter<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>Basic Tart Dough (click for recipe)<p>…

The Flip of the Town: The New Yorker Comes to Flipboard

Eustace Tilley is in the house. Starting today, Flipboard users will be able to read The New Yorker—the award-winning magazine, plus its original digital content—all right here.<p>Founded in 1925 as a humor magazine with a literary bent, The New Yorker is known for its definitive, meticulously …