Links We Love
With over 8 million people in this city alone, (7 million of whom, we’re certain, are writers in some way, shape, or form) there’s so much talent in the world of online magazines and blogs it’s hard to know where to start. Here’s a list of some of our favorites, who consistently amuse, entertain, and inform us over morning coffee. If you have a great NYC or travel site and are interested in a link exchange, please contact us.
The Bowery Boys…Take a trip down the back alleys of New York City history.
Cecily Travels…Fantastic tips for travel on a budget.
City Gal On The Go…Travel more efficiently, enjoy New York more.
Eater…The NYC foodie site to find what’s opening where, who’s serving what, and how it’s all going down.
Endevia…A NYC (and beyond) network to link art and fashion.
GammaBlog…NYC street art and architecture from the East Village.
A Little Big Apple…A little slice of the Big Apple from an Australian living in New York.
Living The Dream…Travel blog that has you going longer, cheaper, and living your dream.
New York City Feelings…They would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline. Enough said.
New York City Talking…A talk site by New Yorkers, for New Yorkers.
New York Notebook…A blog about moving to New York with nothing. (Sounds familiar!)
Nifty NYC…Free and cheap events in NYC.
Romio…From Inwood to Chinatown, promoting NYC neighborhood love.
TF Cornerstone…A little slice of NYC life.
The Regular Guy NYC…A regular guy’s view of life, food, cocktails, fitness, and fun.
The Time-Crunched Traveler…Explore the world, two weeks at a time.
Turist I New York…Fluent in Danish? This site shows that New York is so much more than Times Square and Williamsburg.
Here’s some of our go-to links we use to help us navigate the Big Apple. We think you’ll love them, too.
HopStop…One stop shop for getting transit directions via subway, bus, or walking. Even gives an estimate cost of a cab, door to door.
MenuPages…Pick your neighborhood, cuisine, and price range, and voila! Up pops menus from restaurants that will give you exactly what you’re craving!
MTA Subway Map…Find the most recent, up-to-date NYC subway maps right here.
NYCGO…Weekly free Big Apple events listed here.
NYC Parks…Daily info on what’s happening in your favorite NYC park. Tons of freebie tours and events.
OpenTable…Make online restaurant reservations to virtually any place in the city.
Romio…Type in a question about NYC, and it’s sent out and answered by neighborhood experts. Local advice delivered in seconds.
Seamless…Order food online from all your favorite places, and it’s available for pick-up or delivery with the click of your mouse.
Vimbly…From fencing lessons to burlesque workshops, find classes in NYC that suit your schedule and interests.