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    Jump, Jump!

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    I still remember the excitement of my sisters and I as we peaked out the window on Christmas eve and saw that Santa had delivered the greatest thing ever: our very own trampoline! Many an afternoon was spent on that thing, which miraculously never felt like exercise.  Which is why I got super excited when […]

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    24 Hours In Hawley, Pennsylvania

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Living in NYC, it may come as a shock to you that I have a serious thing for small towns.  The barista at the (one) local coffee shop that knows your name and order by heart, gallery openings and book signings that the entire community comes out to support, and antique shops that still have […]

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    Postcards To NYC

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Dearest NYC, Putting a Vive la Crepe! in the basement of the Plaza Hotel?! Now there’s the ticket to this NYer’s heart! xoxo, Jess  

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    A Conversation With A Dreamer

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    Victoria Milo is a Long Island native currently working in advertising but her natural passion lies in the arts where she expresses “individuality and creative beauty” with oils on a canvas. Although she is a remarkable artist, she says she never really considered herself an artist until March 1st, when her painting collection titled The […]

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    FoodPorn Friday: Houston Hall

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    Thursday night in the city and you want to know where all the cool kids are?  Head downtown to Houston Street, and chances are you’ll hear them before you see them. (yes.  it’s loud.  but embrace it and you’ll have a good time, promise.) Houston Hall is, by Manhattan standards, a ginormous beer hall decked […]

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    5 NYC-Centric Apps We Can’t Live Without

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Besides my Metrocard, the only other thing I never ever leave home without is my trusty chihuahua* iPhone.  Any other New Yorkers out there relate? I’ve only had this life changing amazing piece of technology for about a year, and it’s insane to think how I navigated my way around the city before!  (Blackberry, you’ll always […]

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    Top 10 NYC Movies From The Mouth Of A Native

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    {Dear Readers: The guest post written by Mike Vogler, Top 10 New York City Movies From My West Coast Point Of View, caused quite the passionate discussion here in NYC, so much so that our very own New Yorker and UYC writer Joanne came up with her own top 10!) Now Mike… I don’t mean […]

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    Intermission: I Remember Mama

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    This is a memory play….it will take us to back to a time and place we need to visit in our minds in order to remind us who we are … where we came from … where we are going. I realize that Jessica has already awarded two tickets to “I Remember Mama” but I […]

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    Loving Right Now: “The Little Prince: A New York Story”

    Monday, April 7, 2014

    When you seen the following illustration, would you describe it as: a. a hat b. a mountain c. a fruit cake gone bad d. a boa constrictor digesting an elephant If you answered “d”, I have no need to convince you to run to the Morgan Library and Museum as quickly as possible to see […]

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    Choice Eats Delivers A Happy Belly

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    The Village Voice’s 7th annual Choice Eats tasting event was a satisfying hit!  As soon as I walked into Basketball City on South Street and noticed the thousands of people lining up at each table, I knew I shouldn’t have eaten lunch that afternoon. I was greeted with a tasting glass, a souvenir tray to […]

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Jan
29

New Yorker Moments

What a month!  We kicked off 2014 touring Southeast Asia on our honeymoon, which the hubby managed to keep a secret until we arrived at JFK to the gate for Singapore.  For an over-planner like me, this was seriously the best idea ever, because I didn’t have to organize, stress, or think about a thing […]

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Jan
27

Loving Right Now: A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder

OMG! I hit the Trifecta! Win… Place… and on with the Show!     “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” is a delicious musical comedy that opened in October 2013 to a steady stream of excellent reviews. This is that rare, perfect combination and coordination of the big three – music, lyrics and book.  […]

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Jan
24

FoodPorn Friday: Convivium Osteria

“Where Brooklyn at?!” We heard this, oh, 87 times at the Jay-Z concert…responding every time with a “Wooo!”, waving our hands in the air like we just don’t care.  (Although we clearly SO did.) (…was trying to throw a little rap in there, not sure of its success rate?) Anyhow, YES, we were in Brooklyn […]

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Jan
22

Wanderlust Wednesday: 10 Bloggers Share Their Most Anticipated Trip Of 2014

Samuel Johnson once said, “All travel has its advantages.  If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own.  And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.”  At UsedYorkCity, it’s no secret that we love to explore our city and its many pocket neighborhoods nestled throughout…but a […]

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Jan
20

From The Lips Of A Local

Every other week we feature a different local, sharing their unique experiences on what makes NYC the best place, ever.  Hey, we never said New Yorkers weren’t cocky.   This week we’re delighted to be chatting with co-founder Anna of the travel magazine Off Track Planet.  As an avid traveler myself, I have to say I’m pretty […]

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