New Yorker Moments

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{i found my nyc charity i’m so excited to start supporting!  any guesses to what it is?} We headed down to Richmond, VA, this weekend where my mom and sister hosted my bridal shower!  This was the last big event before the big day, and between now and December 6th I have a ton of […]

Becoming Dr. Ruth + Giveaway

Becoming Dr. Ruth

This contest has officially ended.  A huge New York thank you to all who participated, and congrats to our winner, Kate!  Stay tuned for more exciting UsedYorkCity.com giveaways! I had the pleasure of attending Becoming Dr. Ruth last week, and can’t stress enough how YOU should see it, too!  Dr. Ruth herself was in the audience, […]

Loving Right Now: Gossip For 2

Gossip for 2

You already know how much we at UsedYorkCity absolutely love Mille-Feuille Bakery and Cafe (raving post 1 and 2!), and now we have another reason to add onto the list: their Gossip for 2 cake.  Interest and appetite piqued?     The Gossip for 2 was a collaboration project between Chef Oliver Dessyn and Julie […]

From The Lips Of A Local

Julian

Each 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 online marketing guru, Julian!       Name: Julian Macias Occupation: Online Marketing New Yorker since: 2005 What hood do […]

Disaster! + Giveaway

Disaster

This contest has officially ended.  A huge New York thank you to all who participated, and congrats to our winner, Corey!  Stay tuned for more exciting UsedYorkCity.com giveaways! All of you who have a soft spot for platform shoes, disco balls, and everything else that goes along with the groovy 70′s, we promise you’re going to […]

New Yorker Moments

{fun flea market finds}

{fun flea market finds} Even after living in the city for 8+ years, I still delight in “NYC Firsts”.  This weekend marked one: perusing the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market!  We took advantage of the unseasonably warm weekend and had my favorite kind of Sunday, brunch followed by strolls and just a tiny bit of shopping. […]

That Black Truffle Ricotta Ravioli!

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You could say I stumbled on Crispo as an accident.  Charged with making dinner reservations for a group of 6, I booked at a nearby restaurant that was just.  too.  loud.  Like, we’re talking the kind of walk-in, cover the ears, scream “ya wanna get outta here??”  ”HUH?”  ”I SAID, DO YOU WANT TO GET […]

UYC’s Guide: 5 Can’t-Miss Broadway Shows This Season (Fall 2013)

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I’ve spent quite my share of time at the theater this season, and am so excited to share with you five shows that you should positively, without a doubt, no questions asked, get to Broadway to see this season!  Whether you leave the theater high-kicking and singing at the top of your lungs, or a […]

From The Lips Of A Local

Meg Cotner

Each 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 writer, Meg Cotner!  We simply love her Astoria-centric blog and passion for NYC!   Name: Meg Cotner Occupation: I am a freelance writer […]

4 Simple Goals…Before 2014

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One of my favorite inspirational blogs, A Beautiful Mess, posted their 4 simple goals challenge this week.  The purpose is to challenge and remind you to create healthy, life-enriching habits during the busiest time of year.  Since my season seems exceptionally hectic this year (hellloooo December wedding reception!), I thought it would be the perfect […]

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