5 Places To Get Pampered On The Cheap

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Looking and feeling your best in NYC is simple enough…there’s certainly no shortage of cheap mani/pedi salons and Chinatown massage parlors, not to mention ALL. THOSE. GROUPONS.  Some may argue that you get what you pay for.  While there are certainly instances of truth in this, we at UsedYorkCity gathered together our go-to cheap spots […]

A New York Minute In Donna’s Apartment

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We are so excited to welcome Donna Dugan to the blog today to share her lovely NYC home with us! What neighborhood do you live in?  Astoria, the 30th Ave stop on the N/Q. How long have you lived in this apartment, and who do you share your home with?  I’ve lived here for 10 […]

Tips On Where To Save/Splurge On Your NYC Wedding

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Happy wedding season!  To all you NYC brides…I know.  New York City and wedding in the same sentence can sound like a money pit waiting to happen, and while, YES, it’s perhaps not the cheapest place to host a wedding, there’s definitely areas that can be saved on.  I spent the entire last year of […]

Spring Cleaning? There’s Free Charity Pick-Ups In NYC!

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Spring cleaning is high on my list of favorite things.  (Crazy?  Yeah, I know.  But nothing quite beats the feeling of an organized closet, right?!)  What’s perhaps NOT on my list of favorite things is the aftermath of a good closet cleanse: bagging and lugging all the giveaways downtown to the nearest Goodwill/SalvationArmy/charity of choice.  […]

A New York Minute In Tracy’s Apartment

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We are so excited to welcome Tracy Kaler to the blog today to share her lovely NYC home with us! What neighborhood do you live in? The Upper West Side. How long have you lived in this apartment, and who do you share your home with? I’ve lived here for 5 years with my husband, Mike, my […]

Jump, Jump!

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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 […]

A New York Minute In Amanda’s Apartment

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We are so excited to welcome Amanda Mactas to the blog today to share her lovely NYC home with us! What neighborhood do you live in? Midtown East How long have you lived in this apartment, and who do you share your home with? I’ve lived here for over two years now by myself and […]

UYC Style: Mint Condition

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With the start of March, I can’t help but get excited about donning my favorite shade of green in preparation for St. Patty’s Day: mint!  I used the gold t-strap shoes I wore for my wedding reception as the starting point to this ensemble, because you know what they say, “nothing sweeter than a repeater!” […]

Shopping For Jewelry? TraxNYC Has You Covered!

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Like many New Yorkers, we love a good shopping session…but even BETTER when you’re shopping + supporting local businesses!  We’re delighted to bring TraxNYC to the blog today to hear what they’re doing for jewelry in the most sparkling of all NYC hoods, The Diamond District!  Can I get an “oh la la?!” TraxNYC is […]

UYC Style: Winter Blues

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During last year’s wedding planning, I basically lived on Pinterest for ideas and inspiration.  I decided that after the big day was over, I would make a point to integrate Pinterest into UsedYorkCity, sharing NYC scenes, styles, sounds, and scents that are currently inspiring me. First up, Winter Blues.  Appropriate much? On Pinterest?  Let’s be […]

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