Category Archive for "Get to know NYC"

The best running apps for NYC [FREE to download]

If you’re like most, you enjoy being outside in the fresh air. What better way to do that than running? Take a jog outside in NYC on a beautiful day and soak in the sun and breeze. To help track your runs, we put togethere a list of helpful...

25 things you should know before moving to NYC

Moving anywhere new can be scary and hard. It’s best to plan for your move before starting the process, but there are times when moving has to happen fast. If you make the jump to New York City, there are a few things you should know. Here’s a list...

11 common mistakes tourists make when visiting NYC for the first time

1. Not wearing comfortable shoes You will walk in New York City…a lot. Residents of the city walk an average of six to ten miles a day. You, as a tourist may walk more than that depending on how much you want to see in a day. Your shoes...

Things you can do in your NYC apartment to help you sleep better

Getting a good night’s sleep in New York City may be hard, especially if you live on a busy street with lots of noise. There is, however, a few things you can do to help you get to sleep faster and help you stay asleep. As you prepare for your...

7 tips to help you get a good night’s sleep in noisy NYC

It’s 1 a.m. and you’re wide awake because the noise is so loud outside or next door. If you don’t have the luxury of living on the higher floor in New York City, you may be stuck living in a building’s single digits. When this happens, there are some...

9 transportation types in NYC: Options and price [low to high]

There are so many breath-taking things to see in New York City. Whether it be the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, or Central Park, there’s not a shortage of things to see. Getting around New York City can be intimidating and expensive if you don’t know how...

9 things that are required for a New York City apartment

Knowing your rights as a tenant in New York City will save you from unrealistic expectations and headaches when looking for an apartment in the big city. We outlined 9 things that are allowed and not allowed in a Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens resident apartment. Title 27 outlines...

What to do if you’re a college student without a lease between semesters

So the semester ended and it’s either winter break or you’re out for summer and your lease just ended. What do you do with your stuff? Whether you’re in a single-bedroom or have a few rooms worth of things, it can be hard to know what to do with...

5 productive ways to save space in a small apartment

It’s no secret that apartments in New York City are small — sometimes very small. There are some important rules apartments have to follow according to New York City’s building code: a minimum of 80 square feet a minimum width of 8 feet in any dimension a minimum ceiling...

The details you need to know about Central Park

Square in the middle of New York City is Central Park — the fifth largest park in the New York City area. It covers 843 acres and has an estimated 38 million visitors annually. Here are a few other things to know about the park: Where to find Central...

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