08/27/15 1:55pm
Two tacos from Chinantla for just five dollars equals the elimination of hunger from your stomach. Photos by David Colon

Two tacos from Chinantla for just five dollars equals the elimination of hunger from your stomach. Photos by David Colon

Has this ever happened to you: You find yourself in Bed-Stuy and you’ve got a rumbling stomach but not a ton of cash? Maybe you live there, maybe you’re just visiting a friend, but either way you need to eat something cheap and fast, before a serious case of hanger gets you in trouble. Well don’t fear, you’ve got this handy list of cheap Bed-Stuy eats that you can get for under $10, guaranteed to leave you feeling full and satisfied. (more…)

08/26/15 1:48pm
This is what everyone wears on Casual Friday, by the way. Via Facebook

This is what everyone wears on Casual Friday, by the way. Via Facebook

In New York City, your job does not define who you are. You are in a city where interesting hobbies and fun people are scattered all over streets like so many rats on a subway line. What I mean to say, is that if you don’t like your job, you can still go out and find a great, productive way to live your life in this great city. However, you will also have to go to your crappy office every morning, so maybe if you don’t want to tell everyone at your rock-climbing gym/macrame classes about how much you hate what you do every day, maybe you should get an amazing job and have the best of both worlds! Where to find such a job, you ask? Well, keep on reading. (more…)

08/26/15 9:10am
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Two Trumps, two Mexicans. What could go wrong? Photos by Oriana Leckert

Last night, as Donald Trump made news by having Univision journalist Jorge Ramos removed from a press conference, Brooklynites gathered in McCarren Park to show their appreciation for the short-fingered vulgarian by smashing a couple of money-filled Trump piñatas. Accompanied by the “relaxing live EDM” sounds of luchador-masked Mexican duo Chango, humans and dogs got their whacks (and bites) in at the Republican party’s current leading man, and got a monetary reward to go along with it. How was the night? As Trump himself might say, it was incredible, just the very best piñata smashing night that New York City has ever seen. (more…)

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Looks good, huh? Image via The Sandwich Shop

Grand Street Restaurant Week has returned! After a very successful restaurant week this past February, the Grand Street Business Improvement District is setting up a summer week for you to fill those bellies with great deals on delicious food from various Grand Street restaurant in Williamsburg. From August 3-9, you can visit anyone of the 16 participating restaurants for lunches as cheap as $10 to dinners that will only run you about $30. We know, you’re probably drooling all over your phone, keyboard, or stranger on the train while reading this. So much so, you don’t know which ones to choose. You can’t go wrong with any, but let us offer some recommendations to help you out. (more…)

07/10/15 10:23am
Which beach is the one for you? via Luna Park NYC Flickr

Which beach is the one for you? via Luna Park NYC Flickr

Welcome to beach season. Depending on the kind of person you are, you might have different preferences for your beach, like the food you can get nearby or the crowd you want to hang around with or even your preferred way of getting to there. Instead of thinking long and hard about it, our top Beach Data Scientists put together a quiz that determines which NYC beach is the one that fits your personality the best. So take it and enjoy, but just remember that the results are legally binding* and you have to go to this beach for the rest of the summer! (more…)