Tag Archives: new york city

  • Shake Shack BBQ Pulled Pork Burger Being Tested in New York

    Shake Shack BBQ Pulled Pork Burger Being Tested in New York

    It may very well be the case that you’ll soon be able to get a fast food facsimile of the American classic pulled pork sandwich at your local Shake Shack. That’s because at almost every one of the chain’s locations in New York City, the Shake Shack BBQ Pulled Pork Burger is currently being tested out. The […]

  • The Dreamery: An NYC Nap Hotel from Casper

    The Dreamery: An NYC Nap Hotel from Casper

    Many are the long summer days on which I’ve been stranded downtown or some other hectic locale away from my bed and thought to myself, “there should be a place where you can pay to to take a nap.” Obviously I’m not alone, and now the mattress peddlers at Casper have come up with just […]

  • ‘I ♥ NY': Famous Graphic’s Creator Explains Work in Short Video

    ‘I ♥ NY': Famous Graphic’s Creator Explains Work in Short Video

    Everybody loves New York, but have you ever wondered why everybody says they love New York? Milton Glaser, the famous graphic designer who came up with the “I ♥ NY” graphic that has become near-ubiquitous since it was first developed in 1977. And now, a short video documentary of the same name and produced by Dress […]

  • Spyscape: New Museum of Espionage Opens in NYC

    Spyscape: New Museum of Espionage Opens in NYC

    I can’t figure out why it’s not in Washington, but a new museum in Manhattan lets visitors live out there superspy fantasies and possibly learn something about the history of espionage in the process. It’s called Spyscape, and it opened to visitors and double agents alike earlier this month. Spyscape boasts the expected array of spying […]

  • Reefill: An App Lets New Yorkers Subscribe to Tap Water (Video)

    Reefill: An App Lets New Yorkers Subscribe to Tap Water (Video)

    You can’t make this stuff up, folks. In New York, there’s now an app that lets users get unlimited tap water throughout the city for $1.99. It’s called Reefill, and it’s purported as an alternative to the costly and environmentally detrimental water bottle habit that plagues so many. Reefill is essentially a service that replicates those […]

  • Central Park Tower: Proposed Project Would be Tallest Wooden Structure on Earth

    Central Park Tower: Proposed Project Would be Tallest Wooden Structure on Earth

    Creative studio DFA has proposed an architectural project that hearkens back to the days before concrete and glass, while simultaneously breaking a new record if it actually gets completed. It’s the unassumingly named Central Park Tower, and if DFA’s plans come to fruition it will be the tallest wooden structure on Earth. Here’s DFA founder […]

  • Mondo Bava: NY’s Quad Cinema Pays Tribute to Mario Bava (Trailer)

    Mondo Bava: NY’s Quad Cinema Pays Tribute to Mario Bava (Trailer)

    I don’t often wish I lived in New York City, but a recent Entertainment Weekly article has me dipping into that pool of FOMO and cultural envy, courtesy of New York’s Quad Cinema. It’s Mondo Bava, “a near-complete retrospective” of the works of Italian filmmaker Mario Bava. Never heard of Bava? Well, that may be, […]

  • Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Coming to Harlem

    Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Coming to Harlem

    One can only guess at why it took so long for this to happen, but plans have finally been approved for a genuine Hip-Hop Hall of Fame, coming next year to Harlem, NY. The organization heading up the project have placed the winning bid for a 125th Street building that will become the Hall’s home. […]

  • ABQ Bar: ‘Breaking Bad’ Pop-Up Bar Coming to NYC

    ABQ Bar: ‘Breaking Bad’ Pop-Up Bar Coming to NYC

    I kind of thought the time for this sort of thing had passed, but it appears that the proprietors of ABQ Bar, a pop-up bar inspired by Breaking Bad and coming to New York City this summer, have taken their time in getting the details of their project exactly right. ABQ Bar uses an actual […]