Manhattan Drinks

169 Bar – A Lower East Side Classic

169 Bar – A Lower East Side Classic

If you live in NYC long enough, after a while you’ll begin to develop your “favorites” list. Favorite place to go for coffee, place for pizza, place for Thai and yes, your favorite bars. Put 169 Bar down as one of my all time favorite bars in NYC. Located deep […]

The Press Lounge – one of the best rooftop views in NYC

The Press Lounge – one of the best rooftop views in NYC

NYC has seen the popularity of rooftop bars go through the roof in the past 10 years with better and better rooftop scenes happening all the time. Some are super trendy and nearly impossible to get into, others are more low key and relaxing. Some have views that can best […]

My favorite Hookah spot in NYC – Horus Cafe

My favorite Hookah spot in NYC – Horus Cafe

The summer in NYC is coming to a close, so it’s time to get out there and enjoy some sidewalk cafes, and what better place to do it than Horus Cafe in Alphabet City on Avenue A. This has to be one of my favorite spots in Alphabet City to […]

Tijuana Picnic – Mexican Food with a side of FUN!

Tijuana Picnic – Mexican Food with a side of FUN!

If your like me, sometimes you don’t want to have to go to one place for dinner, another place for drinks after and yet another place for great music and meeting people. I just want it all under one roof. Well if that sounds like the perfect destination for you, […]

New York’s Hottest Spot – Public Hotel

New York’s Hottest Spot – Public Hotel

About once a year, just around this time, someone in NYC opens up what is surely to be THE place to be in NYC for those that love “the scene”. The play is to build up the word of mouth and get the buzz going during the summer, so by […]

Monday nights are the best night in NYC

Monday nights are the best night in NYC

Now if you don’t live in NYC, the thought of Monday night being the best night to go out might strike you as rather odd. “I gotta work in the morning!” I get it. That’s exactly why Monday nights are so awesome. Mainly people who don’t work normal business hours(models), […]

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Must try coffee in the Lower East Side

If you consider yourself a self-respecting coffee drinker and you find yourself in New York’s Lower East Side neighborhood, then you absolutely must make a pit stop at El Rey. El Rey started off as a small little coffee and pastry joint on Stanton Street, but later on added space […]

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Rooftop party in the Lower East Side

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ rooftop party? Not me my friends. Count me in every time. I assume that since you’re reading this, you probably love a good rooftop party as well. In that case, look no further than Mr.Purple, which is the name of the rooftop part of […]

Nolita – Best Places Map

Nolita – Best Places Map

So you’re going to SOHO but you haven’t heard of Nolita? OK, you need to use this map ASAP! I LOVE Nolita. It’s like a more chill, but way more fun sibling of SOHO. Think of all the cool stuff you’d imagine being in SOHO, without all of the crowds. […]

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Best Date Spots in the East Village

Dating in NYC can be the best of times and the worst of times, depending on your perspective. I know, I’ve been there. So you’ve swiped 1,234 times on Tinder and you’ve finally found the one. Or, you bumped into Mr./Ms. at 4am while you both were waiting for a […]