Category Archives: NYC

Review: Legendary Katz’s Deli of NYC Expands For 1st Time in 129 Year History

Katz's Deli

Katz’s Deli, the legendary eatery on New York’s Lower East Side has expanded for the first time in its 129 year history.

Since 1888, those delicious pastrami sandwiches were only available at the corner of East Houston and Ludlow Street. You can now get a fine sampling of their menu at the brand new DeKalb Market Hall in Brooklyn. Continue reading Review: Legendary Katz’s Deli of NYC Expands For 1st Time in 129 Year History

Limited Time: Enroll in Global Entry at NYC’s Penn Station

Penn Station

If you’re looking to get Global Entry and are  in the New York City area, you’ll have another option for where to go for the enrollment interview.

When Kim, Lucas and I enrolled in Global Entry, we went to JFK Airport. Kim and Lucas enrolled the same day and it was impressively fast.

Soon you’ll be able to enroll at Penn Station for a limited time! Continue reading Limited Time: Enroll in Global Entry at NYC’s Penn Station

LinkNYC: No More Web Search from Kiosks Due To Porn & Masturbation

LinkNYC

Early in 2016 I wrote about a very interesting and potentially useful communications network coming to New York City called LinkNYC.

The systems were to provide free WiFi, charging ports, phone calls around the country and more. Due to some pretty disgusting reasons, one feature was recently removed from LinkNYC. Continue reading LinkNYC: No More Web Search from Kiosks Due To Porn & Masturbation

Cirque du Soleil Paramour on Broadway- A Must See!

Cirque du Soleil Paramour

Kim and I have been fans of Cirque du Soleil for quite some time. We’ve had the chance to see some of their shows like O, Alegria, Ovo, Wintuk and I’m pretty sure one other!

It’s been a bit harder to go to shows in recent years since most of them probably won’t appeal to little kids. The last show that Kim and I saw in a theater was for Lucas. We saw Yo Gabba Gabba a couple of years back! 🙂

I was definitely excited when I got invited to attend a performance of Cirque du Soleil Paramour at the Lyric Theater in NYC. Continue reading Cirque du Soleil Paramour on Broadway- A Must See!

Fuku Chicken Coming to Citi Field! Let’s Go Mets!

Fuku Chicken

Just a few days back I wrote about the New York Mets getting a new pizza option from Danny Meyer.

I already feel that Citi Field has a great selection of food options. Adding pizza from Danny Meyer is a nice addition that I’m looking forward to trying out. Now there is news of another big (food) name coming to the stadium! Continue reading Fuku Chicken Coming to Citi Field! Let’s Go Mets!

Great News For Paying NYC Parking Meters

NYC Parking Meters
image: Wikimedia Commons

Paying for NYC parking meters has been a real pain in recent years.

Rather than pay for a meter right by your car, you need to seek out a muni-meter box, sometimes close to a block away to pay. Then you have to walk back to your car to put the receipt in the window, wasting quite a bit of time.

Well now paying for meters is about to change for the better. Continue reading Great News For Paying NYC Parking Meters

LinkNYC Launches- Offers FREE WiFi, Nationwide Calls & More

LinkNYC

When I see a payphone around New York City, I have to say that I’m always surprised. Who thought there were any left?

Pretty much everyone has a cell phone so the need for public phones is pretty much non-existent. (I could see them being useful in some areas for tourists though.)

A few days back an amazing, new communications network was launched in NYC that will replace the city’s payphones- LinkNYC. Continue reading LinkNYC Launches- Offers FREE WiFi, Nationwide Calls & More

Photo Tour: TWA Flight Center + Visit For Last Time

TWA Flight Center

I recently wrote about how you could visit LaGuardia Airport’s Marine Air Terminal during Open House NY on October 17 & 18, 2015. You can also check out our full plans for Open House NY 2015.

(Find out more about OHNY here.)

The TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport will be opening as part of OHNY Weekend for the last time today, Sunday, October 18 (11am-3pm). Continue reading Photo Tour: TWA Flight Center + Visit For Last Time

Our Plans for Open House New York 2015

Open House New York 2015

This weekend hundreds of sites around NYC will be open to visit which are usually closed to the public.

Open House New York is now in its 13th year.  Over the past few years Kim and I have visited historic homes, toured sections of the High Line before they were completed, go to see Murray’s cheese caves and visited the amazing TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport.

This year, while looking over the list of sites participating in OHNY, Kim and I came up with what I feel is a good plan. It should include visiting places which appeal to all of us, yes even Lucas and it (mostly) entails sticking to one borough. Continue reading Our Plans for Open House New York 2015