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Review: Limited-Time OddFellows Ice Cream Carnival in NYC

Oddfellows Ice Cream

If you enjoy ice cream and live in or are visiting NYC, you might have a problem. With so many great options, it might be hard to decide where to go for your frozen dessert fill.

It’s hard to pick a favorite, but some of our top picks  (in no particular order) are Ample Hills, Blue Marble, Davey’s, Van Leeuwen and OddFellows Ice Cream. You also can’t go wrong by ordering a cone from a Mister Softee truck!

Many of the shops mentioned have interesting and creative flavors with OddFellows Ice Cream probably making some of the oddest. Continue reading Review: Limited-Time OddFellows Ice Cream Carnival in NYC

You NEED To Try The Big Macher Burger at Mile End Deli

Mile End Deli

One of my favorite foods is the hamburger. This should come as no surprise considering how many burger reviews I’ve written here at Michael W Travels.

What I love about burgers is that they can come in so many different varieties. The bun, meat, cheese and other topping all can vary, making for lots of unique kinds of burgers!

You wouldn’t expect to find an amazing burger at a Jewish- style deli, but you can get a really great burger at Mile End Deli in Brooklyn, NY. Continue reading You NEED To Try The Big Macher Burger at Mile End Deli

Man Leaps To Death Inside Marriott Marquis in Times Square

marriott marquis
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Tragedy struck at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City’s Times Square on Thursday.

Gothamist reports that, “A person dining at the Marriott Marquis said, “I was eating in the restaurant with my family when I heard screams and a loud thump.” Continue reading Man Leaps To Death Inside Marriott Marquis in Times Square

Rideshare Service Juno Available at NYC Airports!

Juno

Last week I received an e-mail from rideshare service Juno which announced that they were now available at NYC airports.

While I’ve never used them, I had heard good things about the company and that their prices were cheaper than rivals like Uber and Lyft.

Competition is usually a good thing so I figured that having another rideshare at JFK and LGA could only help to bring down the cost of a ride home from the airport. Continue reading Rideshare Service Juno Available at NYC Airports!

Is Rideshare Service Juno Now Available at NYC Airports?

Juno

Rideshare services like Uber have definitely disrupted the transportation industry. They’ve proven to be quite popular, giving users the ability to request a ride with a few clicks on their phone while also getting better prices than taxis.

There are a bunch of rideshare services out there. I’ve only used Uber and Lyft but I’ve heard good things about Juno (from an Uber driver!) a while back. Continue reading Is Rideshare Service Juno Now Available at NYC Airports?