Entries by Jessica Stevens

In NYC, You’re Never too Old to Have a Roommate

In many places in the USA, it would be strange if a grown man lived with a roommate—not in New York City. With about 8.6 million residents packed into the five boroughs, with 1.6 of them packed into Manhattan island, it’s no wonder the cost of living is through the roof. See how much money you […]

Video Parody to Find a Roommate

Finding a roommate is no small task, and some people go the extra mile. YouTuber, Mark Peters went so far as to parody Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” in hopes of finding someone to share his three-bedroom home in South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia. While his house may not look the most luxurious, Mark def looks […]

Manhattanhenge 2015

Next week on Friday May 29th, 2015, the sun will transit across Manhattan island and perfectly set in between the cross-streets yielding the spectacle of “Manhattanhenge.” You’ll be able to see the full solar disk slightly above the horizon and in between the profiles of the buildings when looking down the centerline of a cross-street towards […]

Which Boro Makes Loves the Loudest in NYC?

Not surprisingly, the award for the loudest nookie, or at least the most people that complain about it, in NYC goes to Brooklyn. Staten Island, sadly has the quietest sex of any boro with no sexual noise complaints in 2014 whatsoever. NYC noisy sex data come from 311 records and has been mapped out by […]

McSorley’s Old Ale House—Inside Snug and Evil.

Down on East 7th Street in the East Village of New York City, across the street from a preschool and a church, you’ll find the “snug and evil” McSorley’s Old Ale House, the oldest Irish tavern in NYC. Abraham Lincoln kicked back a brewsky here, the New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup and partied like hell […]

Narrowest Buildings in New York City

In New York City they say you can never be too thin or too rich, but we’re not so sure this applies to New York City apartments. Small dwellings are commonplace in NYC, but these anorexic abodes take the cake (but like good New Yorkers don’t eat it!). We bring you the top 10 narrowest residential buildings […]

Insider Guide to NYC: Hélène Heath

Fashion blogger and stylista Hélène Heath shares her Insider New York favorites for New York living. Check out her blog, Fashion Over Reason. We’re huge fans. You can also follow her on Instagram and on Pinterest. What’s your full name? Hélène Heath What neighborhood do you live in? Williamsburg, Brooklyn How long have you lived in […]

First Day of Spring 2015 NYC

As if this abrasively freezing and snowy winter wasn’t enough, instead of the sweet bird-songs of spring serenades,  the first day of spring came to greet us with a frosty snowstorm of a kiss. No frolicking the streets on a nice warm day, no basking in the warm rays of spring, no feelings of spring love in […]