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Melissa Ko's exploration of the endless culture that NYC has to offer.

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NYC Fall desintations, Melissa Ko

Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm & Other Picturesque NYC Destinations During the Fall

Likely, you’ve heard dozens, if not countless stories about the pure splendor of summers and winters in New York City. It’s true. There’s nothing quite like summer days in Central Park and nothing quite like winter nights near Rockefeller Center. However, don’t be fooled, New York City also is a remarkably colorful, brilliant place during […]

Clam chowder & more, Melissa Ko

Manhattan Clam Chowder & More: Iconic & Lush NYC Dishes

Both savory and luscious foods originated here, in NYC, including General Tso’s Chicken and Baked Alaska. More than that, NYC has not only birthed several incredible dishes, there are countless notable NYC favorites born outside of the city –or even the nation– but earned its rites as NYC fare through naturalization. NYC and its culinary staples regularly […]

Summertime Bliss, Melissa Ko

Summertime Bliss: New NYC Venues For Summer 2017

Summers are exceptionally blissful in New York City. Why? Well, the warmest season of the year in a world of the world’s best cities introduces an encore of festivals, celebrations, waterside events, raging concerts, savory meals, and it supreme venues and spaces. An incredible city like no other, New York City demonstrates that it’s the […]

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How to Shop at a Farmers Market

Come prepared Although sellers at farmers markets generally have plastic bags, you won’t want to carry your produce around in grocery bags all morning. Bring a tote bag, preferably one that is comfortable to carry. If you enjoy attending the farmers market and want to make it a weekly thing, consider investing in something with […]

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Rooftop Cinema Club is Not Your Average Movie Experience

Outdoor movies have almost become a thing of the past. The Rooftop Cinema Club is bringing this old sensation back to life and taking them to new heights (literally!). On top of New York City’s skyline you’ll have the best movie going experience, watching a movie on the rooftops showcased around the best settings in […]

How to Shop at a Farmers Market

Come prepared Although sellers at farmers markets have plastic bags, you won’t want to carry your produce around in grocery bags all morning. Bring a tote bag, preferably one that is comfortable to carry. If you enjoy attending the farmers market and want to make it a weekly thing, consider investing in something with wheels, […]

Top Spring Festivals in NYC Right Now

Spring is in the air in NYC and so are exciting spring flower festivals, food fairs and cocktail expos for every type of event you’d like to participate in. From the Coffee and Tea Festival to the Orchid Show, there has never been a more opportune time to explore the city as the temperature rises […]

4 Urban Hikes To Try This Spring in NYC

As the pale green spring slowly takes shape in parks across New York City, there are a plethora of urban hikes to try that are just a short walk from your closest subway line. In other words, there is simply no need to travel outside the five boroughs if you would like to get some […]

How to Experience NYC Like a Local

Are you visiting NYC for a day or more? Want to experience NYC like the locals? Then forget about the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. With that said, here are some of the best places to go to experience NYC like a true local: 1) Central Park. This may sound like a […]

Restaurant Week Recap: The Best Dishes You Needed to Try

With restaurant week having a great run last week in NYC, there are certain amazing staple dishes that restaurant goers never seem to tire of. See below for the best staple dishes for every restaurant week in New York City.  Razor Clams A typical clam normally comes in the form of a heart-shaped shell while […]

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