Best Irish bars in NYC

https://www.thrillist.com/drink/new-york/best-irish-bars-in-nyc? The Best Irish Bars in New York City By CHRISTINE FISCHERUpdated On 03/01/2019 at 05:03PM EST The Dead Rabbit | Brent Herrig When droves of Irish immigrants were forced to flee to America in the 1840s, they brought with them precious culture from the Emerald Isle -- including the traditional Irish pub. Today, New York City … Continue reading Best Irish bars in NYC

Making a neighborhood restaurant your home away from home

https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-travelers-guide-to-discovering-neighborhood-restaurants-11551454003 A Traveler’s Guide to Discovering Neighborhood Restaurants From a New York trattoria to a Hong Kong hole-in-the-wall, we celebrate unsung local haunts, with picks from nine Michelin-star chefs. Plus: How to find a great one wherever you are EAT AWAY Not every traveler hungers for the hottest new dining spot. Even on vacation, a … Continue reading Making a neighborhood restaurant your home away from home

What does the announcement “signal delay” mean on NYC’s subway system?

This is everything any lover of engineering systems could possibly want to know (at least as a start) about the NYC subway system's signals. https://ny.curbed.com/2019/2/27/18240200/mta-nyc-subway-signal-delays-infrastructure-guide New York subway 101: A guide to the signal system Understanding the subway’s signals helps you understand how the subway system functions By Hannah Frishberg  Feb 27, 2019, 2:54pm EST SHARE A … Continue reading What does the announcement “signal delay” mean on NYC’s subway system?

Best tasting menus < $100 in NYC

The Best Tasting Menus in NYC for Under $100 By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated On 02/27/2019 at 05:09PM EST   Courtesy of Empellon Predetermined, multi-course restaurant dinners can go by many names in New York City: prix fixe, chef’s selection, omakase, dégustation. “Tasting menu” is by far the most popular moniker, and perhaps the most synonymous with “super … Continue reading Best tasting menus < $100 in NYC

Fine starting point to the museums you’ll want to see first in New York City

Handy list of museums worth seeing even if you have only a short time in New York City. Have lived here long enough so that several of these are favorites. Enjoy. https://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/new-york/best-museums-in-nyc? Dinos! Nukes! Nudes! The Best Museums in NYC By JONATHAN MELMOTHUpdated On 02/27/2019 at 10:11AM EST The American Museum of Natural History | Clari Massimiliano/Shutterstock.com … Continue reading Fine starting point to the museums you’ll want to see first in New York City

Why does NYC have nine Chinatowns?

This article is a perfect example of why I love living in NYC. Too many lovely photos and graphics to post here. Just click thru for great ideas on where to eat Chinese in this city. https://ny.eater.com/2019/2/25/18236523/chinatowns-restaurants-elmhurst-homecrest-bensonhurst-east-village-little-neck-forest-hills-nyc