Did you hear that? That was the collective sound of thousands hearts belonging to Mets fans breaking across the five boroughs. Again. This past weekend marked the first Subway Series of the season and, in reliable fashion, the Mets imploded. The team managed to bring lots of hope and promise to its fans on Friday when they won the series opener at Yankee Stadium. But in the bottom of the seventh inning, in the last of the three game series Sunday night, the Yankees scored eight runs and pulled off a 9-3 win. The Yankees had tied the series with a …continue reading
I have traveled all over this great county of ours and sampled burgers of all different makes and shapes: from the highbrow New York gastro pub burger to the greasy spoon variety of Sid’s Onion Burger outside of Oklahoma City. Yes, I have embarked on a personal quest to find what I believe to be is the best incarnation of this American culinary darling. It’s part of my life’s work. Let it be known that I am not above fast food when it comes to my quest: I have sampled burgers from such establishments as Five Guys, In-N-Out, Mooyah, and Whataburger. …continue reading
If you have been thinking about visiting New York City, but are still indecisive finding out about the top 10 reasons to visit might help you make up your mind. Despite how small New York is there are still plenty of opportunities for tourists, in fact, it is probably one of the busiest and most populated states in America. No matter what time of the day or night it is you can find something to do, New York just never seems to sleep.
#1 Open Spaces
With how busy and crowded New York is you will be surprised to find out just how …continue reading
First, smoking was banned all throughout New York City in public places, then, trans fat was taken off the menu, and now the city has a new target: salt.
The city is planning to unveil their new plan for salt reduction today, which in the end is supposed to work with health agencies and food companies to reduce the amount of packaged salt in products and restaurant food by 25 percent in the next five years.
Why is salt such a big deal? It has a huge part in causing hypertension – high blood pressure. Reducing the amount of salt we all eat …continue reading
Snow can be wonderful… if you don’t live in the city. There’s skiing, snowboarding, sledding, making snowmen and snow angels.. but when you live in the city, there’s no room to do all this! So… what can you do when there’s this much snow out?
1) Go to Central Park, Prospect Park, or any other park.
Bring your kids! Kids can sled in the park, make snowmen, snow angels, and have snowball fights! This is pretty much the only place in the city where you can engage in traditional snow time fun.
2) Make snow art!
Buy cheap acrylic paints, and get each of your …continue reading