Monthly archives: August 2013

Worst Apartments to Rent

Chinatown, Manhattan. $380.00(Room is a bed)

Chinatown, Manhattan. $380.00(Room is a bed)

Today I found interesting website with a lot of photos of worst apartments to rent in New York City. You know that renting prices in Big Apple are really high… I don’t know how somebody should live in apartments like that… but everything is about money so it’s kinda good deal ๐Ÿ˜‰ So, how it looks for you? For me as I am not very rich and ย I just want to spend couple months in New York… So, I think I can live for a while in places like that. But not for all my life.

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Five Tips For Moving To New York City

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A recent article in the Huffington Post talks about an increase in the number of people moving into New York City (NYC). Everyone seems to want to be a part of the exciting life offered by the bustling city. That said, newcomers can be really intimidated by the fast pace of life in the city, almost making them want to take the next flight or bus back home! Here are five tips for those who are planning to make the city their home.

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The Best Way To Deal With Parking In NYC On The Weekends

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There are many reasons that taxis are often the preferred means of transportation in New York City. With over 8 million people packed into a relatively small area, space is at a premium. Driving in New York City is often hard due to the congestion on the streets. Some people think that walking is often the fastest way to get around, but if the distance you have to travel is too far, you will often turn to a taxi to get around. If you live and work in NYC, a taxi may be the only form of transportation that you need.

What to Do?

The only problem is what you will do if you want to get out of the city for the weekend or if you live somewhere else and want to spend the weekend in the city. In those cases the solution is to have a car. The problem then switches from how you get someplace to what to do with your car when you are not driving it. You need to have an idea of what parking in New York City is like.

The cost of parking in the City is not always cheap. Some people spend as much paying for the parking space for their car as they do for the home they live in. If you want to park in New York City on the weekends and still have money left over to do something else, consider a few basic tips.

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Casual day of Window Cleaner in New York City

What is casual day of window cleaner in NYC? To be window cleaner in New York sounds as really dangerous job because you need to work in tall buildings and skyscrapers. For example, man in this video, Brent Weingard has worked dirt and grime high above Big Apple for more than 35 years and looks like he really like his job. You must fearless if you want work in this job.ย So, this job isn’t for everyone.ย Well, I hope it’s well paid job ๐Ÿ˜‰

Could you work as window cleaner in New York? ๐Ÿ˜‰


Safety Tips For Living In New York City

New York at Night

New York at Night

New York is a large metropolitan city with an estimated population of more than 8 million people. Among the list of top ten largest cities in the United States, the city of New York is cited as a safe place to live. Although it was known for its high crime, that statistic has dropped by more than 50 per cent in the past decade. However, robbers, swindlers and panhandlers are everywhere and especially targeting the out-of-towner and visitors. With awareness, street smarts and common sense, you can live a normal, safe and happy life in this legendary, opportunistic city.

New York City Amenities

New York City is full of creativity, energy and influence by people of all walks of life around the world. Opportunities lie around every corner in this city known for globalization and international collaboration. At least one-third of all residents come from all over the universe because of all the amenities available that make New York City a comfortable place to live.

Neighboring municipalities include the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island. New York City draws many aspiring artists and performers and an array of other cultural contributions. Some of the artistic galleries include Tribeca Spring Festival in lower Manhattan and the Soho street art along with other venues like the Metropolitan Opera, Metropolitan Museum, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, New York City and American Ballet theatres plus the Joyce Theatre in Chelsea. New York City also offers vast choices in higher education and a sampling of all types of food cultures.

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Top Songs About New York City

Empire State Of Mind

New York is one of the most popular cities in the world. So, it’s totally ok, that we have a lot of songs which are dedicated for this amazing city. I think NYC is making a huge influence for all artist from all around the world whose had opportunity to spent some time in a such city like New York ๐Ÿ˜‰ That’s the reason why it’s called the Empire State of Mind ๐Ÿ˜‰

Actually we have so many music songs about New York that it would be really hard task for me to listen all these songs… If I would like to listen all songs about this city I should dedicate all week only for listening music… There is a full list of all music about New York City. What do you think? It really crazy that there is a list of song only about one city. So, while some of us are so far away from New York… Let’s listen music and dream about it…

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Summer of 1969 in New York City Photos

New York City photos, Summer of 1969

Summertime Photo of New York City

I found couple photos of New York City and I want to share it with you guys because I really like these photos. Looks like New York was always really cool place to live. Time can’t change spirit of this city. I think summertime in New York is a little bit different than in any other city… Looks like life moves slower and everyone is more relaxed in summer ๐Ÿ˜‰

By the way looks like New York was friendly city for hippies because I can see a lot of hippies in these photos. Or it is just fashion of that time? Anyway I love fashion of that time.

Now, looks like New York is more hipster friendly city.

Actually, in my opinion New York is friendly for everybody, but you must like this city. New York City is old city with his own traditions and strangeness… So, if you don’t like this city you gonna have a hard time ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Can you imagine how should look Manhattan in Grand Canyon or Death Valley?

Merged together New York City, Grand Canyon and Death Valley.

 

Can you imagine how should look Manhattan in Grand Canyon or Death Valley?

Europian photographer Gus Petro made project called “Empty, Dense, Merge” about his experience travel experience in USA.

Gus Petro travelled to NYC and was shocked about its density and how many people lives there, than he travelled to Death Valley and Grand Canyon and was shocked again about emptiness of that places. So, after his travels he merged two very different place into one picture.

Manhattan is the place where everyone wants to live and places like Grand Canyon or Death Valley is tottaly empty and unlivable.

Want to see how should look New York City in Grand Canyon or Death Valey?

Take a look at this artist work how he created different image of Big Apple.

And what do you think? For me it looks really amazing art of photography…

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Real Half Life Game Scenes in New York City

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Can you imagine that somethere in this world is place which looks like level from Half Life game? Yes, this place exist, and you are right this place is in New York City.

New York is on a huge project to build the extension of the No. 7 line to 34th Street and Eleventh Avenue in Manhattan.

So, just take a look at pictures. What do you think? It looks like game scene from Half Life but in real life. And ofcoures the graphics are much more better in real life ๐Ÿ˜‰

What you can say about that? By the way we can finally see that there really is going to be a subway line because couple months ago it was only a huge hole in the ground ๐Ÿ˜‰ And it’s going to be finished next summer. I hope this new subway line will make New York City the best city in the world to live. It looks really inspiring for me how people can create a such amazing things like that ย :)

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