nyc streets

My Favorite New York Streets (Nope, Not Broadway)

Jessica Festa Discover NYC, Explore Brooklyn, Manhattan, Offbeat, Outdoors Leave a Comment

Look, I don’t hate Broadway or anything. Sure, the bit in Times Square is packed with so many tourists you feel like if you fell you’d be stomped to death, and having topless women with American flags painted on their boobs follow me around screaming “Photo?!” is kind of annoying; but as the street runs for 33 miles (53 kilometers) …

nyc food

50 Delicious Dishes & Drinks You Must Savor In NYC

Jessica Festa Discover NYC, Explore Brooklyn, Food & Drink, Manhattan, Queens Leave a Comment

I was once on a trip with four other New Yorkers and one guy from Colorado who, after spending enough time with us surmised that if he moved to NYC he would be a fat drunk because “all you guys talk about is your favorite places to eat and drink.” It’s true. There are just so many restaurants fusing inventive …


How To Travel Around The World Without Leaving NYC

Jessica Festa Art & Culture, Discover NYC, Explore Brooklyn, Manhattan, Offbeat, Queens Leave a Comment

For those who’ve always wanted to take an around-the-world trip but couldn’t afford it or take the time off work, an alternative is a visit to New York City. A melting pot of cultures, New York makes it possible to travel through Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, South America and beyond without ever leaving the metropolis. To help you …