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Worth The Trip: How To Get Drunk & Fat In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Jessica Festa Discover NYC, Explore Brooklyn, Food & Drink, Neighborhood Guides Leave a Comment

Whenever mentioning Red Hook — a Brooklyn neighborhood I’d never visited until now — I was always told it was “industrial and cool” but “way too difficult to get to.” After making the trip from Bushwick myself, I now realize my friends are really, really lazy. Okay, taking a bus or walking a mile from the subway isn’t ideal but…really? …

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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 …