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Best Tacos in NYC, 2013 edition

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. With plenty of great eats to try in NYC, how to find the best? Gothamist has put together an updated list of the best tacos in New York and its outer boroughs, with reviews of each. Sadly our pick for best elote is not there,…

Underneath NYC’s Upper East Side

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. The 2nd Avenue Subway project has been on the table for many many years. It was first proposed in 1929 [1] but has found itself stopped and started and shelved ever since. In 2007, the 2nd Avenue line construction began in earnest, and the MTA…

The Secret to Getting Cheap Broadway Tickets

Plan a trip to New York and you’re bound to consider a ticket to one of our fabulous shows. We’ve dropped knowledge about our beloved city before, but here’s the lowdown on how to get the lowest prices possible for Billy Elliot or Book of Mormon (good luck, this one is all kinds of popular right…

NYC Outdoor Summer Movies, All in One Place.

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  View from my old apartment in NY. A simple service post for those Hipmunks based in or planning to visit New York City during the coming months: here’s where to find the schedule of all the summer movies being screened in the city: NYC Summer Movies. I’m from Montreal…

Lies New Yorkers Tell Tourists

Inspired by yesterday’s #Londonliesfortourists entry, I thought I’d try my hand at a few lies for our tourists here in New York via @thehipmunk: Times Square is the place where locals go to meet and hangout. #NYliesfortourists Savvy hipmunks know better than to spend any more time than is absolutely necessary in Times Square. Yesterday’s writeup…

Shiny! See (in color) how the Statue of Liberty originally looked

I’m in love with the Statue of Liberty - the Roman goddess of freedom, Libertas. A gift from France, built in 1886, she’s the symbol of a city I love and has a beautiful green patina. But remember, her copper skin didn’t always look like this — it first looked more like a penny. Shaun helped…

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