Category Archives: Exploring New York City

Peek Inside the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower

Have you ever looked up and seen that massive 1920’s skyscraper looming over Atlantic Avenue and the new Barclay’s Center? Yes, the really phallic one. Well, if you ever wondered what the inside looks like, I recently snapped a few … Continue reading

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A Multi Cultural Family Party Center

Here it is: The most descriptive business awning in the beautiful borough of Queens–Club SANM. It looks a little run down from the street, but on the inside, it’s completely decked out as a local events center. Families? Come on … Continue reading

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Afternoon Lunching on a Budget: Motorino

Have you ever imagined getting a free, gourmet lunch everyday in your office? Well, I lived that dream for 16 months at a little search engine company that doesn’t hold back when it comes to feeding their employees. Those days … Continue reading

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Bloom Town City

Ahhh… spring has finally taken hold in New York, and the city is showing off that extra dash of color that seems to put everyone in a good mood. Well, maybe not everyone, but at least the ones that can’t … Continue reading

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Your Modern Barber Shop

We’ve been walking by this Harlem barber shop sign on 116th Street for years, and I finally remembered to grab a photo. It’s for a salon on the ground floor of the Malcolm Shabazz Mosque. There’s something about it that … Continue reading

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Grand Central Terminal, You Are One Sexy Centenarian

Happy 100th Birthday Grand Central Terminal! We hope you know how much we at 106th Street love you. We also know you barely survived. Over fifty years ago, there were plans to demolish you and build something modern, tall, spectacular. … Continue reading

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Riding Above The Chaos: Roosevelt Island Tram

Am I the only New Yorker that will walk by the Roosevelt Tramway plaza on a Saturday and say to myself, “Hey, I have a MetroCard. I should just jump on real quick and take a ride.” Maybe. But I’m … Continue reading

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