New York has fine and inexpensive restaurants. It also has plenty that serve large portions of carbohydrate-laden stodge. Here are 50 good places that I tried during an extended visit from London. Most offer value as well as decent food.
Thomas Knight saw a chance to make some extra money by renting out his apartment in New York’s Brooklyn borough for Super Bowl weekend, asking $300 a night. Just days before the game, he hadn’t gotten a single call.
Pete Seeger, the folk singer who rallied audiences to social causes for more than six decades and inspired generations of musicians from Bob Dylan and Peter, Paul and Mary to Bruce Springsteen, has died. He was 94.
Larry Kennedy was rooting against the New England Patriots this week, and not just because they often beat his favorite team, the Buffalo Bills. He figured a Denver Broncos win would provide a better chance to make money renting out his Manhattan apartment for the Super Bowl.
Ask a bunch of New Yorkers where they spend their money: apartments, cars, vacation lodgings, maybe designer handbags. In the new American “sharing economy,” these can all be enjoyed at a fraction of their normal cost. Just not if you’re a New Yorker.