Brooklyn Walking Tour: Impressive Brooklyn Transformations   

Brooklyn paves the the way for all things hip, trendy, and edgy (while staying PC of course). Oftentimes, these new trends involve acts of repurposing, recycling, and reinventing. Think exposed brick and mason jars. After this Brooklyn walking tour, I learned that the borough’s act of repurposing extends further than originally thought. Here are a few times when Brooklyn really …

Top of the Rock or The Empire State Building?

View from the Top of the Rock.

When visiting New York City, there’s one essential question: Top of the Rock or The Empire State Building? If you can only choose one, my answer is Top of the Rock. But before you quit reading and purchase a skip-the-line Top of the Rock ticket, hear me out. This was a tough decision, but my rationale essentially boiled down to …

Five Must-See MoMA Exhibits You Can’t Miss

The Museum of Modern Art, also known as MoMA, features some of the world’s most famous artwork. Here are a few pieces from the incomparable museum that you can’t miss on your next visit: 1. Campbell’s Soup Cans You’ve seen it on shirts, on Instagram, and on coffee mugs. You’ve seen various iterations of the work on the Internet and …

Empire State Building Tickets: When Is the Best Time to Visit

  Be warned: this piece does not present a definitive answer as to when you should book your Empire State building tickets. Rather, as your adviser, I want to give you the pros and cons of visiting one of New York’s most famous sights at any point of the day. Taking photos, waiting in line, reading posters — the whole …

Downtown NYC: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Treasures of Greenwich Village

This piece on downtown NYC is part of the PlacePass Hometown series, where we feature the hometowns of our employees. Natalia from the PlacePass marketing team calls NYC home.  It’s hard to think of a more perfect place for an afternoon stroll in downtown NYC than Greenwich Village. A paragon of cosmopolitan diversity, the Village truly has something for everyone. It was …