When it comes to New York City, many writers draw inspiration from what can actually be seen or experienced, and their books become maps we can use to explore. In this slideshow, we tour different neighborhoods and eras through the pages of 10 popular novels set in NYC.
Being pregnant forces me to confront a lifetime of superstitious, slightly crazy behavior. The behavior mostly wins.
How to speak gorilla. Hint: there will be grunting.
Ever get drunk from a pizza? Here's your chance. This article offers the 9 Best Boozy Bites in the US.
A guide to what to see, do, buy, and eat around the United Nations for the city's official tourism website
Forget pepperoni. People in other countries are busy slapping everything from tuna to kimchi on their pies. This article goes around the world in pizza.
A guide to literary goings-on around the city this fall for New York's official tourism website
Just about every city in the world—as well as suburbs and deserts—has stickers, murals, and wheatpastes to admire. But what if it’s all graffiti to you?
What we ate while traveling from Moscow to Beijing on the Trans-Siberian Railway, including kolbasa, sweet quark fritters, and stuffed cabbage buns. No bear, though.
Only a few stops on the subway from Midtown Manhattan, Jackson Heights prides itself on being the kind of place where people from elsewhere can feel at home, much like New York City itself.
Equine Dining: on eating horse in Mongolia
I write a weekly column about things to do / see / eat / experience in the city. Recent posts include 5 street art murals to see right now, 7 best unconventional pizzas, and New York City’s best takes on 5 classic American foods.