Tips for the Zoo

A few friends and I were able to take advantage of the great weather last week and visit the Bronx Zoo on a Tuesday. We thought of a few tips by the end of the trip: 1. Ask if there are student discounts. Fordham University actually has an agreement with the Bronx Zoo so that our … More Tips for the Zoo

Tino’s Delicatessen

Tucked away among the Italian restaurants on Arthur Avenue lies Tino’s Delicatessen, affectionately referred to simply as Tino’s.  They serve everything from breakfast food and smoothies to the best sandwich melts in town. I met a few friends there for lunch on Tuesday. We went at 1PM, which is right at the end of the lunch rush. … More Tino’s Delicatessen

Maison Kayser

New York City has about five Maison Kayser bakeries, and I was able to visit the Columbus Circle location this past Friday evening. Maison Kayser’s central location (right by the 59th Street subway stop) coupled with its later hours is ideally convenient. Splashes of orange highlight the interior of the bakery and create a cheerful … More Maison Kayser


Mac and Cheese lovers will be excited to hear that S’MAC (Sarita’s Mac-and-Cheese) is as great as it sounds. My two roommates and I went to the Murray Hill location (though there’s another one in East Village. The inside is bright and cheerful, although the wood paneling on the side of the wall was in … More S’MAC

City Antiques

I’ve always been the type of person who likes to keep busy. When winter break rolled around, I spent the first few days catching up with friends and family (and much of the time attempting to get out of the “final exams mindset”), and the rest of the time relaxing. I couldn’t wait to have … More City Antiques

Black Tap

The hottest new burger joint has two locations in the city: Soho and the Meatpacking District. Two friends and I decided to pay a visit to the Soho location this past Friday night. It’s so popular that there’s a bouncer just to enter the restaurant. Yes the line is incredibly long, yes the prices are … More Black Tap