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Macy’s New York City – World’s Largest Department Store?

Marketed as “the world’s largest store” and a registered New York City landmark, Macy’s is more a shopping empire than mere retailer. The company produces the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which has been held in New York City annually since 1924. But the store dates back even longer than that – it began as […]

New York City’s Flatiron Building In Manhattan

Located on Fifth Avenue between 22nd and 23rd streets, the Flatiron Building is one of New York City’s famous landmarks and one the most unique architectures in Manhattan. Shaped like an iron, the apex of the building is just six feet wide, and expands into a limestone wedge adorned with Gothic and Renaissance details of […]

We Found The Best Americano In New York City!

Dean & DeLuca serves the best Americanos in New York City! Located in the New York Times building, this ultra-chic gourmet café also bakes scrumptious pastries like “pretzel croissants”. Read our full review at Eating In Vancouver. Dean & DeLuca New York Times Building 620 8th Ave Retail Space B Tel: 212.221.0308 Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-7pm […]

New York City’s Shake Shack Serves The Best Burgers!

Have you ever experienced the glory of a Shake Shack burger? You don’t know what you’re missing! Relish the photo below and read our full review at Eating in Vancouver for all the juicy details. Shake Shack 691 8th Ave, New York, NY Tel: (646) 435-0135 shakeshack.com

New York City’s World Famous Empire State Building

Your trip to New York City isn’t complete without visiting Manhattan’s world famous Empire State Building! The Empire State, its name derived from the nickname for New York, is an office building and communications tower featuring an art deco design, typical of pre–World War II architecture in NY. The 102-story landmark is located in the […]

Saturdays Surf NYC

While I’m on the subject of unique shops in downtown Manhattan’s SoHo district (DASH and Wooster Social Club), I wanted to highlight another standout joint: Saturdays Surf NYC (surf shop/coffeehouse/clothing store). It’s an innovative store to suit a lifestyle occupied with surfing, living and working in New York City. In addition to boards, wetsuits and […]

NY Ink: Ami James’ Wooster Street Social Club

I had previously mentioned my reality-show guilty pleasures, one of them being NY Ink. So how excited was I to discover NY Ink’s Wooster Street Social Club while touring NYC’s trendy SoHo (“SOuth of HOuston” street) neighborhood! The famed tattoo parlor/art gallery was a lovely space, and there were lots of customers gettin’ inked. Sadly, […]

Kardashians’ DASH In New York City’s SoHo

I have a few reality-show guilty pleasures, namely the Kardashian and NY Ink TV programs (at least I don’t watch ghetto Jersey Shore!). Both shows have famous shops in New York City, and luckily for me, I got the chance to visit their Manhattan stores during our recent trip to NY. Kourtney, Kim and Khloé […]

NEXUS – Canada-US Frequent Traveler Program

NEXUS is a joint Canada/United States program designed to allow members expedited entry at US-Canada borders. Pre-approved, low-risk travelers can avoid long waits at border entry points by using self-serve kiosks at airports and reserved lanes at land crossings. To gain eligibility, program applicants are screened for citizenship and immigration status, checked for criminal history […]