You’ll be able to soar over NYC in new Times Square ride

NYC is getting its own theme-park-style ride that’ll whisk and suspend visitors up 30 feet into the air as they “glide” over NYC’s iconic skyline and landmarks. RISENY, which opens December 15, places thrill-seekers inside a 180-degree, 40-foot projection dome that plays 8K aerial footage to create the sensation of flight. (The ride is similar to Disneyland’s “Soarin’ Over California” experience.) RECOMMENDED: A thrilling […]

Where to find the best sufganiyot in NYC for Hanukkah

There are two things that foodies can’t stop thinking about once Hanukkah rolls around (this year, the Jewish holiday kicks off on November 28 through December 6): latkes and sufganiyot. The latter donuts in particular tend to get the royal treatment by chefs around town who create special, limited-versions of the dessert available for, usually, a single week. As the festival […]

Festive penguins and polar bears have taken over NYC’s Fifth Avenue for the holiday season

Fifth Avenue’s Pulitzer Fountain has transformed into a winter wonderland for the holiday season. On Wednesday, the Fifth Avenue Association unveiled its “The Fifth Season” installation featuring 32 hand-crafted animal sculptures by Harlequin Designs in Brooklyn, 5,000 feet of lighting, a skating rink and 24 handmade icebergs surrounding the Pulitzer Fountain, all accompanied by music from composer Paul Brill. The […]

The first-ever cashierless Starbucks is now open in NYC

The future is here: You can now order and pick-up your skinny vanilla latte without having to take out your wallet at the very first cashierless Starbucks, located in New York. Photograph: Courtesy of Starbucks A partnership between two retail giants, the new destination is located inside an Amazon Go store on 59th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues.  Customers get to place […]