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Jhoan
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(07-02-2015, 08:43 AM)


Previous NYC thread

Reboot thread? Reboot thread. HUGE thanks to bob page for for letting me use his already fantastic OP (I know you're out there lurking) but now with several updates to it . Also, thanks to Fallengorn for the subtitle.


Welcome to beautiful New York City,
home to NYU, Columbia University, CUNY/SUNY, several prominent art schools, famous local sports teams, Humans of New York, and pizza among the billions of things this restless city has to offer. We have a 110+ year old subway system that turns into a sauna in the summer with how hot it gets in there. We experience all four seasons, tourists love to come here in droves all year long but particularly more so in the summer, and we recently happen be the worst city in the US to retire in because of continually rising costs of living/rent. Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Manhattan together form the 5 boroughs connected together by bridges, ferries, subway lines, and buses. Long Island is the suburban section of NYC where you get to see lots and lots of trees.

We’re also BFFs with neighboring states New Jersey and Connecticut which together form the Tri-State area. Further upstate is Albany where all the state legislative magic happens as well places such as Buffalo, Oswego, New Paltz, and Lake Eerie among others. Further up north is our neighbor country, Canada with Toronto being the biggest city closest to us and Niagara Falls being the border town .

Our current Mayor is this guy:

Our current Governor is this guy:




NYC GAF meet ups

The GAF meetups are self-explanatory: take a bunch of GAF members from the city, a neighboring state, or from abroad, throw them into a bar or a big gaming event for shenanigans ahoy. Socializing is name of the game here as plenty of fun times will be had.

Upcoming GAF meet ups:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1270560

Past NYC GAF meet ups:
Note 1: I've excluded NY Comic Con threads because it's usually been impossible to organize a meet up during it due to conflicting schedules. *: The Scribblenauts Launch Party was the first GAF meet up I ever attended.

2007:
New York GAFers: What did you do Saturday? NeoGAF Meet up is what! (Pics+More)
2008
MGS4 Meetup
2009:
Scribblenauts Launch Party*
2011:
NYC GAF Bar Night Meetup-Saturday July 23rd (TOMORROW)
-This meet up took place at Latitude Bar and Grill in Hell's Kitchen. Several months later, this would be the place where EviLore was beaten at pool.
2012:


NYC GAF Meetups: 2/18 at Gaf Bar, 2/13 at Third & Long

NYC GAF Meetup: March 31st - Hump Evilore Harder
NYC GAF May Meet up Round 3: Lady Liberty says DAT GAF
NYC GAF - June Meetup
August NYC GAF Meetup: Fin de Verano Edition
NYC GAF September Meet Up: Back to School Edition
NYC GAF - Holiday Season/ Final 2012 Meetup! (?)

2013
NYC GAF Meet Up 2013: New Year of Meet Ups in the City that makes you feel Brand New
NYC GAF Meetup: February 15 – TGIF Edition
NYC GAF May 2013 Meet Up: Friday Frolicking at Fat Cat
NYC GAF Meet Up: Summer in the City Edition
NYC GAF December Meet Up: Bah humbug!

2014:
NYC GAF June Meet up: Returning from a self-induced coma

2016:
NYC GAF Meetup Reboot 2016-2/27 @ West 3rd Common featurinf board games and fun
Last edited by Jhoan; 08-28-2016 at 12:31 AM.
Jhoan
Member
(07-02-2015, 08:44 AM)
Parks:
As seen on TV, comics, video games, and movies, NYC parks are as famous as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building

-Central Park: THE MOST FAMOUS PARK IN THE CITY. The park takes a few hours to walk through and you can easily spend a day or two exploring it (it's over 50 blocks long).
-The High Line: A newer park that is now completely finished. Also a must-see. It's built upon abandoned above-ground railway tracks along the Hudson River. When you get up to the park, you walk alongside plants, flowers, and fountains as you get great views of the city.
-Union Square: A local hang-out spot that often hosts farmer's markets and performances
-Washington Square Park: In the NYU campus, there are often quite a few performances going on
-Battery Park: In downtown Manhattan, Battery Park offers great views of the Statue of Liberty
-The Esplanade: Connects to Battery Park and goes north along the Hudson to the World Financial Center. A great path for running and biking
-Governor's Island: You can take a free ferry here and relax. Less people than Central Park and has great views of downtown Manhattan
-Madison Square Park: Great views of the Empire State Building and home to Shake Shack!
-Fort Tryon Park - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Tryon_Park
-Roosevelt Island-Accessible via the F train but I would highly recommend opting to take the scenic route via the tram at the 59th St. Bridge. It's easily circumnavigated by foot in a couple of hours
-Prospect Park (AKA Brooklyn's Central Park)-Developed by the mastermind of Central Park but housed in Brooklyn. It's surrounded by a couple of Brooklyn areas including Windsor Terrace and Prospect Heights
-Inwood Hill Park (in Dyckman/Inwood)-The best place to see some effin' stars and birds as well as hike.
-Riverside Park- Massive strip along Riverside Drive park that starts at around 79th street and continues all the way up to 181st in Washington Heights
-Flushing Meadows Corona Park- Best known for hosting The U.S. Open in late August/early September but when it's not hosting tennis matches, barbecues, and soccer games are had during the summer
-Randall's Island-Another park that hosts soccer games on its soccer fields as well as has a couple of baseball areas.
-FDR Drive Park (recommended by Lulubop)
-Bushwick Park (recommended by Yencid)- has several bars and restaurants surrounding the area. It's an increasingly trendy area.
-Van Cortlandt Park (The Bronx)--has hiking trails to go on
- St. Mary's Park (rec: bob arctor)
-Pelham Bay Park (rec: entrement)

Museums:
NYC has some of the world's greatest museums, so if that's what you're into, there's plenty of choices.

A quick word on museums:
Suggested donation= pay whatever you want e.g. a penny, $1, etc. not $20.
-Privately financed museum such as the Guggenheim= not suggested donation so you pay whatever price of admission they ask for. There are student discounts available with ID as well as free days that are open to the general public.

-MoMA (Museum of Modern Art): Houses many Picassos and Van Gogh's Starry Night. One of bob page’s personal favorite museums.
-The Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art): Features a variety of paintings and sculptures, located on the east side of Central Park
-The American Museum of Natural History: Located on the west side of Central Park. Includes models of animals, dinosaur bones, and more
-The Guggenheim: A modernist museum that features art you won't find anywhere else. The building was also designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, which is a sight in itself
-Hayden Planetarium - http://www.yelp.com/biz/hayden-planetarium-new-york-2
-The Cloisters - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-cloisters-new-york-2
-The Whitney Museum of American Art (now in Chelsea)- http://www.whitney.org
-The Frick Collection- www.frick.org
-The Museum of the Moving Image-htttp://www.movingimage.us
-The MTA Transit Museum- web.mta.info/mta/museum/
-Society of Illustrators (very tiny museum)-www.societyillustrators.org/
-Museum of the American Indian- www.nmai.si.edu
-El Museo del Barrio- www.elbarrio.org
-The Japan Society- www.japansociety.org
-The Morris Jumel Mansion (oldest mansion in Manhattan)- www.morrisjumel.org
-The Asia Society- www.asiasociety.org
-Brooklyn Children's Museum (suggested by nel e nel)- www.brooklynkids.org/
-Several art galleries in the Chelsea area are open to the public as well as in SoHo.

Places:
-Empire State Building: If you don't know what this is then I don't even - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_State_Building
-Chrysler Building - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrystler_building
-United Nations - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Building
-Rockefeller Center - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockefeller_Center
-World Trade Center Memorial - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Center_site
-Wall St. / Trinity Church - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wall_Street
-Times Square - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_Square
-Grand Central Terminal - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Central_Terminal
-Statue of Liberty - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_liberty
-Ellis Island - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellis_Island
-Time Warner Center / Columbus Circle - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Warner_Center
-Bronx Zoo - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronx_Zoo
-Flatiron Building - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatiron_Building
-Chinatown
-Brooklyn Brewery (they give tours of the place in the weekend)- www.brooklynbrewery.com
-The Red Hook, Brooklyn area for all kinds of stuff including bars and restaurants (recommended by GIJoccin)
-Bronx Botanic Garden
-Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Shopping:
-SoHo
-5th Ave
-34th St
-Uniqlo - http://www.yelp.com/biz/uniqlo-new-york
-Nintendo World - http://www.yelp.com/biz/nintendo-world-store-new-york
-Video Games New York - http://www.yelp.com/biz/video-games-new-york-new-york
-Century 21 (various locations around the city; one on 66th st and another outside of WTC in Lower Manhattan)



According to many, New York City offers the world's finest selection of food. Some varieties of cuisine are better than others, but overall, it really doesn't get much better than this. No matter what your interest in, the city has it.

Here's the original NYC restaurant thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=387673

General rule of thumb: Do not eat at chain restaurants in NYC (Red Lobster, Sbarro, Olive Garden, etc). Go to a local place and you'll be far better off.


Italian:
-Sfoglia - http://www.yelp.com/biz/sfoglia-restaurant-new-york
-Becco - http://www.yelp.com/biz/becco-new-york
-The Meatball Shop - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-meatball-shop-new-york
-Rao's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/raos-new-york
-Piccolo Angolo (recommended by lawblob) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/piccolo-angolo-new-york
-Maialino (recommended by Vex Superne) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/maialino-new-york

Pizza:
Pizzerias are ubiquitous in the city so much that it's the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' go to food. From brick oven places to big name places that have sprawling lines. Every New Yorker has a favorite pizza joint that it'll be hard to get every single place in so here's the biggest and most famous ones.


-Di Fara's: http://www.yelp.com/biz/di-fara-pizza-brooklyn
-Artichoke Basille's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/artichoke-ba...ewery-new-york
-Grimaldi's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/grimaldis-pizza-new-york
-Famous Ray's-various locations around Manhattan

Chinese:
-Jing Fong - http://www.yelp.com/biz/jing-fong-restaurant-new-york

Japanese:
-Totto Ramen - http://www.yelp.com/biz/totto-ramen-new-york#
-Ippudo - http://www.yelp.com/biz/ippudo-ny-ne...y:toto%20ramen
-Bondst (recommended by captscience) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/bondst-new-york-2
-Yakitori Taisho - http://www.yelp.com/biz/yakitori-taisho-new-york
-Yakitori Tori Shin - http://www.yelp.com/biz/yakitori-tori-shin-new-york-2
-Shi (in LIC) (recommended by Wellington) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/shi-long-island-city
-Friend House (recommended by Wellington) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/friend-house-new-york
-Sushi Dojo- http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-dojo-n...d+ave+st+marks
-Angel’s Share- http://www.yelp.com/biz/angels-share...d+ave+st+marks
-Sushi Yu 2- http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-yu-2-new-york
-Sushi Yasaka- http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-yasaka-new-york?osq=shush

Korean:
-Momofuku Ssam Bar - http://www.yelp.com/biz/momofuku-ssam-bar-new-york-3
-Don Bogam - http://www.yelp.com/biz/don-bogam-bb...e-bar-new-york
-Jungsik - http://www.yelp.com/biz/jungsik-new-york
-Madangsui- http://www.yelp.com/biz/madangsui-new-york
-Korea Way in on 32nd between Broadway and 6th is Manhattan's Korean BBQ paradise
- BCD Tofu- Fort Lee, NJ
-HMart (Bayside)
-Han Joo (fFlushing)
- Kang Suh (K-town)


Vietnamese
:
Pho Grand-http://www.yelp.com/biz/pho-grand-new-york-2
Pho Vietnam 87- http://www.yelp.com/biz/pho-vietnam-...?osq=pho+grand
New Tu Do http://www.yelp.com/biz/new-tu-do-ne...?osq=pho+grand
Saigon Shack- http://www.yelp.com/biz/saigon-shack...?osq=pho+grand

Asian Fusion:
-Momofuku Ko - http://www.yelp.com/biz/momofuku-ko-new-york
-Aburiya Kinnosuke - http://www.yelp.com/biz/aburiya-kinnosuke-new-york
-Obao (various locations around the city- http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc...find_desc=obao
-Ganesha Outdoor Room (recommended by Yencid)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/ganesha-outdoor-room-new-york-2

Mediterranean:
The Astoria section of Queens is where you'll find droves of Greek restaurants waiting to be dined at
-Vareli (recommended by Wellington) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/vareli-new-york
-Kashkaval (recommended by lawblob) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/kashkaval-new-york
-Aldea (recommended by Nex Superne) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/aldea-new-york
-Taim - http://www.yelp.com/biz/taim-falafel...e-bar-new-york
-Taverna Kyklades on Ditmars in Astoria (recommended by Schattenjšger)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/taverna-kyclades-astoria

French:
-Le Bernardin - http://www.yelp.com/biz/le-bernardin-new-york
-La Sirene - http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-sirene-new-york
-Per Se - http://www.yelp.com/biz/per-se-new-york
-Daniel - http://www.yelp.com/biz/daniel-new-york
-Parigot - http://www.yelp.com/biz/parigot-new-york#
-The Modern - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-modern-new-york
-Jean-Georges - http://www.yelp.com/biz/jean-georges-new-york
-Adour Alain Ducasse (recommended by Nex Superne) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/adour-alain-ducasse-new-york

American:
-The Breslin (recommended by OuterWorldVoice) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-breslin-...-room-new-york
-The Palm (recommended by Eclipsis) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-palm-tribeca-new-york
-Gramercy Tavern - http://www.yelp.com/biz/gramercy-tavern-new-york
-MPD (recommended by Host Samurai) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/mpd-manhattan
-Beauty & Essex (recommended by Host Samurai) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/beauty-and-essex-new-york
-Annisa (recommended by GiJoccin) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/annisa-new-york
-The Dutch (recommended by fancimus) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-dutch-new-york
-Strip House Steakhouse (recommended by All Hail C-Webb) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/strip-house-...ouse-new-york#
-Keen's Steakhouse - http://www.yelp.com/biz/keens-steak-house-new-york
-Wolfgang's Steakhouse (multiple locations) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/wolfgangs-steakhouse-new-york-4
-WD-50 - http://www.yelp.com/biz/wd-50-new-york
-Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque (suggested by Lulubop)-http://www.yelp.com/biz/mighty-quinns-barbeque-new-york
-Dinosaur BBQ (suggested by Lulubop)-http://www.yelp.com/biz/dinosaur-bar-b-que-new-york-2?osq=Dinosaur+BBQ
-Locksmith Wine and Burger- http://www.yelp.com/biz/locksmith-wi...r-bar-new-york
-Traif- http://www.yelp.com/biz/traif-brooklyn?osq=dates
- Knickerbocker (recommended by Stasis)- http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc...+Knickerbocker

Fast Food:
-Doughnut Plant- http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=Doughnut+Plant
-Pommes Frites - http://www.yelp.com/biz/pommes-frites-new-york#
-Shake Shack (multiple locations): http://www.yelp.com/biz/shake-shack-new-york-2
-Crif Dogs - http://www.yelp.com/biz/crif-dogs-new-york
-Dumpling Man - http://www.yelp.com/biz/dumpling-man-new-york
-Go! Go! Curry! - http://www.yelp.com/biz/go-go-curry-new-york
-Gray's Papaya - http://www.yelp.com/biz/grays-papaya-new-york-4#
-Joe's Pizza - http://www.yelp.com/biz/joes-pizza-new-york-4
-Pok Pok Wing - http://www.yelp.com/biz/pok-pok-wing-manhattan
-Bahn Mi Saigon - http://www.yelp.com/biz/banh-mi-saigon-new-york
-Woorijip - http://www.yelp.com/biz/woorijip-new-york

Sandwiches:
-Katz's Deli - http://www.yelp.com/biz/katzs-delica...ry:katz%20deli
-Bare Burger - http://www.yelp.com/biz/bareburger-new-york-3
-Parm (recommended by pyrealnova) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/parm-manhattan
-Korzo Haus (recommended by LyleLanley) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/korzo-haus-new-york
-5 Napkin Burger - http://www.yelp.com/biz/5-napkin-burger-new-york
-99 Miles to Philly (recommended by Wellington) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/99-miles-to-philly-new-york-2
-Defonte's Sandwich Shop (recommended by Wellington) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/defontes-sandwich-shop-new-york
-Num Pang (recommended by hoggert)- http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc..._desc=Num+Pang
-Umami Burger- http://www.yelp.com/biz/umami-burger...d+ave+st+marks

Mexican/Latin American/Spanish:

You can easily find tons of Latin cuisine restaurants all over the city from as high as in Washington Heights to The Bronx and Central American/Latin American places out in Queens and Brooklyn

-Blockheads Burritos (recommended by Sho_Nuff82) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/blockheads-n...ads%20burritos
-La Casa Del Mofongo (Dominican, recommended by striKeVillain!) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-casa-del-mofongo-new-york-2
-El Malecon (Dominican recommended by Jipan) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-malecon-r...nt-ii-new-york
-Casa Mono (recommended by captscience) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/casa-mono-new-york
-Zebu Grill - http://www.yelp.com/biz/zebu-grill-restaurant-new-york
-Cafe Habana (recommended by lawblob) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-habana-new-york
-Caracas Arepa Bar (recommened by lawblob) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/caracas-arepa-bar-new-york
-Baby Bo's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/baby-bos-new-york
-Margon (Cuban) (recommended by fallengorn) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/margon-new-york
-La Marina (Dominican)-http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-marina-new-york
-Pio Pio (various locations around the city)
-Tacos El Paisa (OP's note: This tiny hole in a wall Mexican restaurant in The Heights serves up some of the best authentic Mexican food in Manhattan)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/tacos-el-paisa-new-york
-Cafe Ollin (recommended by Battersea Power Station)- http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc...ork%2C+NY&ns=1
- Empananda Mama (recommended by Yencid)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/empanada-mama-new-york
-Camaradas El Barrio- http://www.yelp.com/biz/camaradas-el-barrio-new-york
-Havana Cafe- http://www.yelp.com/biz/havana-cafe-bronx


Seafood:
-Aquagrill - http://www.yelp.com/biz/aquagrill-new-york
-Parlor Steakhouse (recommended by shockwave) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/parlor-steakhouse-new-york-2
-Pearl Oyster Bar (recommended by fancimus) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/pearl-oyster-bar-new-york
-Red Hook Lobster Pound- http://www.yelp.com/biz/red-hook-lobster-pound-brooklyn
-If you have a car or someone who drives, City Island in The Bronx has some fantastic seafood restaurants

Indian:
-Junoon (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/junoon-new-york
-Tulsi - http://www.yelp.com/biz/tulsi-new-york

Food Trucks:
Being amended because tis old info.

-Halal Guys (they have a restaurant on 14th and second in addition to carts all over the city that always have lines)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/53rd-and-6th...-cart-new-york
-Comme Ci Comme Sa: http://www.yelp.com/biz/comme-ci-comme-ca-new-york
-Tribeca Taco Truck: http://www.yelp.com/biz/tribeca-taco-truck-new-york
-Wafels & Dinges - http://www.yelp.com/biz/wafels-and-d...:food%20trucks
-Taim - http://www.yelp.com/biz/taim-mobile-...:food%20trucks
-Korilla BBQ - http://www.yelp.com/biz/korilla-bbq-...:food%20trucks
-DessertTruck - http://www.yelp.com/biz/desserttruck...:food%20trucks
- Red Hook Lobster Pound Truck- http://www.yelp.com/biz/red-hook-lob...truck-new-york

Coffee Shops:
-Stumptown: http://www.yelp.com/biz/stumptown-co...sters-new-york
-Cafe Grumpy: http://www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-grumpy-new-york
-Joe (multiple locations): http://www.yelp.com/biz/joe-the-art-...fee-new-york-6
-Port's Coffee & Tea - http://www.yelp.com/biz/ports-coffee-tea-co-manhattan
-Abraco - http://www.yelp.com/biz/abraco-new-york
-McNulty's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/mcnultys-tea...ee-co-new-york
-Third Rail Coffee - http://www.yelp.com/biz/third-rail-coffee-new-york
- The Uncommons [board game cafe] (suggested by Pau)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-uncommons-new-york
-The Nuyorican Poets Cafe [hosts open mic events, poetry slams, and plays] www.nuyorican.org

Baked Goods / Desert:
-Levain Bakery (recommended by abuC) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/levain-bakery-new-york
-Momofuku Milk Bar - http://www.yelp.com/biz/momofuku-milk-bar-brooklyn
-La Maison Du Chocolat - http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-maison-du...lat-new-york-2
-Chikalicious - http://www.yelp.com/biz/chikalicious...bar-new-york-3
-Chinatown Ice Cream Factory - http://www.yelp.com/biz/chinatown-ic...ctory-new-york
-Tuck Shop - http://www.yelp.com/biz/tuck-shop-new-york
-Rice to Riches - http://www.yelp.com/biz/rice-to-riches-new-york
-Mille-Feuille - http://www.yelp.com/biz/mille-feuille-new-york
-Kee's Chocolates - http://www.yelp.com/biz/kees-chocolates-new-york

Tea Houses:
-Saint Alp Teahouse - http://www.yelp.com/biz/saints-alp-teahouse-new-york#
-Ten Ren Teatime - http://www.yelp.com/biz/ten-ren-tea-time-new-york
-Radiance Tea House - http://www.yelp.com/biz/radiance-tea...oks-new-york-2
-Bosie Tea Parlor - http://www.yelp.com/biz/bosie-tea-parlor-new-york
-Harney & Sons - http://www.yelp.com/biz/harney-and-sons-soho-new-york
-Argo Tea - http://www.yelp.com/biz/argo-tea-cafe-new-york-3

Bars/Lounges/Beer Gardens/Gastropubs:
Bars are a GAF meet up staple place and come in all kinds of varieties, sizes, noise levels, and crowds

-Pony Bar (Order the Pear cider and get a grill cheese sandwich, enough said)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-pony-bar-new-york
-Zum Schneider - http://www.yelp.com/biz/zum-schneider-new-york
-Idle Hands Bar - http://www.yelp.com/biz/idle-hands-bar-new-york
-Murphy & Gonzalez (great happy hour) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/murphy-and-gonzalez-new-york
-McSorley's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/mcsorleys-ol...house-new-york
-Valhalla(massively large beer collection, a GAF meet up favorite, and 50 cent wings after midnight)-http://www.valhallanyc.com
-Barcade (various locations): Williamsburg, Chelsea, East Village, and New Jersey
-Radegast Beerhall - http://www.yelp.com/biz/radegast-hal...arten-brooklyn
-4th Ave Pub - http://www.yelp.com/biz/4th-avenue-pub-brooklyn
-Black Mountain Wine House - http://www.yelp.com/biz/black-mounta...house-brooklyn
-The Sackett - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-sackett-brooklyn
-Brooklyn Bowl - http://www.yelp.com/biz/brooklyn-bowl-brooklyn
-High Dive (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/high-dive-brooklyn#
-The Gate (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-gate-brooklyn
-Commonwealth (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/commonwealth-brooklyn
-Berry Park - http://www.yelp.com/biz/berry-park-brooklyn
-Tradesman - http://www.yelp.com/biz/tradesman-brooklyn
-List of 50 Black owned Bars and Restaurants (suggested by ~Devil Trigger~): http://www.idontdoclubs.com/2015/05/...staurants-nyc/
-The Pit (cheap live shows, has a bar section too)- www.thepit-nyc.org
-Buddha Beer Bar- http://www.yelp.com/biz/buddha-beer-...osq=buddha-bar
-Rudy's Bar & Grill (recommended by TxdoHawk)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/rudys-bar-and-grill-new-york
-Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden- http://www.yelp.com/biz/bohemian-hal...garden-astoria
-District 12 (recommended by Yencid)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/district-12-new-york-2
-Puck Fair- http://www.yelp.com/biz/puck-fair-new-york
-Jeepney- http://www.yelp.com/biz/jeepney-new-...d+ave+st+marks
-Brooklyn [bar/restaurant]- http://www.yelp.com/biz/brookvin-brooklyn?osq=dates
-The Dead Rabbit (recommended by Stasis)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-dead-rabbit-new-york

Clubs (recommended by Host Samurai):
-RDV - http://www.yelp.com/biz/rdv-new-york
-Lavo - http://www.yelp.com/biz/lavo-new-york
-Le Bain - http://www.yelp.com/biz/le-bain-new-york
-Bunker - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-bunker-club-manhattan
-Kiss & Fly - http://www.yelp.com/biz/kiss-and-fly-new-york
-Dream Downtown - http://www.yelp.com/biz/dream-downtown-manhattan
-Tenjune - http://www.yelp.com/biz/tenjune-new-york

Recreational/Under 21 places
-Brooklyn Boulders (suggested by Pandora012)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/brooklyn-boulders-brooklyn-2
-Fat Cat- Right outside the 1 train station on Christopher St.; great place for a date, live jazz, and lots of games
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New York City is home to about 9 million people so tourists can be pretty intimidated sometimes. Even with all its people, NYC is one of the safest big cities in the world and you shouldn't be afraid of exploring (just don't act like an idiot). Here are some tips to remember if you're visiting the city:

-If some random person approaches you, it's usual best to ignore them
-Think of the sidewalks of Manhattan has highways. Do you slam on your breaks on the highway? I hope not, so don't do it on the sidewalk, either. Walk to the edge of the sidewalk if you want to stop and take pictures or else you'll piss off a lot of people
-Similarly, when on an escalator, stand on the right side and walk on the left side. Don't block the left side unless you plan on walking up
-New Yorkers are proud of their city and are usually pretty nice. Don't be afraid to ask for directions to NYPD or locals
-Carry cash. Many restaurants and cafes don't take plastic
-Wear good walking shoes!
-The MTA has many free subway map apps for iPhone and Android
-The IKEA boat that leaves from downtown Manhattan is free, offers good views of the city
Feel free to pop into the thread to ask any questions if you plan on visiting the city.


Parks:
-Central Park-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Park
-Prospect Park - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prospect_Park_(Brooklyn)
-Brooklyn Botanical Garden - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Botanical_Garden
-Brooklyn Bridge Park - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Bridge_Park
-Fort Tryon Park/The Cloisters- http://<br /> -Bryant Park-<br /> <b...m.org]The Met.

Food:
-Traif - http://www.yelp.com/biz/traif-brooklyn
-Peter Luger Steakhouse -http://www.yelp.com/biz/peter-luger-...house-brooklyn
-Paulie Gee's Pizza (recommended by fancimus) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/paulie-gees-brooklyn
-Marlow & Sons - http://www.yelp.com/biz/marlow-and-sons-brooklyn-2
-Prime Meats - http://www.yelp.com/biz/prime-meats-...:prime%20meats
-Applewood - http://www.yelp.com/biz/applewood-brooklyn
-Grimaldi's Pizza - http://www.yelp.com/biz/grimaldis-brooklyn#query:difara
-Zuzu Ramen - http://www.yelp.com/biz/zuzu-ramen-brooklyn
-Fette Sau - http://www.yelp.com/biz/fette-sau-brooklyn
-Totonno's Pizza (recommended by fallengorn) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/totonnos-brooklyn
-Forcella Pizza - http://www.yelp.com/biz/forcella-brooklyn
-El Mio Cid - http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-mio-cid-brooklyn-2
-Tea Lounge - http://www.yelp.com/biz/tea-lounge-brooklyn
-Hanco's - http://www.yelp.com/biz/hancos-brooklyn
-Lomzynianka - http://www.yelp.com/biz/lomzynianka-brooklyn
-Diner - http://www.yelp.com/biz/diner-brooklyn
-Patrizia's Pizza - http://www.yelp.com/biz/patrizias-pi...sta-brooklyn-2
-Pates Et Traditions - http://www.yelp.com/biz/pates-et-traditions-brooklyn
-Tabare - http://www.yelp.com/biz/tabare-brooklyn
-Tom's (recommended by Count Dookkake)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/toms-brooklyn
-Cake Man Raven (recommended by Seraphinianus) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/cake-man-raven-brooklyn
-Bonnie's Grill (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/bonnies-grill-brooklyn
-The Farm on Adderley (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-farm-on-adderley-brooklyn
-Geido (recommended by nitewulf) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/geido-restaurant-brooklyn
-Fette Sau (pulled pork sandwiches) (recommended by fallengorn) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/fette-sau-brooklyn
-Bozu - http://www.yelp.com/biz/bozu-brooklyn



-MTA Subway Map: http://www.mta.info/nyct/maps/submap.htm
-TripAdvisor Attraction List: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractio..._York.html#TtD
-TripAdvisor Top NYC Hotels: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g6...rk-Hotels.html
-Jetsetter NYC Hotel Flash Sales: http://www.jetsetter.com/invite/uncleguito
-HotelTonight App (great deals on last-minute rooms) - http://www.hoteltonight.com/
-Feeling cheap and want things to do under $10 around the city? Check out the 9.99 show: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/media/shows/9-9-9.page
-Free City ID's for NYC residents only if you don't drive (thanks to Kisaya):http://www1.nyc.gov/site/idnyc/index.page

New York News/Events Websites:
- DNA Info
-New York Times (GOAT)
- New York Daily News
-WNYC
-Gothamist
-The Village Voice
-Nerd York City - Events Calendar
-Thrillist (rec by nel e nel)
-Flavorpill(rec by nel e nel)
-New York Game Critics Circle
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Jhoan
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(07-02-2015, 08:47 AM)
Recommended Parks, Places,Metal Concert venues, etc. (Continued)
-John's Diner (Jeevesmeister) - http://www.yelp.com/biz/johns-coffee...John%27s+Diner
-Carl Schurz Park/Upper East Side area in general (kyleokok)
-Smalls Jazz Club (Peltz)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/smalls-jazz-club-new-york
-Jazz Gallery (Peltz)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-jazz-gallery-new-york-2
-Bar Next Door (Peltz)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/bar-next-door-manhattan
- 55 Bar (Peltz)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-55-bar-new-york
-Hendrick's Gin events (jon bones)
-Smorgasburg (gamechanger87)- http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc...ork%2C+NY&ns=1
-Church of Sweden- http://www.villagevoice.com/best-of/...church-6450390
-Free City ID's for NYC residents only if you don't drive (thanks to Kisaya)-http://www1.nyc.gov/site/idnyc/index.page
-Brooklyn Strategist (board game cafe formerly managed by GAF's very own Alcotholic before moving out)- http://www.thebrooklynstrategist.com/
-Frying Pan (Wellington)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/frying-pan-new-york
-Austin St. out in Forrest Hills, Queens ( LifEndz)-Full of all kinds of bars, restaurants, and whatnot
-The Ship speakeasy (Wellington)- http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-ship-new-york
-Flushing Hindu temple canteen (jetpacksaysyes)- https://www.nyganeshtemple.org/
-St.Paul's Chapel garden (jetpacksaysyes)-http://ouc.columbia.edu/st-pauls-chapel/
-Balkan cuisine restaurants in Astoria (jetpacksaysyes)-http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=Balkan+Food&find_loc=Astoria%2C+Queens%2C+NY
-Hiking day trip in Bear Mountain (Peltz)- only $25 via the Port Authority Terminal in 42nd st and 1.5 hrs away from the city.
-BXL (Belgian beer bar in Manhattan; various locations)- www.bxlrestaurants.com
-Ichiran Brooklyn (Bushwick; ramen place from Japan with first US location)- http://ny.eater.com/2016/10/19/13330...nyc-opens-wait
-Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn- https://drafthouse.com/nyc

NYC GAF on the social media sphere

Instagram:
Yencid: https://instagram.com/yencidkh/

Twitter:
I'm @GeneYorkMorgan

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Jhoan
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(07-02-2015, 08:49 AM)
To kick off the thread discussion and properly introduce ourselves please fill out the following questionnaire. From there, you're free to branch off to whatever discusssion arises. New Jersey, CT, and upstate New Yorkers are more than welcome to partake in the discussion in addition to anyone who wants to chime in (e.g. GAF members planning to visit, thinking about moving here, etc)

How old are you?
What is your occupation?
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin?
What part of the city do you reside in?
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)?
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from?
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other?
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should?
Anything else that's on your mind?
number47
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(07-03-2015, 02:39 AM)
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How old are you? 25
What is your occupation? Job?
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? African American sorta
What part of the city do you reside in? Queens
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)?
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from?
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Roommates
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? The cloisters?
Anything else that's on your mind?
Cash rules everything around me.
terrisus
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(07-03-2015, 02:41 AM)
So, what's this I hear about New York City smelling like urine?

Seriously, not trying to thread derail, I actually hear it from people who live there.
Is that actually true? >.>


P.S. I'm in central Connecticut now, where they seem to like to pretend they're part of New York >.>
Haly
One day I realized that sadness is just another word for not enough coffee.
(07-03-2015, 02:42 AM)
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it's so humid I hate summers here I want to die

i might as well be in louisiana for all the moisture around me in july
xxracerxx
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(07-03-2015, 02:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by terrisus

So, what's this I hear about New York City smelling like urine?

Seriously, not trying to thread derail, I actually hear it from people who live there.
Is that actually true? >.>


P.S. I'm in central Connecticut now, where they seem to like to pretend they're part of New York >.>

San Fran in the Tenderloin/Mission smells more like piss and shit than NY.
Christopher
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(07-03-2015, 02:44 AM)
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I always try to make a meet or two and get fucked with overtime all the time ...
Bacon
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(07-03-2015, 02:45 AM)
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I would recommend checking out the Brooklyn brewery if you are ever in Williamsburg. Went there last Saturday, the brewery tour is free and then you can grab a few beers afterward in the bar. Fun times!

I'll fill out the questionnaire when I am at a computer 👌🏻
Battersea Power Station
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(07-03-2015, 02:46 AM)
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How old are you? 31
What is your occupation? fencing coach
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Bulgarian
What part of the city do you reside in? Queens
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? 23 years
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from? :p Bulgaria
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? wife and 2 kids
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? Far Rockaway Beach
Anything else that's on your mind?

If any parents of young kids want to get together in Queens, hit me up. I'm right near Alley Pond Park and have a newborn and a 2.5-year-old.
Pau
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(07-03-2015, 02:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Haly

it's so humid I hate summers here I want to die

i might as well be in louisiana for all the moisture around me in july

It's bad, but I grew up in Miami, so I know it can be worse.

Also, didn't know you were in NYC. Kark should host an in-person mafia game.
entremet
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(07-03-2015, 02:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Christopher

I always try to make a meet or two and get fucked with overtime all the time ...

Mortgages don't pay themselves, bro ;P
JadedWriter
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(07-03-2015, 02:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by terrisus

So, what's this I hear about New York City smelling like urine?

Seriously, not trying to thread derail, I actually hear it from people who live there.
Is that actually true? >.>


P.S. I'm in central Connecticut now, where they seem to like to pretend they're part of New York >.>

That's usually what the subway smells like during the summer or well usually all year for that matter. Have fun walking around Chinatown during the summer cause god damn.

I'm 31, work for a bunch of idiots in a public schooling system, I work in the PR department, I live in Long Island, I'm a black puerto rican, I live with my parents.
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ginger ninja
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(07-03-2015, 02:49 AM)
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Great OP jipan, also if anybody is interested, I tried the new Brick and mortar location for halal guys at 96th, pretty nice and clean place and just few dollars more than the cart prices.
Cow Mengde
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(07-03-2015, 02:50 AM)
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How old are you? 32
What is your occupation? Technology
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Chinese
What part of the city do you reside in? Queens
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? Over 20 years. I've lost track
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from? Guangzhou
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? We own a house.
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? Already mentioned in the thread.
Anything else that's on your mind? Might end up leaving NYC to go back to China for work. I'm both excited and sad.
triplestation
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(07-03-2015, 02:50 AM)
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Having fun here is expensive

I'd rather go to montauk Connecticut and start a bonfire and get drunk on the beach
Haly
One day I realized that sadness is just another word for not enough coffee.
(07-03-2015, 02:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pau

Kark should host an in-person mafia game.

I have no poker face to speak of so I'd be auto lynch day 1.
Pandora012
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(07-03-2015, 02:54 AM)
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How old are you? 20+
What is your occupation? Poor student doing research
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Black
What part of the city do you reside in? The Bronx
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? Been here for a good 6 years.
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from? New York
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Family
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people haven’t checked out but should? Doubt it. Wait Brooklyn Boulders is super fun. It'd probably make a good meet up.
Anything else that's on your mind? Digimon.
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JadedWriter
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(07-03-2015, 02:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by triplestation

Having fun here is expensive

I'd rather go to montauk Connecticut and start a bonfire and get drunk on the beach

No shit. Dating is expensive and I'm slowly trying to get my girlfriend into the habit of just us cooking dinner at her house once a week, eating out multiple times a week is killer on the wallet.
Oxn
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(07-03-2015, 03:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by JadedWriter

That's usually what the subway smells like during the summer or well usually all year for that matter. Have fun walking around Chinatown during the summer cause god damn.

Fish markets everywhere
fluffydelusions
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(07-03-2015, 03:02 AM)
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Moved to South Jersey from NYC last year. I miss it. The delis, food carts (hala lamb over rice!), convenience etc etc :(
jerry113
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(07-03-2015, 03:03 AM)

Originally Posted by terrisus

So, what's this I hear about New York City smelling like urine?

Seriously, not trying to thread derail, I actually hear it from people who live there.
Is that actually true? >.>


P.S. I'm in central Connecticut now, where they seem to like to pretend they're part of New York >.>

I'm in central connecticut now too. we're practically neighbors.
fluffydelusions
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(07-03-2015, 03:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by jerry113

I'm in central connecticut now too. we're practically neighbors.

CT has issues. Grew up there. Southern parts wants to be NY while Northern wants to be MA lol. We don't really have anything to call our own expect the pizza! I went on a sort of couple day vacation last week to Boston/The cape and went to Pepe's on the way back and see a bunch of NY'ers that drove all the way for the pizza. Line out the door obviously. Pizza still legit
Kreuzader
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(07-03-2015, 03:06 AM)
How old are you? 35
What is your occupation? adtech
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? hispanic-italian
What part of the city do you reside in? Astoria
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? moved here in 2009
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from? Texas
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? living with significant other
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? museum of the moving image
Anything else that's on your mind? hi
JadedWriter
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(07-03-2015, 03:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Oxn

Fish markets everywhere

Plus, duck, rabbit, oysters, lobsters and fuck knows what else.
fluffydelusions
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(07-03-2015, 03:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by JadedWriter

Plus, duck, rabbit, oysters, lobsters and fuck knows what else.

fake rolexes :P
TxdoHawk
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(07-03-2015, 03:20 AM)
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Rudy's should be added to the bars list. $7 pitchers of beer and free hot dogs smack-dab in Midtown is an insane deal. I really don't know how they pay rent.

I'm happy to see Go Go Curry make it in, though. Great cheap eats in that hellhole part of NYC near Times Square. (Tabata Noodle and the sister location are good too in that area, even if they are no Ippudo.)
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Gray Matter
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(07-03-2015, 03:35 AM)
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How old are you?
20

What is your occupation?
My job title is "plater" I can explain later.

What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin?
Hispanic- Dominican!

What part of the city do you reside in?
Used to live in south Bronx for 4 years

How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)?
Lived here for 4 years.

If you moved to the city, where are you originally from?
CT

What is your living situation like e.g.
roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other?
Live with my mom+sister

Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should?
Anything else that's on your mind?
No, but it seems like there are plenty of places to choose from.
yencid
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(07-03-2015, 03:37 AM)
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HEY NYC GAF! so ive been living here for about 13 years now but i just recently started going around taking pictures of the city and every time i go out to take pictures i fall in love with the city all over again. So far ive only been doing iPhone shots but im hoping for year two i buy a dslr and get better.

https://instagram.com/yencidkh/

Oh yeah i also started going to concerts not too long ago, saw yelawolf at the brooklyn bowl and loved them. Going to mad decent for dat major lazer + Die Antwoord


How old are you?
23

What is your occupation?
"activity specialist" i work with kids

What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin?
Dominican as fuck

What part of the city do you reside in?
bronx

How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)?
Moved here from DR in 2002, been living here ever since. originally moved to dyckman in manhattan and now in the bronx

What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other?
Living with my mother, renting rooms as well

Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people haven’t checked out but should?
if you live uptown in manhattan and like hookah spots and lounges then you should definitely check out, Ganesha Outdoor Room.
check out Doughnut Plant for some amazing doughnuts.
Tryon pub and district 12 in inwood too.

Anything else that's on your mind?
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fluffydelusions
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(07-03-2015, 03:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by yencid

HEY NYC GAF! so ive been living here for about 13 years now but i just recently started going around taking pictures of the city and every time i go out to take pictures i fall in love with the city all over again. So far ive only been doing iPhone shots but im hoping for year two i buy a dslr and get better.

https://instagram.com/yencidkh/

Oh yeah i also started going to concerts not too long ago, saw yelawolf at the brooklyn bowl and loved them. Going to mad decent for dat major lazer + Die Antwoord.

Nice pics man
Gray Matter
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(07-03-2015, 03:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by jerry113

I'm in central connecticut now too. we're practically neighbors.

Me too. This place is fucking dead, I wanna go back to the city.
fluffydelusions
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(07-03-2015, 03:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gray Matter

Me too. This place is fucking dead, I wanna go back to the city.

If you went to CT expecting night life...

Pau
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(07-03-2015, 03:44 AM)
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How old are you? 23.
What is your occupation? Student, tutor.
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Latina.
What part of the city do you reside in? Manhattan.
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? About 4 years.
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from? Medellin --> Miami --> Gainesville --> NYC.
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Boyfriend and sister.
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? The Uncommons if you wanna play boardgames, get a drink, and a Colombian arepa.
Anything else that's on your mind? This might be my last year here. I dunno, I think my boyfriend and I don't really go out enough to really justify the price of living here. We're pretty happy staying at home most of the time.

Originally Posted by Haly

I have no poker face to speak of so I'd be auto lynch day 1.

Nah, I get it, you're too cool to hang. :P
Gray Matter
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(07-03-2015, 03:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by fluffydelusions

If you want to CT expecting night life...

lol yup. It's crazy how much different this place is. It's about to be 11 and the streets are EMPTY. NYC would be packed with people... I love it.
Kanik
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(07-03-2015, 03:46 AM)
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I love that Blockheads is on the food list.
Lulubop
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(07-03-2015, 03:47 AM)
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How old are you? 27
What is your occupation? Overnight Stockboy, man, guy
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Puerto Rican/Latino
What part of the city do you reside in? Manhattan/East Village
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? Native!
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from?
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Family!
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people haven’t checked out but should? The FDR Drive park is not only the most underrated park in the city, it's flat out the best park. So check it out, take a walk through to the South Street Seaport
Anything else that's on your mind? If you wanna get hammered and try and pick up chicks somewhere in the East Village or close by sometime let me know!
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hoggert
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(07-03-2015, 03:49 AM)
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fuck is it so hot. last couple of days have felt like fall and now i'm sweating.

Num Pang for sandwiches by the way
Haly
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(07-03-2015, 03:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pau

Nah, I get it, you're too cool to hang. :P

Send Kard my <3.
Yoda
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(07-03-2015, 03:52 AM)
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Myself and a group of interns coming from all different types of companies and what not are going to be club/bar hopping this weekend. Tomm will be Sky Room, DL and who knows what else. Anyone is free to join, though it may be awkward if you're like 40+ or something.
yencid
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(07-03-2015, 03:53 AM)
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Also has anyone tried Empanada mama in here? ive heard its really good and ive been dying to go!

EDIT: The best burger ive had here so far was at bareburger http://www.yelp.com/biz/bareburger-new-york-12
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JTripper
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(07-03-2015, 03:53 AM)
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How old are you? 23 (in a few weeks)

What is your occupation? Working part-time retail while I search for internships or a fitting full time job since graduating college.

What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Consider myself an Italian-American who doesn't speak much italian.

What part of the city do you reside in? I actually reside just over an hour north of the city, but I frequently take trips downtown.

What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Living with family until I can afford my own place.

Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? Anything in Greenwich Village

Anything else that's on your mind? I met Bill Nye in Washington Square Park today
Penguin
(07-03-2015, 04:01 AM)
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How old are you? 30
What is your occupation? Fund-raising
What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? Jamaican
What part of the city do you reside in? Brooklyn
How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? Native
If you moved to the city, where are you originally from?
What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Roommates
Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people havenít checked out but should? No clue
Anything else that's on your mind? *Shrugs* I always seem to end up with extra movie passes for screenings so if folks do that
Gray Matter
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(07-03-2015, 04:01 AM)
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I'm going to be in the city the weekend of the 24th, so if the meet up ends up happening in August, I don't think I can go again so soon.
Seven Force
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(07-03-2015, 04:06 AM)
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How old are you? 24

What is your occupation? Work for your friendly neighborhood power company (lol, no one likes con ed)

What is your ethnicity/ethnic origin? African American

What part of the city do you reside in? Manhattan, Just where Washington Heights begins.

How long have you lived in the city (native, moved here, etc.)? Born and raised here!

What is your living situation like e.g. roommates, family, alone, or with your significant other? Family at the moment. Going to be going back to collecge in the next year or so.

Can you name a spot/place/event in the city that people haven’t checked out but should? The top half of Hudson River park (Like around 59th Street, by John Jay) is a really chill night spot to hang out at with friends/a date/etc.

Anything else that's on your mind? I've never actually been to Shake Shack. I've always been more of a Schnippers guy. Is it really that good?
Battersea Power Station
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(07-03-2015, 04:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Seven Force

I've never actually been to Shake Shack. I've always been more of a Schnippers guy. Is it really that good?

Yes. Then again I've never waited more than 10 minutes for it (usually on the UWS). If I had to wait an hour my perspective would probably be different.
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(07-03-2015, 04:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Seven Force


What is your occupation? Work for your friendly neighborhood power company (lol, no one likes con ed)

So you are with the enemy.
yencid
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(07-03-2015, 04:43 AM)
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Surprised buschwick park isnt on the list. it has an amazing view of the manhattan skyline at night and theres a lot of restaurants and bars around it.
NYCmetsfan
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(07-03-2015, 04:48 AM)
I saw a women pee on the subway this week. Great city or greatest city?

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