Posts tagged New York
3 Highlights From Our New Favorite Sidewalk

A Street Art Walk of Shepard Fairey’s Lower East Side

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

Few other artists of the last decade have left their mark on national politics, American culture, and the country’s zeitgeist as much as Shepard Fairey. To celebrate this remarkable artist, this week we feature 3 highlights from one of our favorite new Sidewalks - Shepard Fairey's Lower East Side: Stencils, Murals & Street Art.

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9 Photos To Inspire You To Explore

The High Line Park - New York City

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

The High Line is a prime example of New York’s ability to to transform, adapt, and re-invent itself. Today the rail cars have been replaced with wildflowers, the locomotives are gone and pedestrians are the victors. The once abandoned railroad track is now one of the top attractions in New York and is ready for you to explore.

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Elevated Avocado Toast, Gut Health & Why Everyone Should Be a Solo Traveler

Word on the Street: 8 Questions with Kara, The Travelling Dietitian

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

In each edition of “Word on the Street,” we interview a Guide to learn about their Sidewalk and some of their best travel stories.

Meet Kara, the Guide behind “Healthy Food Tour of Greenwich Village: Vegan Tex Mex, Coconut Froyo & Artisanal Coffee.” She dishes on corporate morning calisthenics, inspiration for new recipes and the rise of clean eating in New York City.

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6 Fortune Cookie Secrets They Don’t Want You to Know

What's That? | Fortune Cookies

Author: Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

Fortune cookies: the folded and bent crispy cookie with insightful prophecies, served at the end of the meal at Chinese restaurants. It is a dessert of Chinese mysticism and intrigue. Except it isn’t. A thrilling discovery is in your immediate future [. . . in bed.]

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Five Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

Author: Corey Wood, Product Lead - Growth & Lifecycle

I don’t normally have a burger, a brat, a steak, and chicken wings, in one sitting, but on the 4th of July, I make a lot of exceptions. It’s essential to sample one of everything that comes off the grill to have the stamina to watch parades, rock out to “Born in the USA” on repeat, and set off fireworks (in a responsible way, of course). But, there are other ways of celebrating our country’s birthday.

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Permission to Play With Your Food

What's That? | Boba Tea

Jason Donahue, Co-Founder & CEO

Don't be intimidated! In our world of to-go coffee cups and water bottles, Boba tea can look a little scary. The balls, the straw, and the colors may look downright strange, but it’s practically the national drink in Taiwan. And there’s a good reason for that: boba tea is delicious and fun.

In this edition of What's That? we’ll explain what Boba tea is, why you should try it, where it came from, how to know if it’s any good, and where to find it.

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The “Watcher,” Vegas Psychology Tricks, and Horse Sashimi

Word on the Street: 8 Questions with Kristen

Some amazing Sidewalks are being created on the platform! To help showcase these Guides (aka Sidewalk creators) and their Sidewalks, we’re launching a new blog series called, “Word on the Street.” In each edition, we’ll interview a Guide and ask about their Sidewalk and their craziest travel stories.

Meet Kristen, the Guide behind, The ABC’s of Alphabet City. She dishes on her indy, edgy, colorfully bohemian Manhattan neighborhood, the craziest thing she's ever eaten, and the city she is almost embarrassed to love.  

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