6 Awesome Beginner Biking Routes in NYC
New Yorkers are friendly. Bike friendly.
When a man is tired of New York he is tired of work. And thought. And cheesecake.
- David Frost
New Yorkers are friendly. Bike friendly.
The people-watching park, the hangover breakfast, the indie boutique, and more to love in Alphabet City.
Manhattan's Upper East Side is home to Madison Avenue's fancy boutiques and restaurants, Museum Mile, Central Park, and The Surrey — an elegant pre-war, Beaux-Arts hotel that feels like the home of a very wealthy friend.
A shopping list for a cool urban escape.
Nab a great hotel room in the middle of it all — for less than $150.
Guests here have the luxury of walking to some of downtown's best independent shopping, eating, and drinking establishments before retiring to rooms fashioned by the design guru himself, Jim Walrod.
You can picture it now: Your own stylish loft in prime Soho, NYC.
What it lacks in space, Arlo Soho makes up for with good design and thoughtful details.
A refreshingly unpretentious-yet-sophisticated boutique hotel with the comforts of home and the convenience of a prime New York City address.
Missing New York, or planning a trip back? Get in the mood with these classic books set in NYC.
A new Greenwich Village hotel offers some much-needed wintertime warmth.
Passing through NYC and in need of a place to work? Let us point you in the right direction with these seven co-working spaces.
When it comes to figuring out holiday plans, good things come in small packages.
The chef at NYC's wildly popular Babu Ji shares restaurant recommendations. You know, just in case you can't get into his.
A new booking platform from a team of seasoned hoteliers is making last-minute reservations a matter of swiping left.
We're giving away a trip to Manhattan, and we want you to win it.
A well-deserved vacation for me, myself, and I.
We do the research, you do the booking.
Team Popupla scopes out New York City's latest and greatest hotels openings.
You don't have to travel far to get your Manhattan food fix.
Think you got the Village all figured out?
We all need to press pause on life sometimes, especially in New York City. Popupla's budding photographer narrowed down the quietest little parks in Manhattan.
Run through the latest offerings. Say goodbye to old friends and classic haunts.
Five Cities. Five Restaurants. One New York City mission.
School's out for summer! So where's everyone hanging out, pigging out, and playing outside?
It's starting to feel a lot like summer: A collection of old and new favorites to add to your warm-weather weekend agenda.
You can now make one New York City's most popular sandwiches from the comfort of your home kitchen. That's one less line to stand on this summer. (Good news all around!)
The fly guys behind Cambodian sandwich shop Num Pang dish where they find the freshest kicks and coolest clothes in NYC.
It's not about the best slice. It's not about the trendiest new pie. It's about old-school pizzerias and the stories behind them.
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis aren't the only islands around NYC. The East River is quite the summer destination.
The Popupla founder has a very biased list of favorite Manhattan restaurants. Did yours make the cut?
Jackson Heights is famous for its Indian food. But that's just the tip of the global iceberg.
I felt the need to flee, for real this time, to discover myself outside the city that I had come to rely on as the one and only true reality.
When you mix awesome people with delicious food, good drinks, and a beautiful space, magic can happen.
Spending the holidays in the city? You can feel festive and avoid the Rock Center crush. How's that for a Christmas miracle?
This is what happens when you call American Express Concierge Services and ask them to plan an extravagant date night for you. For the day after tomorrow. [Sponsored]
The sisters behind the fashionable food site share their list of the best downtown NYC spots for eating, drinking, and tastemaking.
Skip the street stalls if you're looking for the best souvenirs in New York City. You'll find them in the classroom.
The hotbed of contemporary restaurants and art — just across Manhattan's East River.
It's that time again when we fantasize about being tourists in our own city (NYC) and check out the hotels we'd like to check into.
Robert De Niro may be the hotelier, but there's nothing flashy about this elegant and quietly high caliber Tribeca hotel.
Instead of flying south, a 20-minute train subway ride will get you to Mexico City in the New York Botanical Garden.
Thin, oversized, chewy, and served warm with dark chocolate oozing from all sides. It's nearly impossible to escape without getting chocolate on your hands and face.
Beat the airport waiting game and make the most of your in-between travel time with mini adventures from JFK.
There's a fresh crop of guest inns and hotels perfect for the New Yorker's curated lifestyle.
Tribeca Film Festival kicks off with the world premiere of Live From New York!, a documentary exploring the early years of "Saturday Night Live". Archival footage, interviews with cast and crew, and 40 years of laughs. It's going to be good.
Find real vintage, distinguish it from the lookalikes, and keep old-school style looking new.
Travel back in time to the Williamsburg institution where making great chocolate is done the old-fashioned way.
How the grocery giant spends his Sunday in his NYC neighborhood.
The oyster scene is as vibrant and diverse as the city itself.
The team behind some of the best food and wine in downtown Manhattan tell us where to go when they need something other than pasta.
Whole wheat pasta. Leafy greens. Nutty pesto. Everyone's happy.
Got a New York minute? Not even the locals know about these historic homes, photography troves, zen gardens, botanical wonders, and outdoor amusements.
VIDEO – You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a surfboard, and that’s pretty close. An ode to beach days and surf breaks in Queens.
Who's behind your favorite new eatery in New York City? Oh, look, it's your old friends. Come on in.
Swap your plane ticket for a Metrocard and your passport for an empty stomach.
NEW YORK CITY – S'mores. Kayaking. Telling stories around the campfire. Sounds better than a sweltering city summer, doesn't it?
Could two nights in the right hotel make the end of everything feel like a new beginning? If I were a hotel room, would I be this room?
NEW YORK CITY – From bars, events, and curated mini bars, the latest crop of boutique properties takes great pains to brandish their personality, aesthetic, and point of view.
NEW YORK – Will the snow ever end this year? Here's a poetic reminder of the beauty in the season.
INSTAGRAM – From the Marathon to the mayoral race, New York is in the spotlight. This week, we celebrate our hometown.
NEW YORK CITY – When the moon hits your eye like big pizza pie? That's love (with a thick Italian accent).
NEW YORK – Italy's best chefs are coming to Eataly to cook, eat, and drink with you. Popupla founder Pavia Rosati will translate as needed.
NEW YORK CITY – Okay, you've had enough summer ice cream. Time to go for one of six scenic runs around the rivers and bridges around the city. This is the best season for it.
ROCKAWAY, New York – A post-Sandy look at Rockaway Beach, New York City's up-and-coming (or totally retro) urban beach.
A magic beat, a blend of the modern day with homages to a culturally fabled past and a glimpse of the old New York.
Sailing, clamming, and chocolate peanut butter ice cream — a kid's Fire Island must-do's.
Schedules don't exist and time is measured only by the ferries that come and go. Have the most relaxing day ever off the coast of Long Island.
Consider this your eight-points plan for a weekend upstate.
NEW YORK CITY – Close the deal, escape the city, pretend you're Cole Porter. It's all in an honest day's work in the best golf courses in and around NYC.
This guide was raised out in Brooklyn.
NYC – You know how it goes in Manhattan. You start from the bottom and work your way up.
You want to have a romantic weekend in New York City. We have ideas that will make your heart go pitter-patter.
NEW YORK, NY – Round or square? Classic or modern? Manhattan or Brooklyn? We make a few carb-heavy conclusions about New York's ten most authentic pizza pies.
I order the Aztec hot chocolate on ice, and indulge in the carmelized-banana-and-cinnamon crepe served with vanilla gelato and fresh strawberries.
To see NYC's best style, check out folks going to church. Tourists dress up for Harlem; Harlemites dress up for each other.
Valet is giving New York City members free rides from the airport to their hotels. A pretty sweet deal for a pretty dope car.
NEW YORK CITY – She was used to white glove treatment. What she got was black lace panties, rough hands, and a lot of unwanted skin cells. A true adventure in grooming.
NEWYORK CITY — The TWA Flight Center at Idlewild Airport symbolized everything that was romantic about air travel in the 1960s. This weekend, you can relive the magic.
When Fashion Week ends, everyone needs a break. Especially designers. Where do Cynthia, Rebecca, Jessie, Waris, Jeffrey, and the gang go to kick back?
NEW YORK CITY – The clothes, the hair, the photograhers. It's a crazy world at the fashion shows. Backstage scenes from Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013.
NEW YORK CITY – Deconstructed cheesecake and smoke in a cloche. Get a taste of Eleven Madison Park's spanking-new NYC-inspired menu. Daniel Humm and Will Guidara have done it again.
Whether you're coming off a debaucherous Fashion Week high or feeling a little self-consciously low, pocket this list of restaurants, to-go shops, and juice bars for healthy kicks.
ITHACA, NY – It's described as "centrally isolated" and "ten square miles surrounded by reality," as well as the slogan most widely seen on T-shirts and bumper stickers: Ithaca is GORGES.
HOWES CAVE, New York – The place is amazing, 156 feet below the surface of the earth with stalagmites, stalactites, and an infinity of other crazy formations.
COOPERSTOWN, New York – We dropped in to check out the National Baseball Hall of Fame and were astounded, not by the Hall so much, but by the town.
NEW YORK CITY – When the team behind NoMad show up for opening night, it's a cool occasion. Have a look.
This Scandinavian candy shop will carve out a little piece of your heart.
Quintessential New York scenes—everything from silhouetted rooftop water towers to the illuminated Chrysler Building at night.
What took you so long? Fuggedabout it. Here's what you need to know to make every moment a New York moment.
NEW YORK – You came to town for a 2 p.m. What are you going to do from 4 until midnight? It's a big city. Hop to it.
They spent the Jewish holidays getting away from the madness and into engulfing greenery, cool waters, and herons flapping as they glided by.
A music lover breaks down the art of mixtaping. And creates a fall soundtrack for FATHOM.
Pavia escorts legendary Italian chef Fulvio Pierangelini on his first tasting tour of New York's best Italian restaurants.
It's your breakfast, say 9 a.m., where pure light bounces off your distressed mirrors and signature subway tiles. Balthazar, this is when you look your best.
GHENT – Kerrilynn Pamer tends to the embers at a chile-roasting party in the woods.
A positive side effect of Big Apple living is cultural sprawl. Pick the direction and plot your escape.
It has mountains, vegans, rock-and-roll history, and ramshackle charm.
Incredible beaches, open skies, fancy clambakes, and stately homes. Sound enticing? Leave now and you might even beat the traffic.
A weekend of hotels with historic roots, fine dining options, airplane tricks, and ice cream sundaes.
Quintessential b&bs, low-key dining, and farm-fresh memories await in the upper reaches of the Hudson Valley.
Your elderly parents are coming to visit for a long weekend in New York City. What the hell are you going to do with them? Here's an itinerary that pleases kids and parents alike.
"This third city accounts for New York's high-strung disposition, its poetical deportment, its dedication to the arts, and its incomparable achievements." An excerpt from E.B. White's "Here Is New York."
No, you're not stuck amid the skyscrapers. Beaches, grazing sheep, massive outdoor sculptures, and medieval cloisters are within day-trip distance.
It's gone from laid-back to design-forward, but the salty fisherman's village still has a lot of heart.
If you're here alone, you're in for a great time. NYC loves to take care of number one.
The coffee is getting better every day in the five boroughs. Stop in and fill up at one of our favorite spots.
An island of tricks, kicks, and novelties just a quick bus, train, or – hell, why not – limo away.
NEW YORK CITY, USA – You will find yourself in Chinatown, and you will see a bakery, and you will grab an eggy cloud of goodness with a flaky crust. You don't want to know how they make it so good, or why it costs about a dollar, but it will make you very, very happy.