What can you tell me about working in theatrical costume in NYC? [more inside]
Human Anatomy/Microbiology Independent Lab courses for college credit...in NYC? Anywhere? [more inside]
I'd like to photograph the interior of a run-down old building. I live in NYC. [more inside]
You know those three-wheeled scooter trucks that the NYPD uses? What are they called, where can I buy one and how much do they cost? I've seen several stripped of their livery and apparently in civilian use in Brooklyn. Do they get sold at surplus auctions?
A few years ago I saw a funny, tongue-in-cheek blog post comparing San Francisco and New York. It judged each city in a number of categories, with a description of how each fared. It would always be obvious that New York should win, but in the conclusion it would go to San Francisco for some backwards reason. [half-remembered example after the jump] [more inside]
What are good ways of finding temporary non-retail jobs in NYC? [more inside]
Complicated, messy NYC roommate/landlord question: 4 roommates share a 3 bedroom converted into 4 (with permission). One roommate signed a lease for a new building without getting permission from current building to transfer name on lease to new roommate. Said old roommate now refuses to pay six months of rent (remainder of lease). Much, much more inside. [more inside]
Where can the best Pho in NYC be found? A friend of mine and I are big fans of Vietnamese Pho soup. We've had it a few places, including Pho Grand and are looking for a new spot.
WeddingDance Filter: Need recommendations for a place to take dance lessons in NYC. Bonus points if it's close or convenient to Park Slope. [more inside]
Where can I find yoga in New York City that fits me? I'm looking for something mainly to help with stress/tension, that doesn't emphasize either a big workout or philosophy stuff. I am also a complete beginner and out of my depth here. [more inside]
I'm driving from NYC to LA this weekend. Going to Ironman it with a friend of mine to Flagstaff, sleep, hang around the grand canyon for a bit, and then drive to LA. Anybody have any words of wisdom? [more inside]
Girlfriend stealing account: I am planning a hiking trip for about 10 people this Saturday to Hudson Highlands Park. Some of us have medium hiking experience, some of us have none. Is the Breakneck Ridge hike too difficult for us? [more inside]
NYC fabric filter: where can I find cool upholstery fabric? [more inside]
Are there any good adult bookstores in NYC outside of Manhattan? [more inside]
Are there any Photography Studios/Companies/Newspapers in the New York City area that an amateur photo could get an internship or a summer job with? [more inside]
What is the Best NYC Locations to Meet Singles? [more inside]
I'm trying to make a big decision about a big change in my life. If all goes well, I could be going from working at a giant corporation and living in the midwest to joining a small internet start-up in NYC. What questions should I be asking the start-up? And I know cost of living in NYC is high. I'm looking at tripling my rent--at least! How much do I need to earn to be comfortable, with money in my pocket and in savings?
Looking for advice in negotiating with a NYC apartment broker. I know they're all "scumbags" etc, but I find myself in the position of working with a broker and an apartment I want to go for. [more inside]
[ToiletMysteryFilter]Why would someone clog a public toilet with paper every day? [more inside]
Does anybody know if there is one website that aggregates all of the do-gooder/socially conscious arts happenings and events in NYC? Or if there is not one mega calendar, are there smaller ones devoted to a specific art form ie. socially conscious films, do-gooder theatre, etc...? Thanks!
Seeking a bulk source for blank paper in a specific size range: shorter side anywhere from 5 to 6.5 inches, longer side anywhere from 6.5 to 8 inches. Also seeking hard/thick cardstock in bulk, same size range. Recycled a big plus but not a must. (I'm in U.S./NYC.)
NYCFilter: I'm in NYC for training for another 36 hours or so, and would like to find a nice, but not-too-expensive anniversary gift for my wife before I head home. Where should I go? Specific stores or general areas, either one. [more inside]
For a 15- or 20-person group of people with no experience in surfing: lessons (in New York) at Long Beach or Far Rockaway Beach? Also, which is more fun to be at and has more stuff to see around it? Finally, any recommendations for surf lesson companies?
After a complete transformation, I need to practice flirting, in New York. [more inside]
I'm looking for a good pole dancing class in New York City. [more inside]
NYC Nightlife: I need to find the perfect combination of modestly-priced, respectable, and danceable venue in which to have my best friend's bachelorette party. [more inside]
How can an international visitor see a doctor in NYC? Will it cost more than my entire trip? [more inside]
Looking for a good (not too expensive) restaurant for dinner tonight in Little Italy (NYC)
Where can I find cool baby gifts in NYC on a budget? [more inside]
Hotel recommendations needed for NYC. Ideally downtown. Not crazy expensive, but it's for my parents, so it needs to be fancier than a backpacker's hotel/hostel (eg, private bath, not too noisy, clean, etc). Many thanks!
Do you know of any good headhunters in NYC? [more inside]
Please suggest fun date outings in Manhattan for a transplant and a New York City native. [more inside]
I am a UK citizen living in New York, planning tro move to Montreal in June. I'll be studying French on a study visa for 1 year whilst my permanent residency application is in process. I have some personal belongings, furniture and 2 cats in New York which I'm hoping my friend will drive up to me once I find an apartment. [more inside]
I have a specific question about apartments in NYC. I will be moving June 1, and am looking for an apartment building in the Upper West Side with similar cost/amenities/location as Sheffield 57 or Trump Tower. Does any one know of any similar rentals or apartment buildings in the same area? I have been searching around, but am finding it hard to locate places that arent for sale, or that have the same standards as these two wonderful places. Thank you so much i really appreciate any and all help!!!!!
My partner and I want to get herpes blood tests -- the cheaper, the better -- in New York. [more inside]
Help me find some art classes for a rank beginner in New York City. [more inside]
Why are there certain intersections in Manhattan that do not have "Walk/Don't Walk" signs? [more inside]
I'm a dog walker in NYC and despite having stated that dogwalking is not a substitute for overnight care in the service agreement that I make owners sign, a customer is using 2 x 10 minute dog walks a day as care for her dog while she has been away for two nights. [more inside]
What are some good places to work in NYC for a tech-savvy medievalist who also has experience teaching history and politics to middle and high schoolers? [more inside]
I live in LA and I'm going to a job fair for the NYC public school system (elementary school teacher). What can I say about the NYC public school system that is flattering and makes me sound like I know what's going on within the NYC Dept of Education? [more inside]
Star sightings in NYC: This will be my second trip to NY. We will be in town March 4-5 staying near times square. Where's the best place to catch the celeb's? We probably won't be hitting any clubs mostly restaurants. I have prowled around the green looking for this but most of the questions I found just had to do with the touristy must do's. [more inside]
How does one make a living teaching spirituality and meditation? [more inside]
How many college students are there in NYC? Any good sources/cites to back the statistic up would be great too! [more inside]
My roommate and I are planning on leaving our filthy, shitty East Village apartment, to find something nicer and larger in Brooklyn or Queens. How do we go about making this move? [more inside]
Please help me meet good people in NYC! [more inside]
How can I keep abreast of photo gallery openings, new photo exhibits, photo-related events in NYC? Any favorite online resources that do the work for you? [more inside]
Today is my birthday. No congratulations needed or sought; the gift of your answer to my query will suffice! How can I monetize this? Yes, I'm looking for places in New York City that will give me a free ice cream (or something else) in exchange for a quick glance at my ID. Preferably places that don't require me to be under 12. Thanks!
NYCfilter: I've been assigned to track down the most helpful, friendly, patient hardware store employee in the city. [more inside]
I've recently moved to NY and I'd like to go see David Letterman and SNL live. What's the easiest way to get tickets?
I'd like to meet an old friend in the East Village on Saturday afternoon, but everywhere's become a bank!? What's a good place to meet that's not too loud, not too fancy, etc? [more inside]