If you wanted to live an hour outside of Manhattan by train, which city would you recommend moving to (in any direction)? [more inside]
I'm looking for places to sit and write in New York City. Fussy constraints within. [more inside]
I need to find affordable or sliding-scale treatment for someone with Borderline Personality Disorder in New York City, ideally Dialectical Behavior Therapy. [more inside]
Taking the family to a game at Yankee Stadium before it closes, and would like suggestions for where to stay/what to do/what to see. [more inside]
Where should I take my sister for a nice weekday lunch in New York City? [more inside]
Nice place to have drinks with a client around Empire State Bldg? [more inside]
Where to schedule a meeting in central park? [more inside]
Recommendations for a good place to watch NBA playoff games in Las Vegas and good spa deals. Also, NYC playoff options... [more inside]
Life after high school? How to decide? [more inside]
Creative Ideas Filter: I need ideas of Famous and Memorable Photographs or Paintingsor famous and memorable scenes from History, Movies, or Television that can be Reenacted on the spot without planning by 3-6 people for me to photograph for a final project for school. [more inside]
How far below street level are the NYC Sewers? And by sewers, I mean the large tunnels that you see on TV and in the movies. What might be the minimum distance below someone's basement or cellar? Anyone have any ideas?
What's the best guide to Queens for someone who lives there? [more inside]
I need a great allergist in New York City. I told the guy I have been referred to that I get sick from February 15 to April 15 and he told me "dust mites". I didn't realize they migrate! Do you know of a great NYC allergist? Let me know.
New Yorkers, please give a Canadian a crash course in your city. [more inside]
Where can I have photos printed in NYC over Passover? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend somewhere in NYC that could make a frameable quality A1 print of the PDF on this page?
Where is your favorite NYC spot to clear your mind? [more inside]
Where can I find the best and freshest cherimoyas in New York City (better yet, Manhattan)? And when are they in season here? [more inside]
What choir(s) can I join in the New York City area? [more inside]
How do you prevent a NYC metro card from magnet damage? [more inside]
I'm coming to New York in the fall for school. I want a part-time job teaching ESL. I have some credentials and experience, but I need pointers. [more inside]
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]