Second to the subway for most of us (save messengers and Olympians), bicycling affords the quickest transit around Manhattan. We have seen people leaving black tie affairs at the Plaza and the Waldorf on bike, and we dodge (and sometimes join) masses of bikers in Central Park. We have also seen plenty of bike accidents. With caution we recommend bicycling in and around Manhattan to the visitor. For the die-hard, a helmet and a horn, bell, or whistle are a must. Plan your route in advance, and be alert for opening car doors and swerving cars. Heed my grandfather's three favorite adages: "easy does it", "better safe than sorry", and "not all the nuts are in the nuthouse."
Vegan in New York
What's a vegan? Well...for starters, we don't eat meat, chicken, fish,
eggs, dairy products, or any other animal-derived food. Of course,
there's much more to this lifestyle than can be covered in a single blog
post - e.g.,vegans also don’t "wear" animals (wool, fur, leather, down,
etc.) - but what we're here to report is that our fair city is nothing
short of a vegan paradise.
East Side or West Side, Uptown or Downtown...beneath NYC's concrete
façade lies a vast array of strictly vegan eateries along with an
incalculable number of vegan-friendly establishments. Fast food, slow
food, organic food, raw food...no one does the vegan thing like
From A (Angelica Kitchen) to Z (Zen Palate), no
major metropolis on the [more]