Warm up inside these heated igloos at a hip downtown hotel this winter

Despite the unseasonably warm and snow-less winter we’re having, there’s just something about hanging out inside heated domes at some of the city’s top destinations that makes for the perfect seasonal activity. Joining the pretty long roster of “bubbles” that seem to be popping up all over town every few weeks are the five private igloos … Read more

I turned a backyard shed into a one-bedroom apartment

Real estate market be damned: This woman built her own house.  Indeed, a crafty Texan has gone viral for transforming a backyard shack into a one-bedroom apartment.  “Hey everyone, watch as me and my parents turn this [12-by-24-foot] shed into a tiny house for me,” TikTok user Annette narrates over a video showing the pre-renovation … Read more

You can walk through this colorful corridor of light in downtown Manhattan right now

Now through March 30, New Yorkers will get to walk inside a pretty awesome-looking colorful corridor made of ropes, intended to echo the towering urban landscape surrounding it, in downtown Manhattan. Photograph: Courtesy of Downtown Alliance “Geo” is currently on display in front of 140 Broadway by Liberty Street in the Financial District. The 30-by-10-foot dome created … Read more

A new musical based on the life of Alicia Keys is in the works at the Public Theater

Hell’s Kitchen, a new musical inspired by the life and career of Alicia Keys, is still just in the works—but that doesn’t make us any less excited about the possibility of it becoming a reality. As first reported by Broadway World, a workshop of the project is currently in development Off Broadway at the Public Theater with “development dates” falling … Read more

These sweet NYC proposal stories will make you swoon

Love is in the air this time of year, but if you’re looking to pop the question to that special someone, anxiety can be in the air, too. Where’s the perfect spot to propose? What if something goes wrong? We consulted Time Out readers to hear their NYC engagement memories, and their stories assure that if your … Read more

NYC is one of the top cities for dating in the U.S.

Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that dating in NYC is kind of crazy. After all, we have countless TV shows about it (Sex and the City, How I Met Your Mother and recently, Dating & New York) and how it’s extremely tricky (read: soul-sucking and nightmarish … but exciting). The city has quite a … Read more

Where ‘sports meets science’: Theradynamics brings physical and occupational therapy to Tribeca

Fitness in Tribeca has never looked or felt better. The neighborhood is bursting at the seams with well-known gyms like Crunch Fitness and Equinox, and with specialty sports like yoga, boxing and barre. But for those in need of occupational and physical therapy, Theradynamics has opened a 7,500-square-foot flagship facility in Tribeca its team says … Read more