Tag: New York City

Newcomer’s Handbook for Moving to and Living in New York City, Updated for 2015!

The twenty-third edition of the Newcomer’s Handbook® for Moving to and Living in New York City: Including Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Northern New Jersey, about 415 pages long, contains detailed information on neighborhoods, getting settled, helpful services, child care and education, cultural life, green living, and much more. Updated by Julie Schwietert Collazo, […]

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MLK Day Activities

Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is January 15th, but is officially observed on the 3rd Monday of January. Not everyone has this day off, but for those that do, there are many things in your city that you can do to celebrate the life and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this Monday and […]

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New York Pizza

BuzzFeed’s recent article on 18 Pizza Joints You Must Try Before You Die, covers many pizza restaurants in the New York City area. Therefore, if you are moving to (or already live in) New York, we have a list of suggestions for your next pizza craving. Our first recommendation is Di Fara Pizza. Some people […]

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Musicians and Their Hometowns

Do you know of any great musicians from your hometown? Newcomer’s Handbooks can name a few, and we want to share them with you! CeeLo Green (born Thomas DeCarlo Calloway) reigns from Atlanta, GA. The five-time Grammy winner is best known for his song “Forget You,” released in 2010. After being a judge on The […]

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Bookstores to Visit

On July 24, 2014 CNN released their list of World’s Coolest Bookstores, and we can confirm the coolness of five that are located in cities we know well from our handbooks. To start, The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles started as an online store but is now located in an old bank, vaults included. On […]

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Newcomer’s Handbooks Explores its LGBT Communities – Part 2

In celebration of LGBT Month, Newcomer’s Handbooks can help you find out which states support marriage equality and help you move with the assistance of our relocation books, all of which include a section on LGBT life in the city. Last week we looked at LGBT-friendly cities on the west coast. This week, we start […]

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Super Bowl 2014

It is that time of year, when the football season is coming to a close and the excitement of the Super Bowl looms. This year the game will be held at the famous MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Giants and New York Jets. For those that have never been to New York City […]

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