I am someone who grew up around and in Manhattan, and have and will always love this city. Heck, I even created a website all about it! The problem that Manhattan seems to have on a larger scale each year is the most visited place in the world- Times Square. This is an area that for years upon years was a mecca of unique opportunity, fascinating stores and people, and what made New York City so special. Now, all it seems to me is a strip mall that you can go to in your local city. [Read more…] about Times Square Has Zero Appeal Anymore… Tourists Wake Up
Manhattan is the best city in the world, period. You can’t get better than what NYC has to offer in so many ways, that it is the most iconic location in the world to visit at any given time of the year. With endless attractions, restaurants, parks, shopping, and so much more, it gives that first time (or repeat) visitor that chance to really see and hear all that it has to offer. [Read more…] about 5 Essentials to Visiting Manhattan For the First Time
In the three years since I’ve started Manhattan Digest, I have had the ability to review close to 100 phenomenal restaurants in the New York City area. Since that time, my waist size has expanded, clothes don’t fit me as well anymore, I might need to go to the doctor sooner than later, but it was all worth it for the amazing cuisines that I have experienced on this incredible ride. [Read more…] about The Top 10 NYC Restaurant’s I’ve Been to for Manhattan Digest
As someone who has been part of the bear and gay community as a whole for twelve years now, I have seen a bevy of trends come and go in our culture, yet there is a constant that remains throughout it and that is an incredible lack of respect from younger and older gay men to each other that needs to stop immediately. Seeing as we can be a culture that hardly comes together as a community with how vicious we can be, it can be something as simple as this that can break these walls downs and we can unite better as a culture. [Read more…] about There Needs to be Mutual Respect Between Older & Younger Gay Men
Danai Gurira is having a terrific year. The Zimbabwe raised playwright and actor has been met with critical acclaim after her play Eclipsed recently transferred from the Public theater to Broadway. Her recent off Broadway play, Familiar, should also please critics and audiences alike. [Read more…] about Theater Reviews: Familiar & Red Speedo
Before going into anything, I will say this- I have and always will be a fan of Sex and the City. The show came on when I was in middle school and high school, so I didn’t really get around to watching it during its original installment, however I recently purchased a Roku which includes HBO Now and has the entire series available at my disposal. Upon rewatching the series twice after many years of small clips I would pass through on basic cable, I have come to the conclusion that many men and women fear stating- Carrie Bradshaw is a fantasy character that no one, I repeat no one, should emulate in real life. For so many reasons, this is true. As someone who understands the Manhattan scope of dating, living, and so much more, Carrie represents really the anti of what our city has become. This includes, when the show was on the air. Here is why.
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Believe it or not spring is right around the corner! The first official day is March 20 and you’ll definitely want your wardrobe to be ready in time for that glorious day. Considering how stressful it can be to deal with all of the clothes in your closet when trying to dress for just one season, we’re always looking for ways to cut down seasonal wardrobes into easy to maintain and organize collections. This year, there are just six versatile items you’ll need for great spring style.
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With all the talk about Lobster lately, (I’m talking about you Beyonce), it is no surprise that we will go the extra mile and spend a good amount of money to have one of the most delicious types of foods there are out there. Especially when it comes to dining out in New York City, which can already have a pretty big price tag on it seeing as we are in the food capital of the world. Question is, do we really know what we are paying for when it comes to our lobster? The answers are pretty surprising as top syndicated news magazine show Inside Edition is revealing some pretty interesting finds when it comes to what you get when you order your lobster on today’s episode.
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Valentine’s Day, the biggest day of love (outside of my eternal crush for Chris Pratt), is only two weeks away. Millions of couples will be together and celebrate their love for one another, and of course it is another day where you can get the person you love something really special. So what are some good choices for you to get them that will leave them with a smile on their face and a kiss on the lips hopefully? Well, Manhattan Digest has got you covered. Take a look at our picks for what you should get your honey on V Day.
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With awards season in full swing, we’ve seen plenty of celebrities on the red carpet dressed in their best and looking absolutely fabulous. And while we always appreciate their stunning gowns from our side of the television screen, we now have an incredibly fun way to turn our favorite looks- either off the red carpet or of our own- into ready to Instagram ready professional sketches. Allow us to introduce Chic Sketch, your new favorite app for every event.