Posts Tagged ‘new york city’

So I’m riding the subway going to school to bang out my etching prints and I’m sitting on one side of a three seater. Another guy sits on the other side of the three seater, leaving an empty seat in the middle. We’re moving along fine, and the guy goes and places his Louis Vuitton […]


Let’s get this out of the way fast. The new Union Square Best Buy that opened today is packed to brims with electronics. I stopped on today’s opening day and scoped things out. Does it live up to Circuit City’s legacy? Absolutely. Best Buy makes the old electronic rival look real small. This place is […]


Today’s featured app is City Transit. This app isn’t for everyone. It will be most useful to daily New Yorkers who ride the subway frequently or for tourists who need a pocket map of the subway system on the fly. With City Transit I never have to lean over someone to read the map in […]


Yahoo! is partnering up with the Times Square Alliance to bring free Wi-Fi to New York City’s Times Square. Free Wi-Fi! In public spaces! Hurray, why do I feel like I’ve heard this story before? I want to believe that the free Wi-Fi is really free. Real life usage always tells me otherwise. Like all […]


A bevy of retail opening announcements are coming in this weekend aren’t they? The newest one is a Best Buy in Union Square. What makes this one so special? It will be open 24 hours during the weekday. Saturdays and Sundays look pretty regular. 24 hours a day you say? YES. Good news and bad […]


I’ve yet to step foot in a Microsoft Retail Store so to be fair, I can’t really compare Apple’s Retails to anything else. That’s too bad, because with no real other competition in sight, the Apple’s stores will continue to crop up in your favorite cities, NYC and Paris, even if NYC already has three. […]


This is quite possibly one of the coolest ideas the MTA has had in the last decade. According to the Gothamist, the MTA rolled out an LCD at the Bedford Avenue station on the L train line in NYC. Ordinary displays they are not? Displaying relevant information, it might. The screens cull data from the […]