Topic: New York City

NYC Launches U.S.'s First Public-Funded Ads Supporting Gender Identity Bathroom Use

'Look past pink and blue'

New York City finds no shortage of reasons to pat itself on the back, but the city's groundbreaking ad campaign for transgender bathroom rights actually justifies it. The print and video…

My Year in Food: a Photo Essay of New York's Culinary Hot Spots

Noted journalist snaps city's most beautiful morsels

Some people say grace before a meal. I have a similar ritual before chowing down, as do so many others in this social media age: I take pictures of my…

No Packing. No Lines. This Startup Wants to Shake Up Holiday Shipping by Coming to You

Shyp launches ad blitz in New York

There's a lot to look forward to during the holiday season, but waiting in a long line to ship your presents isn't one of them. Former software engineer Kevin Gibbon launched…

This Clever Seamless Campaign Uses Witty One-Liners to Tap Into How New Yorkers Eat

Work from BBH aims to reach hungry people on the move

Stroll into an office lobby in New York right around noon on a weekday, and you'll find a sea of bags waiting for hungry workers. Delivery website Seamless has taken…

NYC Phone Booths Will Become Free WiFi Kiosks

In all five boroughs

The unused and faintly depressing husks of pay phones around the city will soon be re-animated as WiFi kiosks.  Called "Links," the kiosks will be fitted with touchscreens and charging stations…

Ad of the Day: A Beautiful Airline Spot Celebrates the Sibling Cities of New York and Paris

Defined by differences, but with so much in common

Paris and New York. As two of the world's cultural epicenters—and, among a certain set, the cultural epicenters—the cities are constantly being compared in terms of everything from fashion and…

And Here's What Happens When a White Guy Walks the Streets of NYC for 10 Hours

Bro culture looks out for its own

If you haven't seen the video of the woman walking down the street getting harassed by gawking dudes in New York City, you should probably check it out. It's truly a…

NYC Tourism Campaign Wants Locals to 'See Your City'

Posters encourage exploring the five boroughs

NYC & Company, the marketing and tourism arm of New York City, is setting its sights on New Yorkers, urging them to get out of the house and explore the…

White Castle Is NYC's Cleanest Food Chain

But IHOP comes in last

When it comes to choosing fast food, cleanliness is a major factor. Recently, the blog I Quant NY took a closer look at New York City's restaurant inspection data and…

New York City's Large Soda Ban Is Dead

State Court of Appeals upholds lower court's ruling

An attempt to revive New York City's ban on sodas exceeding 16 ounces was struck down by the New York State Court of Appeals today, upholding the rulings of two…