Articles Tagged 'New York'


Blur to Play Free Gig in New York This Friday

If you’re a true musical Anglophile, based in New York, you’ll want to get to Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday night (May 1) to see the triumphant return of Blur—a key band for any true musical Anglophile—for their first headline gig in New York for 15 years. The gig is in support of […]


10 Places to Stock Up on British Goods in NYC

If you’re an expat desperate for the taste of MacClean’s Traditional Toothpaste or an Anglophile with regular cravings for Cadbury chocolate (you know, the real stuff), look no further—we’ve found ten foolproof places for U.K. treats and supplies: 1. Myers of Keswick Located in the “Little Britain” of NYC—a tiny oasis located on 634 Hudson St. […]

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10 Things New Yorkers Can Learn From Londoners

The Big Apple and its residents get a lot of stuff right. But that’s not to say they can’t learn a few thing things from those fog-drenched, bowler hat wearing folk in that other great global city. Let pregnant people sit down Subway users in NYC like children more than their London Underground counterparts. But […]


10 Things Londoners Can Learn From New Yorkers

These rival cities are immeasurably fabulous. But they could both stand to make some changes, based on how the other operates. Here’s what London can do to make itself more like NYC—in a good way. 1. Restaurants should deliver food quickly Order an early dinner from any London eatery, and you could still be gnawing […]

Like Kate, New Yorker Will Marry Her ‘Prince Charming’ on April 29

As Kate Middleton kisses Prince William on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, New Yorker Nina Wallin will be watching avidly on TV, while getting ready for her own wedding a few hours later. “It’s fitting that we’re getting married on the same day,” Nina says. “I’m marrying my Prince Charming, and so is she.” Nina, […]

New York’s Greenwich Village Gears up for the Wedding

With less than two weeks to go until the Royal Wedding, we’ve been finding out what New York has to offer if you’re looking for something to commemorate the royal nuptials. Online, you can buy anything from Kate dolls to wedding cushions, but what happens if you set out on foot? The Fifth Avenue department […]

Photos: New York, But A Little Brit Different

Photographer Jason Bell took some snaps of just a few of the 120,000 British people who make their homes in New York City. Some are famous (like Kate Winslet), some are just trying to get by in the world’s toughest metropolis. But they all look mahvelous in these photos, which are part of an exhibit […]