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One of the pleasures of living in New York City is its proximity to the water. Seagulls crow over Red Hook, sailboats glide through the harbor, and an ocean breeze wafts up the Hudson River. Yet little of New York’s 578 miles of coastline makes a pleasant destination for a beach day, so it’s worth […]

Recommendations for Your Next NYC Workout Session

New York City is the ultimate hot spot for boutique studio fitness classes, but getting around town can be a challenge if you’re carrying a gym bag and a yoga mat. For your next workout, request an Uber to take you to some of the hottest places in the city to get your sweat on: […]

Great Day Trips to Take Without Ever Leaving New York City

Ever find yourself staring wistfully at the Valencia-tinted #travel photos on Instagram, only to realize you have neither the time nor budget for a week in Santorini? Luckily for New Yorkers, this 8-million person metropolis boasts such a wide array of attractions that it’s possible to satiate that wanderlust without ever leaving the five boroughs. […]

5 Hot Spots for Jazz in NYC

In the mood for some brass and woodwinds? You’re in luck: New York is a jazz mecca, and you can find a spot to listen to great live bands every night. Here are five of the hottest places to hear them. Birdland Address: 315 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 Cover charge: $20-50 plus […]

Old-school vs. New-school New York City Steakhouses

New York City has more than its fair share of steakhouses. Simply put, there is no shortage of restaurants where one can enjoy a perfect medium-rate porterhouse or strip, sides like creamed spinach and crispy duck-fat potatoes, and perhaps an ice-cold martini to wash it all down. Some of these establishments are traditional classics dating […]

6 Fabulous Farmers’ Markets in New York City

Whether you’re a budding foodie, professional chef, or busy parent hoping to get a healthy meal on the table, top-tier produce is one of the best ways to up your dinner game. As New York City’s culinary scene continues to rise, so does the demand for organic, locally-sourced ingredients. Fortunately, while the Big Apple may […]

Why I Drive: Meet Charles, a Brooklyn-based Hip Hop Artist

Brooklyn-based Charles Toussaint (also know an Y.S.) has pursued his dream of becoming a successful hip-hop artist for the past 8 years. But a few months ago, his life changed dramatically when Toussaint welcomed his first child. According to Toussaint, this exciting new chapter called for a new occupation as he continues to chase his […]

Why Riding uberPOOL Should be the New Fashion Week Trend

As NYC Fashion Week comes to a close in February 2015, we use #UberData to show why those jumping between events should try UberPOOL.

Share the Warmth

We’ve teamed up with Goodwill® again to bring you a Winter Clothing Drive. If you’re in New York, San Francisco or Boston on Tuesday, November 25, you can request an on-demand donation pick-up of the clothes you no longer need.

U4B is Fifth Fastest Growing City in Uber History

Uber has been open for business for 6 weeks. How are we doing? Here’s an update on Uber for Business (U4B) from the #UberData Team.