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As anyone with severe food allergies knows, meandering along the streets of a city and dropping into a restaurant that looks or smells delicious isn’t the safest way to travel. Choose a place where staff isn’t allergy-aware (or, worse, are allergy-intolerant) could mean eating hospital food the rest of your trip. And that worry may […]

Top Five Kid-Friendly Spots to Visit in Brooklyn

Just across the river from the concrete jungle of Manhattan is a wonderland called Brooklyn. One of New York City’s five boroughs, Brooklyn is known for amazing family-friendly places to explore, but you won’t get to all these gems on foot or by bus. Brooklyn’s parking is notoriously impossible, and taking public transit can exhaust […]

Tips for Business Travelers Attending Conventions in NYC

Major convention cities like New York City attract thousands of businesspeople in need of transportation not only to the event itself, but also to restaurants and nightspots. Whether you live in NYC or can travel there to take advantage of the biggest conventions of the year, the heightened demand for Uber service can boost your […]

5 Beautiful Bars for Quality Cocktailing in NYC

Hitting a bar can be a fine way to kick off a night out—or it can be more. It can be a way to treat yourself to a slice of splendor, a little piece of luxury. In New York, the finest cocktail bars are also at the avant-garde of interior design, serving inventive concoctions in […]

New York’s Best Secret Gardens

New York has plenty of serenity to offer beyond Central Park. Concealed between tall buildings and hole-in-the-wall eateries, Manhattan has lots of green spaces to combat its concrete-jungle reputation. Sometimes all it takes is a little wandering and a lot of curiosity to discover a hidden gem. Best of all, many of these beautiful gardens […]

Driving in NYC? Manhattan’s Best Coffee by Neighborhood

Do you drive in New York City? One major plus of driving in Manhattan is that your coffee break can always be excellent. Distinctive cafés offer a welcome breather from the traffic, and bold brews can be had in every neighborhood. In Manhattan, the coffee is as buzzy as the crowds, an affordable luxury that […]

How to Throw the Ultimate New York Picnic

Picnics hold a particular allure for New Yorkers, since our apartments can’t always accommodate a dinner party. Sometimes the only way to host a casual gathering is to hold it at a park. With New York’s distinctive array of green spaces—from waterfront lawns to bustling squares—and phenomenal takeout options, the city is also a peerless […]

Know Your Airport: JFK, LaGuardia and Newark

Getting to or leaving from an airport in New York City can be a hassle. JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports make up the largest airport system in the United States. Knowing how to arrive on time or depart with ease from one of these three major airports is crucial to avoiding unexpected delays and unwanted […]

David Plouffe remarks on creation of Independent Drivers Guild

Below are remarks, as prepared for delivery, by David Plouffe regarding a new agreement between Uber and the International Association of Machinists. Thank you, Josh. I am delighted to be here this morning in New York with the International Association of Machinists to launch a new, independent guild that will represent drivers who use Uber in […]

Puppies Are A Fan’s Best Friend

Paws what you’re doing because #UberPuppyBowl is happening in 7 cities on Wednesday! Check out how you can get in the game now…