Memorial Day Stay-Cation Ideas

Memorial Day is less than a month away, which means it’s time to finalize plans. Most New York City residents like to use Memorial Day weekend as a time to escape the busy streets. If you are taking a vacation, your plans are most likely in place, which is why we are here to provide those staying in New York City the best “stay-cation” ideas.   Governor’s Island Family Fun Day Governor’s Island is still a relatively hidden gem for... Continue reading →

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Best Places for a Walk on the West Side of Manhattan

As the weather gets warmer, New Yorkers head to the streets. We’ve spent enough time walking on treadmills and traveling with subways and cabs. It’s time to stretch those legs! Walking on a beautiful day is a simple pleasure, and when the atmosphere is ideal, the walk is even better. Here are our recommendations for best places for a walk on the West Side of Manhattan. High Line The High Line is a 1.45 mile long linear park that’s elevated... Continue reading →

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Hottest Restaurants in the West Village

The West Village in Manhattan is one of the most desirable residential areas in the world, which is why it showcases the best of the best when it comes to dining, shopping, and entertainment. Besides having the best of everything, The West Village is a cultural trendsetter. Check out our list of hottest new restaurants in The West Village.

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March Events at Brookfield Place

March is here and with it comes fun events to take advantage of at Brookfield Place. The beautifully renovated shopping center in Battery Park City is a must see for those who haven’t been, and these events are worth an extra trip.

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Toby’s Estate Coffee

Toby’s Estate Coffee has a new location in Long Island City, Queens. Everything popular about the Brooklyn locations can be found here, and this shop is the best of them all!

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Things to Do in LIC

Move over Brooklyn neighborhoods, Long Island City, Queens is the hottest spot in New York City. With sweeping Manhattan views and an easy commute into midtown, LIC’s popularity is growing and a trendy cultural scene is following it. Chipotle has moved into the neighborhood, which is always a good sign, but LIC’s neighborhood attractions go way past a Chipotle. Here are some of the exciting things going on in Long Island City. Made in Queens (MIQ) Back by popular request,... Continue reading →

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Historic Landmarks to See in FiDi

New York City holds a lot of history throughout its 5 boroughs and Historic National Landmarks are designed to preserve that history. New York City holds 114 landmarks in total from buildings to parks and everything in between. Unbeknownst to many, the financial district is one of the most landmark populated areas in Manhattan since it was the first colonized area of Manhattan.

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Apartment

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! Most of us have our personal resolutions for this year such as building healthier habits and a more confident self, and that’s fantastic. Here at Rockrose we think you’re great the way you are and have no tips for improving yourself, but we do have tips for improving your apartment life.

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Best Brunch Spots in Midtown West

Brunch is the wonderful combination of breakfast and lunch, usually enjoyed partially hungover on a Saturday or Sunday. Brunch originated in England before making its way to the US in the 1930′s. Many restaurants now serve special menus just for brunch because of its popularity, and we are here to help guide you to the best brunch spots in Midtown West Manhattan.

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Conversation Topics to get you through the Holidays with Family

The holidays are a special time where families reconnect and spend some quality time with each other. Unfortunately for some of us, we’re not too interested in quality time with distant relatives because it means forcing conversation for a long period of time. Don’t worry people we know this can be stressful and we are here to help. Here are our conversation topics to get you through the holidays with family.

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