By New York Natives Staff

We’re reading…

Image courtesy of Amazon

Image courtesy of Amazon

An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris by Stephanie LaCava

In this collection of captivating essays, Stephanie LaCava remembers her time spent coming of age in Paris and how she would collect objects she came across in her daily life as a way to soothe her discomfort and unhappiness as a young child displaced in a foreign country.

We’re listening to…

“Heartbeats” by Johnnyswim

The folk/soul/pop duo’s EP tops our chill playlist – perfect for the end of summer and advent of fall (even though it’s been sweltering in the city the past few days).

We’re watching…

Lie Witness News – Fashion Week 2013 on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jimmy Kimmel was at it again and this time his target was Lincoln Center’s NYFW crowd. Have you seen the latest runway looks from George Constanza? Or, Purina Chow? Probably not.

We’re downloading…

Image courtesy of Bubblews

Image courtesy of Bubblews


Available for both iPhone and Android, this free app hooks you up with some rad ringtones and wallpapers. Ringtones include Despicable Me and crazy messages for calls from your mother.

We’re going to…

Image courtesy of TimeOut New York

Image courtesy of TimeOut New York


Wherever we are headed in the city, we’re getting there via GoGreenRide. This on-demand car service alternative is both environmentally conservative and reliable. Kudos to them!

We’re using…

Image courtesy of Pure Wow

Image courtesy of Pure Wow

OMilk Cashew Milk

OMilk, made in Brooklyn and available at Dean & Deluca and other locations throughout NYC, is a dream-come-true for the lactose intolerant set. Packed with protein, this cashew milk is a healthy way to get your dairy fix. Bonus points – it’s vegan too!


Featured image courtesy of Traveling Greener

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