By New York Natives Staff

We’re reading…

Image courtesy of Prometheus Books

Image courtesy of Prometheus Books

Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us by Avi Tuschman

Tuschman uncovers “the hidden roots of political convictions” and argues that political preferences are shaped by evolutionary instincts and certain personality traits. It’s an interesting and timely read considering the current government shutdown…

We’re listening to…

My Name is My Name by Pusha T

Pusha T dropped his solo debut album, My Name is My Name, on GOOD Music this week. Pusha made his name known as one-half of the rap duo Clipse. After signing to Kanye West’s label in Fall 2010, he is ready to strike out on his own!

We’re watching…

The Blacklist on NBC

Absolutely riveting… because it stars James Spader who channels Hannibal Lecter in his portrayal of a criminal turned FBI informant. This show always keeps you guessing.

We’re downloading…

Image courtesy of iTunes

Image courtesy of iTunes


This app is helping us keep our lives organized and synched across the many devices we use daily. Notes, pictures, to-do lists, voice reminders, and more – all in one place.

We’re going to…

Image courtesy of Darling Coffee NYC
Image courtesy of Darling Coffee NYC
Darling Coffee in Inwood

Delicious coffee to be sure in this most northern of Manhattan neighborhoods, but the savory and sweet pastries at Darling Coffee are also amazing; and yes, they have fresh baked bread from Sullivan Street Bakery. A gem… we love it!

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Image courtesy of SheFinds

Marc Jacobs Beauty

The man behind the eponyomous label and the newly debuted beauty line, Marc Jacobs said it best: “For me, beauty is about the feeling of being bold and doing your own thing.” We’re hooked.


Feature image courtesy of Exclusive Taste 

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