By New York Natives Staff

We’re listening to…

“Miss Teen Massachusetts” by Skaters

We’re anxiously awaiting the release of New York City-based band Skaters’ new album, Manhattan, which drops early next week.

We’re watching…

True Detective on HBO

We’re obsessed with HBO’s new crime-drama… and some are so obsessed that they’ve written an open letter to a single scene (specifically, the last scene of episode four).

We’re going to…

Image courtesy of 100 Montaditos

Image courtesy of 100 Montaditos

100 Montaditos

The popular Spanish cervecería chain open its first location in NYC — only a few blocks from Washington Square Park — a couple months back. This place is the real deal for montaditos — small, crunchy rolls filled with traditional (or Americanized) ingredients — and you’ll feel like you’re in Madrid. Make sure you opt for the Serrano ham, Spanish tortilla, Manchego cheese, and bravas potatoes for the ultimate tapas-sized sandwich experience.

We’re downloading…

Image courtesy of iTunes

Image courtesy of iTunes

Paper App

Well done, Facebook! We’re sure you’re a little busy with that whole WhatsApp acquisition thing but we wanted to let you know that we think your new Paper app is pretty slick. The app includes your NewsFeed and different sections (i.e. Headlines, Flavor) where you can find stories about themes and interests.

We’re drinking…

Image courtesy of freshgingerale.com

Image courtesy of Bruce Cost Ginger Ale

Bruce Cost Ginger Ale

Bottled in Brooklyn, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale is made with only fresh ginger (no extracts) and pure cane sugar. Totally refreshing!


Featured image via Skaters’ Facebook

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