10 Secret Subway Tunnels in NYC

There are many secrets and hidden treasures undetected right in front of our faces as we walk around New York City. All you need is a little inside knowledge and a tip or two to sneak a peek at some of these lost treasures. This story from Curbed highlights some of the more well known tunnels of the city. Have some fun going out to find one or two or all of them.

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David Bonavita
Don’t take your doorman for granted

Doormen are the first line of security and order for your building. They know your loved ones, schedules, shopping habits, and valuable neighborhood information. This story is a great reminder of that and to not take them for granted, but also reminder ourselves of the great services they provide and we often take for granted. Most importantly, smile and be nice to them. It can get lonely at the front door and sharing a smile or a few words help make their day better too.

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David Bonavita
Turn Your Instagrams into Art

We all love to take Instagrams every day and share them with our friends, family, and well basically the world.  Every once in a while we even impress ourselves with the rare Instagram that we took and think it belongs at the MoMA, but let's be real... that's not likely going to happen.  So why not display it at home or at your office.

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David Bonavita
What's In a Name?

Have you ever wondered how Wall Street or Canal Street got their name?  Well there's some logical and clear reasons why, but that's just the tip off the iceberg with street names.  NYCGO.com wrote a great story explain the history of the more popular Manhattan street names and their origins.  Have a look.

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HistoryDavid Bonavita
Save Your Money and Someday It Will Save You

There's a saying, "Save your money and someday it will save you" which I think is very wise and true. Money represents freedom and control over one's life. When you have your own money, you decide where you're going to live and how you're going to live and what you will do with your life. It's ultimately the "American dream" - freedom. However saving takes self control, strategy, planning, and foresight.

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FinancesDavid Bonavita
Cutting the Cord to Cable

Earlier this year I cut my cable TV, but kept my internet connection. It was a transformative and cost savings change that I'd recommend to all my family and friends. It's reflective of the current consumer market and what we want from our cable providers.  If the cable providers won't give us what we ask for and desire, then we as consumers can custom pick our services that will reduce our costs, create our own bespoke TV, and send a message to the cable providers that we're taking back control of our wallets and our TV.

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Affordable Smart Home Technology

Technology is becoming so integrated into our everyday lives and that's a good thing! It can make our lives easier, more manageable, and provide services to us that were never even considered before as a possibility. One place it’s starting to make a difference is in our homes often referred to as “smart homes”.  Up until recently smart home technology was considered to be only something that you would see in million dollar homes, but that has changed. 

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