Black-Owned Businesses and Restaurants in NYC

TimeOut New York lists several online directories filled with Black-owned businesses, restaurants, writers, food stylists, and beyond. EatOkra, an app, maintains an ever-growing list of Black-owned restaurants in NYC—right now, it has over 2,000 entries. Black-Owned Brooklyn signal boosts the offerings of Black-owned businesses in its borough, an effort they call “a curated guide to Black Brooklyn’s people, places and products.” Shoppe Black lists tech …

Levy’s Innovative, Entry-Level Electric Scooter

An interchangeable battery system extends range and improves rider confidence

NYC-based scooter producer Levy offers an entry-level model—the eponymous Levy Electric Scooter—that instills confidence in its riders and provides a sense of power matched with the right safety precautions, a waterproof rating of IP54 and a fire-proof battery casing included. These additions calm the concerns of those who deem scooters unsafe or toy-like and entice those looking to switch from commuting via car or public …

Eight Refreshing New York-Brewed Beers for Spring

Brews from around the state that represent various style categories

As the weather turns in our part of the world, our tastes shift from the rich and hearty to the crisp and refreshing. To ease the decision-making process, we’ve selected a list of New York-brewed beers that represent tried and true and emerging style categories: NEIPAs, Lagers, Farmhouse Ales, and more. These represent high-quality options from NY, and while we encourage you to seek them …