2013 Calendars

Ten designs to get you through the coming year

If we defy the prophets and make it out of 2012, we’ll need to keep track of the precious time we still have left. From interlocking magnetic rings to the best of your own Instagrams, these 10 calendars will help you trace the days in year to come. One Designed by South Korean Jeong Yong, the tabletop One calendar breaks down months, days and days …

Embark

Offline functionality and itinerary sharing dominate this multi-city metro app

The network of transit apps now available has grown nearly as complicated as the oft daunting subway systems they were created to navigate. Certain New York-focused programs we’ve used have their strong points—New York Subway features an augmented reality function for above-ground navigation; NYC Exit Strategy maps out which cars to ride for fastest transfer and iTrans shares service changes directly from the MTA. The …

L Train Luncheon

NYC's supper clubs offer an impromptu dining cart serving up a six course meal in the subway

In a theatrical culinary feat, passengers aboard NYC’s L train were recently treated to a six-course lunch as they rolled across Manhattan, under the East River and into Williamsburg, each stop adding to the food frenzy. Cooked up by the crafty chefs behind A Razor, A Shiny Knife, the luncheon included an elegant array of dishes, including foie gras and filet mignon, as well as …