Mr. Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate January 2017

Screenwriters know too well that in order to click with a hero or villain capable of reach international success and earning the love of millions of fans a good origin story is needed. Sometimes, on the other hand, a…

Mr Gotham’s Review: Lootcrate December 2016

¡Viva la Revolución! Tales of revolt against corrupt governments, rebellions that defy tyrannical regimes, cyber attacks into the deep, cold heart of alienated authoritarian societies and, in general terms, any attempt to subdue the current statu quo via resistance…

The Best Subscription Boxes to Gift

If you follow New York For Beginners regularly, you’ll have noticed that the 12 Days of Xmas Holiday Gift Guides ended yesterday. Well, technically. We wanted to do something special for those procrastinators that might not have a lot…

Good Resolutions Holiday Gift Guide

January is about to roll in along with our good resolutions: Exercising more, eating better, or even consuming more responsibly. The key to the success is to take things one day at a time. If you want to be…

Revisited Classics: 9 Original Gifts for Men

‘Tis the time of the season to begin scratching your head to find the perfect gift for that gentleman in your life. Here, at New York For Beginners, we support the idea that classics never die. That is why…

Affordable Luxuries: Gifts under $50

Gifting is an art, and it is very important to stay on budget and spend carefully to avoid going overdraft during the holiday craze. That is the reason why we curated this gift guide that features affordable yet luxurious…

Bookworm: Affordable Gifts for Readers

If you haven’t already, you should put a bookworm in your life. Readers are some of the easiest people in the world to gift, plus they (ahem, we) have the advantage that we like anything sold at Strands. Easy…

15 Awesome Holiday Gifts for A Beauty Addict

Do you feel you have an obsession with beauty products? You’re not alone. We’ve all suffered from the syndrome of the empty vanity. This means gifting a beauty addict can be a time-consuming affair. Fear no more: Here at…

Organic Beauty: A Nontoxic Holiday Gift Guide

Do you have a loved one that is transitioning to a cleaner beauty routine? Do you want to greenify your make-up bag? You’ve arrived at the right place: Today, at New York For Beginners, we are dishing our favorite…

Epicure: A Gift Guide For Foodies

According to the definition proposed by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an epicure is someone with sensitive and discriminating tastes, especially in food or wine. To me, an epicure is an old-fashioned foodie that appreciates having an excuse for a tasting…

Holiday Gift Guide: 8 Great Gifts for Little Kids

As Santa Claus is coming to town, it is the time for perfect behavior, impeccable manners, and a myriad of “please” and “thank you.” Because little’uns are making merits to avoid the Naughty list, at New York For Beginners…

Stocking Stuffers (gifts under $25)

Let’s admit it: We all have different budgets, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make awesome gifts! Today, we’ve curated a selection of 12 wonderful stocking stuffers that, for under $25, make terrific gifts for your loved ones. As…

Holiday Gift Guide: Find Your Me Time

A wise person once taught me, as a child, that it was important to find time to do the things I loved most. Many years later, that advice follows me everywhere I go. I believe we all live too…

Made In USA Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the time of the year to start drawing up your Wish Lists for Santa. Along the next twelve days, and coinciding with the Twelve Days of Christmas, New York For Beginners will feature a variety of holiday gift…