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Tell Us Your Best Las Vegas Hacks

Tell Us Your Best Las Vegas Hacks

This week on Hack Your City, we want your tips for visiting, or living in, Las Vegas. This series always gets more tips for tourists than for locals, and Vegas will epitomize that. But we’re also
The Best Las Vegas Hacks From Our Readers

The Best Las Vegas Hacks From Our Readers

Las Vegas might be the most-hacked city in the country. If you google for tourist tips, you’ll get handed a free well whisky and twenty bucks for the slots by the time you click “I’m feeling lucky.”
Tell Us Your Best Washington, D.C. Hacks

Tell Us Your Best Washington, D.C. Hacks

We’ve hacked a few industry towns in this column, like Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Now it’s time for a military-industrial-complex city. Washington, D.C. has a high turnover rate and a dubious
The Best Washington D.C. Tips From Our Readers

The Best Washington D.C. Tips From Our Readers

When we asked Lifehacker readers for their advice on visiting or living in D.C., we got nearly 300 comments, a new record for the Hack Your City series. Here are the best suggestions for where to
Tell Us Your Best Houston Tips

Tell Us Your Best Houston Tips

This week on Hack Your City, we’re covering the lush southern supercity of Houston, Texas. Like the singers of “Save a Horse Ride a Cowboy,” Houston is big and rich. The fourth-biggest city in the
Tell Us Your Best Toronto Tips

Tell Us Your Best Toronto Tips

Toronto was the first big city I ever visited. Compared to my home city of Rochester, Toronto was basically Tokyo. I loved the push of the crowd, the diversity of the shops. I crossed streets for fun,
The Best Houston Tips From Our Readers

The Best Houston Tips From Our Readers

Last week we asked for your tips for visiting or living in Houston, Texas. Then we disappeared for Thanksgiving. So here, finally, is a compilation of all the recommendations from Lifehacker readers.
The Best Toronto Tips From Our Readers

The Best Toronto Tips From Our Readers

When 30 Rock called Toronto “New York without all the stuff,” it was ... funny, honestly. But Toronto has stuff! You just have to scrape the ice off it. We asked Lifehacker readers for their best
Tell Us Your Best Philadelphia Tips

Tell Us Your Best Philadelphia Tips

Welcome back to Hack Your City, our weekly reader-driven column about making the most of a city. This week we’re covering Philadelphia, PA. We usually have to google “[city] stereotypes” to round out
The Best Philadelphia Tips From Our Readers

The Best Philadelphia Tips From Our Readers

I’m always surprised which cities bring out the most comments in our Hack Your City column. Readers left a whopping 231 comments on Monday’s post, “Tell Us Your Best Philadelphia Tips.” I starred all
Tell Us Your Best Denver Tips

Tell Us Your Best Denver Tips

If you ask us, Denver is pretty high up there.
The Best Denver, CO Hacks From Our Readers

The Best Denver, CO Hacks From Our Readers

This week on Hack Your City, we got over 125 comments with advice on Denver, Colorado. Some themes: There’s great hiking, and great breweries, but take it easy on both while you acclimate to the
The Best London Tips From Our Readers

The Best London Tips From Our Readers

I’ve got a lovely bunch of London hacks, bum-ba-be-bum. Here they are a-quoted all below. Your Hack Your City columnist is on Dayquil today, and just conscious enough to guide you through the best
Tell Us Your Best Indianapolis Tips

Tell Us Your Best Indianapolis Tips

Apart from that one big car race, Indianapolis doesn’t get enough attention for a city of over 800,000 people. Let’s give it some. Let’s really put Indianapolis on the map. Let’s write a Hack Your
The Best Indianapolis Tips From Our Readers

The Best Indianapolis Tips From Our Readers

For every place featured on Hack Your City, we get a handful of comments saying “Here’s a tip: Never go there.” This sparkling witticism is always followed by a hundred comments that make that city
Tell Us Your Best Seattle Tips

Tell Us Your Best Seattle Tips

Amazon, Nirvana, Penny Arcade, Starbucks, Macklemore, Frasier. Without Seattle, middle-class white people would just sit in a dark room eating celery. But what is life really like in Seattle? How do
The Best Seattle Tips From Our Readers

The Best Seattle Tips From Our Readers

We asked for Seattle tips. We got over 250 comments. If you’re going to Seattle soon, read the 67 best comments in the “Staff” section on the original post. But if you just want a taste, read the best
The Best Tokyo Tips, According to Our Readers

The Best Tokyo Tips, According to Our Readers

For the first time on “Hack Your City,” we went way outside our usual anglophone range. While most editions of this column boil down to restaurant and bar recs, our Tokyo edition addresses some more
Tell Us Your Best Austin Tips

Tell Us Your Best Austin Tips

Austin is a little piece of the liberal coast in the middle of Texas, a Southwest version of Portland or San Francisco, with a fantastic music scene. The population has doubled since 1990 and is
The Best Austin Tips From Our Readers

The Best Austin Tips From Our Readers

We asked for your Austin tips and we got 182 of them, recommending Tex-Mex, local attractions, good and bad neighborhoods, and ways the light rail can go screw itself. Here are a few themes that