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What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for being pretty pumped about how it’s suddenly become fall in New York, and also regretting that I neglected to get my coat cleaned before it turned coat weather. The weekend is also
The Best Detroit Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best Detroit Travel Tips From Our Readers

“This is not the Detroit of the 1980s,” says D-town10. “You’re not going to get robbed or whatever negativity you’ve heard about the city. Also, you’ll have to excuse the construction going on. We’re
Tell Us Your Detroit Travel Tips

Tell Us Your Detroit Travel Tips

Detroit is not particularly a tourist destination. But neither are some of our most successful Hack Your City choices, like Pittsburgh or Minneapolis-St. Paul. This is a Hack Your City for the locals,
What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for reorganizing my kitchen because I spent too long looking at stuff on the Container Store website and now I feel like I could be a better person if my flour was in a see-through
The Best São Paulo Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best São Paulo Travel Tips From Our Readers

What’s your favorite version of the Ary Barroso song “Brazil”? I have twelve. Listen to them all as we look at the best travel tips for São Paulo that our readers put in the comments this week.
Tell Us Your São Paulo Travel Tips

Tell Us Your São Paulo Travel Tips

OK, I’m pretty sure that the movie Brazil exaggerated some things, like probably Brazil isn’t a futuristic dystopia with a duct fetish, and now that I think about it that movie doesn’t seem to take
What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for finally getting some alone time after weeks of travel and house guests, which means drinking whiskey in the bath while watching Anthony Bourdain episodes. Also, video games. Read
The Best Rochester, NY Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best Rochester, NY Travel Tips From Our Readers

Wow, I really wasn’t expecting so many tips on my hometown of Rochester. We Rochesterians are used to losing: bids for the Olympics, Kodak and Xerox jobs, our area code to those jerkoffs in Buffalo.
Tell Us Your Best Rochester, NY Travel Tips

Tell Us Your Best Rochester, NY Travel Tips

Corruption has entered the Hack Your City column. Rochester, New York might not be as major as Pittsburgh or Prague—it even has to share a name with Rochester, Minnesota—but it’s my home city. So when
What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for coming back from being away and dealing with the bag of lettuce you left in the crisper all week. Blugh. Also, video games.Read more...
The Best Singapore Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best Singapore Travel Tips From Our Readers

Like Tom Waits, we sailed this week to Singapore. We asked for your best travel tips for the tropical island city-state, and you gave us dozens. Below are some highlights, and there are more great
What Are Your Favorite iOS 12 Shortcuts?

What Are Your Favorite iOS 12 Shortcuts?

If you haven’t already grabbed iOS 12, what are you waiting for? Back up your device—because you can never be too sure—and install the new version of the operating system to take advantage of all the
What Are Your Favorite iOS 12 Shortcuts?

What Are Your Favorite iOS 12 Shortcuts?

If you haven’t already grabbed iOS 12, what are you waiting for? Back up your device—because you can never be too sure—and install the new version of the operating system to take advantage of all the
Tell Us Your Singapore Travel Tips

Tell Us Your Singapore Travel Tips

After watching Crazy Rich Asians, what I want to do in Singapore is party on a cargo ship in international waters and buy an outfit that costs more than my home. What I do not want to do is wade
What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for binge-watching BoJack Horseman, but since I have a Switch, I can play games while I do it!Read more...
The Best New England Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best New England Travel Tips From Our Readers

Autumn is dying. But for now, September is still when the leaves start changing in the Northeast. In honor of leaf peeping season, this week we collected your tips on traveling to New England. You can
Do You Smell Your Video Games?

Do You Smell Your Video Games?

Here’s a fun fact about me: I was born without a sense of smell. Here’s a fun fact I learned today: people like to smell their physical video games. Help me square these two facts, readers. Read
What Area of Expertise Do You Never Get to Talk About?

What Area of Expertise Do You Never Get to Talk About?

Today, Ask Reddit users are telling each other about what areas of expertise that they never get to talk about in normal life. Subjects include rocket science, serial killers, Pokemon Go meta
Tell Us Your Small-Town New England Hacks

Tell Us Your Small-Town New England Hacks

This week on Hack Your City, we’re hacking the country. As we head into leaf peeping season, let’s share our best tips for New England’s backroads and small towns. (We’re using a very generous
What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for trying to decide if I should get someone to water my plant while I’m away or just water it a lot before I leave and hope for the best. It’s also for playing video games. Read