Welcome to the fourth installment of our #FF or #FollowFriday feature! Each Friday, we’re listing 5 ‘tweeps’ we think will satisfy your hankering for travel inspiration. Be sure to let us know if you find them helpful. And if there’s an account you think we ought to be following, please do share it with us: @Cheapflights.
This week we’re looking at the best Twitter feeds oriented around the center of the universe – New York City.
With such an overwhelming amount of information about the most dynamic of cities online, it’s important to have a filtered selection of sources to give you the inside track. By following these five feeds you’ll be able to cut through the noise and get ahead of the crowd.
Oh, and don’t forget we recommended @NewYorkology in week two – make sure you add that account if you haven’t already.
@MTAInsider – Everyone knows the best and cheapest way to navigate New York’s five boroughs is by subway and bus. Get up-to-the-minute service updates, ideas on transport apps that will help you discover parts of the city and tips for efficient use of the service from the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s official feed.
@sciandthecity – Find out about lecture series, documentary screenings, panels and exhibits in every conceivable scientific discipline from the New York Academy of Sciences.
@NYDNbestofNY – Events, openings, and happenings shared by the readers and writers of America’s fourth-most-read newspaper, the New York Daily News.
@nycdailydeals – Discover a new free event, deal or giveaway almost everyday. Posts typically occur at midnight, and have recently included free ice cream and cheap beer.
@thefeednyc – If you’re stuck for ideas on where to eat and drink in the city, or if you want to keep abreast of NYC’s coolest hangouts, then look no further than TimeOut’s restaurant and bar blog feed.
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