Ep. 4: Stella (ft. Amy Plitt)

Amy Plitt is the editor of Curbed NY, where she leads coverage of New York real estate, architecture, transportation, neighborhoods and culture. Previously, she was senior editor at Time Out New York and a digital editor at Condé Nast Traveler. She is the author of Subway Adventure Guide: New York City, which features destinations around the terminal points of subway lines in all five boroughs. Amy enjoys beer, books and the G train (many people are confused by one of these interests). Follow her on Twitter and Instagram!

Here’s the episode transcript.

left: Stella; right: Amy

In this episode

  • A surprisingly difficult Cat Quiz: Cat Food or New York City Delicacy?
  • Cat cafes: Are they good or bad? Follow-up: Should cats unionize? (Yes, duh, we all should.)
  • How urban cats can get their hunt on without leaving the apartment
  • The one place Amy would take Stella if she wanted to go sightseeing in the city… and Mary’s pick for Grendel
  • A tip for crying on public transit, and the comfort of coming home to a cat
  • It’s time to update the New York City seal! Who’s with us?
  • That stupid Bodega app has a dumb new name but the same bad concept and we still hate it
  • Promo alert! It’s been recommended by Rolling Stone, The A.V. Club and now, Let’s Talk About Cats… it’s The Bosscast with John Murray. If you love Bruce Springsteen and freeform conversation, you’ve found the Promised Land. Also on Twitter and Instagram. Check out Mary’s episode!