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Kelli Gail

Meet the (Mess) Mets!

Kelli Gail | March 31, 2015 | Sports
Welcome to the 2015 season -- a faint glimmer of hope arrives on warmer winds for long-suffering Mets fans. After a frozen offseason, the Mets are set to open against the Washington Nationals this Sunday on ESPN. But there's something different in the air around CitiField.
Sandi Bachom

Adele Sarno, 'San Gennaro Queen,' Faces Eviction by Italian American Museum

Sandi Bachom | March 31, 2015 | Fifty
One of the last eyewitnesses to what it was actually like to be an Italian-American in Little Italy after World War II is being evicted by the very repository of this rich history, The Italian American Museum. It would be laughable, were it not so tragic. Evict her? They should hire her.
David Finkle

First Nighter: "Don Carlo" at the Met Is Grand Opera, "Soldier X" Marches Well at HERE

David Finkle | March 31, 2015 | Arts
You don't hear the term "grand opera" much anymore. That's if you hear it at all. But it's going to be revived right now in regards to the opening night performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Don Carlo at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Eric Ulloa

Actors' Equity Should Pull National Tours From Indiana

Eric Ulloa | March 31, 2015 | Gay Voices
The theatre community has historically been a place where many LGBT people call home, but also a community that does not stand for oppression or discrimination of any kind.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Insomnia Expert Gregg Jacobs

Arianna Huffington | March 31, 2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg Jacobs is an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the UMass Memorial Medical Center and the author of Say Good Night to Insomnia. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on how human sleep patterns have changed over time, healthier and more effective alternatives to sleeping pills, and how to reverse our worst sleep habits and behaviors.
Jill Donenfeld

Cherry Bombe Jubilee 2015

Jill Donenfeld | March 31, 2015 | New York
This weekend the biannual magazine Cherry Bombe hosted their annual conference in NYC to celebrate woman in food across the globe and all niches of the food industry.
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Rules for the Runway

Lisa Mirza Grotts | March 30, 2015 | Style
New York's version is considered one of the four major fashion events in the world (the others are in Paris, Rome, and Milan). If you're lucky enough to be invited to a fashion show, there are some general rules for behavior that you should observe.
Katie Lara

Party at the Movies Like Never Before

Katie Lara | March 30, 2015 | New York
BBQ Films' movie screenings have all the immersive energy of Sleep No More but for a geekier, eighties and nineties-loving audience of nostalgic film buffs.
Ashley Crouch

Why All the Single Ladies Want to Stay That Way

Ashley Crouch | March 30, 2015 | Women
You need a healthy fear of marriage like you need a healthy fear of the ocean," a friend poignantly remarked the other day.
Francis Levy

Deli Man

Francis Levy | March 30, 2015 | Arts
The best deli in town may be a movie. Deli Man is as wistful as it is exuberant since it deals with both a vanishing cuisine and institution that once comprised a world.
Chantal Adair

Before The Summer Sauna, Appreciate This!

Chantal Adair | March 30, 2015 | Style
I know I'm not alone in feeling like this was the most brutal winter in the history of the world.Thankfully, unless global weirding has broken the cycle already, warmer weather is on the way. Before we start complaining about the brutal heat, I'd like to give a toast to all...
Anna Koppelman

The 3 Things Ingrid Nilsen Wants Every Young Woman to Know

Anna Koppelman | March 30, 2015 | Teen
I was shaking and the room was slightly spinning. Wearing an outfit that I had meticulously picked out, I found myself standing in front of the woman, who without knowing it, helped craft the person I am today.
Joel Sucher

Qui Tam, Anyone?

Joel Sucher | March 30, 2015 | Politics
If New York AG Schneiderman's proposal becomes law it may create another lucrative revenue stream for potential do-gooders; one that may rival the New York State lottery in payouts.
Jill Donenfeld

Culinary Creature: Anne-Sophie Pic

Jill Donenfeld | March 30, 2015 | Taste
Anne Sophie Pic is the fourth of six women in the world to gain the three star Michelin crown and her story is legendary.
Jane Seo

Top 5 Unique Date Ideas in NYC

Jane Seo | March 30, 2015 | New York
"So... you want to go watch a movie?" Admit it. You have heard this phrase way too many times. In NYC, where there are so many unique activities besides passively watching a movie, just say a polite "No" the next time you hear this question and suggest one of the following options.
Steven Cohen

We Need to Finance and Subsidize Mass Transit

Steven Cohen | March 30, 2015 | Green
Anyone riding mass transit in the New York region this past winter has seen the stress that this old system is under. Delayed trains, decaying stations, and more crowded cars are increasingly common. There is little question that the system needs a cash infusion for long-term capital improvements and short-term operation and maintenance.
Nancy Ruhling

Astoria Characters: The Rememberer

Nancy Ruhling | March 31, 2015 | New York
If you don't know anything about Pedro Fernandez de Unamuno, and most of the world doesn't, look at his hat. He's wearing it so you'll ask him about it.
Faith Hope Consolo

The Faithful Shopper: Don't PassOver the Easter Treats

Faith Hope Consolo | March 30, 2015 | New York
Happy Passover - Happy Easter! As always, I focus on the sugary for these joyous holidays - chocolate treats that promise even sweeter days in the spring and summer to come.
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Big-Bank Bad Guys Bully Democracy -- And Blow It

Richard (RJ) Eskow | March 30, 2015 | Politics
They've cheated customers and defrauded investors. Now they want to use our legalized system of campaign-cash corruption to protect themselves from the very government that rescued them.
Mark Green

Is Cruz a Brainy Reactionary or Just 'Right' for Evangelical GOP? Or Both?

Mark Green | March 30, 2015 | Politics
Remember that post-2012 RNC "autopsy" that was supposed to expand the party? Now comes contender Cruz who wants the base to vote, not grow. Ron Christie & Gara LaMarche debate whether he's the party's RX or poison. And has Baker's break with Bibi created a problem for "Bush45"?
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