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The Faithful Shopper: Cool Campers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.

The Best Egg Roll in Chinatown | Video

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Taste
Find. Eat. Drink.

Their egg rolls are made the traditional way... actually using egg crepes.

5 Ways Rich People Save Money on Real Estate Transactions

Andrew Lieb | Posted 05.14.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

When all is said and done, a savvy seller recoups tens of thousands of dollars in prepayments if everything is documented and adjusted. Capital gains tax is generally payable by a seller incident to the sale of a home.

Chef's Night in New York's Koreatown

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.14.2015 | Taste
Find. Eat. Drink.

Choi's playground is Manhattan's Koreatown and as an insider, her advice is always go to the second-floor restaurants.

A Book and a Hotel from Ian Schrager

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

His story starts with the launch of Studio 54 in a former opera house and CBS studio on West 54th Street. "That was the first business -- all the forces of the universe came together," he says. "It was like holding onto a lightning bolt."

My First Bite of the Big Apple (and Why I'm Coming Back for More)

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Alex Matthews

Leaving the city spawned a curious blend of emotions. In some ways it was a relief: I felt like I was coming up for air. In other ways, I felt almost bereft, like I was losing something, leaving something vital and fizzing and rich behind.

Past to Present: Changing New York

Toni Haber | Posted 05.11.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

With landmarks being redeveloped for new use, such as the partial conversion of the Verizon Building at 140 West Street, and industrial neighborhoods repositioning themselves as fashion and "foodie" destinations, the landscape of the city is noticeably changing.

Legendary No Wave Performer Lydia Lunch Returns to New York with So Real It Hurts at the Howl! Happening Gallery, May 8 to June 5

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Since 1977 Lydia Lunch has been offending sensibilities with her relentless and unfiltered challenges to sex, gender, politics, religion, war, technology, consumerism, the arts, the media .... you name it, no institution has been spared.

Revisiting the Rent vs. Buy Debate

Toni Haber | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

A universal decision crucial to residents across the country is the choice to rent or to buy a home. In New York City where both rental and purchase prices are not cheap, the decision can be haunted by uncertainty.

Schools That Teach to the Arts, Not to the Test

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.01.2015 | Education
Peter Mandel

With all the pushback these days against standardized testing, and with so much talk about how kids from different backgrounds learn differently, you'd think we'd have a country sprinkled with schools that dedicate themselves to injecting the arts into education.

Street Art Offers A One-Two Punch To Culture Of Comfortable Consumerism

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"All American Temper Tot" is the name of the new installation by street artist Ron English on the Houston Bowery Wall in Manhattan, and the U.S. flag-...

The Manhattan Subway Rent Map: Where You Can't Afford to Live, By Stop

Thrillist | Posted 06.23.2015 | New York

Whether you want to be closer to work, or closer to awesome dim sum, finding a more convenient (but still affordable... please?) place to live is something pretty much every New Yorker considers at some point. Well, this should help you do exactly that.

Office Location Defines Competitive Edge

Toni Haber | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Toni Haber

Increasingly a company's office location has been deemed an indicator of its potential for future growth and ability to keep pace with the development of New York City real estate, culture and business.

The New York Center for Children

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.21.2015 | New York
Yvonna Russell

The child-friendly space with toys, a playroom and hand-painted mural has extra curricular activities and tutoring. The New York Center for Children is privately funded and this benefit aids the journey for our children to be nurtured back to health.

Generous Stranger Buys Dozens Of Roses From Vendor On Subway, Tells Her To Give Them Away

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.21.2015 | Good News

Sometimes, life is a bed of roses. In the video above, a woman is selling roses on the New York City subway for $1 a pop or $11 per dozen, when a m...

Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

New Residents Bring a New Neighborhood Culture

Toni Haber | Posted 06.15.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Whether at risk for losing peace and quiet or artsy culture, neighborhoods and their residents embody a local flare to which they may not want to say goodbye. The question remains if the new culture will trump the past.

The Best Date Spot Near Every Manhattan Subway Stop

Thrillist | Posted 06.10.2015 | New York

If you've dated in NYC, you've inevitably dealt with the pressure of choosing the spot (SO MUCH PRESSURE!). Your choices have either made you a hero, or sent you home horny and alone.

Outdoor Living in Manhattan

Toni Haber | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Could outdoor space make or break a purchase deal? Or make or break a city? As the warm weather approaches, the importance placed on outdoor space in New York City is on the rise. However, at just what cost does the summertime indulgence come?

After East Village Fire, Internet Helps Single Mom Of 3 Who Lost Everything

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact

Strangers near and far are helping one New York City mom find stable housing for her family in the wake of devastation. Although Diane McLean's fam...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Central Park

Thrillist | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel

Things you do know about Central Park: you have to pour your wine into a Solo cup or the cops are totally going to bust you for drinking on Sheep Meadow.

The Redesigned Townhouse for Maximum Privacy and Convenience

Toni Haber | Posted 06.01.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Fantasy meets reality. The seclusion of a private residence with the amenities of a full-service building may be the most desirable living situation in the constantly active and congested New York City.

Why All the Single Ladies Want to Stay That Way

Ashley Crouch | Posted 05.30.2015 | Women
Ashley Crouch

You need a healthy fear of marriage like you need a healthy fear of the ocean," a friend poignantly remarked the other day.

The Faithful Shopper: Don't PassOver the Easter Treats

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.30.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

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.

First Freedom Tower Stair Race To Help Build 200 Homes For Vets With Disabilities

Associated Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — The first stair-climb race at One World Trade Center — the nation's tallest building — will raise money for military veterans st...