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New York Museum Zen

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 12.29.2014 | New York
Melissa DeCastro

In New York, there is peace and serenity to be found by stepping off the sidewalk and through a museum door.

A Three-Course Lunch In NYC Under $15? Here's The Trick

Zoë Lintzeris | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Zoë Lintzeris

The thing about New York -- and other cities that thrive on outdoor markets and vending -- is that the possibilities for whetting one's appetite, establishing a relationship with vendors, and coming together to see the latest food offerings are endless. How can you go wrong?

5 Reasons Cold Weather Is Actually A Good Thing

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green

CHICAGO -- Winter-weary northerners take heart: There's actually a silver lining to all this record snow, ice and bone-chilling cold. Portions of ...

Members Only Toilets To Offer Luxurious Relief To New Yorkers

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.20.2014 | Small Business

Out and about in Manhattan with nowhere to pee? A company called Posh Stow and Go is hoping to fix any future bathroom dilemmas with an interestin...

A New York City Greek Restaurant That Sets New Levels For Modern Hellenic Cuisine

John Mariani | Posted 03.22.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Quality does not just count, it costs, and Nerai delivers it with a panache unique to Greek restaurants in NYC.

WATCH: Lost Love Letter Delivered To Family After 70 Years

Posted 12.19.2013 | New York

Earlier this year, writer Abbi Jacobson became the serendipitous recipient of a love letter sent more than 70 years ago from a WWII soldier stationed ...

How To Hit The Ski Slopes Without A Car

| Posted 12.13.2013 | New York

By Mathew Katz NEW YORK CITY — It's that time of year — fresh powder is falling and the ski slopes are open. But the logistics of planning a ski...

Amazing Photos Of New York City From High Above

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.13.2013 | New York

As Gothamist highlighted Wednesday, the MTA has chosen to feature the "vertigo-inducing" photographs of Navid Baraty on the walls of the Bowling Green...

De Blasio Set To Move To Gracie Mansion

| Posted 12.11.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton CIVIC CENTER — Gracie Mansion is set to return to its full-time residential status. In a statement released on his mayoral trans...

Train Delayed? The MTA Will Write You A Late Pass

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

Subway delays-- whether caused by signal malfunctions, train traffic, or a sick passenger-- are New Yorkers' most common excuse for running behind sch...

Harlem To Get America's Largest Free Wifi Zone

Posted 12.11.2013 | New York

A large donation will transform Harlem into America's largest free Wifi zone by this May. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that Glenn Fuhrman...

PHOTOS: NYC Cab Drivers Strike A Pose For Charity

Posted 12.10.2013 | New York

A new calendar has New York City cab drivers giving the hunks of the FDNY a run for their money. "The NYC Taxi Drivers 2014 Beefcake Calendar," ...

MAP: The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Route

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade tomorrow? If you're one of the hundreds of spectators expected to gather for the annua...

Memberships To These NYC CSAs Would Make Great Holiday Gifts

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Want to buy your loved ones a holiday gift that lasts? Consider getting them a membership to their local CSA (which stands for Community Supported Agr...

Where To Pick Up Gifts For Kids

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Don't know where to shop in New York City this holiday season for the kids in your family? Here are 5 great, local, small businesses to get you starte...

PHOTOS: Where To Drink A Cocktail On Small Business Saturday

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

When you're finished supporting your local shops this Small Business Saturday, head over to these local watering holes to unwind with a much-needed co...

WATCH: Eavesdropping On New Yorkers' Hilariously Weird Conversations

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

It's happened to anyone who's ever walked down a street in New York: You overhear an odd snippet of a conversation between passing strangers and wonde...

5 Boroughs, 5 Brunches

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Here are five restaurants, one from each New York City borough, that serve a great brunch. Get out and explore, New York. There's a whole city of eggs...

IMAGES: Giant Solar Energy Installation Coming To NYC Park

| Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

By Nicholas Rizzi TRAVIS — The world's largest landfill site will soon become the city's biggest solar energy farm. The huge solar installati...

WATCH: Helping A Homeless Czech Man In NYC Get Home

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

This weekend's frigid temperatures in New York City inspired some members of the Whatever video team to hand out clothes from the Thread Society to pe...

There Are 100 Tiny Sandwiches At One Restaurant You Haven't Tried Yet

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Want a good test for your Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? 100 Montaditos finally opened in Greenwich Village Friday, offering 100 different tapas-si...

Brooklyn Bar Raises Drinking Age To 25

| Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

COLUMBIA STREET WATERFRONT DISTRICT — A Columbia Street bar is hiking the weekend drinking age to 25 after patrons' early morning drunken antics spa...

Coffee Lovers, Rejoice

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.21.2013 | New York

The holiday season is upon us. Which means the tourists are going to be out in droves, you've got a shopping list a mile long, and you're going to nee...

This Grand Central 'Missed Connection' Will Break Your Heart

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

We really hope this "missed connection" story is real. It's so lovely and heartbreaking that we can't help but hope that its author, now a twice-marri...

Cynthia Nixon To Serve In Bill De Blasio's Cabinet?

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

According to a report from The New York Observer, Cynthia Nixon is being considered to serve in Bill de Blasio's cabinet to lead the city's Department...