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The Huffington Post | Ashley McAdams | Posted 06.14.2012 | New York

You need an 8pm Saturday night reservation for eight. Somewhere that's romantic-ish (it's Mom and Dad's 30th anniversary) but will also accomodate you...

10 Ways To Convince Yourself You Still Love New York

Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Lucas Kavner

For every beautiful thing that happens in this city -- and there are many -- at least a few things a day make you question what you're doing living in the steaming pile of disease that is the Big Apple.

A 'Girls' Map Of NYC

Posted 06.12.2012 | New York

You've probably seen the fliers around New York already. Girls-- Lena Dunham's HBO series that the internet can't stop talking about-- is filming on y...

Hamptons Twitter Feed Rips The Wealthy And Clueless

Posted 06.12.2012 | New York

We'd be worried about Joe Schwenk's career as a Hamptons "house watcher," if we didn't think he could probably be a successful comedy writer. Shwenk i...

WATCH: Two Idiots Jump Train Tracks

Posted 06.11.2012 | New York

We've talked about this before, New York. No tomfoolery when it comes to the subway, ok? It's too dangerous and you'll probably get hurt and worse, me...

New York Theater Gets Political, Explores Sex Trafficking and Bradley Manning

Lanie Zipoy | Posted 08.07.2012 | New York
Lanie Zipoy

The play Trafficked offers a first hand look at how 15 young women -- the play's writers/performers -- are taking a stand against sex trafficking and giving a voice to those who do not yet have one.

WATCH: Another Beautiful Manhattan Timelapse

Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

When was the first New York City timelapse video? Maybe in "Baraka?" All we know is there seems to be a new one every month and we watch ALL of them. ...

WATCH: Comedians To Perform At The NY Funny Songs Fest

Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

"Comedy music is a unique art form that gives bookers a headache since they don’t know whether to put us in stand up clubs or music venues,” says ...

PHOTOS: There's A Crumbling Castle Outside NYC

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

POLLEPEL ISLAND, New York -- The turreted ruins of Bannerman's castle jutting from a small Hudson River island look like they were built to withstand ...

Where To Watch Euro 2012 Matches In NYC

Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, the world's second-best soccer tournament behind the World Cup, kicks off Friday, June 8th in Poland and...

Billionaire Pleads Guilty To Hit And Run; Sued For $100 Million

Posted 06.06.2012 | New York

The billionaire heir to a Colombian beer fortune pled guilty Monday to a Manhattan hit-and-run, giving momentum to his victim's $100 million lawsuit a...

WATCH: The West Village Wants To Kill All The Doo-Wop Groups

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

Summer in New York City, for all its joys, brings many bothers-- swarms of bees, smelly streets, falling air-conditioner water, mosquitoes, the ice cr...


Posted 05.31.2012 | New York

Tuesday night's highly-anticipated 2012 Manhattanhenge debut was a bust. There was a storm, pretty in of itself, but no half-sun slowly setting betwee...

Manhattanhenge Starts Tonight!

Posted 05.29.2012 | New York

It's that time of year again, New York. It's Manhattanhenge! That's right, on Tuesday May 29th, a half sun will align itself with the city's 201-ye...

PHOTOS: Bronx Parkour And 'Jose The Amazing'

Posted 05.29.2012 | New York

Chris Arnade, one of our favorite New York City photographers, stumbled across a talented, young practitioner of parkour in the Bronx earlier this yea...

Smiles and Mega-Styles at VFILES Store

Tess Ghilaga | Posted 05.25.2012 | Style
Tess Ghilaga

As interest in vintage fashion magazines continues to soar, New York's cool crowd has descended on VFILES, the SoSo-based store where famed fashion magazine archivist Mike Gallagher has placed his pop-up store overflowing with vintage publications.

PHOTOS: Fleet Week Is Here

Posted 05.24.2012 | New York

Some 6,000 sailors, marines and coast guardsman were shipped into New York City Wednesday for the beginning of Fleet Week, this year marking the 200th...

WATCH: Ethan Hawke And Daughter Perform At Caffe Vivaldi

| Posted 07.23.2012 | New York

By Andrea Swalec, DNAinfo Reporter/Produce MANHATTAN -- Patrons at Caffe Vivaldi were treated to a surprise star-studded performance last weekend w...

Creating the Post-Hipster City: In Conversation With Urbanist Aurash Khawarzad

Tida Tippapart | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Tida Tippapart

Committed to exploring the multiple intersections between art and urbanism, Aurash Khawarzad speaks about creating the post-Hipster city, gentrification, and what it means to (re)build New York City from the ground up.

So Long and Thanks for All the Gray Hairs

Anna Hiatt | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
Anna Hiatt

The peanut gallery sat crowded together atop the bleachers. The 10 months of journalism school went by in a caffeinated, sleepless haze.

MoMA Wants Your Junk (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.22.2012 | New York

Attention New York City hoarders, packrats and anyone doing a little spring cleaning: there's a place where they'll turn your extra junk into art, you...

WATCH: Adorable Roly-Poly Otter Pups At Prospect Park Zoo

Posted 05.18.2012 | New York

This week in "awwwww," watch these three otterly adorable, roly-poly otter pups roll around together in the Prospect Park Zoo. According to the Zoo's ...

WATCH: Talented Buskers Audition For Coveted Subway Spots

Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

The Music Under New York program held its 20th annual audition Wednesday with aspiring buskers gathered in Grand Central Station to perform before a p...

Lower East Side & The Rise of NY Hardcore -- Harley Flanagan's Take

Camilla Webster | Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts
Camilla Webster

Before there was an East Village, before Grunge, before Greenday and even Lady Gaga's East Village hit-parade, New York hardcore reverberated with a generation of kids.

Astoria Characters: The Flesh-and-Blood Man of Steel

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.15.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Every day, Jim Pignetti sees the past in the present. He can't help but be reminded of the way things were because his business, Metalmen, is only four and a half blocks from the house he grew up in.