While many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling out $10 for a coffee and a muffin, we realize that visitors may suffer from sticker shock. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to take advantage of free tours, outdoor activities, and cultural attractions.
It was an honor to have Sue Stephenson, a Corporate Responsibility Executive with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, as a speaker at our Ideagen (Idea-gen.com) Summit in June.
Though jazz was never dead, it has definitely been seeing a resurgence within the past few years. Not only has it been regaining popularity, but it has also evolved, keeping its same technical sensibilities but adding new elements that are keeping the genre fresh and very much alive.
New York City is full of hidden and mostly unknown riverside bars that are perfect for any hot summer day or night.
Okay, don't hate us for bringing this up, but summer is almost over. The official final day of the season isn't till September 22, but most largely associate the end of summer Fridays, summer beach days, summer lazy days -- you name it -- with that dreaded Tuesday following Labor Day.
Puerto Rico is imploding. Every major media outlet in the world has written about our government's failure to repay billions in loans to the United States and private investors who put their money into government bonds.
What you will notice is that many tech companies have started moving to Chelsea, the Garment District, and closer to Midtown. Why? Prices in Chelsea are not quite as ridiculous as those in Soho -- $55 and $67 per square foot respectively.
New Zealander Steph Brown and West Virginia-born multi-instrumentalist and producer Fen Ikner are Lips, an electronic pop act characterised by a girl with giant lips for a head.
When it comes to family-friendly hotels in New York City, you'll have ample choice. Treating yourself to a five-star stay in the Big Apple means you'll find yourself in the best locations with the best service and finest amenities available in town.
Occupy, born on 9/17/2011, is courting a man born only nine days earlier in the same month, but 69 years earlier. Could this Spring-December fling be something serious?
If there's a special corner in heaven for pioneers, then room was made this weekend for an immaculately dressed new arrival. If you've enjoyed a cock...
It's a good idea to figure out a way to make Times Square's public space a more positive and family-friendly environment. It's a good idea to look at the design and make it a more attractive space. It's a bad idea to force pedestrians back into traffic as they were in the bad old days before Times Square banned motor vehicles.
While middle-class white gays and lesbians picketed the White House wearing suits and skirts, trans women of color threw their heels at police officers and taunted the cops by forming kick-lines and singing raunchy songs. While assimilation-oriented gays pleaded with the queer community for peace in Greenwich Village, enraged queers used parking meters as battering rams to break down the door of the Stonewall Inn and reclaim their safe space from the mob and the police.
What a difference four decades make.... ...
In 2010, New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) quietly cut the most important and effective tool we have to end the AIDS epidemic --namely, HIV testing.
It occurred to me recently that although I get to physically see them a lot more than if I were checking into an office each day. I don't always get to be entirely present in the moment with them. This summer I decided to do something to address this.