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Why Do We Fight For What We Don't Want?

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Celinne Da Costa

We each define success our own way. To me, success is no longer how quickly and efficiently I can tick off American Dream checkboxes. Success is the ability to unapologetically be. Life is too short and too precious to live by someone else's rules.

New York, I Love You, But I Have To Let You Go

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Celinne Da Costa

By the third year, I deeply resented the statement that once so inspired me to push myself in this city. I found myself questioning, why must I "make" it here? Who am I doing it for?

Speaking With New York's Best Singer (And The World's) -- Tuelo

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.16.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Sometimes a singer just comes out of nowhere and makes you question everything you ever listened to before. When you finally hear it, you know. It is ...

Unsung Black LGBTQ 'Legends' Land in SoHo for New Leslie-Lohman Exhibition

Christopher Delatorre | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Christopher Delatorre

"The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even but a millimeter the way people look at reality, then you can change it....

Dreaming Big for Small Business Week

Elizabeth Gore | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Gore

Where did you get your coffee today? Where did pick up your dry cleaning? Where did you drop your children off for childcare? Where did you get the ne...

Lady Leshurr Debuts Her Queen Speech in NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.08.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Welcome to the table one that will soon be the new Queen of hip-hop if she stays the course -- Lady Leshurr.

Eternally Thrilling: Estelle Parsons Directs The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Actors Studio

Jaime Lubin | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts
Jaime Lubin

What this incarnation of Judas does so well is to combine burlesque aspects with genuine emotion.

Gogol Bordello Close 2015 at Terminal 5

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.31.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As the 10(ish) members of the band hit the stage at 9 p.m. and the giant banner of Underdog World Strike's cover began to rise behind them, celebrating the end of 2015 and kicking off 2016 came early for those in the packed house.

As Tall As Lions Reunite and Roar Again at Webster Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.29.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Exactly five years ago this month, at the peak of their career Long Island alternative rockers As Tall As Lions played their final shows in the U.S. at Highline Ballroom.

Freezing Your Eggs at Fortysomething

Francesca Maxime | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women
Francesca Maxime

I want women to know to just freeze their eggs if they want to. And for younger women, take a minute when you're in your 20's or 30's and just freeze them if you think having kids later in life is important to you. Because life happens - and sometimes things you think will line up, don't.

The Giant's Shoulders: Sasha Petraske 1973 - 2015

Dan Miles | Posted 08.24.2015 | Taste
Dan Miles

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...

Experiencing the Innocence of U2 at Madison Square Garden

Salvatore Bono | Posted 07.24.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The stage for this current tour is a far cry from what they did with 360. Here they are opting for the intimacy they had with the Elevation and Vertigo Tours of the early 2000's. Yet, the most interesting thing about the set-up is the massive wall that is their LED screen.

One for All: The American Soldier Proves Sacrifice Is a Family Issue

Jaime Lubin | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
Jaime Lubin

Taurel explores the many faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), painting a detailed portrait of the military experience which explains that when trauma strikes one, it affects all.

Run the Jewels Deliver a Blockbuster Closing Night to Northside Festival

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.15.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For just over an hour, Run the Jewels weren't just playing just another show, they weren't playing just another festival, they were playing to the hearts and minds of the crowd that braved the wind and rain during their set and the heat waiting for them to arrive.

Pixies Slice Up Eyeballs at the Beacon Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.27.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

While the band utilized every nook and cranny of acoustics inside the theater, it was sometimes sloppy and sometimes brilliant as they plugged through their vast catalog.

Mad Men: Why the Ending Is Far Better Than the Speculation (And No Sell-Out)

William Bradley | Posted 05.23.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Mad Men began and ended with Don Draper in silhouette against an iconic backdrop. In the beginning, the richly cluttered urban canyons of Manhattan in the show's evocative opening titles. In the end, the seemingly limitless horizon of the Pacific Ocean.

Amazon's Same-Day Delivery Service Taking Hits From Unreliable Third Party Couriers and Other, Faster Options

David Fagin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
David Fagin

The largest online delivery site having a system in place so archaic it makes it impossible for its human representatives to choose a different third-party vendor if something goes wrong, is a bit mystifying.

The Night Loves Them: Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies Come to City Winery

Jaime Lubin | Posted 05.05.2016 | New York
Jaime Lubin

"I hope I don't get a god complex standing up here," Alan Doyle proclaimed on Wednesday night from City Winery's raised stage. Anyone familiar with Alan's work knows this just isn't possible.

Mad Men: The End Is About to Begin

William Bradley | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It was 2007 when Don Draper, figuratively depicted in the show's elegant opening titles, began his long fall through the 1960s, passing through the best of the materialist America he helps spin into being on his way to ... what?

NYC's Plan For Prayer Break In Pre-K Classes Raises Concerns

Associated Press | Karen Matthews | Posted 03.16.2015 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious plan to expand public pre-kindergarten for all 4 year-olds depends in part on the parti...

The Dreams of Northern Ireland's Latest Musical Export - Janet Devlin

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.26.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Northern Ireland's Janet Devlin made her New York City debut and her first concert ever in the United States. If you are reading this from the U.K., you know who she is, but here she is an unknown, yet, that is about to change.

Mario Cuomo: The Greatness and the Fallacy

William Bradley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

A beacon for enduring core liberal values in a not infrequently wintry era. Reagan made conservatism seem inevitable. Cuomo helped many remember that it wasn't necessarily so.

Finishing One Year and Starting Another With The Hold Steady

Salvatore Bono | Posted 03.03.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Australia may be the first country to ring in a New Year but New York will always be the epicenter of New Year's Eve festivities. If you want to struggle in Times Square and wait like cattle going to slaughter and pack in the cold to watch the ball drop or go to an expensive club or bar.

Matt Ferner

Man Who Says He Was Beaten By Cops And Jailed On False Charges Walks Free

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

A Long Island, New York, man who said he was severely beaten by police and jailed for months on false charges was cleared of wrongdoing in court last ...

Interpol Are Still All the Rage Back Home

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.25.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Arriving on stage to a heroes welcome, the slick New York City rockers sprang into action with "Say Hello to the Angels," off their stellar 2002 debut, Turn on the Bright Lights, the record that pushed them to the forefront.