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The Art Of Street Eating In New York City

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste

Only in New York.

Being Friendly

Stanley Ely | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

Maybe New Yorkers have gotten a bad rap. In fact, the folks in my building, not 40 stories, but a more humane 10, are pretty friendly. In the hallway or elevator, neighbors say, "Good morning," or "Have a good day."

In Defense of My Mistress

Eric Ulloa | Posted 01.13.2015 | New York
Eric Ulloa

For years now, I have regarded NYC as my mistress. She's that relationship that I have consistently kept on the side, yet through all the difficult times there is something about her that keeps me hooked.

Sharing Hope, Changing Lives and Finding Inspiration: One Volunteer at a Time

Paula Gavin | Posted 02.15.2015 | New York
Paula Gavin

Studies show: people who volunteer tend to be healthier, happier, live longer and experience greater career success.

10 Signs Your Boyfriend Is From New York City

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 02.11.2015 | New York
Katka Lapelosová

It's not surprising that a New York boyfriend's standards can be so damn high, but it can be difficult to come up with creative date ideas all of the time.

Here Are Some Real Reasons New Yorkers Shouldn't Fear Ebola In NYC

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy

It's happened: The Ebola virus has made its move to the big city, presumably with big dreams of infecting the lot of us. Ebola is understandably f...

10 Lessons I Learned From My Breakup with New York City

Stefanie Williams | Posted 12.13.2014 | Women
Stefanie Williams

It's great to love New York, but it's OK to leave it, too. It's OK to admit that despite offering you everything you think you could want only a block away 24/7, other places might have what you really want. Get out and experience those other places.

In Conversation With Expert Meditation Teacher Burgs on How the Quick Fix Got Broken (And Connecting to What Really Matters)

Annie Fabricant | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Annie Fabricant

A 12 minute "go" when you ride the subway to work may cultivate some awareness, namely that you're either restless, lazy, fearful, judgmental, easily distracted or unable to concentrate -- but this is only the first step towards doing something about it.

Men To Men: Stop Violence Against Women

Phoebe K. Schreiner | Posted 10.25.2014 | Impact
Phoebe K. Schreiner

Speak up. Say something. Tell a friend his sexist joke is actually kind of lame. Be that guy. Change the norm.

Guess Why He's Interviewing Her

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy

After the crushing defeat of missing their subway train, New Yorkers get interviewed by investigative reporter Dan Wilbur on what they could have done...

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

This Is What People Say When Asked To 'Tell The World Anything'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.08.2014 | Good News

What happens if you give average people in New York City a voice to potentially reach the world? Apparently a whole lot. The producers of a recent ...

NY Momic: New Yorkers Hate Babies

Marlaina Schiavo | Posted 07.06.2014 | Comedy
Marlaina Schiavo

Have it your way Whole Foods shoppers. Be a-holes. I just have one thing to say: If babies annoy you so badly then get out of the organic baby food section. I mean, seriously.

A Pop-Up Community in the Face of Emergency

Terry Curtis Fox | Posted 06.21.2014 | New York
Terry Curtis Fox

For a rush hour train headed to Canal Street, the N was remarkably empty. It took a moment to react when the man jerked out of his seat and collapsed onto the N train floor. A woman started demanding that we give him space.

There's Something Familiar In This 1853 Article About NYC Rent...

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business

It's no secret that New York City rent is too damn high.

How A Total Stranger Turned My Day Around In Less Than 15 Minutes

Jen Simon | Posted 05.31.2014 | Parents
Jen Simon

I stood there with no idea of what to do next. I felt completely helpless and trapped. And then, something amazing happened.

No One Knows What A Meme Is

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.30.2014 | Comedy

It's 2014. Do people really not know what a meme is by now? If you watch these funny interviews with New Yorkers by Alex J. Mann, you'll gather tha...

How To Spot A New Yorker

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

So you're visiting New York. Congratulations! It's the most wonderful time and the most crowded time of the year here. There are people everywhere, ma...

Actions Speak Louder: Reflections on Sept.12

Daniel Scott | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

It was the 12th of September 2001, and insomnia had only just begun to run rampant worldwide. Thousands of miles away from where my terrified heart wa...

The Beauty Products New Yorkers Never Leave Home Without

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.08.2013 | Style

They don't call New York the "concrete jungle" for nothing. Pounding the pavement in sky-high heels and hailing taxi cabs in scorching heat or freezin...

Let Them Eat Cake

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

We call on the Metropolitan Museum to commit to clear and unambiguous signage (in big letters) informing all visitors that its fee of $25 is only recommended and that any monetary contribution will be acceptable for admission.

So Basically, New Yorkers Have The Weirdest Neighbors

Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

Most neighbors pop in for a cup of sugar, holler at you to keep the noise down, or wave hello while watering the roses. This is not the case, however,...

New Yorkers Aren't Rude. You Are.

John Skylar | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York
John Skylar

You may just be unaware, you may have failed to learn about the city before you came to it, you may have forgotten to keep in mind that you're inconveniencing a horde of other people.

13 Things New Yorkers Can Teach The Rest Of America About Living Well

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going ...

"Just Passing By": Short Film on New Yorkers

John Sanchez | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York
John Sanchez

Susi Dollnig's short film "Just Passing By" is a warm and casual glimpse of the lives of a handful of New Yorkers who sat down with the filmmaker at a cafe table she set up on different streets around the city.