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Hidden Gems of Central Park

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

You could spend a whole week exploring Central Park's 843 acres of green lawns, cultivated gardens and man-made lochs - and you'd still miss out on the secret spots that we locals have come to love.

Connect to Confidence Recap

She's Fit To Lead | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
She's Fit To Lead

This article previously appeared in and appears courtesy of She's Fit to Lead. It was written by Kerry Silverman, a She's Fit to Lead contributor. ...

5 Key Takeaways From the New York Primary

The Conversation US | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

In landslide victories, Donald Trump won the New York GOP primary and Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary. So what do the New York results mean for the 2016 election?

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures, On the Road, in the U.S. and Canada

Patti R. Rose | Posted 01.12.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

Who makes a decision to pursue a doctoral degree at Columbia University, Teachers College, as a young married woman with a two year old toddler and another baby on the way? That would be me.

I'm Going to Tell You About the Most Successful Person I Know

James Altucher | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
James Altucher

A tiny thank you is like putting a little bit of money in a savings account and watching it grow through compound interest. Eventually, over the course of a thousand little "thank yous," you have an enormous amount of goodwill in your account, waiting for you to withdraw success out of it.

Photos of Teddy Roosevelt's Sagamore Hill

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

First there was the career as a rock guitarist in a Spinal Tap-like band. Then came a gig as staff attorney at a corporate litigation firm in New York. Now, the artist known as Xiomáro is stepping up to serious photography.

Street Artist Turns Ads Into Gorgeous Critiques Of Commercial Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Vermibus says that his work of dissolving the ink with a solvent on posters and using it to paint is his critique of the corrosiveness of a commercial beauty culture that tears down and divides, belittles and relentlessly attacks self esteem and plays on negative emotions to enforce normative values about appearance.

Charleston, South Carolina Outpaces the Nation in Tech Growth

Lisa Chau | Posted 09.19.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

In April, I was invited to speak in Charleston's third annual DIG SOUTH -- the Southeast's first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy with over 200 presenters from companies such as Google, Instagram, Twitter, TechCrunch, BuzzFeed, and Inc.

Todd Rundgren: I Saw the Light

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

"Hello, it's me." Todd Rundgren can never escape that greeting and song title. Nor would he want to, I imagine. It's a signature song for him, one that was transcendent for American radio.

A Tour of 'Mini-Beantowns' Shows the Sprouts From Boston's Seeds

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.

Flames Bar & Grill in Briarcliff, NY: One of the TriState Area's Best Steakhouses

John Mariani | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Even before you get to the steaks and chops, there are decisions to be made from a large appetizer and pasta menu.

Neighbor Issues: You May Be Entitled to Damages for Your Neighbor's Noxious Odors

Andrew Lieb | Posted 04.07.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Not only can the offensive smell be stopped, but damages may be available to you as the neighbor who has had to endure the offensive smell throughout its existence. In fact, the law in New York is not so extreme that it requires odors to adversely impact your health in order for you to have rights

Neighbor Issues: Snow Removal, Repair and Maintenance on Shared Driveways

Andrew Lieb | Posted 04.01.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Unfortunately, the term "shared" is such an inexact state of being and only through first deciphering how the driveway is actually owned can the mutual obligations for maintenance be precisely determined.

Feel Like Giving Up? 10 Things I Remembered in 2014 to Keep Going

Laura Aiisha | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

As the final weeks and days of this year have come and gone, I'm reminded of the ways that 2014 has pushed me backwards, pulled me forwards, lifted me...

Fearing Arrest when Calling 911 for Overdose

Elaine Pawlowski | Posted 03.07.2015 | Impact
Elaine Pawlowski

Overdose Good Samaritan Laws as life-saving, but unless these laws apply to all, overdose deaths will continue to be the norm. The life-saving call will not be made.

Your Guide to the Best Views of New York's Famous Landmarks

Erik Seide | Posted 02.21.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

While the freedom tower can be viewed pretty much anywhere in the New York City since it is the tallest building in the United States you will find that many of the those views are obstructed by the other massive downtown skyscrapers.

The Tale of the Tape

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.21.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the risk of being challenged to a fight by Sylvester Stallone, who could beat me with one hand tied behind his back (though I might have a chance if he were blindfolded, too), I am going to call my ongoing kidney stone saga "Rocky."

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 01.11.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

On Meeting a Woman on the Way to Somewhere Else

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Good News
Jeremiah Horrigan

I won't say I experienced some sort of transcendent moment then, that time seemed to stop and beckon me into some sort of new, spiritually enhanced state. But I will say this: Something told me the murder scene could wait for a while.

5 Most Haunted Places in New York City

Erik Seide | Posted 12.15.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

Having buildings that date back to the 1700's and 1800's has brought not only a timeline full of famous events and infamous character but also quite a bit of superstition and myth.

"Wrong Turn on Red"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima In their chart-topping 1965 hit, "Turn! Turn! Turn!," the Byrds sang, "To everything, turn, turn, turn." To which they might have add...

"Laundry Basket Case"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.03.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Life is a vicious cycle because there is always a laundry list of things to do. This is especially true if you have to do the laundry...

Instead of Banning 'Inversion,' Try This

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

The aim should be to help streamline and detoxify our tax system, encourage economic growth and at least mildly mitigate the growth of a permanent plutocracy based on inheritance.

'The Call of the Wildman'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a homebody whose idea of communing with nature is to open the windows, I could never see the forest for the trees, or even the mushrooms for the pi...

Noshi's Coney Island

Anne Maxfield | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Like the Accidental Locavore did, you could pass Noshi's for ages without it registering in your consciousness. But if you did that, you'd be missing out on a really good local hot dog joint.