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From Beach House to the White House: How 'Aladdin''s Courtney Reed Spent Her Summer Vacation

Jim Hill | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

After spending the last year and a half soaring high above the stage floor of the New Amsterdam Theatre aboard a magic carpet, Courtney Reed (who plays Princess Jasmine in the Broadway production of Disney's Aladdin) was ready for some more down-to-earth activities.

All'onda's Chef Chris Jaeckle

Loren Brill | Posted 09.03.2015 | New York
Loren Brill

I had such a great meal at All'onda in NYC, that I had to ask the Chef for the recipe to share. A whole dorade recipe that is such a nice way to finis...

How NYC's Commissioner On Domestic Violence Wants Colleges To Address Rape

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.31.2015 | College

As part of HuffPost Live's weeklong dive into campus sexual assault, Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, New York City's commissione...

5 Tips to Track Down the Best Coworking Spaces

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Debra Carpenter

After learning NYC's coworking spot The Yard would be opening a new location next month in Herald Square, I asked Andy Smith, Director of The Yard, what factors freelancers and solopreneurs should consider when choosing where to set up shop temporarily.

A Charming Sushi Joint in NYC With Creative Japanese Entrees That Deliver

Jane Seo | Posted 08.20.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

From a cursory glance, you would have never guessed that a little sushi joint located in the basement level of Whole Foods Market in Columbus Circle...

Street Art Twins Os Gemeos Take Over Walls In NYC

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The flashing Times Square spectacle on display all during August across a patchwork of multiple screens by the Brazilian street art twins is an animated curiosity, a dreamlike adventure featuring their yellow skinned characters who push their way through the screen and get closer to you.

I Want It Made in New York

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.17.2015 | New York
C. M. Rubin

"The industry generates billions of dollars to the local economy and employs 130,000 New Yorkers behind the scenes." -- Commissioner Cynthia López...

Interview With the Founder, South Asian Performing Arts Festival NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Jim Luce

Arpita works with a passion that comes from deep within herself, based on her own experiences and the experiences of her fellow performing artists, which have included large doses of rejection. She has lived to defy stereotypes, and New York City is benefiting from her efforts.

Conversations With Moshe, Founder of the Men's Boutique Ari

Rai Mensah | Posted 08.14.2015 | Style
Rai Mensah

"Men like simplicity and they like a good experience. They want to know that when they walk in a store you know their size and understand their fit. We also produce pieces that work well for our customer."

Recap: Glass Animals at Summerstage

DeShaun Craddock | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
DeShaun Craddock

Oxford-based group Glass Animals took to Central Park for an early evening performance, and it was nothing short of wonderful. The show started in t...

BalletX Boasts Power and Innovation in Matthew Neenan's 'Sunset, o639 Hours'

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Tucked inside Sunset, o639 Hours are countless moments of intimacy and ingenuity. For example, when Andrea Yorita moves to "Letter from Francis Elizabeth in San Francisco to William in Auckland," she's discreet, with all the weight and earnestness of someone who longs for her lover, but is afraid to tell him.

The Ashley Bouder Project Disappoints at the Joyce's Ballet Festival

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Of course, The Ashley Bouder Project was the most popular show of the run, and people begged for seats regardless of price. Somehow, "bravos" echoed despite a banal bill filled with the kind of choreography that is pushing ballet into its grave.

Welcome To Lower Manhattan's First Mural Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The entrepreneurial spirit of a couple of guys, Wayne Rada and Rey Rosa, is luring artists back into Lower Manhattan, if only to paint a mural and help the tourist trade in Little Italy. That is how the L.I.S.A. Project (Little Italy Street Art) began three years ago.

Dear Tourists of New York

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.09.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I know that you're all used to me writing blogs about dating but I'm taking a brief respite to write a blog about another topic that provides an equally endless source of frustration in my life -- biking in New York City.

WeWork Will Pay NYC Cleaners $15 An Hour, Stop Using Contractors

BuzzFeed News | Hannah Paridis | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business

The people who cleaned the company’s shared New York City office spaces, home to dozens of small and startup businesses, were recently told they...

Perfect Day in Northern New Jersey

Shoptiques | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Shoptiques

Just a short distance from New York City, the suburbs of Northern New Jersey offer the same perks as the big city without the traffic and crowds. These towns are an easy escape where you can spend a relaxing day shopping, eating, and enjoying great weather outside of the city.

"The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey:" A 21st-Century Play for a 21st-Century Audience

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

His sensitivity and thoughtfulness contrasted my first impression of him from a few days before, when he primarily portrayed a gruff detective from the Jersey Shore in his one-man show at the Westside Theatre.

Treating Myself to a Full Course 'Meal' at the Inaugural Urban Mudder

Jane Seo | Posted 08.05.2015 | New York
Jane Seo

Running the inaugural Urban Mudder was like treating myself to an elaborate 3-course meal at a fancy restaurant. And man, was it delicious!

Four Reasons Why I Keep Running Obstacle Races, One After Another

Jane Seo | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Seo

Some people may wonder, "Why do you race so often? Aren't these obstacle races all the same?" Yes, it is true that most races feature similar obstacles, like the perennial favorites cargo nets, wall climbs, and monkey bars. However, all the races I have ran were unique and different for several reasons.

The Flores Effect: #WhyMetsWillWinWorldSeries

Jon Raj | Posted 08.03.2015 | Sports
Jon Raj

I have been a baseball fan for nearly 40 years and I can tell you I have never seen anything like this before. We often see professional athletes as rich businessmen heading to the offices rather than as 23-year-old kids trying to live their dreams.

10 Things to Do or Know When You're a Tourist in New York City

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Dawn Q Landau

I grew up on the south shore of Boston. I've been going to New York City since 1975, when I made my first trip, with my 8th grade Social Studies class.

Fine Art Double-Exposure Photography: Human Nature

Erica Simone | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts
Erica Simone

Human Nature: A Collaboration by Erica Simone and Jaci Berkopec Many world philosophies view humanity as being One with all of life: all that exist...

Momix's Alchemia Defies Reality

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Moses Pendleton has the humility and confidence to accept the existence of magic and repurpose it as his tool. In his latest work for Momix, he maneuvers the uneasiness of incredulity with earnestness and grace.

11 NYC Spots You Probably Don't Know Exist

PureWow | Posted 07.28.2015 | New York
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PureWow

Listen, we know you know the city like the back of your hand--even the "secret" spots. The whispering corner in Grand Central? Old news. Please Don't ...

Planned Parenthood Continues to Provide Care, No Matter What

Joan Malin | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Joan Malin

Planned Parenthood is the most trusted women's health care provider in this country. We will always fight for our patients and our staff, and we will continue to provide care in a safe, trusting, confidential environment, no matter what.