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Long Island City and Astoria, Queens NY: Unsung but Not for Long

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Unlike Huntington, Port Jeff, The Hamptons, and the rest of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island City and neighboring Astoria reside in the borough of Queens, one subway stop from mid-town Manhattan and right on the East River.

I Never Liked You, New York City

Jen Glantz | Posted 02.05.2016 | Women
Jen Glantz

I arrived thinking that New York City was just a rest stop. A place where you pulled over and spent some time while you figured out where to go and what to do next.

Anti-Gay New York Pastor Claims 'Homos' Are Trying To Take His Church

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.03.2016 | Queer Voices

A New York pastor known for his anti-gay stance blasted the efforts of two non-profit groups that are trying to secure the property of his church, wh...

The Top Wing Festivals In New York

Matthew Kourie | Posted 02.01.2016 | Taste
Matthew Kourie

Whether it's Super Bowl season or any time of the year, wing fans are always looking for the next wing adventure!

Two Hours in Time on 9/11 with Phil Penman

Brad Hobbs | Posted 02.01.2016 | New York
Brad Hobbs

Phil Penman is a British photographer who has been living in New York for over 15 years. During his time in NYC Phil has photographed some iconic imag...

Experiments in Happiness: No Alcohol, One Month

Shannon Deep | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

Recap: My New Year's resolution is to stop externalizing my happiness. This year, I'm focusing on my own behaviors and thought processes and experimen...

The Faithful Shopper: Protect Your Exclusive Extremities

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.01.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

As much as I adore the unseasonably mild winter, it is finally time to weather the streets of the City and protection and warmth are key. That doesn't...

People of New York: Finally a Web Series That Makes Fun of the Real Humans of New York

Shawn Forno | Posted 01.28.2016 | New York
Shawn Forno

Particularly savvy when parodying millennials and their one-sided relationship with social media, PONY shines a subtle, steady light on New York's surreal obsession with itself, and the results aren't pretty.

Here's How You Can Help Homeless New Yorkers After The Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.26.2016 | Impact

For most of us, the worst part of the blizzard was mild cabin fever. But for homeless people, it was potentially life-threatening. When you don't kno...

Meet 90's East Coast Hip Hop Inspired Designer Jonathan Goldberg

Brad Hobbs | Posted 01.26.2016 | Style
Brad Hobbs

Jonathan Goldberg is a fashion designer inspired by the 90's hip hop culture. Being from the Tri State area, the culture of NYC and its Hip Hop hist...

43 Years After Roe v. Wade, Battle for Abortion Access is Far From Over

Joan Malin | Posted 01.23.2016 | New York
Joan Malin

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade that affirmed that the right to privacy extended to a woman's decision to have an abortion, opening up access across the country.

Taking Kids To NYC

Liz Cleland | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents
Liz Cleland

I wanted to pass along some tips to NYC, if you are taking a child with you. When it was my son's first time these came in handy. First, if you are taking your children, do some research before going.

For His New Act, Beloved Drag Queen John 'Lypsinka' Epperson Is A Man Unmasked

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When he takes to the stage of New York's Feinstein's/54 Below this week, John Epperson will be getting back to his roots -- in more ways than one. "I...

The 10 Best New York City Maps of 2015

Max Galka | Posted 01.18.2016 | New York
Max Galka

Maps are incredible because they are capable of so much. They can tell you where you are or where you're going. They can inform you about a city's history as well as what to expect in its future. They can even tell you where not to go on Saint Patty's Day, and what microorganisms might crawling around your nearest subway station.

This Winter, American Dance Machine Triumphed in New York City

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Three weeks of rehearsals, 12 choreographers, 18 numbers, and 22 dancers: those were the statistics that culminated in American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's two-week stint at the Joyce Theater this winter.

2016: How's It Going So Far?

Lauren Zander | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Don't get away with mere resolutions again this year! Don't make non-specific promises. To be a "closer" and get your results, make really specific promises and tell everyone. You have no idea how powerful this will be.

How to Merge in NYC

Heather Kasdan | Posted 01.14.2016 | New York
Heather Kasdan

At JumpStart, we've spent more than ten years focused on accelerating the growth of startup companies in Northeast Ohio. Our goal has been to increase entrepreneurs' odds of success, so they can transform our region's economy and make it a nationally significant center of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Gondolas Could Ease New York's Looming Subway Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn is reeling from news that the L train might stop connecting to Manhattan. As repairs are planned for the subway line's under...

8 Ideal Ways to Romance Your Beloved in New York City

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Visit Central Park Zoo. Though small, this zoo is an enchanting way to spend an hour or two, no matter your age. Snuggle up while watching Snow Leopards cuddle and delight in the antics of sea lions and penguins. Laughing together is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

Cab Driver Pleads Guilty To Refusing Service To Al Roker

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.13.2016 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City taxi driver who black NBC "Today" show weatherman Al Roker said passed him by in favor of picking up another fare fo...

The Most Haunting Abandoned Places In New York City

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel

By: Jess Novak Credit: 2E After discovering the craziest abandoned places in New York state, we decided to take another look through New York ...

Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, FAPE Is Now Lighting up Kids' Imaginations

Isa Freeling | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts
Isa Freeling

If you haven't heard of the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) you will be properly impressed by their great ingenuities.

How A NYC Gay Couple Came To Forgive The Man Who Attacked Them

DNAinfo | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

SOHO — Daniel Lennox-Choate and Larry Lennox-Choate III were shopping in SoHo with a friend last summer when they were attacked. Thomas Cl...

Slideshow: HINDS at Other Music

DeShaun Craddock | Posted 01.06.2016 | Arts
DeShaun Craddock

Madrid based band HINDS made an in-store appearance at Other Music in New York City, days ahead of the release of their debut album, Leave Me Alone....

Interview: Dane Terry Casts a Spell

Brett Gleason | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment
Brett Gleason

I first heard of Dane Terry from a mutual friend who photographed the two of us. Dane caught my eye as a fellow long-haired piano player from Brookl...