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'Beach House Full of Girls' Proves Street Harassment Is Okay

Shannon Deep | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
Shannon Deep

Victim-blaming, sl*t-shaming, skepticism, deflection and insults, this perpetual "Not my problem!" mentality... it's all of a piece and it's all part of why some men harass, sexually assault, beat, rape, and kill women.

An Open Letter to My Unpaid Internship

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

You proved me wrong and exceeded all my expectations. To the job I didn't think would teach me more than money could offer, I owe you a lot.

Shepard Fairey And The Future In New York's Little Italy

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Before the summer ends, New York is still happily awash in myriad public festivals, concerts, street fairs, free Shakespeare in the park, stoop sales,...

11 Places In NYC That Aren't Totally Chaotic

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel

New York is famously chaotic -- indeed, the labyrinth of taxis, the epically-long food lines and the chaotic subway runaround give you pretty much all...

Table for One: A New York Foodie's Most Important Date

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 08.21.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

This table for one experience provided me one important gift: Time. Time to savor. Time to enjoy. Time to appreciate. I enjoyed each bite, reveling in it's complexity and succulence.

Ready to Roll? Bumping and Bouncing with BubbleBall

Jane Seo | Posted 08.21.2014 | New York
Jane Seo

Lugging a giant bubble ball about a quarter of my weight on my shoulder, I scurried across the field while dribbling a soccer ball. Out of the corner of my eyes, I saw my opponent, Jason, darting towards me.

Chic Casual: Trattoria Il Mulino

Loren Brill | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Loren Brill

Trattoria Il Mulino makes simple Italian just a touch cooler and more stylish than what you might be used to.

ACT OUT: Enabling the LBGT Actor's Inherent Tendancies

J.W. Harvey | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices
J.W. Harvey

If good acting is dependent on accepting & accessing the quirks, quarrels and quests of a performer's own life, Act Out suggests that there is no greater well to draw from than members of the LBGT community.

The 100 Foot Journey Is a Trip Worth Taking

Tom Murro | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

I say oui oui to this tasty heartfelt romantic film, it was a hundred-foot journey worth taking. After all, there's nothing wrong with feeding your belly and soul with a little corniness.

Why Writing About Music Is Like Dancing About Architecture

Marie-Helene Bertino | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books
Marie-Helene Bertino

Hearing music live will always take first place as quickest, best rush. However, that doesn't mean we shouldn't write about it. If we don't write about music, we'll be missing out on conveying one of the best things in life.

A Former NYPD Precinct Hosts A Graffiti And Street Art Show

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.14.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

This weekend the NYPD police precinct is hosting a graffiti and street art show, and the public is welcome to see every floor completely swimming in a...

If I Were To Have Your Abortion: 4 Hours In An Abortion Clinic and Obvious Child

Pippa Biddle | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Pippa Biddle

The message in the film, that a woman can make the choice on her own and stick to it, that her friends and family can be supportive even if they don't entirely agree, and that you're life doesn't end when you hit a bump in road, or in this case your belly, is undeniably important.

The Uptown Beggar

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 08.08.2014 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Thirty days I spent with them. Thirty days walking, talking, buying them lunch and trying to discover the organizing principal around which my story would authentically take shape. And I did. Find it, that is. The moment I met Fred.

Hipster Bistro Enrages Brooklyn Neighbors With Joke About Racist Police Tactic

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- A posh Brooklyn eatery apologized on Thursday for a sign poking fun at the New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-fris...

Top Off-Broadway Shows to Watch in NYC: Part Two

Jane Seo | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts
Jane Seo

From an over-the-top dinner and theater experience to a risqué revue about naked men singing and dancing, read about the intimate, and often interactive, shows you can only experience off-Broadway in this Part Two of my Off-Broadway crawl.

Rediscovering Iranian Artist Bahman Mohassess in Fifi Howls from Happiness

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

To most, the name Bahman Mohassess will not mean much. I know it didn't to me at first, before coming across a wonderful new documentary titled Fifi Howls from Happiness.

The 'Land Rush' Has Begun: Register Your .nyc Domain

Gale A. Brewer | Posted 08.06.2014 | New York
Gale A. Brewer

As the first U.S. city to acquire its own top-level domain (TLD) for internet urls, New York has an exciting opportunity to galvanize its reputation as the city of possibility.

Pitching and Closing: The Business Handbook to Tech

Brian Kil | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Brian Kil

The book isn't just a manual or a thought book. It's filled with real experiences from real people; actual successes and honest failures, complete with practical, actionable strategies to be successful on the operations side of the tech world.

Top 5 Bagel Spots in NYC

Erik Seide | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
Erik Seide

I want to share my five favorite places to get the circular wheel of carbohydrate wonder that is the bagel.

How People Talk About New York City

Jen Glantz | Posted 08.06.2014 | New York
Jen Glantz

Everyone looks at this place like it's something they can slice a piece off of with their knives and pick up with their forks or swoosh around their parched mouths for a bit before deciding if they should swallow it or wash it down with a $1.50 soda from a street vendor on 42nd street.

On Talking About the Future With Your Significant Other -- Without Ruining Everything

Shannon Deep | Posted 08.03.2014 | Women
Shannon Deep

Perfectly reasonable humans turn into walking rom-com tropes when it comes to the future of their relationships.

Why I Am Heartbroken To Leave New York At 23

Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Sara Roncero-Menendez

That's the magic of this city. There's always something to do, something to see, something to hold or taste or smell or read and every reason to be unapologetically enthusiastic about every single moment of it.

Kashink Uses Hairy Four-Eyed Men to Examine Gender Assumptions

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The international Street Art scene boasts a small percentage of women artists and KASHINK may perplex even that statistic with her mustache. It's the ...

Top Off-Broadway Shows to Watch in NYC This Season: Part One

Jane Seo | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Jane Seo

While Broadway shows and musicals often top the list of must-do activities for visitors and New Yorkers alike, smaller scale and sometimes underrated Off-Broadway shows are making a heat wave this summer.

8 Components Of An NYC Brunch

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 07.25.2014 | New York
Katka Lapelosová

Like walking briskly down a city street, or defending our local sports teams to the death, brunching is something New Yorkers do best.