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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Their Kid's Respiratory Habits

Martha Cortes, DDS | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Martha Cortes, DDS

This is why it is paramount for everyone, especially new parents, to understand the importance of their child forming good breathing habits.

How I Started #POSHGLAM in College, New York State of Mind

Kimberly E. Stone | Posted 07.25.2016 | New York
Kimberly E. Stone

As an avid entrepreneur driven by business and innovation, I thoroughly enjoy the process of taking on new projects and nurturing them to completion. A fashion magazine junkie, I made my own clothes throughout high school and college and took courses with a local designer which helped me refine my design aesthetic and served as a great compliment to my coursework in marketing.

The Trans Community Of New York's Christopher Street Opens Up

The New Yorker | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.25.2016 | Queer Voices

The first image of a trans person that left an indelible impression on me was a still of Venus Xtravaganza, a twenty-something transgender drag perfor...

Eduardo Navarro at The High Line

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Staring at the sun is something our mothers always begged us not to do. Eduardo Navarro's recent performance, "We Who Spin Around You," on the New York City High Line, let us brake this rule without guilt.

Celebs Converge On NYC For Bad Moms Screening

Tom Murro | Posted 07.22.2016 | New York
Tom Murro

PR heavy hitter Peggy Siegal filled the Metrograph theater in NYC with some notable names Monday July 18th, for a private screening of STX Entertainment's new comedy Bad Moms.

The Pride Series; New York City's Sutton Lee Seymour;"In This Community, All Of Us Have Wanted Nothing But To Be Loved And Accepted"

Michael Cook | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

As one of the best and brightest drag talents in New York City now, Sutton chatted with me about her start in the New York City drag scene, what seeing Hamilton is actually like (and her top secret project incorporating it into her act) and what she thinks are some of the biggest issues facing the drag community currently.

The Pride Series; New York City's Alexis Michelle -- "To Me, Pride Means Living Your Truth"

Michael Cook | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

These performers are artists in every sense of the world; they add color and shading (no pun intended) to our community, and without them, I think we all would have a little less sparkle.

New Yorkers tell their stories: Planned Parenthood of NYC spotlights patients and supporters with centennial campaign

Joan Malin | Posted 07.20.2016 | New York
Joan Malin

This year, Planned Parenthood of New York City turns 100 years old. With 240 visits a day and over 87,000 visits a year, we are proud to be one of the...

Presidential Candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn: The Government Mechanic

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Hillary Clinton isn't the only woman with government experience running for President. Clinical psychologist and presidential candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn has been reinventing and transforming government from the inside for 32 years.

Hate Is A Public Health Emergency

Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH | Posted 07.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH

Orlando is a wake-up call, an opportunity to say "never again," not only to obvious acts of violence like the Pulse Nightclub massacre, but to the more subtle but equally lethal acts of violence fueled by every day, systemic hate.

Monitoring The Mayor's Purse Strings

Elissa Stein | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
Elissa Stein

Last Friday, State leaders voted to extend mayoral control of NYC schools for one year. This time, for the first time ever, there are specific strings attached. The Mayor and the city will now be required to share funding formulas and information for individual schools.

Meet The Street Artist Dissecting Pop Culture, One Mural At A Time

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Scientists, psychologists, surgeons ... in the end we're all driven by a similar curiosity." This month has been a whirlwind in New York for an Au...

Across Faith and Identities, NYC is Leading the Fight against Islamophobia

Nisha Agarwal | Posted 06.28.2016 | Religion
Nisha Agarwal

By Nisha Agarwal, Carmelyn P. Malalis and Sussie Lozada Interfaith Community Breaks Ramadan Fast at NYC’s First Iftar in the City In the wak...

New York Taxi Drivers Fight Drowsy Driving Rule

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- Emotions ran high Thursday at a public hearing of the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission on a proposed rule to limit taxi driver shifts....

This Sunday, Planned Parenthood of NYC Will March for LGBTQ Rights

Joan Malin | Posted 06.23.2016 | New York
Joan Malin

In honor of Pride month this June, New Yorkers from every borough are coming together to celebrate, love and support our LGBTQ families and communitie...

It’s Official: NYC Will Have An AIDS Memorial Park

POZ | James Nichols | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices

The New York City park that will soon be home to an AIDS memorial has officially been named The New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Tr...

The 21st Annual Battery Park Spring Gala In NYC

Tom Murro | Posted 06.20.2016 | New York
Tom Murro

The Battery Park Conservancy held it's 21st Annual Spring Gala on Wednesday June 15th, in NYC. Guests enjoyed whirling around on the magical SeaGlass Carousel, before feasting under a grand dinner tent on The Battery Woodland with breathtaking views of the Statue Of Liberty.

Dude's Pimped-Out, 50-Speaker Ride Gets Him Arrested

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.20.2016 | Weird News

The party don't stop 'til the cops walk in. A man in Queens, New York, was arrested over the weekend for allegedly installing more than 50 speakers in...

Public Pianos, Vandalism & the Metrics of Hope (or, How to Win 99% of Bets)

Camille Zamora | Posted 06.18.2016 | Arts
Camille Zamora

There is much discussion in nonprofit-land these days about how we measure impact. To that end, how do we leverage the success metric of Sing for Hope Pianos placed in "at-risk" neighborhoods? Over 99% of these beautiful artist-designed pianos emerge not only un-vandalized, but having uplifted spirits on a broad scale.

Meet The New Dance-Pop Artist Who'll Get You Grooving For Pride

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.16.2016 | Queer Voices

Singer-songwriter Joey Suarez dropped his debut single, "High in the Sky," this week, and The Huffington Post has an exclusive first listen. The slic...

Jeepney - Kamayan Night

Jaye Rose Lindner | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Jaye Rose Lindner

Wednesday after work I headed down to meet my friend Renée at her job to geocache and then go to Jeepney for my first Kamayan night. She invited me to join her and 10 of her coworkers to "Asian night." Renée is half Filipino and a couple of her coworkers are Filipino as well. But tonight I was an honorary Pinoy!

All Your Favorite Street Artists Are Brining Murals To Coney Island

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.15.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

This is a modern version of the multi-mirror funhouse in mural form, and Coney Art Walls is bringing it again.

Celebrating Books: The Queens Book Festival

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 06.13.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Sherese Francis' tweet caught my eye immediate. First of all, I love books. Second of all, I love celebrating. Third of all, I love people that are...

RHONYC Ramona Singer Wined + Dined At Josh Grobans FYLF Benefit Gala

Tom Murro | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

Josh Groban's Find Your Light Foundation held it's 1st benefit gala at City Winery in New York City on Monday June 6th. The organization is dedicated ...

Nixing Your Negative Traits

Beth Weissenberger | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Beth Weissenberger

We all have negative traits that come out under certain circumstances at work. Whether it's when we're stressed, worried, overwhelmed, or, the new age...