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Jesse Fischer's Day Dreamer, a Manifestation of Identity

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

Fischer naturally gravitated towards a farm-to-table musical identity, choosing to have a hand in every ounce of the process rather than simply observe, which has yielded work as a producer and engineer.

Should These Subway Cars Be Covered In Nazi Flags Right Now?

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The ads, which were previously scheduled to run until mid-December, have been removed from subway cars under pressure from New York...

The Journey of an Upcycled Life

Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque | Posted 11.23.2015 | Style
Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque

Jamey Brittingham was ready to take on New York's fashion industry with eight hundred dollars and her trusty sewing machine after rounding up the funds at her graduation party from Radford University as a designer.

Drip, Splash, Pour: Jackson Pollock at MoMA

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

I'm still buzzing from the trip to planet Pollock. It's a world that's different and yet so close -- torrential in a familiar current. It's more than drip, splash, pour. It's ancient, modern, cosmic.

Early Detection Key to Fighting Breast Cancer and Planned Parenthood Can Help

Haydee Morales | Posted 11.20.2015 | Latino Voices
Haydee Morales

Planned Parenthood understands the risk the Latino community faces and is committed to providing access to comprehensive health care to all people who walk through our doors, regardless of age, income or immigration status.

What Chefs Really Think of Anthony Bourdain

Quora | Posted 11.18.2015 | Taste

What makes him authentic is that he didn't plan to be a world traveling writer. He put in the 20+ years of hard work. Not to get there, just to get by.

Bruce Willis, Laurie Metcalf Star in "Misery" on Broadway

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Obsession is a dangerous thing. It fills your intestines with knots as you twist and turn trying not to think of someone or something, begging to escape into any other headspace than the one where that someone or something exists.

Faithful Shopper: Beautiful on Board

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the busiest travel week of the year - Thanksgiving -- coming momentarily, now is the time to prepare yourself to face the airport.

In The Bronx, A Community Stands Poised to Fight Back

Alexandros Orphanides | Posted 11.13.2015 | Black Voices
Alexandros Orphanides

to the largely Black and Latino longtime residents, the South Bronx is testament to the ability of communities to survive and thrive in the face of decades of governmental neglect, persistent economic inequality, and built-in racist planning.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Setting: Finding the Meaning of Life, and Cooking in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

The reason I love doing what I do so much is because I often get to the heart and soul behind film, food and fashion.

Kembra Pfahler: You Will Lose Friends for Your Art

BOMB Magazine | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts
BOMB Magazine

Kembra Pfahler is a downtown legend: a punk rocker, screen goddess, curator, and performance artist who moved from Los Angeles to the East Village in the early 1980s.

Laugh Your A** Off During NY Comedy Fest With These Tragic Clowns

James J. Sexton | Posted 11.10.2015 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

If there's anything I learned during my brief middle school jaunt as an ac-TOR, it's that one must balance drama with comedy to delight an audience. That's what those happy/sad masks meant right? Let's say yes.

Let's Meet For Drinks! - Or Not

Francesca Maxime | Posted 11.10.2015 | New York
Francesca Maxime

Earlier this year I stopped drinking. I.just.quit. Overnight, I just woke up one morning and said, meh, that's enough for me.

BalletCollective Presents Two Premieres at NYU's Skirball Center

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Harrison Coll darts across the stage, like a pinball bounding from side to side. Or maybe he's more of a missile that's caught fire. His feet become irrelevant; every movement is just a dash, a thrust, a scream from his body. Turning, flying, launching, landing.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Location: Thai-ing Up at The Palace Downtown Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

Dubai -- like the Manhattan of Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat -- is a land of visionaries and pioneers, but also a megalopolis that is achieving its stellar place on the jet setting world map at dizzying speeds.

How 'Breaking Amish' Star Kate Stoltz Broke Tradition to Pursue Dream in NYC

1,000 Dreams Fund | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment
1,000 Dreams Fund

From making her first dress at 9 years old to getting kicked out of a strict Amish community and paving her way in the fashion industry, 'Breaking Amish' and 'Return to Amish' reality star Kate Stoltz has proven that she has a strong will to succeed.

Tinder Live! Will Make You Feel Less Alone in the Horrible World of Online Dating

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 11.04.2015 | Comedy
Sarah Beauchamp

Whiskies in hand, my girlfriend and I make our way down the long, winding line to the basement of Union Hall in Brooklyn. It's a packed house for a sold-out Tinder Live! show, a monthly comedy show hosted by comedian and writer Lane Moore.

NYC Marathon Gives Runners With Disabilities New Hope

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.30.2015 | Sports

After countless loops around Central Park and swings through the city’s avenues, Eliza Cooper took a turn and headed north. Past Yankee St...

The New York City Marathon and Your Divorce: Basically the Same Thing

James J. Sexton | Posted 10.30.2015 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

You'd be shocked how much your divorce and the marathon have in common. Both are long in the making. Both take a lot of preparation. And both are mostly total misery, but so absolutely fantastic when finally over.

Keira Knightley Makes Her Broadway Debut in "Thérèse Raquin"

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

In her Broadway debut, Keira Knightley brilliantly embodies this tormented monster -- the titular protagonist/antagonist of Thérèse Raquin. She fumes, and rages, and withdraws, and you can watch her psychological evolution from stifled wife to impassioned mistress to haunted murderer.

2015 NYC Marathon Start: What You Need to Know

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The 2015 New York City Marathon is about to begin. Over 50,000 runners will line up on Nov. 1 for a red carpet running tour of New York City's five bo...

NYC Students Deserve Comprehensive, Inclusive Sex Education

Joan Malin | Posted 10.28.2015 | New York
Joan Malin

Respect. Inclusivity. Empowerment. Communication. These are the words that should come to mind when you think of sexuality education. But unfortunately, for many New York City students and high school graduates, these words are far from how they remember their sex education experience.

Constant Craving: The Neverending NYC Food Story

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 10.26.2015 | Taste
Ari Sadowitz

Fried chicken is the most comforting of comfort foods, the one that will turn a day around and make you either ready for the world or a nap.

Casualties of the War on Drugs

Donna A. Patterson | Posted 10.24.2015 | Black Voices
Donna A. Patterson

It remains to be seen if these continuing changes, like the drug policies currently in American existence, will help some and hurt others, or if all citizens will benefit as communities across the country stop waging a war against those who've used drugs.

The Bessie's: The Dance Community Awards Excellence Among Its Members

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

It's especially lovely when the dance community can gather together and applaud each other's efforts. Such is the environment at the Bessie's, dance's version of the Academy Awards or the Tony's. This year, the 31st-annual ceremony took place at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, with its iconic neon-red sign.