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Jim Parsons Carries "An Act of God," Broadway's Latest Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.

Think PYNK

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 05.27.2015 | Media
Marjoriet T. Matute

Steps away from the mecca of New York City, Moore and I sat in a quaint café on 42nd street. Early morning meetings and continuous contact with business related calls, I managed to steal a few minutes to discuss the future of PYNK.

Coney Island Just Got A Whole Lot Prettier Thanks To Street Artists

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Instead of being hunted down for catching a tag or bubble-lettered throw-up, a couple dozen graffiti/street art painters are invited to hit up Coney Island this summer -- and since we've just marked the unofficial first weekend of summer in New York -- we're bringing you the first three freshly completed pieces.

No Pain, No Gain: Conquering the City Challenge Obstacle Race in Jersey City

Jane Seo | Posted 05.22.2015 | New York
Jane Seo

With the arrival of warm weather, I scoured the web for alternative races taking place near New York City and found out about the City Challenge Obstacle Race. As the fastest growing obstacle race in the Tri-State area, the City Challenge Obstacle Race hosts races in Jersey City, Hoboken, and New York City.

Flamenco Vivo Shares Spanish Dance with U.S. Audiences One Performance at a Time

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Suddenly, one of them stands to sing. Unsurprised, his tablemates join him, clapping to the rhythm and improvising lyrics for dinnertime ambiance.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art w...

A Breathtaking View 100 Ft Below Ground

Kevin Swan | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Kevin Swan

After living in New York City for almost 7 years, I feel like I am very familiar with most neighborhoods and certainly the many iconic buildings throughout Manhattan...or so I thought.

Must Have Sunglasses From Three SS15 Campaigns

Shawn Reinoehl | Posted 05.19.2015 | Style
Shawn Reinoehl

We all come in different shapes and sizes, have different social upbringings and taste, but we all have one goal in mind...looking good, as if we just...

5 New York City Adventures: Where You Think You Should Go And Where You Should Go Instead

Erik Seide | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

They are written down in guide books and talked about on blogs and done over and over again for very good reasons but there are also well known experiences that unfortunately have morphed into tourist traps with long lines.

What Does Your Gear Do? Aces in Action Is Giving a New Meaning to Style

Caroline Watson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact
Caroline Watson

Earning the nickname 'Smokin' Aces' from his days shooting hoops at EBC Rucker Park, Kortovich has ingrained himself into the basketball community after losing his father to cancer at an early age.

Free in NYC: Enjoy These Rare Moments

Erik Seide | Posted 05.15.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is a place where most of its residents spend at least half of their paychecks just on rent and a night on the town could cost as much a plane ticket to Europe.

Dispatch: Beauty Wellness Wisdom -- a Recipe for Pleasure

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I love sharing messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. Housekee...

Maderas Village Life

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Kyriaki Chonacas

After traveling all around the world, I must say there's something really special going on in Nicaragua. I suggest to the pioneers, tastemakers, creatives, highly intelligent, conscious beings, this is the place for you.

The Roar of Literary Lions

Christy Ferer | Posted 05.12.2015 | New York
Christy Ferer

As a former news reporter my priority read is the news...on tablet, mobile and yes a lot on paper. But my salvation is annual when I am invited to the library lunch every year by my friend who is now Vice Chair of the New York Public Library, Abby Milstein.

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

'Express Yourself - Why Expression Is One Of The Most Critical Parts Of A Fashion Photo Shoot' by Emily Soto

Emily Soto | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Emily Soto

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that "beauty without expression is boring", and as someone who has to create images with the right expression, this quot...

Writers Share the Stage with Nostradamus at Pen International Festival

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

Writers dream of a better place and what they can do to right the wrongs that artists feel so deeply. These readings could have taken place in a San Francisco cellar with Lenny Bruce and George Carlin waiting in the wings.

Equality in Education

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Elissa Stein

Not all schools are equal. Not all neighborhoods have the same resources. Not all families are actively involved in their children's educations. Not every parent body is engaged in their schools. Not every district has functioning PA/PTAs to fundraise and supplement.

I Have Nothing to Wear!!

Mara Menachem | Posted 05.01.2015 | Style
Mara Menachem

A few weeks ago, I was invited to a charity lunch and in typical Mara fashion I started getting ready 30 minutes prior to the event. Panic ensued when I realized I had not one appropriate item of clothing to wear.

Why Do We March? For Equal Protection and Absolute Justice

Tamika D. Mallory | Posted 04.29.2015 | DC
Tamika D. Mallory

Over the course of a week we limped and ran, marching through rain or shine, and found ourselves approached with both solidarity and vitriol by the cars who passed our caravan on the highways.

What It Takes to Be a Rockstar

Christos Terzides | Posted 04.29.2015 | Entertainment
Christos Terzides

If you want to be a rockstar, don't pay heed to the article's title. And most of all, don't expect to find an answer to your quest or some secret formula here. I'm just offering some thoughts around what's currently the worst industry in the world.

Blossoming Pianos, Reviving Mimì, and Other Signs of Spring

Camille Zamora | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Today -- finally! -- is the day. After a horrific winter featuring the coldest recorded temperatures in the past 81 years combined with a flu vaccine of historic inefficacy, spring has finally shown up.

DISPATCH: Living With Intent With Mallika Chopra

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Hi! I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I love sharing messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. Enjo...

Street Art Offers A One-Two Punch To Culture Of Comfortable Consumerism

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"All American Temper Tot" is the name of the new installation by street artist Ron English on the Houston Bowery Wall in Manhattan, and the U.S. flag-...

The Importance of Increasing Efficiency in New York City Government

Carol Kellermann | Posted 04.27.2015 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Mayor Bill de Blasio has thus far declined to require city agencies to meet targets for increasing efficiency in the delivery of government services. In doing so, he has broken a pattern established by every mayor since the fiscal crisis in the 1970s.