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Interpol Are Still All the Rage Back Home

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Arriving on stage to a heroes welcome, the slick New York City rockers sprang into action with "Say Hello to the Angels," off their stellar 2002 debut, Turn on the Bright Lights, the record that pushed them to the forefront.

Pumpkin and Apple: The Best Pie and Cake for This Thanksgiving

Jane Seo | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste
Jane Seo

You will want to save plenty of room for dessert this Thanksgiving if you want to indulge in delectable desserts created by the renowned pastry chef F...

Taking a Reservation With a Grain of Salt

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.18.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

There's a tapas place in my neighborhood that I want to check out and invited a new friend to join me tonight. Yelp.com suggested I make a reservatio...

In LIVING Color: Keith Haring in SF

Emillio Mesa | Posted 11.14.2014 | San Francisco
Emillio Mesa

Current day San Francisco seems to be housing a creative rush, more than ever. Not just the land for apps, but a hotbed for true artist types, who are re-emerging as part of the Bay Area's 2.0 tech-renaissance movement.

Real Estate Technology for the Rich, Famous and Me

Rob Taub | Posted 11.13.2014 | Technology
Rob Taub

New condominiums and homes are being built like never before while existing structures are being retrofitted with ultra-modern technology that until a few years ago was non-existent. This innovative technology is creating new products and jobs at breakneck speed.

Chobani Launches Food Incubator to Disrupt Industry

Jack Hidary | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Jack Hidary

Will Catalyze Next Generation of Food Entrepreneurs The food industry is in desperate need of disruption. Americans spend more than $1.6 trillio...

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

Big Easy, Big Apple Go Big for Veterans

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 11.13.2014 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

Now perceived by many as immoral, veteran homelessness is on the radar screens of many cities around the country thanks to gargantuan efforts from the Department of Veteran Affairs, HUD, the first lady's office and advocacy groups.

Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg: Get In Over Your Hoodie

Ryan McMunn | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Ryan McMunn

Mark, thank you. You're an inspiration. You're an amazing example to so many Americans who believe Chinese is too difficult to learn. You weren't perfect. But you were good enough to be understood.

Festival of Light turns Dumbo Into a Magical Scene

Samy Nemir Olivares | Posted 11.08.2014 | New York
Samy Nemir Olivares

Dumbo couldn't be better name to this Brooklyn's neighborhood hosting the first edition of The New York Festival of Light this weekend Nov. 7-9.

The Right to React

Tina Karkera | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women
Tina Karkera

Gender equality is still a dream for women around the world, including in the US. According to the WEF report, the US is a world leader on gender issues relating to enrollment in higher education and in economic participation and opportunity.

Taylor Swift and 2 Million Fans Helped Me Crush the NYC Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

As the father of a teenage girl, I'm familiar with the music of Taylor Swift. I never thought her music would help me qualify for Boston, but it did.

Gay Serial, The Prospectives, Uses Instagram to Tell the Story of Gay Men in a Brand-New Way

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 11.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

The Prospectives, written by Adam Hurly, follows a gay man making his way in New York City. Hurly is garnering attention not only because he's telling a great story but because of the platform he's using to tell it: Instagram. Every week a new part of this serial unfolds, paired with an illustration by Sam Kalda. I sat down with Hurly to talk about this exciting project.

Socialist Elected!

Annie Polland | Posted 11.04.2014 | New York
Annie Polland

On November 4, 1914 Meyer London became the first Socialist on the East Coast (and only the second) to be elected to Congress.

Michael Bloomberg Owns A Lot Of .NYC Domains -- And Some Of Them Are Pretty Amusing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.04.2014 | Technology

Michael Bloomberg critics may be disappointed to learn that they won't be able to use BloombergFail.nyc to slam the former mayor. That's because Bloom...

Queer and Selfie Loathing in NYC (Part 2): On Leaving New York

Lester Brathwaite | Posted 11.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Lester Brathwaite

To keep up appearances -- and New York is a city of appearances -- one must always compete, and sex is simply another leg to have up on the other guy. Literally and figuratively. The competitive nature of New York is what drew me here, inspiring me to better myself in the pursuit of being the best. But the best what? What am I fighting for here but the preservation of my vanity?

How to Run the NYC Marathon Like a Pro

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Every runner who navigates the cold and windy marathon course through the five boroughs of New York City this Sunday has a chance to do something inspirational. With the right training, the right attitude, and a dose of inspiration, you too can run the race of a lifetime.

'They Grow Up So Fast!'...and Other Cliché Phrases

Denice Duff | Posted 10.31.2014 | Fifty
Denice Duff

I came home from the airport to quiet house with an empty laundry hamper, the sink devoid of dirty dishes and a bathroom counter I could actually see. And I thought to myself, there are two things that are keeping me from sobbing from loneliness.

Celebrating Light and Liberation, Sikh Style

Sonny Singh | Posted 10.31.2014 | Religion
Sonny Singh

For Sikhs, the holiday is an occasion for a more politicized remembrance. On October 23, Sikhs celebrated Bandi Chhor Divas, or Prisoner Release Day.

'Dysturbing' Photojournalists Paste Harrowing Images From Around The World In NYC

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The images are disturbing. Their methods of sharing them with passersby may be to some as well. But Dysturb says they are doing the educational work t...

An Open Letter to NYC's Mayor

Elissa Stein | Posted 10.28.2014 | Education
Elissa Stein

Why are you messing with NYC's specialized high schools -- a part of our educational system that actually works pretty well, instead of focusing on things that don't?

Queer and Selfie Loathing in NYC (Part 1): On Quitting Writing

Lester Brathwaite | Posted 10.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Lester Brathwaite

This year has made me question a number of things, my love of New York among them. There was a time I thought that love would be forever unwavering. That, along with my love of writing. Love is funny that way, though. It burns and it burns, white-hot, blindingly hot, until it burns itself out. And I'm all burnt out on New York, on writing, on it all.

Why a $90 Million Condo Is Left Empty in NYC: Ridiculously Low Property Tax Rates for Luxury Properties

Nathan Newman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Nathan Newman

In many communities, yearly property taxes would encourage an owner to at least rent out a unit to cover the taxes, but in NYC, property taxes on luxury condos are actually lower as a percentage of their buying price than working-class rental units.

Our Right to Eat: Join the Movement

Tim McDonald | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

If we have breakfast being served after the bell rings, NYC will go from worst to first.

Deaf Interpreter Goes Viral

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Utilizing an interpreter whose native language is ASL can be a good match when your audience is unknown. While a high quality hearing interpreter may be able to do a great job, a Certified Deaf Interpreter has the ability to reach ASL users on every level. This ensures that the message is conveyed to a broad audience.