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Senior Rescue Beagle Knows the Key to Happiness

Sara Alize Cross | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Sara Alize Cross

Obviously I had known she wouldn't last forever, but before this I thought we had a few more years together. It was a rough few months, coming to terms with her imminent mortality.

51 Hours in New York City

Findery | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel

One way is to explore this great city in parts and allow yourself to experience some of the best the city has to offer without rushing through it.

The Grandest of Grand Tasting at the 8th Annual Choice Eats

Jane Seo | Posted 03.16.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

I walked out of this truly grand event with a fuller appreciation for New York City's diverse culinary landscape.

Marco Hernandez - The Photographer On A Skateboard

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Michael Ernest Sweet: Marco, what got you into photography? Marco Hernandez: I was always looking through skateboarding and fashion magazines in hi...

A Commuter's Guide to the City

Intern Queen Alumni Ambassador | Posted 03.12.2015 | New York
Intern Queen Alumni Ambassador

Commuting into the city is hard work. You dedicate minutes, if not hours, of your day to travel. My commute, at the current time, is two hours. Yes, you read that right. Two hours. I've been commuting for almost a year. Here are five things I've learned along the way.

RIP Taylor Swift. This Is the Only Love Letter to NYC That Matters

Shannon McDeez | Posted 03.12.2015 | Entertainment
Shannon McDeez

In light of the debates surrounding New York's demise and the utter decline of all things culture being lamented to death, I've decided to brighten your day with a piece of musical artistry from powerhouse DJ/production duo LOVE TAPS.

The Real Manhattan Subway Map

Thrillist | Posted 03.12.2015 | Travel

By: Thrillist Unless you're trying to get somewhere, the Manhattan subway map is kind of garbage -- it doesn't tell you the best bar near every...

Where Have All the Dive Bars Gone?

Ali Hussain | Posted 03.12.2015 | Comedy
Ali Hussain

Brooding and swaying at the bar from the long wait, I see a silent figure under the dim glow of the numerous Edison light bulbs that hang above. It is the one-eyed pirate king, Mori Mortison Monteqleu VII, himself.

What You Missed This Winter

DeShaun Craddock | Posted 03.09.2015 | New York
DeShaun Craddock

This week in New York City is looking to be one filled with mild temperatures and some respite from Winter's Wrath. The break in brutal temperatures a...

New York Street Photography And Getting Up Close, Really Close

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 03.06.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet We've all likely heard the familiar Robert Capa quote, "If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not ...

The Illusion of Choice

Elissa Stein | Posted 03.04.2015 | Education
Elissa Stein

At the moment 68,000 or so NYC 8th graders are anxiously waiting to find out where they'll be offered seats for high school.

Man Thinks He Could Be Etan Patz Amid Murder Trial

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.03.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who thinks he could be Etan Patz was interviewed by police amid the murder trial of a suspect accused in the boy's 1979 disapp...

Five Reasons to Love Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra

Joan Erakit | Posted 03.03.2015 | Style
Joan Erakit

On one particularly cold morning, we arrive at an unassuming building in New York's garment district a bit rushed and anxious. Entering the brass doors, we approach an old man behind the front desk and ask for directions.

New York City's 5 Newest Residential Skyscrapers

Architectural Digest | Posted 02.27.2015 | New York
Architectural Digest

A crop of residential and mixed-use skyscrapers mark a new trend populating the New York City skyline.

Bringing Back What Works in Education

Katherine Damkohler | Posted 02.25.2015 | Education
Katherine Damkohler

Why is music important? We hear from Education Through Music partner schools that students are more engaged, attendance rates increase, and academic achievement rises. Numerous other research and data have confirmed the positive impact of music education in schools.

New York City's Forgotten Places Turned Into Art

Architectural Digest | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

Though we know New York City today as a place of bright lights and big buildings, Abandoned NYC provides a captivating look into the city's quieter side.

Time King Champions Musicianship With Lively Lead Single "Take Cover"

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 02.24.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

For every audience member waiting to air drum on the downbeat after the measure of 5/4 after the preceding measure of 3/4, or trade power chords for something jazzier, Time King is your band.

Pizza and Threesomes

Sarah Flanagan | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment
Sarah Flanagan

Sun and Room is an affectionate and painfully honest look into those college years you might want to forget. It explores transitional friendships and nights that come with freshman year and often go without reflection.

7 Questions for CineKink Founder Lisa Vandever

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 02.23.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

This Tuesday on February 24, 2015, "the kinky film festival" CineKink NYC opens its 12th season. On occasion of my own film being in this year's lineup, I asked CineKink founder Lisa Vandever these 7 questions.

Let's Overcome Our Blind Spots When It Come to Child Trafficking

Ariel Zwang | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

We may think of victims being moved across international borders and forced into abusive work conditions. What is less recognized is the other face of trafficking as it plays out right here at home. Whether we recognize it or not, children are being exploited in our own communities across the United States.

Cheers to an Afternoon of Drinking, Dining, and Dancing at the NYC Winter Wine Festival

Jane Seo | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

Blindfold me and serve both white and red wines at room temperature, and I probably won't be able to tell one from the other.

New York Moments

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Roxie Sarhangi

When I lived in New York City, I loved taking photographs. The vibrant fall leaves. The historic, welcoming brownstones. And of course, the people of the city. New York's energy is exhilarating.

The Relevance of Streetball in New York City

Ryan 'Special FX' Williams | Posted 02.14.2015 | Black Voices
Ryan 'Special FX' Williams

As players brought life and energy to the blacktops, the courts served as the place to realize dreams. With big audiences including players' friends and families taking notice of the passion and skill evolving before their eyes, it was only a matter of time until big corporations began exploring business opportunities.

This Valentine's Day, It's Time for Real Sex Ed for NYC

Joan Malin | Posted 02.12.2015 | New York
Joan Malin

As a leading sexual health care provider in New York City, Planned Parenthood of New York City knows all too well that the gaps that remain in New York City's sexual health education have a significant impact on young people's wellbeing.

Lost and Found: The Story of How I Recovered my Stolen Bike in NYC

Jane Seo | Posted 02.12.2015 | Good News
Jane Seo

The odds of recovering Brittany, or a stolen good in generally, are extremely slim, but there was a lot of luck, determination, and persistence involved in the recovery of my bike.