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Swiss Video-Artist Alexander Hahn's Digital Moments of Silence

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

Swiss video artist Alexander Hahn captures digital moments of silence. He has been doing so successfully since the late 1970s.

NY TECH Scene: Rising (w/o 9.17.12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.16.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

A look at the NY Tech Scene from the NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large: This week marks the first full week of the fall tech season in New York - and ther...

A New York Mom's 9/11 Lessons for Her Daughters

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

Everyone in my childbirth preparation class had a 9/11 story. My pregnancy was in the shadow of that "recovery."

Judith Supine is 'Too Much for One Man'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Bloated heads, severed limbs, plump and luscious lips; these are the fruits harvested from art, fashion, and porno magazines, carefully cut from their...

Former NYC Mayor Hospitalized

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (KAHCH) has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia. George Arzt, a spokesman for the Democrati...

WATCH: The Best Of NYC Street Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.07.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

These are the street food elite: six food vendors cooking up special plates unlike any other in the 5 boroughs.

Film as Activism -- Richard Peña Talks 'Orientation: A New Arab Cinema'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

While two years ago talking about films like Cairo Exit and City of Life drew blank stares in NYC conversations, these days it's becoming increasingly challenging to secure tickets for any film from MENA screening in the Big Apple.

The Thirstiest Country Ever?

Laura Sangrà | Posted 10.14.2012 | College
Laura Sangrà

This ban should have never had to happen, but because huge soda cans and cups should have never existed.

Try This Dish: Boubouki's Fluffy & Moist Olive Oil Pear Cake (NYC)

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.11.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

On any given day at Boubouki, a teeny-tiny artisan Greek food stand in the Essex Street Market, there are only eight slices of Rona Economou's fluff...

WATCH: Inside A One-Of-A-Kind Oyster Farm

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.13.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

Montauk Pearls are new to the oyster scene, and the success of their operation has given the East End a new found interest in aquaculture.

How Many of These Does it Take to Turn on a Woman?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Women
Jenny Isenman

I wasn't in NYC yesterday when Trojan's vibrator giveaway caused total mayhem, but I did witness this mad rush for free sex swag first hand at the BlogHer conference.

Mike Giant Inks A Huge Wall in Chinatown

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New York has seen its share of giants. For most people, Mike is just another one. But for fans of cholo-style graffiti and tattoo-inspired art, he is...

PHOTOS: 5 Amazing Room Service Menus

Oyster | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Here are the hotels offering the world's most memorable meals on wheels.

From the NYC Soda Portion Cap Hearing: Rebutting Big Soda's Opposition

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 09.24.2012 | New York
Nancy Huehnergarth

I'm hopeful that the New York City Board of Health will approve the measure to bring portion sizes back to normal, and set a healthy example for the rest of the nation.

Elephant-Shaped Buildings and Other Curiosities: NYPL's Map Librarian Talks About Making Historical Geography a Part of the Internet

The New York Public Library | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York
The New York Public Library

By Matt Knutzen, Geospatial Librarian - The New York Public Library One hundred years ago, a building-sized elephant stood across the street from the...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Everest Climbing and Danny Chait Rising

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Being released from their record deal felt so freeing for the band Everest that their latest album in many ways felt like the very first time.

A Roof With a View: Looking at Art Up Above

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Climbing up on a roof during the sultry city summer can be liberating, and it turns out to be a prime place for painting too. Away from the cacophony...

More Reasons to Leave New York: Hate, Mirror-time and Fair Play

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

New York City has the unique ability to turn the grateful into the hateful. This hate is the legally acceptable, socially questionable, lighter side of hate commonly referred to as, hatin', and living here, you've become an unrelenting, unapologetic hater.

Physics Explains NYC Man's Phenomenal Catch Of Falling Child

Posted 07.18.2012 | Science

By: Life's Little Mysteries Staff Published: 07/17/2012 06:03 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries A New York City bus driver has been hailed as a...

WATCH: One Comedian's Plan To Make The World A Better Place

Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy

One mark of a great comedian is such heavy commitment to a joke that it doesn't require an immediate audience reaction, or even an audience at all. Ku...

WATCH: NYC Carriage Driver Goes Off On Shocking Anti-Gay, Racist Tirade

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York's horse-drawn carriages may be one of the city's most iconic attractions, but tourists might think twice about riding one after watching this...

Color, Geometry and Pattern on the Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Art from the streets has been heralding a new eye-popping geometric disorder that can now fairly be called a movement. With roots in recent art hist...

Art In Odd Places: The Crest Hardware Art Show

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Your local hardware store could also be the next "It" neighborhood gallery if they take Joe Franquinha's lead. The second generation owner of Cres...

PHOTOS: The Best Places To Watch NYC's July 4 Fireworks Show

Oyster | Posted 09.02.2012 | Travel
Oyster

At this point in the summer, every city in the U.S. is gearing up to the July 4 celebrations with plans for parades, fireworks, performances and street fairs. But few can match what New York has up its sleeve this year to mark Independence Day.

What did Lady Gaga bid a record-breaking $133,000 for?

The Huffington Post | Erica Cheung | Posted 06.30.2012 | Style

So, you think you're a real fashionista, hmm? Well, then step right up and take HuffPost Style's Fashionably Late Style Quiz, where we test you on all...