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"Do the Ride Thing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.19.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a geezer who has learned that life has its ups and downs, as well as its twists and turns, especially with small children who aren...

How To Make Anyone Happy

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Chris Castiglione

The bubbles of Bushwick are majestic. I've seen bubbles sailing off rooftops, I've seen bubbles swirling around my feet while standing in line for Roberta's Pizza, and I've seen bubbles fly out of the Morgan Avenue subway station. Bubbles everywhere, and everyone seems to love them.

Smoking With: Mndsgn - Vivians, Stones Throw 20th Anniversary, New Album

Isaac Rouse | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Isaac Rouse

["Smoking With" is a recurring feature where I venture to different locations and visit celebrities, musicians, and the like to smoke weed, talk caree...

New York Primary Result: Welcome to the Complacency of Gentrification

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.06.2016 | New York
Nikolas Kozloff

Now that the dust has settled on New York's Democratic primary and Hillary Clinton's decisive victory, it's time to step back and try to make sense of the city's core political and economic interests.

WATCH LIVE: 'Get Out And Vote For Bernie' Concert In New York

HuffPost | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Join Alyona Minkovski as she heads to The Hall in Brooklyn for a Bernie Sanders' voter awareness concert featuring Kung Fu, Jon Fishman, DJ Logic and ...

The Future of Bernie's 'Political Revolution' in Brooklyn

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

It is vital that Bernie sweeps New York on April 19. Concentrating on Brooklyn in particular is a strategically wise move. The area is New York's most populous borough, towering over Manhattan by some one million people, and overall Brooklyn makes up about 10 percent of the state's population.

Taking the Temperature of Trump's America

Patrick Burnett | Posted 03.03.2016 | Religion
Patrick Burnett

Despite the increase in threats both perceived and real against American Muslims, I witnessed firsthand my Muslim professor venture into the field in a Southern town rife with political tensions.

Hair-Raising Polls and Poll-Raising Hair: How Republican and Democratic 'Do's May Determine our Next Commander-In-Chief

Nick Arrojo | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment
Nick Arrojo

"If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle" -- Hilary Clinton. In an era of political bluster and spin, politicians ...

Fair Trade Cocaine

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Violeta Ayala

The drug war brought violence to Latin America, but let me tell you it's also brought opportunity and created a way to escape a system of deeply-ingrained poverty for hundreds of thousands of people.

Neighborhood Slice: Into the Hearts of New York

Camila Gibran | Posted 12.03.2015 | New York
Camila Gibran

"A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so rad...

Running With Scissors: Why Struggling Professionals Should Be Sprinting to the Hair Industry

Nick Arrojo | Posted 12.02.2015 | Style
Nick Arrojo

These statistics don't lie; hairdressing is full of opportunity. Look at me: From England, I came to America with $1,500. Hard work in an artisanal craft means twenty years later, I'm the sole owner of a multimillion dollar brand with three salons and two schools in the greatest city in the world.

Ishtar and Tammuz

Austen Petersen | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
Austen Petersen

Yesterday, I told the story of Ishtar and Tammuz as our Wisdom Story. You've probably heard of the Ishtar Gate, currently in the Pergamon Museum in B...

Thank You, Artichoke

Austen Petersen | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion
Austen Petersen

Were you at the service at Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists yesterday?

Fawnbook: The Mourning Rituals of Social Media Become Dark Comedy on the NYC Stage

Joanne Rendell | Posted 11.02.2015 | Arts
Joanne Rendell

The way that Facebook and other social media platforms have spawned these digital mourning rituals seems the fodder for contemporary essays or even fiction. But it might not seem the most obvious subject for theater, a form known for its live, immediate, and generally non-digitized format.

How Good Are Your Art Materials?

Marc Trujillo | Posted 10.26.2015 | Arts
Marc Trujillo

What do I mean by "good"? The first criteria is permanence, how long papers stays the same color, for example. Exposure to light speeds the deterioration of paper.

Eating for a Cause: Delicious Bites From the Annual TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint

Jane Seo | Posted 09.17.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

The food and drinks served here are absolutely delicious and the event is executed flawlessly every year.

The Faithful Shopper: A City for Divine Dancers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.17.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

There's no shortage of supplies, services or opportunities for every one of the city's delightful dancers and extraordinary dance companies.

The Faithful Shopper, for the Felines: Couture Cats

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.17.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's no wonder that for many people cats are the "purr-fect" pet. Why not treat your favorite feline to a visit at one of New York City's chic cat-centric centers?

Walking in Williamsburg: A Guide to Styles, Snacks, and Sounds

Shoptiques | Posted 07.02.2016 | New York
Shoptiques

Photo by Jaspermaz via Wikimedia Commons A hipster paradise within the sprawling boroughs of New York, Williamsburg is just a short ride on the L tra...

Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 07.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

In response to this dark side of gentrification, some Latino community leaders in Los Angeles launched the "gente-fication" movement ("gente" is Spanish for "people," but you already knew that).

Run the Jewels Deliver a Blockbuster Closing Night to Northside Festival

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.15.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For just over an hour, Run the Jewels weren't just playing just another show, they weren't playing just another festival, they were playing to the hearts and minds of the crowd that braved the wind and rain during their set and the heat waiting for them to arrive.

Talia Lavin

Jews Who Left The Ultra-Orthodox World Find Support In One Another

HuffingtonPost.com | Talia Lavin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Religion

Shulem Deen’s first steps away from Hasidic Judaism were in the direction of a radio. Defying his community's express prohibitions against secu...

A Transit App for Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.04.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

This is a true story. It's about the way many people get around Los Angeles and how more of us should navigate the City of Angels. Native Angelenos, new arrivals, older transplants like me, tourists and everyone in between.

Why Building A Community Around Your Business Is The Key To Success

Posted 03.17.2015 | Business

Williamsburg is often associated with hipsters, HBO’s "Girls" and long rides on the L train. But after finding initial success at their flagship ...

A Guide to Brooklyn With Ra Ra Riot

Global Yodel | Posted 04.14.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

Global Yodel sat down with singer Wes Miles to chat about finding inspiration in Brooklyn, and why touring through Asia is always a good time.