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Lights Go on Part XXX -- Fresh Breath, Family and Change

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

So, what do I write about  when I haven't got time to brush my teeth? Fresh breath? I don't think so. I'm flying back to NYC this afternoon after...

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Beauty

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.27.2014 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to slough off winter skin, renew our faces, bodies and souls (and soles) with a stop at our favorite beauty stores and departments. Here are...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Some of the best stores in town aren't run by our legendary retailers or international designers -- they're in our magnificent museums!

Gift Ideas for a Man on the Go

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 01.26.2014 | Style
Emily Elyse Miller

I don't think he needs another bottle of whisky, so what's a girl to do? Well, here are a few gifts for the traveling adventurer type.

The Faithful Shopper: Hot, Haute Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when those of us in the "fashionista know" escape to our favorite beaches at the Hamptons. The fun part is that many of our fa...

Slow and Steady Wins the Race: The Birth of Anything Is Possible

Thomas Bähler | Posted 08.11.2013 | Books
Thomas Bähler

Virtually the entire world knows the fables of ÆSOP, from which many great quotes have derived, such as the title of this piece. But his life has remained in the shadows. Until now. Somehow, as if by magic, ÆSOP's life has converged with mine.

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

Time to 'Bell the Cat' -- Seeking Moral Courage in 2012

Jonathan Gandomi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Jonathan Gandomi

"Each time a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, (s)he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance." - Robert Kennedy

Beauty Lab: Why Three Masks Are Better Than One

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photo: Bobby Doherty Admittedly, face masks were slightly uncharted territory for me. I didn't really get into them until the past year. So when...

Aesop in Nolita: Open For Business

Stylelist/The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photos: Courtesy of Aesop We're already huge fans of Aesop -- we've been using their Jet Set Kit ever since we picked it up at their new Grand Ce...

Aesop Dia Beacon Jet Set Kit: Beauty Lab

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photo: Bobby Doherty This summer, Australian bodycare line Aesop has landed stateside, setting up shop in Grand Central Terminal -- with three ...

The Faithful Shopper -- Pop-Up RoundUp

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the greatest surprises of summer are those little shops that literally pop up in the city, offering new and intriguing wares -- from apparel to jewelry to toys, you never know what you'll find.

Corvids Are Oddly Intelligent

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Anyone who's ever watched crows or jays in their backyard has undoubtedly seen evidence of these birds' intelligence, whether stashing food for a later date or teaming up to mob and drive away hawks.

In Conversation With David Sedaris: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Caitlin Colford

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk is a hilarious collection of off-beat tales that are certainly not suited for children. I sat down with Sedaris last night at the New York stop on his book tour.

Abuse of Process

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Unfortunately, politics is wired to protect incumbents and frustrate challengers. It is at its strongest not in making progress but in defending its own privileges and advantages.

Mad Men Recap: Power of the Poontang

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

The quality of Don's voiceover gives the episode a different dear-diary kind of feel. Instead of watching him experience subtle and intense emotion, he's actually telling us what he's thinking, taking control of the narrative.

Were These Famous Children's Authors Actually Huge Jerks?

Strollerderby | Cole Gamble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Are children's book author's lives as squeaky clean as the tales they crank out to bookstores? The other day, I misplaced my better nature and took to...

A Fable for the GOP

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Several years ago, I wrote a book about the lessons of Aesop's Fables. I learned that during the sixth century B.C., Aesop had become counselor to one...