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This Is What Gentrification Looks Like

Posted 11.06.2013 | Comedy

Michael Che, one of New York City's funniest stand-up comics and a native of the Lower East Side, takes a look at how his neighborhood has changed ove...

A Forgotten Piece of Women's History

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.08.2013 | Latino Voices
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

Not quite realizing that behind every exceptional woman there is a community of faceless and nameless women who have helped sustain her, the legacies of the migrant women from Puerto Rico, sculptors of today's communities in New York, are all but forgotten.

I Told Everyone About My Breakup -- Except Him

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

There's no reason I shouldn't tell him. She and I are seeing other people now. I'm over it. And yet I still can't bring myself to say the words.

WATCH: The Bodega Supercut

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

Racked put together this clever little supercut of bodega clips and naturally, most are from New York-based scenes. Keep an eye out for Spike Lee's Do...

Conservatives Respond To Welfare Parody Video

Andrew Reilly | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

Editor's Note: A YouTube spokesperson had this to say regarding the removal of the "My EBT" video All videos uploaded to YouTube must comply with o...

WATCH: Bodega Cats, The Documentary

Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

Everyone knows and loves their local bodega cat--that feisty feline that splits its time between protecting the store's goods from mice and cuddling u...

WATCH: How To Buy An Entire Convenience Store

Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy

Kyle MacDonald, the guy behind One Red Paperclip, and a few of his friends went into the Hercules Fancy Grocery in Manhattan on May 20, 2011 and bough...

Is This End Of The Bodega?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York

Bodegas are struggling to survive in one of New York's, and America's, wealthiest zip codes. Skyrocketing rents in the East Village and more competiti...

NYC Chefs Create Bodega-Budget Dinner Party

nypost.com | CARLA SPARTOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Egads! You've got guests coming over tonight for a holiday soiree. Sure, a perfect cook would have browsed the green market well ahead of time, but yo...

Gov. Paterson And Rev. Al Sharpton Crackdowns On Sale Of Alcoholic 'Nutcracker' Punch

nydailynews.com | By Edgar Sandoval and Simone Weichselbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State officials and cops vowed Sunday to crack down on bodegas and bootleggers that illegally sell fruit punch spiked with booze. ...

Is There a Life After New York?

Aida Alami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Aida Alami

When I decided to move away from New York, I was confident about my decision. I felt that the city had nothing to offer me anymore; I'd heard or seen everything before.