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80 Hours Later, A Wall Is Transformed

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It took 80 hours and seven humid, sticky days and nights to complete, longer than it took God to make Heaven and Earth, according to scriptures. B...

New York's Sexiest Neighborhood

Greg Jacobs | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Greg Jacobs

Whether you're staying at The Bowery or Standard East Village, searching for your next multi-million dollar residential property, or feel like shoppin...

Capoeira Batizado, June 29th: Where New York City and Brazil Meet

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York
Christopher Lee Nutter

I was instantly mesmerized. I decided right then and there I didn't just want to do what I saw the instructor do, I wanted to be the kind of person who could do it.

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

In Support of Public Education

Yetta Kurland | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York
Yetta Kurland

Knowledge is power, as they say, and like the practice of law, education is a tool that can empower people and communities to reach their fullest potential.

Ode to University Place

John J. Healey | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York
John J. Healey

As it has always happened in New York, time did its thing. What felt eternal and reliable turned out to be fragile and ephemeral.

Design Hunting in New York City

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It's a whirlwind of a life for design editor Wendy Goodman. She's been leading New York's design coverage since 1997, and now edits the twice-annual,...

Climate Change This Week: Tornado Tutorial, Chinese Carbon Caps, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.26.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Water Shortages Drying Up Economic Growth in China, reports Leslie Hook at the Financial Times. Both growing urbanization and climate change are worse...

The Most Decadent Cocktail Party in New York

Gastronomista | Posted 05.20.2013 | Taste
Gastronomista

A night of revelry, debauchery and more cocktails than one can possibly count.

Human Scale at Hudson Yards

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Fresh out of undergraduate school at the University of Virginia in the late 1980s - and facing the reality of a recession - Thomas Woltz leapt at the ...

The Soul of Juan de Pareja

Terence Clarke | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Terence Clarke

The portrait of Juan de Pareja by Velázquez that hangs in a gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan is surrounded by other estimable works, even a few of genius. But this work compels the viewer to look.

Can Manhattan Get Its Groove Back?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Gregg S. Lipman

Brooklyn shouldn't get too comfy with its current cool status; it's just a matter of time before the borough suffers a backlash as well, and the cool hunters go in search of the next big thing.

Theft & Building Community

Lauren Scott Miller | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Lauren Scott Miller

Normally one would think these two concepts are mutually exclusive, myself included, but curator and conceptual artist Adam Parker Smith proved otherwise in his most recent show "Thanks." Viewers got to see the stolen works of 77 artists, displayed on tables akin to an archaeological dig.

Don't Do the Scooby Doo!

Eddie Parsons | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

Wearing shoes that are comfortable and fashionable is not a lofty goal. Try going up a size and adding supports. Resist falling prey to a great sale but the wrong size. Take care of your feet or do the rest of us a favor and cover up if you don't have the time.

Denny's: Manhattan Grand Slam

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

That there were no Denny's in New York, even more than the absence of, say, Wal-Mart, was emblematic of our singularity. Now, there will be Denny's in Manhattan. Displaced Idahoans are dancing merrily. But how will we know when we're in America?

The Drinker's Guide To 'Mad Men'

Liquor.com | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Liquor.com

The one thing 'Mad Men' characters consistently do right? Drink.

British Tourists Bitch About New York

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

What do tourists from abroad think of traveling here? Are they keen on American food? Are they comfy in our hotels? Do they think we're friendly?

A Guide To NYC's Greenwich Village And Union Square

The Purple Passport | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
The Purple Passport

Greenwich Village and Union Square, two adjacent New York neighborhoods in Manhattan, share the distinction of having colorful political pasts and lively cultural presents.

Why Black And White Interiors Are Universal And Timeless

Elaine Steiner | Posted 05.29.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elaine Steiner

I recently moved into one of New York City's excellent large apartment houses. It is a bulky building of mid-20th century construction, occupying half...

City Boy Meets Country

Barbara Gunn | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
Barbara Gunn

When we bought a place in the northern Catskills, we had our reasons.

Renowned Photographer Gets A Big Birthday Surprise

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"I can't believe it. I never expected this, ever." The famed Houston Street Wall was the site of a sidewalk surprise birthday party Saturday for phot...

New York City Survival Tips From a Country Bumpkin Mom

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Holly Robinson

I'd heard the horror stories, but because I'm a freelance writer who writes for magazines based in Manhattan, I decided I had to visit at least once. Here are some key survival tips to help you relax and enjoy New York.

Don't Call Her A 'Yarn-Bomber'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

For those who follow this sort of thing, street artist Olek has monopolized the category for pink and purple camouflage crochet sculpture on the stree...

NYC Winter Brunch Escapes

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York
Tara Settembre

If you miss eating outside in Manhattan during the winter, you may want to consider escaping to a rooftop eatery far above the snow and that much closer to the sunshine.

The Healthiest Block in New York?

Omer Rosen | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York
Omer Rosen

It has been two and a half years since I moved to 10th Street, hoping to find a quiet block and, indeed, despite its East Village locale, no bars have popped up here. In their stead, "healthy living" (or eco-friendly) establishments have come to this tree-lined stretch of 10th Street.