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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.

The Most Perfect, Elegant Kimye Art Ever

The Soup | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
The Soup

Manhattan artist Paul Fuentes has immortalized Kimye with this stirring homage, currently hanging in his local Whole Foods. But true, everlasting love like theirs knows no bounds -- which is why we were moved to expand his opus to a whole series featuring this timeless couple.

GRAVITY AND GRACE

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Post-industrial African pointillist El Anatsui is outside at The High Line in Manhattan and inside the Brooklyn Museum right now to offer "Gravity and...

We Are Made in NY: Tech Thrives in NYC

Rachel Sterne | Posted 04.25.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

On Tuesday I joined Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Tech Meetup to unveil We Are Made in NY, a program that celebrates over 900 locally based startups, and helps people find a job, learn to code, or launch a new tech company -- all with the full support of New York City government.

5 Oscar-Worthy Cocktails

Liquor.com | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Liquor.com

While there's an Oscar for just about everything movie-related, we couldn't help but notice that the Best Cinematic Cocktail category still hasn't made the Academy's cut.

WATCH: Sickening Video Of Girls Forced To Fight

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.21.2013 | New York

A video of two young girls being forced to fight each other in a New York City park has surfaced, catching the attention of authorities, Gothamist rep...

Why Are Cocktails Important?

Tom Macy | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
Tom Macy

The main complaint about cocktails these days is that they're pretentious. This image is only perpetuated when they're served by a bunch of seemingly elitist bearded bartenders who obsess over antiquated drinks that cost the price of an entree.

Participatory Budgeting in Year Two: Reinvigorating Local Democracy in NYC

Melissa Mark-Viverito | Posted 03.30.2013 | New York
Melissa Mark-Viverito

After we just completed an election season where democracy was under attack across the country, a movement has sprung up in New York City that seeks to strengthen rather than subvert involvement in the democratic process. It's called participatory budgeting.

The Time I Called Pope Benedict 'The Devil' To His Face

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

After seeing Benedict's latest attacks a few weeks ago, calling gay marriage a "threat to the future of humanity," I thought of my upcoming 25th anniversary of calling him out and how it changed my life. Was it wrong to do? Immature? Unproductive? I don't think so.

PHOTOS: Manhattan's HIdden Village

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 01.22.2013 | New York

Bram Lewis stands with his hands sunken deep into his pockets, just outside the wrought iron gates of this unusually sequestered patch of the Upper We...

'We Kind Of Had A Very Disturbed Childhood'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.17.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It is an age of self-discovery, and the twins continue to be surprised by what they find as they attack huge walls with zeal and precision in New York...

5 Smokin' Cocktails For Cold Weather

Liquor.com | Posted 03.11.2013 | Taste
Liquor.com

These five smokin' drinks will warm you right up, and we promise there's no kindling required!

The Billionairess

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

While writing a romantic comedy, The Billionairess, I thought about the archetypes I hoped to break and the ones I love.