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Slow Food at Sprig Fights Fast-Food Culture

Jim Luce | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Jim Luce

NYC's midtown workforce may be moving fast, but at Sprig they are eating Slow. Eating well. Eating with style.

Voter Suppression and Our Rigged Tax System: The Underlying Ideology

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

They might have some abstract legal "right" to vote -- but not the deeply rooted right to vote that only comes from the exercise of responsible proprietorship. And besides, what does not having a photo ID in this day and age testify to if not an absence of that responsibility?

Attention Luxury Leather Brands (That's You Too, Hermès) -- Show Us Your Hide!

Cator Sparks | Posted 08.20.2012 | Style
Cator Sparks

I look forward to running around town and country this winter with my new deer hide bag knowing exactly where it came from, the process it took to get it to its present state and the fact that that beautiful stag lived a serene life way up in the foggy, chilly, windy and romantic Scottish Highlands.

PHOTOS: Jilted Bondage Slave Takes Revenge On Her Kinky Ex

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.17.2012 | Crime

A submissive S&M role player revolted against her boyfriend and so-called master who had lavished rough love on a new woman, according to the New York...

My New Red Car

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We bought a beautiful new car for me. It's a gas guzzler but that's okay, it's red.

PHOTOS: Rent This NYC Backyard For $100 An Hour

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 10.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The first sign that something strange is happening on Ludlow Street is the fence, which is long and green and decidedly out of place amid ...

The Art of Penthouse Living

Toni Haber | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

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WATCH: Kate The WASP Takes On Chick-Fil-A

Posted 08.06.2012 | Comedy

For a certain segment of our society's, shall we say, upper-crust, the Chick-Fil-A controversy is pretty confusing. On one hand, Chick-Fil-A is a succ...

Mike Giant Inks A Huge Wall in Chinatown

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New York has seen its share of giants. For most people, Mike is just another one. But for fans of cholo-style graffiti and tattoo-inspired art, he is...

House Guest Season

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 09.29.2012 | Style
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.

A Roof With a View: Looking at Art Up Above

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Climbing up on a roof during the sultry city summer can be liberating, and it turns out to be a prime place for painting too. Away from the cacophony...

My Two Seconds With Marilyn

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Joan Marans Dim

My personal memory of Marilyn, far afield from Eunice Murray's terrible discovery, is splendid and dates back to the mid-1950s when I was barely a teenager and lived in the Belnord, the apartment building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

PHOTOS: A Pro Photo Session In Manhattan

Sivan Askayo | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

When I travel to other places in the world, trotting with my camera, I always wish to have at least one or two images of myself that will capture the real essence of the place and myself in it.

Swimming In The Real-World Financial Pool

Shahar Ziv | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business
Shahar Ziv

What many students don't realize is that the financial mistakes they make in college and soon after, such as not paying their bills on time, can have significant consequences, including negative effects on their employment prospects.

Color, Geometry and Pattern on the Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Art from the streets has been heralding a new eye-popping geometric disorder that can now fairly be called a movement. With roots in recent art hist...

How Nora Ephron Moved Me

Lisa Guest | Posted 09.04.2012 | Divorce
Lisa Guest

I'm moved because Nora, for all the success she had in the outer world, chose not to tell many about her disease.

American Mother-Daughter Duo Sketch 888 Taiwanese Faces

Jim Luce | Posted 09.02.2012 | World
Jim Luce

I met the most amazing mother-daughter duo the other week. Americans, they were speaking at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY).

Set 'Em Up Somewhere Else, Joe: Why I'm Through With P.J. Clarke's

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

I was ten years old, during the height of the disco era, when my father first took me to the nondescript two-story building on 55th and 3rd for burger...

Summer Dining In Manhattan

The Purple Passport | Posted 08.13.2012 | Travel
The Purple Passport

It's a town where you don't just go out for Chinese, Spanish, African or Italian food: You go out expressly for Sichuan, Basque, Senegalese or Sardinian.

The Artist's Perspective -- Frieze Art Fair New York

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I was born in New York, grew up in New York and now live in New York, it was my first visit to Randall's Island in Manhattan -- just to see the inaugural Frieze Art Fair.

In A World Of Male Hotel General Managers, Shan Kanagasingham Stands Out

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

"I employ 400 people, but each of them may have two children and a spouse. That's really 1,200 lives that my decisions influence. And so I take that very seriously."

PHOTOS: Unusual Island Vacations

Oyster | Posted 07.08.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Going to the Caribbean is so typical -- not that we object to it -- and we're ready to branch out.

Where's the Boar? In Search of Wild Game in NYC

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 05.01.2012 | Home
Yuliya Neyman

New York City lags behind its game-loving peers in the heartland and down south, where dishes like turtle stew make amphibious game into a delicacy.

WATCH: 'Louie' Trailer Pays Tribute To Woody Allen

Posted 04.19.2012 | Comedy

The third season of "Louie" is coming to FX on June 28, and a trailer hyping the show was released Wednesday. The black-and-white teaser does not appe...

PHOTOS: Ryan Gosling-Themed Easter Egg Hunt In Manhattan

Posted 04.09.2012 | New York

"A very Gosling Easter to you and yours," tweeted @GoslingEaster Sunday morning. The twitter account --unlikely run by the heartthrob and New York ...