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11 Little Life Lessons From Mom That You Should Never Forget

Posted 05.08.2014 | Parents

A mother-child relationship is a curious thing. It starts out as one of basic necessity (infanthood), morphs into one of emotional inconsistency (adol...

Latinas Think Big Event at Google: Top 10 Twitter Moments (and What they Mean for the USA)

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

We trust each other. It's a comadrething. We trust our hermanas more than we trust advertisers who clearly do not understand that we are not stereotypes, and that we'll simply ignore the dancing taco.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

Kate Taney | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Kate Taney

Around 2 a.m. the other night, I had just slogged my tired wet feet on to the 6 train after having worked another nine hour shift behind a bar.

Fountain House Symposium Honors Author Andrew Solomon

Jim Luce | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium - and luncheon - ...

Astoria Characters: The Comfortable Couple

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Judy Lopez sits on the couch sipping a soda. Her husband, Ricky, settles into the recliner with Dixie, a bug-eyed pug, riding shotgun on its ample arm. It doesn't get better than this. The trio is content to tune in to the flat-screen TV.

Lessons I've Learned (So Far) Living in New York

Malia Griggs | Posted 10.16.2012 | New York
Malia Griggs

I have a mantra I repeat to myself when I'm not working in my cloud of an office way, way up in the sky. It is, quite simply: Don't think about it. And on that note, a sub-rule: Don't look at the ground. You will see ungodly things. It will change you.

Return of the Straphanger Nation

Taras Grescoe | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York
Taras Grescoe

We are all straphangers now and then: just people trying to share, and get around in, that greatest of all human creations, the city.

More Reasons to Leave New York: Taxi TV, Ghosts and Your Autograph

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 08.20.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

When you're out, about, and fully engaged in your New York City hustle, there's one particular experience capable of granting you a little space all your own to catch your breath and use exactly as you see fit: Cab rides.

City Bound

Jill Knapp | Posted 06.20.2012 | New York
Jill Knapp

The year I moved to Manhattan, Gossip Girl premiered. I was infatuated with the show's fabricated lifestyle. It took only about three months for my illusions to get shattered.

What It Means to Be 25 Today

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York
Sarah Shanfield

If you are 25 or turning 25: It's OK that you have not gone to grad school. It's also OK if you're thinking of going. And many may not agree with me, but I think it's OK to apply to grad school because you still haven't found a job in this economy.

Astoria Characters: The Cabbie of All Trades

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

John McDonagh, in a hoodie and hooligan cap on, is not behind the wheel. It's his day off, and he's at the diner having his breakfast between errands that will take him all over the place before the sun sets.

10 Ways To Convince Yourself You Still Love New York

Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Lucas Kavner

For every beautiful thing that happens in this city -- and there are many -- at least a few things a day make you question what you're doing living in the steaming pile of disease that is the Big Apple.

Siblings Want $1.5 Million Insurance Of Man Who Killed Himself And 2 Sons In Fire

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime

SEATTLE — A life insurance company has asked a judge to decide whether any of Josh Powell's relatives are entitled to collect on a $1.5 million ...

Gay Pride Parade Unlike Any Other in NYC: We Can Marry Now

Jim Luce | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

A sea change in New York. Although I have attended the NYC Pride Parade since 1983 -- many as a marshal -- this one was different.

Grosz: Expressionist Art Is in Full Bloom

Angella Nazarian | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York
Angella Nazarian

New York Celebrity Hot Spot, Uva!

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

Jeff Rivera is an entertainment reporter who blogs about young Hollywood celebrities . He is also the author of the novel, Forever My Lady(Grand ...

The Lottery Question

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Everyone has dreams and desires but usually keep them hidden, back in the recesses of their minds. The lottery question gets those dreams and desires out in the open, on the front burner.

Indian Legend Plays NYC, Thanks Obama

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The Dalai Lama is a big fan of Amjad Ali Khan, one of India's most famous classical musicians, who was in New York last week to perform in the grand ballroom at the Indian Consulate.

HuffPosters: Have You Traded Life Insurance For Mortgage Payments? Share Your Stories

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The economic crisis has forced Americans to make decisions they never expected to make. In an effort to keep up with his rising mortgage payments, on...