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How Can You Miss Me When You Never See Me?

Melanie Young | Posted 06.08.2014 | New York
Melanie Young

We are not dropping out of touch or even out of sight. We are opting out of paying rent on a tiny city apartment in exchange for living in a larger country home we own. We are going to live where we always escaped to play.

Los Angeles, for New Yorkers Specifically

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Elizabeth Baudouin

Making the LA plea to your New York friends is no easy feat, and I'm used to the pushback.

'You're Silencing Us' -- Protecting Free Speech Rights in Sanford, New York

Kate Sinding | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Kate Sinding

Last September, after taking a series of pro-fracking actions over a four-year period, Sanford's Town Board abruptly imposed a gag order silencing its citizens from discussing the red-hot issue of proposed new fracking in New York and the town.

A New Yorker in Hawaii

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

Just got back from a vacation in Kauai, Hawaii, which is about as different from NYC as one can get. For one thing, I sleep so much better in NYC! That's right, you heard me correctly.

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

The Shelf Talker: Disco, Beer and Rubix Cubes

Kevin Smokler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Smokler

The nominees for the Man Booker Prize, the UK's equivalent of the Best Book Oscar, have been announced. Though we love lists/awards/hall-of-fames of all variety we want hide under the sofa when they land in our laps.

Dear Governor Paterson (An Open Letter)

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

As the first African-American Governor of New York, you have already made history. We now want to help you create a legacy.