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America's 10 Best Party Islands

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 4:23 PM

By: Meagan Drillinger

Islands are the ultimate escape. You've ditched the mainland, and unless you're an island townie (islandie?), in most cases, you're there to have a good time. Much like party lakes are all about bringing the fun to the water, on a party island, the entire...

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50 Sandwiches You Should Eat Before You Die

(3) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 12:52 PM

By: Andy Kryza and Kevin Alexander


No matter what that bloke Earl tells you, sandwiches are the quintessential American food: meat, cheese, bread, and moxie are what this country was founded on. That's why it's your duty -- nay, your destiny -- to eat...

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11 Things You Didn't Know About The Mile High Club

(39) Comments | Posted April 24, 2015 | 11:15 AM

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller

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For most people, even a routine flight offers the promise of joining the Mile High Club -- that's why we've told you about airlines, apps and even secrets to help you get away with it....

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The Manhattan Subway Rent Map: Where You Can't Afford to Live, By Stop

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 11:28 AM

By: Steven Melendez

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Whether you want to be closer to work, or closer to awesome dim sum, finding a more convenient (but still affordable... please?) place to live is something pretty much every New Yorker considers at some...

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The 9 Worst-Designed Cities In The World

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 1:14 PM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

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From sky-scraping metropoles to up-and-coming centers breaking the "large town" mold, cities come in all shapes and sizes. But with that diversity comes one simple truth: no city is perfect. They constantly evolve, much like...

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The 9 Worst-Designed Cities in the World

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 12:36 PM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

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From sky-scraping metropoles to up-and-coming centers breaking the "large town" mold, cities come in all shapes and sizes. But with that diversity comes one simple truth: no city is perfect. They constantly evolve, much like...

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10 Stupid Mistakes You Need to Stop Making on Vacation

(91) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 11:47 AM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

If you've ever lived in a tourist town, then you know that clueless visitors are often more trouble than they (or their wallets) are worth. And because you've likely tripped over enough clueless clods, you probably already know how NOT to be one when you're...

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The 10 Best Cheeses for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

(5) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 11:17 AM

By: Kristin Hunt

Even if your cooking skills are confined to pasta and pizza bagels, you know how to make a grilled cheese sandwich. It's one of the first things you learn to cook, but most of us never experiment beyond the basics. To encourage greater grilled-cheese creativity,...

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The 16 Best Street-Food Cities in the World, Ranked

(1) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 11:23 AM

By: Dan Gentile

Sometimes the finest dining a country has to offer isn't in a Michelin-starred restaurant -- it's within a few feet of spinning Michelin tires. Street food is the true fuel of the people, and there's no better way to get to know a country's cuisine...

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America's 12 Greatest Music Cities, Ranked

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 10:36 AM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

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Since you pretty much never go anywhere anymore without headphones blasting music into your ear holes, a city's music scene ranks pretty close to its restaurants and bars in terms of cultural goings-on....

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The 33 Best Donut Shops in America

(3) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 4:30 PM

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers

If the donut was becoming newly hip again last year during our first compendium of the best donut shops across the country, it is a full-blown trend now, as artisanal donut shops have risen up like those magical...

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The 13 Scariest Roller Coasters in America

(1) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 2:51 PM

By: Adam Lapetina


"Pfft. Roller coasters are for kids, right?" is what you're probably thinking. Well, some are, but unless they're some kind of freakishly tall mutant children, they most likely wouldn't be allowed on the following über-exhilarating (and often terrifying) coasters, for whom the...

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The Horrors, Degradations and Ass-Kicking Triumphs of NYC's Female Chefs

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 12:24 PM

By: Joe Keohane


IT STARTED WITH ONE CHEF. An accomplished veteran who regaled us a month or so ago with a load of stories about what it's like to be a woman working in some of New York's best restaurant kitchens. The takeaway: it sucks. And...

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The 10 Most Beautiful Neighborhoods In America, Ranked

(90) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 11:00 AM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

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A lot of what makes a neighborhood noteworthy has to do with the people who live there -- be they tons of hipsters, yuppies or the sexiest people on Earth. But, as...

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Iced Coffee Is a Gigantic Rip-Off

(3) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 10:54 AM

By: Dan Gentile

I drink tons of iced coffee: in 100+ degree Texas, it doesn't make sense to add any more steam into your life. But I do so regretfully, knowing that, while I'm scoring a buzz and a refreshing drink, I'm also missing out on much of...

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12 Game-Changing Cooking Hacks From Top Chefs

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 11:00 AM

By: Dan Gentile

Cooking can be both intimidating and time consuming, which often leads to microwaving. But on the rare occasion when you're not heating up Hot Pockets, it's empowering to have a few tricks up your sleeve. We asked a few of our favorite chefs and...

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The 16 U.S. Cities That Top Every Internet List For Being Awesome

(7) Comments | Posted April 14, 2015 | 11:21 AM

By: Matt Meltzer


Next to pro sports teams and maybe famous citizens not named Pauly Shore, nothing gets people talking city pride like a "best-of" Internet list. "Most Livable City," or "Sexiest City," or "Best Small Town to Start a Knitting Blog," you get the...

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The Most Iconic Bar in Every State (and DC)

(4) Comments | Posted April 13, 2015 | 2:59 PM

By: Lee Breslouer

The first known use of the word iconic comes from 1656, and, though most of these bars haven't been around quite that long, some come damn close. Our rules for choosing an iconic bar were simple: it has to have been around since at...

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7 Small Towns Known For One Special Thing

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2015 | 2:15 PM

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller


If there's one thing we know from listening to John Cougar Mellencamp, it's that small-town pride runs deep. Also, that rural kids weirdly suck on chili dogs. But mostly, that people are really proud of their small towns.

And nowhere is that more...

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The Best Date Spot Near Every Manhattan Subway Stop

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 6:32 PM

By: Meagan Drillinger

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If you've dated in NYC, you've inevitably dealt with the pressure of choosing the spot (SO MUCH PRESSURE!). Your choices have either made you a hero, or sent you home horny and alone. Fear...

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