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10 Jan 2017

7 Tips For Staying Alive In The NYC Winter From a Former Street Kid

The best defense against the cold is a healthy diet, proper hydration and ideally, a furnace. But let’s face it: you can’t afford any of those things. Here are some tips from someone who truly knows the value of fresh socks and a thermostat; a former NYC Street Kid. 1.

Tiana Miller 0
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09 Jan 2015

10 Ways to Stay Warm in New York’s Frozen Winter Temperatures

If your nipples aren’t bleeding yet, I would assume that you are not human. I can understand, however, the physical dexterity you possess, which prevents blood from leaking out of your tightly erect nipples, if you answer to the names Mr. Freeze, Queen Elsa of Arendelle, Princess Anna of Arendelle,

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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19 Feb 2013

Get Steamy in Koreatown’s Juvenex Spa

Since I’m not equipped to quantum leap into the tropical Caribbean warmth, nor will I shell out the dough for a pricey health club, I turn elsewhere for warmth on days like today, with the temperature in the teens and an icy wind ready to whip at your eyeballs and

Michele DeBella - Cheap Chick 0
06 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass Health Care: Cold/Flu Season

I just spent the last few days in bed, sick. In that time I watched three seasons of “Sons of Anarchy” on Netflix and agonized over what to do if it was more than a little bug as I am currently uninsured. I spent a lot of time on the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 1
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03 Nov 2011

Pho Clement II Electric Boogaloo

When you catch a movie with whose title is followed with numeral dos you generally expect a rehash of something that never lives up to the original.  Such is not the case at Pho Clement II. Even though the restaurant is actually on Geary that does little to hinder the

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0
ColdTissue
25 Sep 2011

DIY Cold Remedies

Sore throat, congestion, a cough that sounds dangerously whooping, and more phlegm than you can shake a stick at comprise my current state of existence. I’ve basically been dying since Monday, but I’m using all my energy to emerge from a mountain of used tissues and Halls wrappers and help those

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
04 Oct 2010

Easy Ways to Not Get Sick This Season

Every time the seasons change, it seems half the population gets sick, myself included. I’m working on a nice whooping cough right now and sound like I’ve been smoking Marlboro Reds since the day I was born.  Whatever your immune system might be, there’s still a strong likelihood you’re gonna

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1