One of the hardest things I’ve had to do with this move to Brooklyn from Virginia is change my allegiance to all my local shops; coffee, comics, pizza, pub, etc. I got really spoiled in my old neighborhood with having all of these pretty much on the same block and not having
My Facebook and Twitter feeds are constantly flooded with updates about going to the gym. Part of me feels like being a smart-ass and asking, “If you don’t post about going to the gym, did it not happen?” Personally, while these people are advertising to the world that they’re sweating
As I made coffee this morning, I struggled to remember what dating was like before social media became a part of every day life. I thought back to the days of anonymity, speculation, and sharing news by word of mouth. Before the days of Facebook, there was no definite box
“Psychogeography” likely strikes the initiated as a word with a fairly niche following of academics. That’s a fair assessment. The word refers to the study of the effects that environments have on the emotions and behaviors of individuals. It’s is also the subject of Conflux Festival, now in its 7th year.
By definition, being charitable and philanthropic means removing yourself from your self-absorbed cocoon of cheap beer and a DVR full of Jersey Shore reruns to think about someone else for a little bit. But let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment – even if you’re just looking for a
I have conflicting feelings about Foursquare. On the one hand, it’s a kind of boring concept ‘“ a phone app that lets people know where you are via check-ins? Sounds a lot like Twitter but with less words (and who knew that was even possible?) But in spite of this,
Some of you may have already heard of the phenomenon of Meetups where people go online to find groups of people with shared interests, plan meetings, and form whatever offline ventures in their own communities. Its not surprising that New York’” where a ride on the subway or a trip