Alexandra Wilson

17 May 2017

How To Acclimate Yourself to a New City

Let’s get real – moving to a new city can be tough. Even if you already know people who live there, and have an apartment, job, or family in your soon-to-be hometown, getting used to calling a new place home can be difficult. Looking for ways to speed up the

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29 Mar 2017

10 People Who Would Run HUD Better Than Ben Carson

Ben Carson is in charge of the United States’ Department of Housing and Urban Development. That means that Secretary Carson (blech) oversees the government’s Public and Indian Housing Programs, Equal Opportunity and Fair Housing programs, and several other programs meant to bring equality and justice to all. This is the

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07 Mar 2017

Maybe The 5 Best Cups of Coffee in NYC

Coffee. In New York, it may as well be served in an IV bag. We love it, we crave it, we live it. We need it, honestly, and thankfully there are plenty of coffee shops willing to give us our fix. But how do we tell the legitimate coffee craftsmen

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21 Feb 2017

Best Cafes To Write Sad Poetry In NYC

Regardless of the current holiday trend, season, or weather, there’s ALWAYS a reason to be miserable in NYC. Whether you’re dealing with rent hikes, stepping over dead rats in your brand new heels, getting groped on the subway, or an insufferable co-worker who constantly gets promoted over you, the tension

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16 Feb 2017

A Guide To Activism With No Pink Hat

With the “Age Of Trump” upon us, it feels as if the world could fall apart at any moment. That part is not great. BUT. What is great is that many people are finally mobilized to take action on the issues that matter to them. Whether it’s protesting at the

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28 Dec 2016

Comedian You Need To Know: Bridget Everett

In every “I quit!” fantasy, there’s the part where you unleash a string of expletives at your boss, at your co-workers, and even at the intern who can never get your coffee order right (Laura). But what if you could be as profane and as in-the-face of everyone as you

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07 Dec 2016

NYC Restaurants With The Meanest Service

So here’s the thing – when I go out to eat in New York City, I’m going because I am a lazy human who hates people but still wants to be treated nicely.  Sound accurate? Good, because that sums up a good chunk of New Yorkers – we’re jerks, but

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