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03 May 2016

Rediscovering Roosevelt Island

Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. Whenever the term “New York City” comes to mind, we often think of these 5 boroughs. Yet, not much attention is paid to one particular part of New York City – one that has a tramway, one train stop, and has enough inhabitants to

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22 Mar 2016

5 Embarrassing Moments in NYC History

The history of New York, particularly New York City, is a fascinating read, browsing through Wikipedia (where you wanted to go to the fellatio wiki so you could “observe” those images for some further “education”). But as much as this city is packed with many twists, turns, triumphs, and failures,

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12 Mar 2016

“AN AFRICAN CITY’S” NANA MENSAH TALKS DIVERSITY, STYLE, AND WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN ACTOR

Working actor” is not a term that many understand. When you say the word “actor,” people picture Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts. But an actor’s success isn’t determined by their level of celebrity, but by the integrity of their work.  Many wouldn’t know the names of thousands of working

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50% off New Glasses + Free Shipping!

We wrote about the 6 rad reasons why shopping for glasses on GlassesUSA.com will change the way you buy glasses forever. You can read about that here. But here's the important part: YOU GET 50% OFF + free shipping on your first pair of frames. Click to find out more!

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08 Feb 2016

Professional Drinking Advice For Women Thanks To The CDC

While the rest of us were screwing around with all that Chipotle nonsense, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, otherwise known as the CDC, were launching its latest ad campaign geared towards women and fetal alcohol syndrome. Unfortunately it read more like a fundamentalist Christian attack on your vagina,

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13 Nov 2015

Force Majeure Variety Show Bewitches Brooklyn

When I got to see FORCE MAJEURE’s October/Halloween show (because by law anything in October is part of greater-metro Halloween), I was told by Tanya Solomon, the show’s MC-Impressario-organizer-producer (who is also a magician-comedian-hyphen hoarder), that her mission was to bring back the variety show. I wondered, but didn’t ask,

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29 Oct 2015

This Week’s Events | New York

Rad Upcoming NY Events SCHTICK OR TREAT THU. 10/29 | 8:00PM @ KNITTING FACTORY BK Mark Normand & Matt Ruby present the 8th annual Schtick or Treat. 50 of New York’s best comics perform as their favorite comedy legends! $3 PBR, $6 PBR + WELL SHOT, $2 OFF EVERYTHING ELSE

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22 Oct 2015

NYC’s Society of Illustrators Shows Off Chip Kidd’s Batman

Maybe it’s just what happens when a young art-form loses its innocence, or maybe it’s about where we are as a culture, but comic books have become very Web 2.0: dynamic, free-associative melodrama has been replaced by knowing riffs and re-mixes of recognizable tropes and broad-stroke bullet points, with a

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