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“I believe everyone should have an equal and fair chance at life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and it doesn’t seem that this administration adheres to the same philosophy.” – NYC Restauranteur, Ravi DeRossi.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Sip A Cocktail, Help A Cause At Coup

The process is simple: for every drink purchased, customers receive a wooden token to drop into one of six jars located around the establishment. Read...
Shannon Day    |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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Is it worth it? Yes. (Image via Thinkstock)

Stop Telling Me To Leave NYC For A "Better Life”

The sum of a city isn’t always made up of its parts. In New York City, this includes morning garbage, the near-constant sirens, rapid Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   12.27.16   |   SHARE
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It’s the same place, but you’re a different person. Image: Thinkstock.

Same Place, Different People

The “you” who opens their eyes in the morning isn’t the same “you” lays down their head in that bed that night. In those few hours of consciousness Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   07.29.16   |   SHARE
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Seeing as I didn’t have any firm idea of what I wanted the dress to look like, I figured it’d be easier. Ha! Image: Scott Webb/Unsplash.

Becoming Bride: The Dress

A week or so ago I started shopping for a wedding dress, and guess what? Shopping for a wedding dress sucks! Read...
Melissa Petro    |   07.22.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
You aren’t wonderful despite these things that make up who you are. You’re wonderful BECAUSE of them. Image: Thinkstock.

I Don't Want To Be Your Exception

Whether it’s your ethnicity, your religion, your sexuality, you do not deserve to be loved in spite of who you are — you deserve to be loved for who Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   06.29.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Those 24 hours unplugged were an interesting experience.

5 Things That Happen When You Lose Your Phone For 24 Hours

Being unable to post photos of funny signs outside of bars or live-tweet bad reality TV had more of an effect than I'd anticipated. Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   06.1.16   |   SHARE
Culture
There are surprisingly few stock photos of women in thongs with "I <3 NY" painted on their butt cheeks.

Tatas In Times Square: NYC Tells Its Desnudas To Cover Up

The Daily News quoted one painted lady as saying, “People come up to us sometimes and say what we do is disgusting,” she said. “But what is Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   08.20.15   |   SHARE
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Bad Manners: Just Because Drew Barrymore Applies Make-Up On The Subway Doesn’t Mean It’s OK

Drew Barrymore applied make-up on the subway and we are scandalized. Read...
Allyson Rees   |   06.24.14   |   SHARE
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