Posts tagged "new york"

Let’s Talk About The Scourge Of Chicago-Style Bagels

Forget pizza – the real problem between New York and Chicago is bagels.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Boobs Take The Day In NYC And Chicago Protests This Weekend

It was a good weekend for not wearing a shirt! Chicago’s SlutWalk and New York’s Go Topless Day took place on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, with protesters advocating against rape

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 24, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Rebecca’s 5 Favorite Things From 2014

Sure, there’s the stuff that shows up on roundups of the year’s most popular music, movies, TV shows, books, trendy lettuces, vibrators, painful caught-on-video mishaps, or what have you. But…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Comprehensive Reading List For Eric Garner And The Non-Indictment Of Officer Daniel Pantaleo

I don’t know what to say about the non-indictment of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death, while Garner repeated the words “I can’t breathe” over and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Some Thoughts On The Jackass Brawl On The F Train

Some quick reactions to the video going viral showing a brawl on NYC’s F Train:

OMG, shut up, humanity.
Pause at 1:36 and see if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 10, 2014 - 10:30 am

“Paris/New York” Beautifully Integrates Two Of The World’s Greatest Cities

The Paris vs. New York debate has been (lazily) carrying on for decades, though in my humble opinion they’re too unique in their own ways to compare. This video by…

Claire Hannum | November 3, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Brit’s Brain Goes Haywire Over New York Subway System

British journalist Bim Adewunmi has been in New York for the last few weeks and apparently taking the subway has driven her insane. Writing in The Guardian, she expresses the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Barney’s Hires “Anti-Racial Profiling Consultant” After Investigation Finds It Discriminated Against Shoppers

Last year, the upscale department store Barneys in New York City was hit with several accusations that it engages in racial profiling of its customers. On Friday, following a nine-month-long…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Say What? 1-In-25 New Yorkers Is A Millionaire

If you were to chuck everybody who wasn’t a millionaire out of New York City, the city would still have a higher population than New Orleans, according to a new…

Newser | July 24, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Another One Bites The Dust: New York Politician Resigns After Sexual Harassment Accusations

A New York State politician accused of sexually harassing more than half a dozen staffers resigned from the state legislature last night.

Dennis Gabryszak, an Assemblyman from the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2014 - 12:40 pm

New York State Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Just when you thought politicians could keep it in their pants … ha, ha, you were wrong.

New York State Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak has been accused of sexual harassment…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Train In Deadly Metro-North Derailment Wouldn’t Slow Down, Said Operator

At least four people are dead and 63 hurt after a Metro-North passenger train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx this morning, New York Governor Andrew…

Newser | December 1, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Worst First Date Ever: Woman Falls From Her Balcony On The 17th Floor

When someone goes on a bad date it usually has something to do with awkward silences, gross food, a complete lack of connection, or as the case usually is with…

Mary Odell | August 2, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Models Under 18 In New York Will Soon Be Protected By Child Labor Laws

We know that some models pursue dangerous measures in the hopes they will join the cadre of elites. We know that being a top model means million-dollar contracts and the key…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 2:30 pm

The Right To Protected Sex: Bill Introduced To Decriminalize Condom Possession

Anti-trafficking advocates, LGBT organizations, lawmakers and public health advocates have gathered in Albany, New York today to push for new legislation about condoms.  Yes, condoms.

Currently 39 million…

Sarah Gray | April 23, 2013 - 5:20 pm

This Doctor’s Bathroom Sign Welcomes Everyone

Last week, we uttered a collective, “UGH, ARIZONA!” over the news that the Arizona House of Representatives advanced a bill allowing businesses to ban transgender folks from using the restroom of their identified…

Sarah Gray | April 2, 2013 - 3:40 pm

NYPD’s Misguided Strategy To Get Domestic Violence Victims To Cooperate

If you abuse your partner you deserve some serious jail-time.  Nobody could argue with that.  Yet, according to The New York Post, the New York Police Department’s method of getting a victim…

Sarah Gray | March 20, 2013 - 9:40 am

Breaking News: You Can Be A Feminist And A Stay-At-Home Mom

I expected the worst when I heard that that New York magazine would be writing an article about “The Retro Wife,” about how some liberal feminists are embracing retro lifestyles…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2013 - 8:00 am

New York Governor Cuomo Looks To Update State’s Abortion Laws

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to update abortion laws in New York by removing restrictions on late term abortions (past 24 weeks), which have previously been available only if…

Sarah Gray | February 19, 2013 - 6:00 pm
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