Posts tagged "new york"

New York, New Jersey Forced To Evacuate Again

The Nor’easter threatening the already-battered Atlantic Coast is weakening, but New York and New Jersey are still ordering evacuations ahead of the storm, which is already pelting Washington with ice and…

Newser | November 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

This Is Why Everyone Is Working From Home In NYC Today

This is an image taken directly from the New York City MTA of what one of the downtown subway stations looks like post-Hurricane Sandy. That’s an entire subway tunnel full…

Julie Gerstein | October 31, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Church Of Kim Kardashian: New York Magazine Wades Deep In Shallow Water

The kingdom of Kim Kardashian has been denounced more frequently and more publicly than any other celebrity name in recent history. There’s something about this family — their wholly public…

Rachel Krause | August 15, 2012 - 7:30 am

The Internet Does Something Nice For A Stranger: Harassed Bus Monitor Karen Klein Gets A Vacation

Kids can be awful to each other. And kids who haven’t been taught right can even be awful to adults. Bus monitor Karen Klein, of Greece, New York, rides the…

Julie Gerstein | June 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Nabokov’s Favorite Butterfly Flies North, And Straight Into Our City, For Spring

Lepidopterists, take note: if you live toward the north, you may have noticed an exceptional amount of orange and black butterflies taking to the skies. These are the Red Admiral…

Rachel Krause | May 12, 2012 - 4:00 pm

NY State Senator Ruben Diaz Sensibly Invokes Hitler In Abortion Rights Debate

“Hitler was pro-choice. He chose to send the Jews to Auschwitz. That was not their choice that was Hitler’s choice. Murderers, assassins and criminals are pro-choice. They choose to put…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2012 - 1:20 pm

224 Pages Of “Paris Versus New York”

As both a New Yorker and a bonafide Francophile, I am a madly adoring fan of the brilliant graphic designer Vahram Muratyan’s website, Paris versus New York. He compares the…

Rachel Krause | February 10, 2012 - 11:40 am

The No-Pants Dance: The 2012 No Pants Subway Ride

Last month, New York group Improv Everywhere held the 11th Annual No Pants Subway Ride, a day to ride around mass transportation with your undies waving in the wind. This…

Julie Gerstein | February 6, 2012 - 11:40 am

In Defense Of Katherine Heigl & The “America’s Sweetheart” Problem

Let’s get one thing straight: I am not a fan of Katherine Heigl movies and I probably won’t see her new film “One for the Money” unless I’m forced. But…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2012 - 11:00 am

Beauty Bar Brings Its Online Store Into The Real World

We’ve long loved online beauty and skincare company Beauty Bar for its extensive (extremely extensive) collection of top quality skincare, makeup and beauty brands. Where else can you find Malin…

Julie Gerstein | November 30, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Dominatrix Suspended From New York Attorney General’s Office

Lawyers in the New York Attorney General’s office are used to cracking down on bad boys. But in Alisha Smith’s case, bad boys may have been paying her top dollar…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Say Something Nice, You Jerks!

New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for being the nicest, most positive bunch. Which might have been why the folks at Improv Everywhere set out to get Manhattan residents to…

Julie Gerstein | August 22, 2011 - 6:20 pm

What Tiny Living Really Looks Like

Not going to lie, watching Manhattan architect Luke Clark Tyler, who lives in a 76 square foot apartment, talk about his living space kind of gave me heart palpitations.

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2011 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: The Broadway Show “Hair” Will Marry Gay Couples Onstage

The Broadway show “Hair” will marry a bunch of gay couples live onstage in front of the audience after the July 25 show! New York State’s new law legalizing

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Sarah Jessica Parker Has Considered Leaving New York

“[The papparazi] follow every move I make until I’m back inside the house. You do start to understand the behind-the-gate mentality, the getting in the car in your driveway. But…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 15, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Breaking News: Gay Marriage Passes In New York

New York State has officially passed a same sex marriage bill, 33 to 29, becoming the sixth and largest state to make gay marriage legal in the United States. This…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 25, 2011 - 12:15 am

Today’s Lady News: Hijab-Wearing Muslim Girl In NY Assaulted By A Classmate

A Muslim girl on Staten Island in New York was shoved, punched, kicked and had her hijab (headscarf) nearly pulled off by a 12-year-old classmate, , reportedly because of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Geraldine Ferraro Dies

Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman from a major party ever to run for vice president, died yesterday at age 75. Ferraro was a Queens criminal prosecutor and then representative in…

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2011 - 12:45 pm

Josh Radnor Says Women Are Just More Alluring In New York

“New York and L.A. both have a lot of beautiful women, but in New York that beautiful woman will be reading a book. That, to me, is intensely sexy. If…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 16, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Breastfeeding Is Like Slim Fast In Diapers, Says New PSA

Burning 500 calories a day without any cardiovascular exercise? Sign me up!

Oh wait, you mean I have to go through childbirth and then breastfeed a baby?

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2010 - 7:45 pm