Posts tagged "nyc"

New York City Department Of Health Launches New NYC Girls Project

In the twelve years that Mayor Bloomberg has presided over New York City, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (srsly, that’s for real, MENTAL HYGIENE) has been responsible for…

Rachel Krause | October 1, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Our Girl Simcha –– And A Bunch Of Other Fierce New Yorkers — Share Their Style Secrets

Sometimes things just come together in a totally simpatico way. Take, for instance, this new street style video series called “Nailin’ It” that my friend Patrick worked on. Despite NYC…

Julie Gerstein | June 17, 2013 - 1:40 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

Style Stealer: Olivia Palermo Out In Soho With Her Babe Boyfriend

Why is Olivia Palermo still famous? Why is she still snapped by the paparazzi on a weekly basis? Why does she sit front row at every show from New York…

Rachel Krause | July 1, 2012 - 11:00 am

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

Miu Miu Releases 46 Unique Bags For Fashion Weeks

It’s February already? Fashion weeks are fast approaching, that’s for sure, and New York is the first up as always, with shows beginning on Thursday. Regretfully, one brand us Manhattanites…

Rachel Krause | February 12, 2012 - 9:00 am

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

Jason Wu Goes Guerrilla With His Latest Ad Campaign

If you happen to see some photos of seriously refined, flawlessly groomed women in ladylike ’50s-style dresses thrown up on buildings and street signs around Manhattan, don’t be alarmed —…

Rachel Krause | February 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Well, Now There’s A Breed Of Giant Rat Living In NYC, Too

For every spontaneous, adorable impromptu subway sing-a-long, there’s a giant, repulsive rat that comes along and ruins it for everyone. Yes, there are now giant rats living in NYC –…

Julie Gerstein | January 8, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Extreme Germophobia Alert: Woman Showers On The Subway

 

For some, the New York City subway doubles as a shower. This video of a woman bathing on the train is one of those things that I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 6, 2011 - 11:40 am

The NYC Condom Gets A Reboot

New York City has been handing out free condoms since 1971, and the city now distributes more than 40 million rubbers each year in bars, restaurants, community service agencies, and…

Catherine Strawn | March 11, 2010 - 12:20 pm

I Live in NYC, So Where Are All The Celebs?

Every morning I peruse the daily newspapers and online blogs to see what has been going on in the world while I slept. Sometimes I am waking up refreshed from…

Ali Jawin | July 4, 2009 - 11:16 am

Woman Allegedly Punched By NYC Cop

A NYC cop allegedly punched a woman, grabbed her breasts and told her he was going to “treat her like a woman.”

Chrissie Brodigan, 32, tells Gothamist she exited…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Free Rides From Topshop This Summer

Sometimes it feels like that whole “best things in life are free” thing is a crock when all you really want are a pair of YSL cage heels or a…

Leonora Epstein | June 25, 2009 - 10:30 am

Teenage “Nancy Drew” Tracks Down Her Mugger

Muggers, don’t mess with Yudelka Polanco! The 16-year old was walking home in Brooklyn, NY, when a juvenile delinquent snuck up behind her and stole her cell phone, which was…

Simcha | February 29, 2008 - 7:00 pm
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