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NYC: Pop Up Yoga + Silent Dinner

Having holiday anxiety on top of your everyday anxiety? Good! I’m not alone! Pop Up Yoga NYC, EAT and Imagination in Space have the answer though, and are putting together the most […]


Heathers Goes Off Broadway

Very exciting news came yesterday for anyone that knows what true teen angst is and that growing up, your best friend is also your worst enemy. The classic film Heathers […]

NYC Taxi Drivers 2014 Beefcake Calendar

It’s snowing in NYC but 2014 looks to be HOT HOT HOT every month with NYC Taxi Drivers 2014 Beefcake Calendar. (I’m sorry I just couldn’t refrain from writing that […]


Your LA & NYC Comedy Show Fix: Sunday December 8

New York City and Los Angeles have great comedy shows every night of the week, that can make it a daunting task trying to figure out which shows to attend. […]

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Must Follow Person Of The Week: Kevin James Doyle

Kevin James Doyle is a “must follow” in our book. He shows us why with his “comedy that never sleeps” and his insane sense of humor on Twitter. While his […]

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EXCLUSIVE: A Quick Chat With Internet Comedic Superstar Kyle Ayers

Kyle Ayers is phenomenal. His #roofbreakup hit the internet on Saturday, and the coverage on it has been incredible. And why not? Kyle is a writer and comedian who lives […]


Must Follow Person Of The Week: Aidy Bryant

Aidy Bryant is seriously so much fun. If you’ve been missing her on the last couple of seasons of SNL, she’s a hoot! She does some fun accents, and her […]


Mick Jagger’s Muse

How’s this for narrative arc? Marianne Faithfull – young, beautiful, married, mother, songwriter – meets Mick Jagger and leaves her husband and son. For a minute, Faithfull and Jagger are […]


Fitz And The Tantrums Is Alive! (Not A Long-Gone Motown Group)

Only three bands could interrupt a longstanding glassblowing date a few Tuesdays ago in Brooklyn. A long pole with liquid glass at the end, glowing, hot embers, liquid molten. Magma. […]

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Must Follow Person Of The Week: Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is a knockout. Not only is she just absolutely adorable, but she will blindside you with her humor–appropriate or not. She has previously been featured in our Top 8 […]


Openhouse Gallery’s Park Here

Openhouse’s Gallery’s Park Here is a three-month pop-up park in Nolita. It features a concert series with Rolling Stone mag, ten local food vendors, free wine tastings, BBQ, movies and […]

SO NYC: OpenHouse Gallery Park Here

  January has been the month of Snowpocalypse 2011 in New York, so the Park Here exhibit at OpenHouse Gallery in Nolita could not have have popped up at a better […]

Artist Feature: Chris Dorland

Chris Dorland is an abstract artist who lives and works in NYC. He is a hugely accomplished painter, and creates beautiful mixed media and collage work. Dorland is one of […]

Paris Vs. NYC

Illustrator Vahram Muratyan compares and contrasts Paris and New York City. The result is a charming set of similarities and differences. More after the jump.