Here’s one for debate: Do New Yorkers need to be able to text at all times? "Subway riders waiting on platforms [this past] Tuesday at three stations along West 14th Street and one station at West 23rd Street could make calls, send texts and check e-mail,” reports the New York Times’ City Room blog.
You’ve probably heard about those all-night art festivals or white nights in Europe, where museums and galleries stay open for free all night. This Saturday, New York gives late-night art its own spin with the Bring to Light: Nuit Blanche festival in Greenpoint taking place from 6 p.m. to midnight
The underground is where it’s at this week with cellphone service rolling out across the Chelsea tracks and a new digital interactive installation being unveiled at Union Square Station. Part of the MTA’s Artist for Transit initiative, "Union Square in Motion” is not just any old zoetrope—it’s the
This Sunday kicks off a three-night residency at Le Poisson Rouge for L.A.-based singer-songwriter Jon Brion. Since heading to the West Coast, the multi-instrumentalist has become known for his big-name collabs with musicians like David Byrne and Fiona Apple (who he just performed with on September
OK, so you know how your 27-year-old boyfriend’s still has that 13-year-old habit of letting his hair get too long? Well apparently, this kind of endearing (admit it, part of you does find it adorable), kind of annoying quirk isn’t just something us regular folk have to deal with. Seems like Angelina,
If the secret to staying thin is staying social, then the Food Network’s New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Food + Wine has it all right. Today this four-day smorgasbord of edible events kicks off with bowling parties, gourmet pizza nights, and market get-togethers hosted by the network’s
Thankfully someone over at Allure.com is scouring highfalutin science journals for diet tips, like being social can keep you slim. (By the way, that means social, social, like outside, not sitting at home on your laptop social-networking from your couch.) A recent study found that an active social
Do New Yorkers really need another advice book on sex and dating? Tarcher, a Penguin imprint, certainly thinks so—but at least this book’s launch party involves Ping-Pong. In the words of Paul McCartney: "Some people want to fill the world with silly love songs”—or in this case relationship books.
Yesterday, the 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana’s "Nevermind” was released, but Pearl Jam beat them to the grunge nostalgia finish line with the opening of "Pearl Jam Twenty” last Friday at the IFC Center. (Put your hand up, if the words "20th anniversary edition” just made you a little bit uncomfortable.)
Now should you win the aforementioned contest (i.e. fixing up one downtown hairstylist and getting free salon visits for life), InStyle.com has compiled the perfect primer on the 10 Hairstyles That Are Always in Style, starting with the Pixie, which still looks great on Halle Berry more than five
Can you help this downtown Delilah find her Samson? And, preferably one that’s a dead ringer for a cross between Stephen Colbert and Jeff Goldblum. "Hair stylist Jill Hammelman spends so much time working at her East Village business Extensions by JILL that she doesn’t have time to meet guys. So a
Commenting on The New Yorker’s piece on Daphne Guinness—which happens to coincide with an exhibit on her style at FIT—Fashionista.com has prepared a slide show a la "This Is Your Life” tracing her evolution from pretty socialite to eccentric billionaire. Like a pre-kabbalah Madonna, Guinness has gone