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DAY 0 8:04 am: I wake up, frantic and hungover. I begin to clean my apartment, which no living human other than me has stepped...

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Once upon a time, MakerBot Industries was the darling of the Brooklyn start-up world. I'd know, because I worked there. The company this week announced...

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Yes, it’s true, I live in Queens. Like you, I naturally believe Queens is the absolute worst. It’s the gateway to Long Island, the...

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Brooklyn (the movie, based on the novel of the same name by Colm Toibin) is a stunning portrait of Brooklyn in the early 1950s and...

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Ah yes, fall. The season when it gets cold and everything dies. Why essentially everyone loves this miserable season is beyond me. The top...

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It's Tax Day. Most of you have already filed, which means you're reading this with at least a general sense of relief. Some of...

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When we first ran that post about how to get the NYC municipal ID, it was just a roving blip on everyone's radar. There...

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Brooklyn may not be where I was born and raised, but eight years, six jobs, five apartments, three ER visits, and one Brooklyn Bridge...

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Jay-Z. Lena Dunham. Dan Cerruti. What do all these incredibly important cultural figures have in common, besides zeitgeist-capturing appeal with legions of fans? They--we--are...

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The Trash Bar. I realize that there are only a couple of dozen or so people to whom the name evokes something more than a...