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  1. The Massive Problem Of Senior Poverty Is Here TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Huffington Post

    For years, I have been asking many people this question: What will happen to the tens of millions of people over 50 -- a number growing every day -- who have no money saved, no prospects of ever earning a decent wage again, and a great many of whom have as many as 30, 40 or 50 years left to live? That's not an answer. I know it's a real problem.


  2. 'Human + Hound' Is Like 'Humans Of New York'.. Just FluffierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Switched

    Yair + Cooper "I just moved here from Florida a year ago, away from my immediate family. I still get really lonely sometimes so I decided to get myself a dog! He's been with me for about five months now, and he helps me with the loneliness and keeps me company."


  3. The Unexpected Lip Color Celebs Are Wearing Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Huffington Post

    Amandla Stenberg , Nina Hosseinzadeh and Natalie Portman were all recently spotted wearing lipstick in shades of cranberry. While all these actresses have different skin tones and hair coloring, the rich, red hue added drama to their faces without taking away from their natural beauty.


  4. These Images Show Cities Recovering After Winter Storm JonasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Switched

    Two days after Winter Storm Jonas brought record-breaking snowfall to parts of the East Coast, residents finally got some relief on Monday and began digging out of their homes. Some attempted to travel to work, while others took advantage of the snow day to grab a shovel and get to work elsewhere -- namely, by clearing snow.


  5. The Fertile BattlefieldRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | The Huffington Post

    Here I find myself in an unusual situation - three shows I'd like to go see, but haven't seen yet. If you're in New York, I'd like you to know they're out there to be seen, so I'm posting slideshows of work from each of them here.


  6. Transform the New York State Board of Regents from the InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Switched

    Chancellor Merryl Tisch and Vice-Chancellor Anthony Bottar are both resigning from the New York State Board of Regents , the governing body for education in New York State. Bottar represents a region in upstate New York and Tisch holds an out-large position.


  7. Meet The First Babies Of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Switched

    It's a new year, and several little ones were born shortly after the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1. Here are some of the new babies born on the first day of 2016: Zayden Noel was born to Stephanie Diaz at Coney Island Hospital , Brooklyn, New York, at the stroke of midnight. The healthy infant weighed 7 lbs.


  8. Behind the Scenes: Anna OrtizRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In this, the fifth of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829 's Scenic Artists who sculpt and paint in a variety of ways the sets we see on television, in movies and documentaries, on theater stages, and in the backgrounds of television and internet commercials the spotlight will be on the fine art of Anna Ortiz . I only worked briefly with Ortiz on one or two occasions a few years back but I've since had a lasting and unwavering appreciation for her art and imagery.


  9. This Christmas, Give These Rescue Dogs 'A Home For The Howlidays'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Online pet supply retailer Dog & Co. teamed up with Brooklyn, New York-based nonprofit Sugar Mutts Rescue for a snow globe-inspired photo shoot called "A Home for the Howlidays."


  10. Museum Residencies Offer Opportunities for ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Switched

    Nowadays, museums seem to do everything but give visitors a room for the night: They provide food, plan vacations, organize parties, offer concerts and opportunities for shopping, help single people find a date and teach classes. They also exhibit one thing or another, and a growing number of them have established artist-in-residency programs that allow artists to display their work to, and interact with, the public.


  11. Embracing Inclusion, Defeating Hate: The National Immigrant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    This last month has been a difficult one for America. With the terrible attacks in Paris on November 13th and in the wake of the tragic San Bernardino, California shooting , we have seen dozens of American politicians try and score cheap political points by scapegoating Syrian refugees and other immigrants , and openly targeting Muslims through broad generalizations .


  12. Rainier Beauty-Brand New Makeup Brand Launches In Asbury Park, N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In the world of cosmetics, you have your NARS, your Kevyn Aucoin, and of course your MAC. It is very rare though, to see an extremely seasoned and wildly talented artist like Rai Guerre-Nelson take a company like Ranier Beauty and bring it to the mainstream.


  13. How To Eat, Drink, and Sleep Art in Miami This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Switched

    Ramona Rosales, Half Empty , 2014, archival pigment print. Copyright the artist.


  14. He Changed His Facebook Profile Picture And Became A Web StarRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2015 | Switched

    The snap shows him walking down the side of a New York road, hands in pockets and deep in thought. The Internet stumbled across the image, and what was just a joke between friends soon exploded.


  15. An Action-Packed Weekend in New York on $25 a DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Switched

    Who says you need to blow your budget on a trip to New York City ? Sure, there are plenty of luxury hotels and splurge-worthy restaurants , but the city that never sleeps also provides plenty of free things to do , and affordable drinking and dining for budget-conscious travelers. For breakfast, it doesn't get much more classic than a bagel and a cup o' joe.


  16. Latino Activists Protest Donald Trump's SNL Appearance Outside NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Switched

    As Donald Trump prepared for his big "Saturday Night Live" appearance , Latino activists and supporters gathered outside the NBC studios and protested the network's decision to feature a man who has called Mexican immigrants "rapists." "Allowing Trump to host 'Saturday Night Live,' a storied comedy show, is nothing short of a slap in the face to the more than 57 million Latinos living in the U.S., whose only wish is to work hard, provide for their families and live the American dream," said Brent Wilkes, the national executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens, which organized the protest.


  17. Apple To Judge: It's 'Impossible' To Unlock New iPhones Without PasscodeRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Switched

    Inc told a U.S. judge that accessing data stored on a locked iPhone would be "impossible" with devices using its latest operating system, but the company has the "technical ability" to help law enforcement unlock older phones. 's position was laid out in a brief filed late Monday, after a federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn, New York, sought its input as he weighed a U.S. Justice Department request to force the company to help authorities access a seized iPhone during an investigation.


  18. Lupe Fiasco Supports Businesses In Underserved Areas With Non-ProfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On Monday, Fiasco announced via Twitter the start of a traveling non-profit that he's involved with called the Neighborhood Start Fund . Fiasco and Di-Ann Eisnor , tech business leader and director of the GPS mobile app Waze, started the organization with the intention of targeting entrepreneurs in low-income neighborhoods who need help with funding their ideas.


  19. Stunning Photographs Show Brooklyn Before and After Hipsters Took OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Switched

    In an ongoing effort to record the ever-changing urban landscape of Brooklyn, New York, photographer Kristy Chatelain began capturing the gentrification of neighborhoods such as Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Dumbo in 2007. Several years later, she returned to the same locations to witness how they had transformed, chronicling the shift through her camera's lens.


  20. Two Lady BBFs Ditched The Machismo Of The 1950s To Start Their Own Damn Art MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In 1924, Jane Freilicher entered the world via Brooklyn, New York. That same year, some ways away, Jane Wilson was born on an Iowa farm.


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