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  1. Rainbow Profile Pictures Didn't End Homophobia: So Now What Will You Do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Switched

    In 2010, author Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller started the "It Gets Better" campaign to inspire young queer, trans, and questioning youth to know that life can get better after high school. LGBTQ people were encouraged to share stories of how they got through bullying, isolation, and thoughts about suicide, while heterosexual/cisgender allies offered messages of support.


  2. The Program That Encourages Girls to Speak Out About What It's Really Like to Be a TeenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Switched

    On a recent Saturday evening in Lower Manhattan, nearly two dozen high school girls stood next to glowing laptops, displaying projects to a milling crowd. One used the online presentation tool Prezi to click through chapters of her vampire novel-in-progress, which, she says, is a metaphor for society's fear of African Americans.


  3. Tour This $6.25 Million Medieval-Style Home Located In ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Switched

    Stained-glass windows, gothic statues, limestone archways - finding a masterful home with all the trappings of a medieval church or castle is rare, especially in New York City. In fact, this Gramercy Park apartment has no historic ties to that era at all; the home was built in the 1930s by famed architect firm Schwartz and Gross, reports StreetEasy .


  4. Finding Manhattan's Ghostbusters hauntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Switched

    Remember the original Ghostbusters ? It's been a generation since that blockbuster showed us a spookier side of New York City. With the third sequel only a few days from being unleashed on the world, we had to return to Manhattan to revisit those haunts and to educate our kids on Ghostbuster lore.


  5. Former International Phenomenon 'Linsanity' Returns To New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Switched

    Arguably the most popular New York Knick of the 21st century is returning to New York. Indeed, former Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin , the man whose meteoric rise brought a two-month well of joy to NBA fans, has reportedly agreed to re-sign to play within the five boroughs of New York City.


  6. Nychos Slays In New York: IKONS Revealed As Never BeforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Switched

    This month has been a whirlwind in New York for an Austrian street artist/fine artist/illustrator named Nychos, and he's made quite the iconic impression. Anchored by a show that opened last weekend of canvasses and illustrations at Jonathan Levine Gallery in Chelsea named "IKON," and assisted by a co-branded sculptural event with the Vienna Tourist Board, the surreal dissectionist didn't rest there.


  7. This Politician Wants Congress To Fight GentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Switched

    New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat is running for Congress with a proposal to protect neighborhoods like Harlem, where rents are skyrocketing. New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in New York City on June 24, 2015.


  8. Hidden Gems of Central ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Switched

    You could spend a whole week exploring Central Park's 843 acres of green lawns, cultivated gardens and man-made lochs - and you'd still miss out on the secret spots that we locals have come to love. Here, Chelsea Stuart reveals where to track them down.


  9. A New Park Rises from an Old Garbage Dump: Parks as Critical Elements of Urban InfrastructureRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Switched

    Yesterday was a historic day for parks in New York City. While most tourists do not get to see much of Staten Island beyond the ferry terminal, a new urban park is taking shape in that borough on the site of the city's last garbage dump .


  10. Ten Top New and Renewed Boutique Hotels in Northeast USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Switched

    Most hotels, if around long enough, go stale after awhile. New, they attract a certain type of traveler and when that type of traveler ages, so does the hotel's concept, decor and bedding.


  11. New Yorkers Finally Have An Election That's All About ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Switched

    What makes the New York primary so intriguing this year is not just that a presidential campaign rife with larger-than-life characters, sharp rhetoric and some genuinely nutty elements is heading to a place that embraces all three. It's that most of the major candidates can -- and certainly will -- spend the next week and a half laying claim to being a "true New Yorker."


  12. The Faithful Shopper: Here Comes the BrideRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    When the moment comes that you realize that you have to find that perfect gown, Manhattan is the place to be. Whatever your budget, whatever your style, you will find your treasure.


  13. Film Festival Commemorates 25th Anniversary of the African Burial GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Mount Vernon, New York based Media Magic is collaborating with the National Park Service New York African Burial Ground Visitors Center to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Burial Ground's rediscovery with a Film Festival. It opens with a screening of the documentary "Then I'll Be Free To Travel Home: the Legacy of the NY African Burial Ground," Thursday, March 31 at 6 PM at the African Burial Ground Visitors Center in lower Manhattan.


  14. I Think I'll Have My Cake and Eat It TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    I've grown so used to this, I find myself popping out of bed a few minutes below my alarm even goes off. 6:15 - Already on my way down my treacherous 6-story NYC walk-up apartment.


  15. A Week of Crackdowns on Activists and Copwatchers in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Switched

    Four well-known activists and copwatchers were arrested in a span of three days for filming the police, which is not illegal. The NYPD had gone so arrest crazy by Wednesday that someone from the mayor's office, perhaps weary over bad publicity, allegedly called 1 Police Plaza to arrange for one person's release.


  16. A Brand Experience All About 'Being' Not 'Buying'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Opposite the fashionable Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District in Manhattan sits what may be the new standard in global retail right now - Samsung 837. Named after its address at 837 Washington Street, the "store" contains three floors of brand experiences in 40,000 square feet of space, with not a product for sale.


  17. Thinking Big on Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Crippled infrastructure and stalled economic activity is on no government's wish list. Realizing that climate change could make them a recurring reality, cities are ramping up their climate adaptation and resilience projects.


  18. For Michael Zahler, New Show Represents 'A Full-Circle Life Moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    New York-based actor-singer Michael Zahler promises a night of "good, old-fashioned song-crooning" when he takes the stage of Manhattan nightspot, Feinstein's/54 Below , this Friday night. The Feb. 26 show, "Still It's True," will be very much a collaborative effort between Zahler, who is passionate about the Great American Songbook, and longtime musical director Will Van Dyke , who favors a rock & roll, singer-songwriter vibe.


  19. Art Exhibits Illuminate Harlem From Downtown to UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Community Works , a not-for-profit arts and education organization, has launched two exhibitions celebrating Harlem and the African American experience in New York: One at Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street and the other Uptown at MIST Harlem . Staged throughout three floors at Federal Hall, harlem is...DOWNTOWN brings four of the organization's signature exhibits together for the first time: harlem is...ACTIVISM, harlem is MUSIC, harlem is...THEATER , and harlem is...DANCE .


  20. NYC Travel: The Giraffe Hotel's Quiet EleganceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    The Giraffe Hotel is a hidden jewel on the east side of Manhattan at 26th and Park, once considered a neighborhood off the beaten track and now a gentrified area of shops and cafes, which if you know NYC is a neighborhood of beautiful architecture but had been mostly corporate interests until the last several years where it has now blossomed into 'No-Mad" or North of Madison Square Park. The neighborhood includes restaurants like Upland, Eataly and the Ace Hotel as well as Gansevoort Park all within walking district.


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