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Erin Barnes

Standing on a street corner in Brooklyn, Erin Barnes, co-founder and executive director of ioby.org, a crowdfunding start-up for environmental and urban renewal projects, is addressing a question about what motivates her busy early mornings that seem gaga, even…

croteaux vineyards

We asked some of our favorite notable New York writers and editors where they go to feel far away from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. Whether they like to re-energize on a trail in Connecticut, take the train…

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On one of those winter days posing as spring, I meet Fast Company‘s senior editor Jason Feifer in Brooklyn Bridge Park. His wife is teaching a class at home around the corner in Brooklyn Heights, so he has time…

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There are few more knowledgeable about New York travel than the savvy Dorothy McGivney, founder of four-year-old website and weekly newsletter, Jauntsetter. New York is one of Dorothy’s best kept secrets. Leave it to Dorothy to find the only…

walking is good for the soul

At first glance, Walking Off The Big Apple seems like a diary of one woman’s strolls on and off Manhattan. WOTBA, as Teri Tynes refers to it, is a curated account of her New York experiences on foot. But…

art at littlefield

For the past two and a half years, Littlefield, the performance and art space inside a sustainable building in the Gowanus, has provided an expansive calendar of curated events for the community from craft fairs to art exhibits to…

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Ethiopian-born and Swedish-bred, Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s laid new roots in Harlem, where he currently resides and runs his newest restaurant, Red Rooster. With taste befitting his international identity, Samuelsson’s a guy who understands how to eat your way around…

"Providence Industrial"

The man who made Barack Obama an even more dazzling candidate for President with his “Hope” “Change” and “Progress” posters, has been busy with a campaign of his own. Shepard Fairey’s latest street piece, “Providence Industrial”, is located on…