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The knockdown, drag-out battle over coconut water
Michael "Goldy" Goldstein makes the Vita Coco pitch to Ali Abdulla, manager of a deli in the Brooklyn borough of New York on June 26. Anything-goes salesmen like Goldy were integral to the success of Vita Coco.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
New York Jewish deli meets 21st century
A battered sign in Yiddish hangs near portraits of rabbis on a gleaming white-tile wall.
Beastie Boys Mural to Be Painted This Weekend at "Paul's Boutique" Storefront...
Beastie Boys fans will forever think of the storefront at the corner of Ludlow and Rivington streets in Manhattan as the place featured on the cover of the group's 1989 classic Paul's Boutique , which celebrated its 25th anniversary on Friday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
NYC Man Takes Unorthodox Approach To Finding True Love
You can try the bar or maybe online but anyway you do it, finding the right person can be difficult.
New York as capital of craft
If you asked people what sorts of things get made in New York, the most common answer would probably be "deals".
True New Yorkers: Not Much Fazes NYC Squirrels
Most longtime New Yorkers have adopted habits to cope with life in a city of more than 8 million people.
WNYC-AM New York
Art That Reaches Beyond Palestine
In a dark room inside the Whitebox Art Center , a non-profit galley in the Lower East Side, hundreds of names are projected on a wall and are read by a computer-generated voice.
The Jersey Journal
See 'Othello' in New York parking lot
The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot will present "Othello" by William Shakespeare, directed by Hamilton Clancy, opening next Thursday at 8 p.m., at the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets in Manhattan.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Celebrate Coney Island and other summer attractions through art
The Carter Burden Gallery, formerly gallery 307 will open a new show running from July 31 to August 21 that features sculptural work inspired by Coney Island.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Nouveau Jewish Food Hits Streets of Manhattan
New York's got so many hip new delis that it may be as easy to find gefilte fish and borscht as it was in 1892, when The Workmen's Circle held its first meeting on the Lower East Side.
Renting is Hip, But Prices are Hopping in Hot Areas
America's major urban centers are seeing some major price hikes in the apartment-rental market.
Those whole paychecks are missing something: A ranking of 401 retirement savings plans at the nation's 250 biggest companies found that one of the least generous is the one offered by Whole Foods.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Is New York Developer's 'Poor Door' Plan Un-Jewish?
A New York City developer plans to create a so-called "poor door" entrance for affordable housing residents in a luxury condo - an arrangement that critics slammed as fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics.
The New York Observer
Did I Give Russ & Daughters Five Stars Because of the Holocaust?
Last week I gave the new Russ & Daughters Cafe five out of five stars. I was bowled over by it.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Metal Security Gates Get Makeover on Lower East Side
Local resident Billy Rohan recently launched the "100 Gates Project" to brighten the drab metal security gates with colorful murals.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
New York Daily News
Eats Beat for July 20: More burger opportunities for New Yorkers
Also: New Lay's potato chip flavors, Urbo food complex, Louie and Chan, Obica, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp sampler, and poetry from Jim Beam It's been a good week for burgers .
New York Daily News
Shia's having La-rough time
There were signs that Shia LaBeouf was on a downward cycle long before his messy arrest in New York City last month.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
A century ago, New York City's Progressives saved poor people from apartment and factory fires, provided working people with a reliable place to put their modest savings, delivered charity meals, clothing, and education, and helped fix a broken mass-transit system.
Dominos exhibition "A Subtlety", not so Subtle
Glocally attended with Newark artesian vendors, the annual African art festival in Brooklyn.
6 Things You Can Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend
Kickstarter Film Fest 2014 is screening the best films, shorts, webseries, animations and documentaries that were funded on the worldwide crowdfunding platform Kickstarter .