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Eat Like an Insider: Padoca Bakery's Rachel Binder takes over Eataly

Things have gotten very busy at Padoca Bakery. The Upper East Side shop’s signature pastry, the savory Brazilian cheese puff called pão de queijo, is the bread of the month for October at Eataly Downtown, and that’s got pastry chef Rachel Binder working overtime. “We upped...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:13pm

5 NYC designers to buy a bathing suit from this spring

As of yesterday, it’s officially spring, and if you stand in the sun with an iced coffee in hand, it even sorta feels like it. Whether you have a tropical getaway planned or a year-round jacuzzi connect, it’s getting to be bathing suit shopping time. Instead of combing the racks at Target, or...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:44am

This new comedy gameshow will make you sexually woke

I’m a grown-ass woman who’s been having sex for 14 years (yes, I added it up for funsies) but it turns out there’s plenty I don’t know about the ins-and-outs of the proverbial in-and-out. Last night, lucky for me, I got schooled and entertained at a new comedy show called Sex! With Your Mom. The “...

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:03am

Georgia O'Keeffe was a style icon in her day

Did you know that Georgia O’Keeffe sewed many of her own clothes?When we think of the modernist artist, we picture abstract renderings of lush flowers, romanticized animal skulls and muted desert landscapes. We may also recall details about her personal life — that for months out of the year, she...

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:46am

Pels Pie Co. hosts fundraiser for women in need

“You shouldn’t have to choose between feeding yourself and paying for sanitary supplies,” says Khadija Ahmed. The 29-year-old Brooklyn resident is the organizer of“Pies and Pads,” a fundraiser tonight that will donate menstrual products to homeless women’s shelters.Held at Pels Pie Co. in Prospect...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 3:20pm

Where to eat King Cake on Mardi Gras Day in NYC

Fat Tuesday is upon us. If you’re experiencing Mardi Gras FOMO, we’re sorry, that’s life outside of New Orleans. We already told you where you can celebrate in New York City tonight, but if you’d also like to indulge your sweet tooth— especially with Lent kicking off tomorrow — there are still a...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:52am

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is the epitome of the Brooklyn bubble

Whether you’re in need of a staycation, a special night out, or a place for friends and family to post up when they come to visit, Brooklyn is now the go-to for boutique hotels. The newest addition to the scene, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, opened in February, bringing its brand of eco-conscious...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:05pm

One Book, One New York wants to get city readers on the same page (literally)

On the subway in New York City, it’s not uncommon to notice riders reading similar titles on their commute. Come March, you might actually see the same book again and again. That’s because One Book, One NY, an initiative from the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in partnership with...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:52pm

Where to watch the Oscars in NYC

While award shows, big games and political debates are probably best enjoyed on the couch at a house party, we can’t expect to play host or receive invites for every nationally televised spectacle. If you don’t have plans to stay in and watch the Academy declare their verdicts for the 89th year,...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:36pm

Supreme branded Metrocards are still causing a frenzy

Our first question upon hearing about the Supreme-MTA collab, which launched Monday: Why would you buy a Supreme-branded Metrocard? Riding the subway is already prohibitively expensive, and yet enough hypebeasts ponied up the $5.50/card so they could swipe in style that it caused a frenzy that's...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:36am

Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in NYC

I’m from New Orleans, but when carnival season hits and I’m not there, I’m usually not interested in entertaining any saccharine takes outside of my hometown. Call me the authenticity police, or a snob, but I tend to avoid any Mardi Gras celebrations promising an “authentic NOLA experience."...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:25pm

Yeezy Season 5 hits NYFW

Kanye returns to New York Fashion Week today at 3:00 for Yeezy Season 5, which so far sounds like a much more reasonable affair than the disastrous Yeezy Season 4. For one, this year's spectacle takes place at Chelsea's Pier 59, compared to fall's location of Roosevelt Island, where attendees were...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:11pm

Native Fashion Now brings contemporary indigenous styles to New York

When we think about Native American culture, fashion typically isn't the first thing that comes to mind.A new exhibition seeks to change that.Native Fashion Now, featuring dozens of works by nearly 70 contemporary indigenous designers, will reveal the range and diversity of North American tribal...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

Dita Von Teese’s latest burlesque lets her live out her butler fantasy

Dita Von Teeseis the celebrated queen of neo-burlesque. The 44-year-old model from Michigan, born Heather Sweet, has published thrice, walked the runway for Jean Paul Gaultier and launched her own self-named lingerie line.And then, there's her world-famous strip show — made with old Hollywood...

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 3:30pm

Photos: See all the celebs at Raf Simons’ Calvin Klein debut at NYFW

Raf Simons made a star-studded debut today, with celebs turning out in droves. Check out the front row, boasting the likes of Brooke Shields, Sofia Coppola, Sarah Jessica Parker and more.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 12:07am

Mail your representative a Valentine this Tuesday at Tip Top Bar & Grill

At Tip Top Bar & Grill, Valentine’s Day goes political.Every Tuesday night —Take Action Tuesdays—folks gather at the fave Bed-Stuy dive bar to write letters to their representatives while enjoying $5 shot and beer specials. But the libations only help the ink flow: in the past weeks, they’ve...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:00pm

What is #MadeinNYFashion?

This New York Fashion Week, a local campaign will remind runway-watchers that many of the looks they covet are homegrown. There’s a story behind the clothes — who makes them, and where, and how. Here’s a fun fact: in New York City, 30 percent of manufacturing jobs in the five boroughs contribute to...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 1:52am

Your Brooklyn drinking passport has arrived

It’s Feb. 1. Your rent is due, Dry January — for the suckers out there who chose to partake — has ended, and the shitstorm in Washington is strengthening with steadily increasing fervor. All of this tallies up to the fact that you probably need a drink.Today, the folks at Brokelyn released their...

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:52am

FYI: Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon registration is now open

If you're need of a distraction and a healthy way to channel your rage into something besides scrolling Twitter and feeling panicked, here's an idea: training for a half-marathon. Registration for the annual Airbnb Brooklyn Half opened today at noon, and you should sign up ASAP, as it's known to...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 11:44am

New Bushwick eatery offers free karaoke to diners in January

While you’re brainstorming activities to distract yourself from the inauguration/impending doomsday, here’s a classic one: karaoke! The world slips away and all that matters is your voice, the mic and belting out “Total Eclipse of the Heart." (Ignore the haters, you're killing it.)Related: 13 happy...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:49pm