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Meet makeup maven Trish McEvoy at Build Studio

Before lip kits and Sephora, there was Trish McEvoy, whose makeup brushes revolutionized the beauty world. The makeup maven was also the first to open a science-based beauty clinic with her husband, helping New York’s celebrity set look their best for nearly four decades. RELATED: See to...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:47am

Terracotta warriors and rare Chinese treasures come to the Met for Age of Empires

Think you know China? Think again at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Age of Empires, which brings more than 160 artifacts exclusively from the country’s museums and cultural institutions, much of them never before seen outside of its borders. “Age of Empires is the largest and...

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 1:06pm

Things to do in Boston this weekend

FESTIVALS The Nile Project This international group is comprised of musicians from all around the Nile Basin, including such diverse nations as Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya. Altogether they sing in 10 different languages. A joyful track offered as an online...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:22pm

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

Catch the best Shakespeare productions this spring

Yes, we’re all a little anxious to see Oscar Isaac take on the role of “Hamlet” this summer, but you’ll have to keep it in your pants for a little longer.Until then, we’ve rounded up all the gender-swapping, boozy and outlandish Shakespearean productions of spring....

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:56pm

Eat Like an Insider: Follow Chris Santos to the party

If your idea of going out to dinner includes an element of see-and-be-seen, there’s probably a very specific set of spots you hit up: restaurant-lounge Stanton Social, lux speakeasy Beauty & Essex, splashy clubhouse Vandal. To go with their party vibes, what they all have in common is...

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:43pm

Get your NSFW sexts right here

We all have sexting stories. Some are amusing — the embarrassing autocorrects, the dirty messages we’ve mistakenly sent to the wrong recipient, the sexy selfie attempts that end up anything but. And then there’s the more insidious experience — the unsolicited dick pics, the misogynistic comebacks...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:28pm

Pancakes & Booze Art Show features free flapjacks, local talent

For Pancakes & Booze founder Tom Kirlin, combining free flapjacks, alcohol and art has been a recipe for success. The L.A. resident first devised his art and carb fest back in 2009 as a side project, a way for the former film and TV cameraman to make use of his studio space that would sit empty...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:01pm

It's all about the '80s at themed bar GB85

When Beetle House founder Zach Neil closes a themed bar, he opens another one.His first venture, the Will Ferrell-themed Stay Classy, left 174 Rivington St. in December to go on a national tour. Now, its replacement has arrived: GB85, “a bar for dudes and ladies that just love the 80s!,” complete...

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 8:23pm

Get pretty the Brooklyn way, naked brunch, affordable art and more things to do this weekend in NYC

ARTSAffordable Art FairYou’re officially a grown-up, and it’s time to replace those movie posters on your wall; but you don’t have to pay too much to upgrade. At the Metropolitan Pavilion, over 70 exhibitors are selling art at prices that won’t make you faint. It’s the first biannual Affordable Art...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:24pm

$1 ice cream waffles on opening day of Wowfulls' first store

You won’t have to run between food markets and music festivals for Hong Kong-style waffle ice cream cones anymore.On March 31, Smorgasburg sensation Wowfulls is opening its first shop at 309 Houston St., serving its specialty waffles in original, chocolate and matcha flavors filled with ice cream...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:46pm

Macy's Flower Show 2017 brings Coney Island to Herald Square

Step right up to the Macy’s Flower Show!The 43th annual event, open now through April 9, has created a literal carnival atmosphere inside the Herald Square department store. The classic Coney Island-style decor has 5,000 flowers blooming out of a giant carousel, a Ferris wheel, bumper cars and even...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:46pm

Here's the all-star menu at Chefs Club Counter, the fine-fast restaurant

Celebrity chef food is coming to a new fast-casual — excuse me, “fine-fast” — setting on the SoHo.Los Angeles breakfast sensation Eggslut and New York’s own Jean-George Vongerichten make up the spectrum of popular to venerable chefs whose dishes will be served at Chefs Club Counter, opening March...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:23am

Breaking Bad restaurant Los Pollos Hermanos will be real for two days in New York

First we got Walter’s, a “Breaking Bad”-inspired coffee shop, and now the show’s fictional fried chicken (and money laundering) operation is coming to New York.Los Pollos Hermanos is popping up at 234 Pearl St. on Sunday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m....

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:39pm

Best new eats at Smorgasburg 2017 — and what you won't find this year

It's not spring until Smorgasburg comes out of hibernation, which happens this weekend at Williamsburg's East River State Park on Saturday, April 1, and Prospect Park on Sunday.This year, the market received about 300 applicants, with just 24 being accepted after passing a taste test for co-...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:00pm

Chinese mixian bowls are about to shake up your ramen schedule at Little Tong Noodle Shop

Chef Simone Tong’s life has spanned three continents, and on each she’s loved to do one thing above all: eat, specifically noodles. And in all her sampling, from her home in Sichuan Province, China, to growing up in Hong Kong and Australia, then coming to the U.S. for school, nothing compares to...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:07pm

As if Pokéworks needed to be more popular, now they've got Sheldon Simeon

It was only a matter of time before the poké craze brought Sheldon Simeon to the mainland.The “Top Chef” fan favorite (twice over) is bringing a taste of his homeland of Hawaii and his Filipino heritage to the Coco Bora Bowl at Pokéworks, the uber-popular shop from California. (In case you don’t...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:36am

A study on the art of ink at the Boston Tattoo Convention

The 16th annual Boston Tattoo Convention took over the Hynes Convention Center once again this weekend. The weekend-long event brought thousands to the Back Bay venue for the opportunity to meet (or even better — get inked by) their favorite tattoo artists from around the world. This year's special...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:23pm

With 100+ fences, Ai Weiwei will make New Yorkers 'Good Neighbors'

In an increasingly divided world, Chinese artist Ai WeiWei wants to reclaim the physical barriers that keep us apart.This October, Ai will erect over 100 fences across the boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, collectively called “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.” Created with New York City’s...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:12am

Inside Dessert Goals, the happiest food festival in Brooklyn

Is it possible to love an event about dessert more than dessert itself? This is what we're asking ourselves after experiencing the low-key magic that is Dessert Goals, Brooklyn’s festival for all things sweet.Back for an encore last weekend after its debut last fall, Dessert Goals is still wildly...

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:05pm