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Is Dunkin Donuts open on July 4th?

Dunkin Donuts has embedded itself deep within our coffee-loving hearts. It’s not even fair, when you think about it. They pump out qualify caffeine for a ridiculously reasonable price — not to mention offering free tastings of new offerings like frozen lemonade and free coffee giveaways...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:08am

How to take a brewery road trip through the North East

There are certain amazing things you just take for granted in life. There’s no reason why, really. It could be that where you are living geographically gives you more access to a certain thing and then the magic doesn’t seem so … magical anymore? This goes double for us beer...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 6:04pm

Learn about the jewelry business with Gemological Institute of America’s Jewelry Career Fair

On July 13th, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host their annual Jewelry Career Fair that provides information for anyone who is interested in learning the tricks of the trade and pursuing a career in the gem and jewelry industry. Established in 1931, GIA is recognized as the world...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 5:15pm

It’s wedding season. Here’s how to include your dog in your wedding

Wedding season is officially underway, and while many soon-to-be-married couples follow longstanding traditions, the trend of having dogs in weddings continues to grow in popularity. “I think overall dog trends have changed, and the viewpoint on dogs has become more family-oriented,”...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 2:13pm

Is Costco open on July 4th?

When you told your friends and family that you were throwing a huge blowout party for July 4th, you weren’t messing around. And there’s only one place that caters to the needs of cookout hosts looking to go big. Even though you might occasionally stop by for just those Costco acai bowls...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:41am

Instagram rolls out IGTV app to post videos up to one hour

Instagram announced it will launch IGTV — a new feature that will let users upload videos that are up to one hour in length. During a special event in San Francisco, the company said it plans to roll out the feature that will give users more camera time. Previously, users were only allowed...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:39pm

Is Target open on July 4th?

I know someone who used to joke that Target’s name should be “The $100 Store” because you never walk out having spent less than that. While I don’t know many people who can argue with their logic from personal experience, what sounds like a snarky nickname should actually be...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:39pm

What is the summer solstice?

The summer solstice is today, June 21 — which, for many, is a time of celebration. There are local music festivals and other outdoor activities in its honor. Dunkin Donuts is even offering free bottle service. But, what’s all the hype about? And what is the summer solstice, anyway?...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:38pm

Is Walmart open on July 4th in case you run out of cookout supplies?

You host the family cookouts every year, which means you’re no stranger to the pre-party and mid-party Walmart run. Not even the greatest grill master or host can anticipate everything, like your burger-loving crowd suddenly deciding they all want hot dogs, but that doesn’t matter when...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 2:03pm

Protecting children from window falls

With summer upon us, many of us are finally cracking our windows open to let in the fresh air. Window screens keep the bugs out, but with toddlers who love to crawl, climb and explore, it’s important that we take an additional step to protect our little ones, adding window guards. Window...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 1:45pm

President Trump still hasn't acknowledged LGBT Pride Month

For the second year in a row, President Trump has failed to acknowledge June as LGBT Pride Month. Under Presidents Clinton and Obama, that was a tradition. After the Supreme Court declared marriage equality to be the law of the land in 2016, the White House was lit with the colors of the Pride...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:37pm

Don’t let high interest rates fool you, right now is the perfect time to buy real estate

Real estate is always a hot button issue for many New Yorkers. Right now, New York real estate is in a pretty slow period where not a lot of buyers are interested in some of the more luxurious properties that sellers are putting on the market. In fact, this has caused many sellers to meet buyers at...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 2:24pm

The case for choosing a grad school close to home

Ever since that first day you held your highschool diploma in your hands, you’ve probably wanted to keep the poster cluttered bedroom walls of your childhood bedroom as a distant memory. But now that you been away earning your undergrad for the past four years, the time has come to...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:43pm

How to know if you are eligible for Medicare

Healthcare in the U.S. can either be a conversation starter or an immediate conversation ender depending on who you are talking to. There are so many different options both, private and public, that are available. But, finding the care that makes the most sense for you and your financial situation...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:27pm

Joining the workforce faster with accelerated degrees

UMass Boston and their College of Management (CM) are shaking things up and revitalizing their Master’s program in order to help their students prepare for today’s job market. This newly minted program will allow students to earn their MBA after taking twelve classes either onsite at...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:05pm

Easy ways you can download YouTube videos for free

There may come a time when you want to download YouTube videos to your computer or mobile device to watch offline and if ever wondered how to download a YouTube video or if it’s legal, we’re here to help and walk you through the process. Some people want to download YouTube videos to...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 4:24pm

What happens when July 4th is on a Wednesday?

Let’s all be honest with each other: We’re all just counting down the days until the next long weekend. The summer, in all its relaxing glory, general packs three of those into the always-too-short season: Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. But what happens when July 4th is on a...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:31pm

Can you take an Instagram screenshot without the other person knowing?

Will the other person get notified when you take an Instagram screenshot?  If you have ever viewed someone’s Instagram Story and wanted to capture what you’re seeing by taking a screenshot, you might be wondering if the other person is notified. In early February Instagram began...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:33pm

Meet Romio, the ‘Uber for everything else’ app

New Yorkers have pretty much everything they could ever need at their fingertips, from food delivery and pet-sitters to car services and everything in between. A new app called Romio, which dubs itself “Uber for Everything Else,” aims to take that convenience one step further by...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:27am

Wait, is today Father’s Day?

You have a plan in place for Mother’s Day, and it’s memorized. After all, your mom would freak if you forgot her special day. But dad’s more laid back, so you’re never quite sure about his holiday. You know it’s in early June and now you’re freaking out a little...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:04pm