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PHOTOS: Transgender models you should follow on Instagram

Here are more than 25 transgender models you should know and follow on Instagram. Whether you want to stay inspired by their creativity and style, or admire their courage for being true to themselves, follow these trendsetters and game-changers on social media.  Shay Neary...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:50am

Drink at these craft beer bars that support NYC breweries

A great bar has many components — fun atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, good crowd — but in this city, with its exploding craft beer movement, we think a great beer bar should support local brewers.  So we asked Jimmy Carbone of the venerable East Village beer bar Jimmy’s No. 43 to recommend...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:34pm

Look inside iPic's luxury dine-in theater at South Street Seaport

NYC's growing dine-in movie theater scene has a new addition. South Florida-based iPic Theaters is opening its first luxury bar-lounge-theater in the city at South Street Seaport on Friday, Oct. 7. Before we get into the details, an important note: The theater is giving away free tickets to new...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 7:03pm

NYC insiders share their most romantic restaurants for Valentine's Day

Wondering where to find the best food, atmosphere and drinks for Valentine's Day? We asked the people who know best: the chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs at some of the city's hottest spots. Their answers varied from the easy vibes of Momofuku Noodle Bar to the old-school romance of River Cafe,...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:33pm

Check it out: Dominican pride and female power dance down 6th Avenue in NYC

The Dominican Day Parade danced its way through Midtown Manhattan on Sunday with “honoring and empowering the Dominican woman" as its main theme. The parade was scheduled to begin at noon on36th Street and 6th Avenueand followed 6th Avenuethrough 52nd Street, CBS2 New York reported....

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:43pm

PHOTOS: Memorial Day at Boston's Florian Hall

Avoiding the rain, a crowd packed Dorchester's Florian Hall today to recognize veterans for Memorial Day. Mayor Marty Walsh, Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry andGov. Charlie Baker each at the event, remembering the more than 37,000 from Massachusetts who have died in battle since the Revolution....

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:39pm

Top 5 indie video games to play in 2015

They may not have the same graphics or complexities of the titles from big gaming companies, but independent games pack plenty of gameplay, likeability and even arguably more creativity. And thanks to easy-to-use developing software and platforms, indies have never been more accessible than now...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:20pm

Make old furniture new again with Habitat for Humanity's ReStore

Theresa Clement ofMyFixItUpLife wants to take DIY to the next level — and to South Philly. The Ambler resident hosts a repurposing workshop Nov. 21 at Point Breeze’s ReStore. “I go to the ReStore when I’m looking for something different and unique,” says Clement of...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:49pm

Manhattanhenge 2016: Dates, times and best spots to see sunset

Photographers and photo enthusiasts get ready. Each year in May and again in July, New York City has the opportunity to experience Manhattanhenge - the phenomenal moment when the sun aligns perfectly with the city’s grid and gives us the chance to catch a glimpse of the sunset from east to...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:38pm

PHOTOS: Take home one of these adorable Boston cats for National Cat Day

If you've always wanted a cat or are looking to add to your feline family, then National Cat Day is the perfect excuse. MSPCA-Angell, a private, nonprofit organization, has cats available at its Boston adoption center. Take a look at the above gallery to see some of the frisky friends you...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:34pm

Neighborhood Guide: Jersey City

Once an overlooked, run-down city west of the Hudson, Jersey City is now the fastest-growing metropolis in the state, according to NewJersey.com. As rents continue to rise in New York, Jersey City’s proximity to Manhattan — and opportunity for more space at a better value — has...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:28pm

Coalition of experts, LGBT community call for end to ‘discriminatory’FDA blood donation policies

Outraged at being denied the chance to donate blood for the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, a coaltion is calling for and end to discriminatory policies related to AIDS transmission. The Blood Equality coalition – made up of medical experts, scientists and members of...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:18pm

PHOTOS: Photographer captures how yogis' faces really look

From downward dog to bendy camel, yoga and its shapely poses can exude plenty of sex appeal. But look closer at its practitioners and you’ll see unsightly, sweaty faces contorted with pain as they try to pull off the master move. Jonah Sargent’s picture series ‘Faces of Yoga...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:16pm

Discover South Boston: An A-to-Z guide to Southie

  Want to explore South Boston, but not sure where to start? Taking inspiration from its alphabetical cross streets, we racked our brain for must-go establishments in Southie and the neighboring Fort Point district. It was hard to narrow it down, but here’s how you can spend a month...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 1:25pm

3 ways Indian Accent is not a typical Indian restaurant

New York has been home to the polar opposites in Indian cuisine for years, but the space between Junoon and Curry Row is becoming more interesting. First, it was last summer’s neon-colored newcomer with a swagger, Babu Ji. Now, New Delhi’s acclaimed Indian Accent has made the trek...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:33am

Meet Fresh 2 Life, two drummers who talk about respect and manners on the NewYork City subway

It’s 11:43 on a recent Friday morning, and the 4 train —free from rush hour congestion —is flying downtown to 86th Street from 125th Street. Ab’shalom ben’ Yisrael, 40, and Zu Naftali, 36, bow their heads and say a prayer to the powers that be to keep them safe as...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:11am

Katdashians, a Kardashian-Cats musical, claws its way to Times Square

The Venn diagram of Keeping Up with the Kardashians watchers and fans of the Broadway musical Cats probably looks more like two separate circles, but that didn’t stop Bob and Tobly McSmith (of the Saved By the Bell parody Bayside! The Musical) from mashing them up into Katdashians: Break...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 6:08pm

Second Avenue subway station debuts ahead of opening

The trains might not be running yet, but on Thursday Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled the 96th Street station on the new Second Avenue subway. He also held an open house for New Yorkers to check out the stop ahead of the Jan. 1 opening, with MTA staff who were available to answer questions, and...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:26pm

Replica of new Orange Line train making trip from China to Boston

An Orange Line train is taking a long ride from China to Boston. The MBTA tweeted a photo of a scale replica of the new Orange Line car as it was being loaded onto a cargo ship in China on Dec. 26. The train is being shipped to Boston, where it will arrive in about a month, the MBTA said. A...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:07pm

5 adventures in Roatan, Honduras

  A tranquil island off the coast of Honduras, Roatan boasts the best of both the Caribbean and Central American cultures. Whether you want to experience the colorful local scene or just engage in a little (or a lot) of R&R, you can do both in this fascinating yet undiscovered...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:16pm