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Are Babies in NYC Bars Space Invaders?

Parents are people too. They may need to unwind with a glass of wine once in a while. And why shouldn’t that be in a bar? The debate about babies in bars is alive and well in Brooklyn where lifestyles … Continue reading

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Lip-Locking Losers (I’m in PDA hell!)

Whether while running errands, rushing to get to work or class, walking your dog, dining at a restaurant, watching a movie in a theater or walking in Central Park, disgusting, obnoxious PDA is everywhere! On the bright side, the cold weather will mean the PDA will be taken indoors. But, there are still countless public indoor spaces that will be ridden with PDA. Continue reading

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A survey of Bedbugs in NYC: True Plague or Just Panic?

If you have lived in New York in the past year, you have probably aware that bedbugs have made a comeback. Stories about the tiny bloodsuckers have filled the papers and are regularly featured on TV news. But is this problem really big enough to warrant the 13 bedbug stories the NY Times has published in the last month alone? Should New Yorkers be panicking about the oncoming bedbug plague or is this the Y2K of this decade, a minor impact with a LOT of buzz? Continue reading

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Eww! What’s that smell?

I *heart* NY…I really do. But, despite being an amazing place, this city is plagued with crowds, crime, and most of all, dirt. And with all of the crowds and filth, things can get pretty smelly. Continue reading

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Gum Splotch Capital of the World

Congested streets, subway stations and even manicured areas of NYC are suffering from severe gum acne, but there are many solutions to this sticky problem. Continue reading

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A Cab-tive Audience

But given the high level of ambivalence about taxi TV, the loss of the “off” button, even for the precious few seconds until someone comes on to shill for NBC, is a subtle but significant insult to one of the last bastions of quiet privacy in New York City. What kind of programming would make you happy to watch the taxi TV? Continue reading

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Standardized Tests: Necessary Evils…or Just Evils?

We want to know what you think about standardized tests: pernicious pests or useful tools? Continue reading

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Edible Pests

Crawling, buzzing and swarming aren’t qualities most of us associate with gastronomic pleasure. But as bed bugs and roaches continue to bite through New York City’s attractions there is a nutritional way of dealing with the cities pests. Continue reading

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The price of going out: NYC’s biggest pest

New York City is known as the “city that never sleeps.” So, what is everyone doing if they’re not sleeping? Exploring the nightlife! Continue reading

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Pests of the Subway

A list of the kinds of subway riders that can make you seriously consider paying for parking in Manhattan. Continue reading

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