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The best photography galleries in NYC

Best photography galleries in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Jen Rodewald<p>Art, Galleries<p>Aperture Gallery<p>Chelsea<p>Founded in 1952, the Aperture Foundation runs this …

Manhattan

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Recipes

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

Apps

Here is the letter the world's largest investor, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, just sent to CEOs everywhere

Fink focused on how to think long-term in this "new world" that has negated all the assumptions investors had a year ago about, for example, who would be the US president.<p>Business Insider is running the full letter below (emphasis ours):<p>Each year, I write to the CEOs of leading companies in which …

Watch Out for These 10 Unicorns in 2017

Watch for these tech stars to make their mark this year.<p>The elusive tech unicorn--a startup worth at least $1 billion--had a lackluster year in 2016 but may stage a comeback in 2017. According to CB Insights, only 42 companies joined the ranks of unicorns in 2016, down from 79 the year before. The …

4 Easy Dinners That Just Happen to Be Good for You

These are the recipes our food director makes at home: That means they're foolproof.<p>When I cook for my family, it’s my chance to inject some sanity into the craziness of my workplace diet. As the food director at <i>Bon Appétit</i> and Healthyish, I taste and approve every single recipe we publish in print …

Cooking

9 Helpful Tips That Will Boost Your Productivity At Home

Working from home can actually result in greater productivity — Workopolis found in their poll that 90% of people believe telecommuting actually …

Photography festival coming to San Francisco

On the heels of the landmark re-opening of SFMOMA and the inauguration of the Minnesota Street Project, the robust photography community in the Bay Area has long lamented the lack of a festival to match their fervor. PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco hopes to change that.<p>PHOTOFAIRS, presented by the World …

Photo LA

©Tony Vaccaro, Hitler's Window, Courtesy of Monroe Gallery<p>CLASSIC PHOTO LA<p><b>"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs."</b> …

Ansel Adams

LA’s Longest Running Art Fair Nails Another Year of Stunning Photography

With a global and historical eye, photo l.a. celebrates its 26th year of impeccable images.<p>Established as an easygoing forum for artists, galleries, and collectors to discuss their shared interest for photography, an LA showcase has evolved into a cultural touchpoint nearly three decades in the …

7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035

Manhattan's most recent transportation upgrade came in the form of the glistening, $4.5 billion Second Avenue subway line, which opened on January 1.<p>On the other side of the island, Hudson Yards — the most expensive real estate development in American history— is under construction. And on an …

World Trade Center

The Deliciously Entertaining History Of Pizza In New York City

New York City is the birthplace of pizza in America, and pizza is so intrinsically tied to the city that many historical tours will include stops at …

A French woman turned her address book of Paris's best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup

It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille.<p>For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends …

The best indoor activities in NYC

Best indoor activities in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Chelsea Noelani Hale<p>Bars, Sports Bars<p>Play skee-ball at Full Circle Bar<p>Lower East Side<p>This Skee-Ball-themed …

East Village

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

15 tips every iPhone 7 owner should know

The 32 most powerful people in business technology in 2016

Companies spent an estimated $3.4 trillion on business tech in 2016.<p>With that kind of money, the business technology market has created some of the most powerful people in tech this year. That's not just business power, either: Some of the market's biggest millionaires and billionaires also took up …

The Best Books of 2016 (According to All The Best Book Lists)

Did you get to read everything you wanted to this year? If you're like me, you're not even close. I've got a towering stack of unread gems, and to …

5 lessons from the $15 billion virtual goods economy

While tempting to dismiss virtual goods as a niche category, constrained to online games and messaging apps, its real market impact is far larger than many might think. Since the earliest social networks, virtual goods have played a critical role in shaping the behaviors and business models behind …

Mobile Gaming

Behind Brooklyn Walls: A World of Sound

Some crazy things have been happening behind the walled courtyard on the corner of Dean and Smith Streets in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn: The sounds of a Liberian tuk-tuk pass by, a children’s swing creaks, Lizzie Borden insists she didn’t kill her parents, and Meryl Streep has been coming and going for …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

5 Top DJs Share Their Ultimate Holiday Party Playlists

When the holidays come around, there’s nothing more essential than a great playlist. During any number of the parties, dinners, and awkward get-togethers, music can both break the ice and create an unexpected conversation. Of course, you can spend hours crafting the perfect playlist out of a mix of …

31 Best Restaurants in New York City

If you can make it here (as a restaurant), you can make it anywhere.<p>New York, New York brings tourists in droves for its world-class museums, monuments, and theater. But have you taken a good look at our food scene lately? From fast-casual fried chicken to refined seafood temples and Caribbean from …

10 Trendproof Investment Pieces

photo courtesy of Acielle/Style Du Monde<p>Throwing down for season-specific trendy pieces is a gamble. There’s no way to really predict what will be a …

10 NYC documentaries to watch over the holiday break

Get ready for some Netflix and … well, you know the drill<p>New York is a constant source of material for filmmakers, and there are hundreds of movies about the five boroughs—both fiction and non—that are worth your time. And what better time than a holiday weekend to hunker down, avoid your family, …

Documentaries

The Top Wines of 2016, Tasted by Critic Elin McCoy

To come up with this list of my most memorable wines, I scrolled through the tasting notes of nearly 4,000 wines from around the globe that I sampled …

The 56 best products to organize every closet in your house

Is there a mountain of shoes in your closet? Do you wear a hard hat every time you take something off that upper shelf in your closet? Time to organize, my friend, and who better to tell us how to do it is organizing expert Donna Smallin Kuper, author of Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness. Today she …