Madelynn Cavanagh

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A Letter to my Lover: I Promise to Never Keep You.

<i>“You must love in such a way that the other person feels free.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>These are words that I’d like to kiss to you in person, whispered …

The best pho restaurants in NYC

New York touts unmatched bagels, classic red-sauce Italian restaurants and a ramen game on par with the noodle temples of Japan, but steaming bowls …

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

Self-help

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Boiling Down That French Sense of Je Ne Sais Quoi

Of all the beauty ideals in the world, this one continues to inspire. Is it something in the water?<p>I'M A FRENCH WOMAN. This can be an intimidating idea—to me. You know, so many things are said about us: that we're stylish, beautiful, skinny, and great mothers. There is a whole category of books …

Summer on the Hudson in Riverside Park

<b>When:</b> Through October 3, 2015<p><b>Where:</b> Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park , from 59th to 153rd Sts.<p>Running from May through October 3, the 2015 …

New York City's 25 Most Iconic Pizzerias

As a <b>Pizza Week</b> special, here, now, is a map of <b>New York City's 25 most iconic pizzerias</b>. These are the establishments that have shaped our collective understanding of New York City pizza. Some of these restaurants are very old, while others are new. The map spans all five boroughs and includes …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do

If they want to make a real impact on the audience, that is.<p>Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what</i> …

10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 15

This sounds like a nice group show. Check out this artist list: Erin Dunn, Austin Eddy, Amanda Friedman, Nora Griffin, MacGregor Harp, Shara Hughes, …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions

Try 'zig-zagging' into these conversations to generate ideas and extend your influence.<p>The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of …

The 10 Best Hot Chocolates in NYC

Surely one of winter’s greatest treasures, a mug of hot chocolate can feel as restorative as a multi-dimensional meditative trance (FYI: nirvana …

The best free things to do in NYC today

Don’t scoff, jaded New Yorker—there are a lot of free things to do in NYC today. We understand: When you live in one of the most expensive cities in …

Three light installations to see this winter

Photograph courtesy Arts BrookfieldLight Cycles by Anne Militello<p>Photograph: Jim BrittIlluminated: Moonlight lantern walk<p>Courtesy Leo VillarealLeo …

Winter activities and things to do in New York

Resist the urge to hibernate for the next three months—we’ll help you fill your calendar with an array of winter activities the season’s best …

The best bars with games, Skee-Ball, trivia and other activities

Photograph: Sophia WallaceAce Bar<p>Photograph: Caroline Voagen NelsonTwo-Bit’s Retro Arcade<p>Photograph: Lizz KuehlMolasses Books<p>Photograph: Alex …

Holiday Under the Stars

Take a break from Christmas shopping and check out Time Warner Center’s state-of-the-art holiday light display. The spectacle features a dozen …

Hipster Fantasyland Now Open in Greenpoint

The <b>Brooklyn Night Bazaar</b> is now officially open and ready to dazzle the grown-ups of North Brooklyn. Housed in a massive warehouse space on the southern edge of Greenpoint, this weekend-only market has about 90 vendors, a mini golf court, a beer garden, a concert space, and a ping pong parlor. …