Nicole Barton

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Untapped Cities

04/02/2018<p>Can you tell the difference between a secret and a lie? Five expert storytellers spin incredible tales about the secret pasts of NYC …

Grand Central Station

Revamped Subway Map Shows What NYC Is Really Like

Manhattan’s subway map is good for getting you from point A to point B, but it doesn’t warn you about the dangers that lurk around each stop. Depending on the neighborhood, you’ll either be stampeded by finance bros, side-eyed by fashion people, puked on by drunk college kids, or steamrolled by …

College & University

12 Buildings To See In New York Before You Die

New York City is home to some of the country’s most iconic architecture: Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal, Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building. Its interior architecture is just as spectacular, but at times harder to access, and often lesser known. The city’s most beautiful interiors aren’t …

New York City

8 Hottest New Beer Bars in NYC

New York City

At NYC’s Newest Wine Destination, Everything Is on Tap All the Time

One thing conspicuously absent at Lois, the sleek new wine bar that just opened in the East Village: wine bottles. That’s because all 15 selections, …

Fun Maps: The Abandoned Subway Stations and Lost Subway Lines of NYC

Going back into the archives, WNYC has a great interactive “Lost Subways” map that showcases the abandoned or never-completed subway stations of New …

Trains

Inside New York City's Most Mysterious Architectural Time Capsule

For the past half century, 190 Bowery has been a legend. The six-story, 72-room former bank building on the fringes of SoHo looked like a war zone on …

New York City

The Best East Village Eateries

The West Village may get all the attention as the fancy foodie haven of New York City, but that’s just fine for the East Village. All that means is …

David Ebony’s Top 10 New York Gallery Shows for March

Exhibitions<p>Atta Kwami, Ericka Beckman, and Xavier Veilhan are in the mix.<p>,<p><b>1. Alex Da Corte at Luxembourg & Dayan, through April 11.</b><p><i>Die Hexe</i>, an …

Manhattan

The One Word That Sums Up Everything You Need to Do to Be Happier

That word is “PERMA.” It’s an acronym for:<p><b>P</b>ositive Emotion• <b><br>E</b>ngagement<br>• Good <b>R</b>elationships• <b><br>M</b>eaning• <b><br>A</b>ccomplishment<p>Martin Seligman is a professor at the …

Happiness

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk in 15 Minutes | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>We all have off days from time to time. It's human nature. But barring the occasional disaster or tragedy, a bad day is really only bad if you decide to stay in that frame of mind. As …

Happiness

15 Things Everybody Should Start Making Time For Each Day

1. Fifteen minutes in the morning to meditate on three things: your breath in your body, what you would like to create or have, how you are going to …

33 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

7 Little Things That Make A Big Impact (Or, How To Be Happier With Your Life)

It’s super easy to post “life is great, I’m soooo happy” on Instagram or Twitter and exert to the world your wonderfully positive life. But are you</i> …

12 Funniest Whose Line Is It Anyway? Skits Of All Time

Growing up, I would tune into ABC, plop down in front of the coffee table, eat some Chinese food and laugh my head off with the family. I hope that …

16 artist and writer haunts you can still hang out in | CNN Travel

17 Secret Places in NYC You Didn’t Know About (But Should)

Austin BradleySeptember 24, 2014<p>There is never a shortage of excitement to be had in the big city. New York is in fact known for being an incredibly …

Staten Island

15 Unexpected Ways To Get Out There (And Do Something Great)

1. Meditate outside. While you’re walking, in a park, during a hike, at your desk for a few minutes, wherever it wouldn’t immediately strike you to …

What Coffee, Life and Money Happiness Have In Common

My friend—let’s call him Jim—is a complete and utter coffee geek.<p>He buys green beans, roasts them to his liking, grinds them to the perfect consistency and measures the exact amount of ground coffee (in grams) for each serving. He—lovingly—prepares his coffee-making machine, making sure the water …

The Single Most Proven Way to Get Smarter and Happier

<b>Yes, It’s This Simple</b><p>Many of the fixes for our problems aren’t complex — something that’s clear in the things I recommend people do every day.<p><b>What’s</b> …

The Brain

11 Ways to Live a Happier Life, According to a Psychologist (Hint: These have nothing to do with money!)

Happiness is something that we all strive for, yet many of us find it challenging to grasp and even harder to maintain. Especially during these …

5 Ways To Be Awesomely Single

With my wedding less than five months out, I’ve spent some time (a few really hot showers and some really long boring car rides when it wasn’t my …

How To Get Laid In 27 Easy Steps

First things first, make sure you are emotionally prepared for sex. After all, sex is a meaningful and joyous act between two consenting adults, and …

The 5 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen

1. <i>Friends With Kids</i><p>The easiest decision I have ever made: putting this movie on my list. I discovered <i>Friends With Kids</i> on a whim one night while …

41 People Share Their Favorite Apps That No One Else Knows About

Found on AskReddit.<p>FastCustomer – no more waiting on hold. The app calls the company, navigates the tree, waits on hold and calls you when the other …

The Simple Way To Start Loving Yourself More Every Day

This morning I did something crazy. I tried on all of my bikinis, one after the other. Nope, I’m not drunk or super into torture, I’m just going to …

National Geographic Travel

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

How sampling transformed music | Mark Ronson

10 Books You WILL Read This Summer

<i>Hopscotch</i> by Julio Cortázar<p>The summer after college, I cold-emailed an indie small press asking if I could be a coffee-fetcher or something, and they …