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For New York City Families, the Tooth Fairy Tradition Comes With a Hefty Price Tag

Looks like the Tooth Fairy is taking a bigger bite out of the Big Apple — or at least out of its residents’ wallets. New York City families now pay their children the most money per tooth than parents in any other U.S. city., according to this year’s Tooth Fairy Survey, conducted by oral healthcare […]

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Could New York City’s Booming Craft Beer Market Be on the Brink of a Bust?

Craft beer brewed by small-scale microbreweries is easily the fastest-growing sector of the American beer industry, especially in New York City. Currently, there are 19 microbreweries that are part of the city’s Brewers Guild packed into the five boroughs. Last year, craft beer accounted for 20% of the country’s $101.5 billion in beer sales — […]

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Rising Home Prices Leading to Further Wealth Inequality in Metro Areas Like New York, Realtors Say

New York is among the metro areas with the highest wealth inequality in the country, and new analysis from the National Association of Realtors suggests that a combination of rising home values and dropping homeownership rates are a driving factor in that inequality. “Homeownership plays a pivotal role in the U.S. economy and has historically […]

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New York City Holds 30th Annual Walk for AIDS Awareness

On Sunday, May 17 — three decades after the first AIDS Walk New York took place — tens of thousands of people gathered in Central Park to celebrate the walk’s 30th anniversary. According to Newsweek the 10-kilometer walk takes place each year to raise money for the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), an organization that […]

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Design Studio Collabs to Create New Camouflage Patterns Inspired by New York City’s Surfaces

Camouflage has always been apart of the animal kingdom, though some species — such as squid — are able to blend in with their surroundings much better than others. Taking a cue from the natural world, camouflage is also worn by military forces across the world. Eventually, camouflage fashion made its way onto the civilian […]

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500 Food Vendors in NYC Will Start Using Solar-Powered Carts This Summer

The food truck trend is already pretty popular in many major cities across the country, partly because of the convenience provided by mobile food carts and partly because its possible to get a decent meal for under $10. But New York City is taking the food truck to a whole new level with hundreds of […]

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New York City Comptroller Reports That Hundreds of City Schools Lack Indoor Gyms and Gym Teachers

For years, obesity has been a growing problem in the United States for people of all ages, races and economic backgrounds. As a result, many parents try to provide healthy meals for their children, while a number of programs have worked to promote exercise and other beneficial habits. But what if our schools are part […]

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David Wright Rejoins the Mets After Weeks of Medical Leave

The New York Mets’ David Wright, is having a tough season: after being placed on the disabled list on April 15 to recover from a hamstring injury, team representatives reported that Wright had been further afflicted with back pain. But while the Mets originally stated that there was no set time for him to return […]

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Famous Fashionistas Skip the Ballgowns and Wear Pajamas to the Met Gala

As Beyoncé and Rihanna strutted their stuff in gorgeous gowns at the Met Gala, some other celebs decided that comfort was more important than eye-popping style for the star-studded event. Grace Coddington, a former model and the creative editor at Vogue, appeared on the red carpet in a pair of blue silk pajamas. Coddington, who turned […]

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New York State Sheriff’s Association Institute Holds Honorary Membership Drive to Help Children Attend Summer Camp

In 2012, an estimated 38 million Americans enjoyed camping, and just as many are expected to follow suit this coming summer. However, some people may be less likely to set off on one of these classic adventures than others: after all, from the cost of a tent and other necessary gear to the price of […]