East Village Shop Only Sells NYC Tap Water

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by Adel Manoukian Molecule, located in the East Village between First Avenue and Avenue A is a café like no other. Instead of offering your usual coffee, this café only serves filtered NYC tap water. Molecule Water Café uses a $25, 000 machine to filter water to its purest form. For those looking for a [&hellip
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Designer Chain Daffy’s To Close All NYC Locations

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Photo by Bob B Brown, courtesy of Flickr Commons. by Adel Manoukian Designer duds retailer Daffy’s is closing all of its 12 NYC locations in the upcoming months. Spokesperson Michael McMullan released the news earlier this week to the Associated Press that the 51-year old chain has been going through much financial turmoil, having competition from similar chains, like Marshalls and TJ Maxx. Other [&hellip
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Heidi Klum Debuts Project Runway Book

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heidi-klum-book-signing-239x300 Heidi Klum strutted her red-soled heels to an NYC Barnes & Noble book signing last Friday for the release of Project Runway: The Show That Changed Fashion. And what better time to introduce the print than just days before the Lifetime Project Runway Season 10 premiere set to air on July 19th! A glowing Klum arrived [&hellip
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Ice, Ice Baby: The Best Cool Treats For A Hot NYC Day

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Via New York Family Magazine. Need a hot place to cool off with your kids this summer? Look no further–here are the city’s sweetest spots for the iciest treats. Coolest Drink: Neelys Barbeque Parlor neelysbbqparlor.com Opened by Food Network stars Pat and Gina Neely, Neely’s has the coolest, wackiest kids drinks on the menu. Our fave is the Fish Bowl–ginger [&hellip
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Vendy Awards Honor the City’s Best Street Vendors

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Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center announce new award, judges Not sure which street vendor to eat at? Head to Governor’s Island on September 15 for the 2012 Vendy Awards and you’ll never go hungry again! Ok, maybe. The event, which travels throughout the country, sets out to determine which vendors you pass [&hellip
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Vacant 13th St. Building to Become Bea Arthur Residence for L.G.B.T. Youth

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BEa Arhtur house The Cooper Square Committee and the Ali Forney Center were awarded $3 million by the city council and an additional $300,000 by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer last week to transform a vacant and three-story building on 13th Street into a shelter for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths. “Homeless LGBT youth, most of [&hellip
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We Love Lin, But At What Cost? Is The Legacy Worth the Paycheck?

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New Houston offer makes one New Yorker wonder if Lin, despite huge fan base, is worth it It’s a bit of an odd thing to begin with— Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” legacy. How often does 25 games started, one insane week, and post-season injuries and irrelevance constitute one of the most-talked-about monikers in all of sports? [&hellip
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LES Shop Adds Alcohol to the Cupcake Craze

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via Prohibition Cupcake by Adel Manoukian It’s a cupcake re-imagined. Classically trained chef Brooke Siem and longtime baker and bartender Leslie Feinberg are the creative minds behind Prohibition Bakery that serves customers alcoholically flavored artisan cupcakes like Margarita and Mojito. Their new-age cupcakes are based off of what flavors compliment each different type of alcohol. For example, the [&hellip
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