Talk Shop Fridays: Mixtape Time

Posted on July 20, 2007 Under Music

At any given time I have between fifteen and forty playlists that I actively listen to, each of them slightly different and tailored to fit exactly what mood I'm in, and generally the only time I actually share these with…

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Talk Shop Fridays: What Can We Do For YOU?

Posted on July 13, 2007 Under Life

Hi guys. Here's the deal: We're on a mission to give you more of what you want. Things are evolving, as always, here at, and we'd love to hear your feedback. Your input is essential to helping us make…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Your Predictions for Live Earth

Posted on July 6, 2007 Under Music

With the much anticipated Live Earth concert rapidly approaching (14 hours, 36 minutes until launch), I thought it'd be interesting to poll you, the readership, about your thoughts surrounding the concert. It's going to be happening simultaneously on 7…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Because Waiting in Line Blows

Posted on June 29, 2007 Under Life

Okay, let's just put it out there; we could talk about the iPhone today, again. Over and over and over. Everyone else is doing it, and hundreds (or thousands, perhaps?) of people are hanging outside of Apple stores in all…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Green Building vs. NIMFY?

Posted on June 22, 2007 Under Life

Although the construction controversy at 123 W. 15th St. in Manhattan touches on so many property rights issues, I'm going to narrow the scope for this week's Talk Shop Friday post. Valhalla, as the owners the Rath Family has dubbed…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Jaded, Anyone?

Posted on June 1, 2007 Under Life

Last night, a friend of mine excitedly passed me a business card. "Its for my new company," he says (I lean in; start-ups, I love them, this could be good), "We make t-shirts!" (Oh no, oh no, oh no!) I…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Drinky, Drinky

Posted on May 25, 2007 Under Food

It's Friday, and it's supposed to reach ninety-two degrees here in NYC. That has me thinking, even with my monumental hangover, about icy cold cocktails. Not like the martinis I drank last night that ensured me feeling like junk today,…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Listen Up

Posted on May 18, 2007 Under Music

This week has brought us some of the most gorgeous weather we've had so far this week in NYC, and something that marks a definite shift in season for me, personally, is when I trade the typical winter depressive-type playlist…

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Talk Shop Fridays: What's Your Denim?

Posted on May 11, 2007 Under Fashion

I live in jeans. As a result, I go through between fifteen and twenty pairs a year-- sometimes it has to do with bad choices/impulse buys (hello, OND), weight gain/loss (hello, Christmas) or the downright abuse that occurs when I…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Where Are You Headed?

Posted on May 4, 2007 Under Travel

It's a magical time of the year here in New York: that little lull where everyone is out enjoying the gorgeous weather with barbecues in the park and patio happy hours. Pretty soon, though, the city will morph into a…

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