Tomato soup is the chicken noodle soup of non-meat-based soups: an overlooked and underappreciated as a cornerstone of American comfort food. Though its frequent partner, the grilled cheese sandwich, has received its due in the cyclonic world of food trends, tomato soup has yet to be really embraced by food bloggers and Good Morning America hosts.[……]
“In recent months, Facebook has been quietly holding talks with at least half a dozen media companies about hosting their content inside Facebook rather than making users tap a link to go to an external site,” reports the New York Times. The writers add: “The Times and Facebook are moving closer to a firm deal.”
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Since the 1970s, writer Fran Lebowitz has been one of New York City’s most important social critics. In 2010, HBO aired Public Speaking, a Martin Scorsese-directed documentary in which Lebowitz opines with characteristic trenchancy on everything from the touristification of Times Square to the concept of fame to her dislike of digital clocks. Last[……]
“I have to say that one of the biggest changes in my lifetime, is the phenomenon of men wearing shorts. Men never wore shorts when I was young. There are few things I would rather see less, to tell you the truth. I’d just as soon see someone coming toward me with a hand grenade. This is one of the worst changes, by far. It’s disgusting. To have 上海4[……]
by Mark Bibbins, Editor
The Book of Negroes
You see the commercial on BET while you’re painting your nails.
The women are only crying. The cabins are dull. You’re trying
to text this dude. Negro, please, why sleep when the world so bad.
Twisted golden butt in ash. You crazy. D’Angelo. Slum Village. That good good
memory of skin. For him you would[……]
by Brendan O’Connor
Welcome to Surreal Estate, a column in which we explore listings and stories from the tumultuous New York City real estate market.
146 Orchard, 5B • $2,495/month • Studio • ? square feet • Nearest subway: JMZ/F at Essex Street/Delancey Street
“The idea of this neighborhood is basically bars, restaurants, and art galleries,” Joe[……]
by Summer Block Kumar
From Sunset to Sun Valley, here are eleven of the city’s finest free coffee establishments.
1. Milt and Edie’s Drycleaners, Burbank
Milt and Edie’s, which has been open twenty-four hours a day since 1962, offers far more than just coffee: they have free cookies, free hot dogs and popcorn, free treats for your dog, free flag-c[……]
★ Murk blurred the river, one of only two faults on a fine February morning, the other fault being that April was less than a week away. The sunscreen came out of the medicine chest, as a moisturizer for cold-parched skin. An unusual keer-ing and a shaking in the branches led to a glimpse of a blue jay. Clouds eventually suppressed the light. The[……]
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“[M]odern thinkers look to numbers for signs that show the emergence of a world founded on rational and moral principles. They believe that improvement in ethics and politics is incremental and accretive: one advance is followed by another in a process that stabilises and strengthens the advances that have already taken place. Now and then regress[……]