The 1950s is usually remembered for its strict societal mores: the white picket fence, dad working and mom makes supper. But in Manhattan, especially in the area surrounding Columbia University, the beginnings of a new, defiant generation were emerging. The Beat Generation was made up of free-wheeling intellectuals that would gather at dimly lit bars, […]

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What do Stephen Colbert, Cyndi Lauper, Derek Jeter and I have in common? We are all preachers of the magical pastrami experience at Carnegie’s. The only difference is that my picture has never made it onto the wall. Sandwiched between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, Carnegie Deli is a small restaurant with a deli counter in […]

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A South Korean tech giant has taken up residence across the Pacific Ocean. Multinational conglomerate Samsung has launched a new flagship store in the heart of the Meatpacking district in Lower Manhattan, according to The Verge. However, this Washington Street boutique location is neither a store nor a factory. Samsung 837, named after its address, […]

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Katie Aramento, Blog Editor @kaatiekaat14 “The Last Ship” has set sail. The Broadway musical conceived and composed by rock-legend Sting, officially ended its run at the Neil Simon Theatre Jan. 24, after having 29 previews and 105 regular performances. Even in last-ditch efforts to increase ticket sales by actually putting Sting in a supporting role […]

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