Have you ever wondered what happens when you die? More specifically, what happens to all your old Google Docs?
Well, fellow internet users, wonder no more. As of today, Google is giving users the opportunity to “plan their digital afterlife,” with a new feature called Inactive Account Manager, according to their Public Policy Read More
A new establishment is taking shape amidst the elegant shops and high-priced pads of the Upper East Side: on the corner of Madison and 61st Street, boutique real estate agency CORE is opening its gorgeous new flagship office. Last night, in the swanky downstairs party room of Rouge Tomate, The New York Observer teamed up Read More
It’s 2 o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon, and 12 of New York’s top yogis are watching Jared McCann fold his body into a triangle. He is perched in a particularly backbreaking variation of a full locust pose, which is like a chin-stand done with an arched back and bent knees, so that his feet end Read More
So what do you get the New Yorker who already has everything? According to Christopher Gow and Jamie Creel, something from their store.
Creel and Gow, which specializes in objects that come from—or are inspired by—Mother Nature, offers a contemporary twist on the Renaissance idea of a Cabinet of Curiosities or Wunderkammer (literally, “chamber of Read More
Last year, the inaugural Internet Cat Video Festival was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, wherever that is. While Minneapolis’s handful of residents primped their whiskers in satisfaction, the legions of devoted feline fanatics in ManCattan and Brooklyn were left feeling more dejected than Grumpy Cat.
Thank heavens this year’s festival will be taking place where it Read More
From big soda to big, err, sodium, Nanny Bloomberg usually pulls no punches when it comes to New Yorkers’ health. And while a string of aggressive P.R. campaigns may have failed to halt our chain-smoking, Sprite-guzzling lifestyles, if nothing else, they have provided us with some terrifying subway ads.
With their 300-percent liquor markups and capricious, power-wielding bouncers, nightclubs are hardly known as bastions of fairness and decency. So it should come as little surprise that they might be charging their customers illegal fees—and no, we’re not just talking about the drink prices. (Seriously though, $18 for a vodka soda? What is this, prohibition?) Read More