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Put The Giving In T-giving

Thanksgiving. The best holiday ever: football, parades and unnecessary amounts of over eating. Top that off with a bit of booze and an afternoon nap, and you have yourself the perfect weekend. Well, almost.

11/27/2014

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Little Park: Redefining Healthy

Sign up here for more E.S.P. recommendations of things to eat, see and do nearby. Little Park 85 West Boradway, NY NY 100007 (212) 220 4110 http://www.LittlePark.com Eating your greens isn’t always the easiest or most […]

11/20/2014

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5 Essentials For Your Next Staycation

As Farris Bueller taught us, mental health is just as important as physical health. So CBS Local Eat. See. Play. put together a list of products that even you weirdos who are like “well I want to go to work because I like to feel productive”, will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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Wireless TV Headphones: Tune In & Tune Out

Brookstone is now selling an awesome product to drown out your roommates stomping, singing, and other noises you’d rather not hear… The new 2.4Hz Wireless TV Headphones not only connect to your TV, but also to your stereo, computer, and mobile device.

10/23/2014

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Not Your Grandma’s Gramophone

While the hipsters may be saving record stores around the county with their rediscovery of the vinyl, you can now one-up your Brooklyn friends and play them the artists of the best musical era, the way they were meant to be heard— on a gramophone. You know what a gramophone is…right?

10/16/2014

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Dear Irving: A Time Traveler’s Haven

The first things that come to mind when most people hear the words “time travel” is probably the Delorean, awkward oedipal incest, hover craft skate boards… or really anything from Back to the Future. However, for the creative minds who brought us Rains Law Room, it was a more recently fantasy flick— Midnight in Paris.

10/16/2014

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Flock To Birds & Bubbles This Fall

The saying “opposites attract” may work for you and your honeybuns, but the same cannot always be said when it comes to food and drink. I’m not being a foodist here, but somethings just don’t mix very well. Think lima bean ice cream or spaghetti and milk.

10/02/2014

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3-in-1-Hand Warmer (phone charger and flashlight)

But fear not my freezing friends; I think I’ve found something that might ease your pain, both mentally and physically. With the 3-in-1-handwarmer from Canoe, you can warm up your hands and charge your phone, all while eliminating those long dark nights.

10/02/2014

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Give A Hand For The Handy Liquor Bar

Matt Levine (owner of LES hotspots like Eldridge and Son’s of Essex) confirms his understanding with the amazing, fresh cocktails he offers at his new vintage piano lounge, The Handy Liquor Bar.

09/18/2014

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Gear Up With The Tri Big Play T-Shirt

Cheap beer, buffalo chicken dip, subs, wings… it feels like eons since we’ve been able to sit around and have an excuse to eat great junk. But it’s finally here. That’s right my friends, it’s football season once again.

09/11/2014

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Egg Shop: NYC’s Best New Diner

Back to school means two things: Friday night parties and Saturday morning hangovers.  And if you’ve learned anything this far in your studies, you’ll know the best cure to a hangover is your local BEC.

08/28/2014

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Archermen: Man Spray

Forget about the soap and mops, and simply choose from Archermen’s three manly scents: European Sports Car, Distillery, or Hunting Lodge.

08/28/2014

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Fit Minute: Basic Kettlebell Lunge

If you’re cold, get your blood pumping! We’ll help you with that in out Fit Minute.

02/19/2013