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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.


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Best Tattoo Shops In New York City

Marriage may not always be permanent, but tattoos are. If you’d rather wear your heart on your arm than your sleeve, it pays to do your homework and feel the love from one of the artists at these top studios.


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How to Save Energy During The Winter Months

Make sure your household winterizing plans include these cost-reduction strategies.


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Is One Back-up Generator Enough For A Neighborhood?

Do you know where your family will be during a long-term blackout?


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Best Creative Couples Costumes For Adults

Want the world to know you two are tight as Batman and Robin? Check out these dynamic duo, Halloween twosomes.


Storm Preparation Advice For Pregnant Women

If you’re pregnant and plan to be home during a storm, consider these tips to be prepared.


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Ask A New York Expert: Fall Beers To Try

Autumn is here and with it, a taste for seasonal beer. This year’s fall-flavored trends include wildy-popular pumpkin varieties and ales ranging from bittersweet to fruity. We asked local beer expert Gary Monterosso to fill us in on some of his favorites.


Plan, Don’t Panic: A Before-Winter-Strikes, To-Do List

Autumn is a good time to get your house in order.


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Tips For Maintaining Communication During A Power Outage

Stay connected to loved ones during a power outage by following these storm-prep tips.


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One Tank Trip: Long Island’s Native American Roots

A number of museums and historical places honor the history of LI’s first inhabitants.


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One Tank Trip: Hickory Run State Park

If you just need a break from the city, Hickory Run is a great one-tank trip from NYC.


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One Tank Trip: Bear Mountain State Park

Bear Mountain State Park is one of New York’s most family-friendly destinations.


Disposable Goods To Have In Case Of A Power Outage

Stock up on disposable goods as part of your pre-emergency plan.


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One Tank Trip: Philadelphia

Gas up the car and get ready for a really cool one-tank trip to Philadelphia.


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One Tank Trip: The Bronx

History, art, nature and one of the best zoos on the planet are just a one-tank trip away.