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NYC’s 5 Best Spice Stores

A pinch of this or a little of that takes a meal from ho-hum to oh yeah! At these spice stores, you can stock up on your cardamom, cloves, sea salt, and marjoram, or just get inspired by the multitude of flavors.

09/10/2014

Manhattan Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Robber Who Held Up Manhattan Stores, Newsstands

Police on Thursday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in a string of robberies targeting grocery stores, bodegas, newsstands and other businesses around Manhattan.

05/05/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Record Stores

Do your part to support these vital cultural institutions by browsing the bins at any or all of the best record stores in New York City.

04/18/2014

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Beware Of Misleading ‘Bargains’ On Black Friday

Shoppers who are getting ready to rush out the door on Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals may want to slow down.

11/26/2013

Brooklyn Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For 2 Suspects In String Of Brooklyn Store Robberies

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find two men wanted in the robberies of three stores in southern Brooklyn.

11/25/2013

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‘Dude Washing’ The New Marketing Tactic That’s Geared Towards Guys

As more and more men take on the responsibility of household shopping advertisers are taking notice and looking to cash in. New targeted ad campaigns have been geared just towards the guys.

10/18/2013

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5 Great Stores for Bespoke Or Customized Denim

Few things say fall like a new pair of jeans. You can ensure the best look and fit by getting your denim handmade, or at least seriously customized to suit your idiosyncratic tastes and shape.

09/23/2013

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5 Great Hat Stores In NYC

Hats are making a serious comeback this season. If you don’t want to sport on on the daily, at least get a jump on your fanciful topper for next year’s Easter Parade by visiting one of New York City’s best hat shops.

04/03/2013

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The 5 Best Skateboard Shops in New York

Skateboarding is more than a sport to anyone who lives by the board. Whether you’re an aspiring Tony Hawk or a total novice, defy gravity at some of the best skateboarding shops in NYC.

CBS New York–03/31/2012

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Consumer Report: Shopping & Embedded Solicitation

Embedded giving – when a cashier asks if you’d like to donate to charity – raises millions for non-profits every year, but is it something you want to be asked about every time you shop?

10/28/2010