Author Archives: Courtney Carter

Turkey Brings Out The Runners

While many are trying to run away from too much turkey this week, the 400 runners at the annual Turkey Trot in Coney Island were running toward it. Many have trained for weeks, months, or not at all–because fitness is … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty, and The Internet

“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” is one of the most famous phrases in the U.S. Declaration of Independence–but when it was written it’s doubtful the founders of the country would one day have the Internet in mind as … Continue reading

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Online Personal Stylists Are Always On Trend

Where’s Rachel Zoe when you need her? Apparently, she has influence all over the net. For those of us that can’t afford a personal stylist (probably most), there is a new trend of personal stylist—the Internet. There are three main … Continue reading

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Junior’s Takes The Cake After Sixty Years

What do you give a place that sells cake, especially famous cheesecake that is, for their birthday? Nothing, they give it to you. Junior’s Restaurant, Brooklyn’s legendary eatery, celebrated its 60th anniversary today, and the restaurant invited all New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Japan Fashion Now (And Then)

Long before Gwen Stefani became entranced with Japanese fashion and wrote a love song called, “Harajuku Girls”, were Issey Miyake and Yohji Yamamoto–Japanese fashion designers that came alive during the Japanese “fashion revolution” of the 1980s, and now The Museum … Continue reading

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Museum of Sex Keeps Up The Action

There are many things the Museum of Sex can be called. But tame, low-key, or underrated isn’t one of them. On my first visit to the museum, I was shocked that as a New Yorker I felt I could confidently … Continue reading

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Fall Brings Leaves, And Guilty Pleasure TV

September has arrived. And while we are almost at the end of the month, I believe this is the best part. The kids are back to school, the temperature is starting to cool, and a new season of television is … Continue reading

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3-D Is History

3-D is history. As in the History Channel. When Entertainment Weekly said in its September 4th issue, “60 films over the next two years will be released in 3-D”, I’m sure they didn’t have an image of William Shakespeare resurrected … Continue reading

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