A couple years ago, Harrison Forman was living and working in San Francisco and dating around, as many twenty-somethings do, but he was doing it differently: he was broadcasting his dates via Facebook live. Forman, who was working at Facebook at the time, was using the company’s new technology to date in a new way. […]
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Have the historical figures who used to inhabit the Morris-Jumel Mansion ever left the premises? NYCity Lens went on a paranormal investigation to find out.
The dance was born in Harlem during the Great Depression, and that’s where some residents are keeping it going.
Tacitus wins the Wood Memorial at the Aqueduct in Queens, and is now leading among Kentucky Derby contenders
Orchids are one of the oldest flowering plants on the planet, but due to the increasing threats to the environment they’re starting to head to extinction.
When nine-year-old Fatima Ali is restless, and she has trouble falling asleep, she lays down in bed and spells out words in her head to help her get to sleep. She often does it alongside her mother, who isn’t a native English speaker and uses this bedside exercise to practice her pronunciation too. Mom tucks […]
The new NYC guidelines giving black people the right to wear their hair however they like will likely drive profits for natural hair influencers and entrepreneurs.