ILLUMINATING THE RICH AND VARIED LIFE OF NEW YORK CITY

 

 

 

May 2017

[caption id="attachment_17876" align="alignleft" width="920"] Alexandria Bordas[/caption] Alexandria loves double-stuffed Oreos, live music in the forest, and organic meet-ups. She only used Tinder once—in Austin—where she received an inordinate amount of unsolicited photos. She also tried Coffee Meets Bagel. After three dates with Logan, he told her he was more into Geishas. She has sworn off apps ever since.   [caption id="attachment_18753" align="alignleft" width="925"] Anya Chapman[/caption] Anya likes cats and dancing. She hopes to find a love similar to the one portrayed in "The Notebook." When Anya goes on a date, she expects a man to possess all of the qualities of an 18th-century knight.

After some hiccups in the first week of service, the new operator of the East River Ferry is hitting its stride. San Francisco-based private ferry company Hornblower Cruises won the contract from the New York City Economic Development Corporation to take over several ferry routes just over a year ago. Service started on May 1 on the East River and for another route to Rockaway. Over the next year, the company will add several more routes, collectively known as the NYC Ferry. Many riders noted that the biggest difference in the first week was the cost of the ferry. The previous operator

Louboutina, aka Loubie, is a five-year old golden retriever that doles out hugs and handshakes to passersby on the streets in Chelsea and the West Village. Loubie is an Instagram sensation and has been on Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, and various other TV shows and online media. Because of her popularity, people from New York City and around the world come to visit Loubie to get a handshake and hug.

Some people spend their Sundays in church, others like to unwind with a good book, but in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, a small group of artists are rolling up their sleeves, grabbing scalpels and cutting open a mischief of mice to learn the craft of taxidermy. Leading the course is Katie Innamoroto, 27, a woman whose curiosity and passion for wildlife led her to the study of preservation, natural history and inadvertently, a side job as a teacher. Innamoroto’s perfectionist nature and ethical practices have gained her tens of thousands of followers on social media and are shaping the emergence of a

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