The Spirit of Halloween: A Candlelit Ghost Tour of Manhattan’s Most Haunted House

New York City is full of ghost stories. During the month of October, the city’s dead come alive through countless ghostly attractions. The nighttime streets of the Village are crowded with walking ghost tours, Brooklynites can hop Madame Morbid’s incredible Ghost Trolley Tour, and you can even take a Haunted Broadway Walking Tour (if you’re…

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World Mental Health Week

My experience this past month can best be summarized in a short phrase: When it rains, it pours. Recently there have been issues with our living situation, a stressful period at work, and, most importantly and unfortunately, an extremely close family member was involved in a horrific car accident. And after all of this, I…

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How I Care for my Ultra-Lightened Hair

I have a confession to make. This is not my natural hair color. Three years ago, I walked in to my salon with a pretty rough hair situation. My roots had grown out, and the rest had been bleached and dyed multiple times, ending up at a brassy and extremely unflattering orange. I told my…

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On Weight Loss and Taking a Gym Hiatus

Today’s blog post is going to be a bit more personal, but it’s one that I wanted to share. I don’t know exactly when I first started noticing that something was off, but I had been experiencing issues with my breathing for some time. I’m not sure if it was the extremely arid Arizona climate,…

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Boris and Horton

195 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009 Boris and Horton has stolen my heart. As someone constantly on the hunt for the best espresso and/or cold brew in the city, I tend to bounce around to different coffee shops without returning to many. But Boris and Horton has something special that will keep me coming…

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What I’ve learned about vegan nutrition

        As someone who has been through a veritable rollercoaster of health and fitness in the past few years, I’ve come to believe in one rule above all others: listen to your body. Through every manner of diet imaginable, from 60 lbs heavier than I am to 15 lbs lighter, from running sprints to lifting…

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