When (and where) is the new Trader Joe’s opening in the East Village?

October 18, 2017 / 0 comments

For as much information that was out there when rumors of a Trader Joe’s was going to open at 500 East 14th Street, we’re surprised by the lack of coverage over the last 6-8 months.

Security Footage: Is the Deerpark High School “Ghost” security video real or fake?

October 17, 2017 / 0 comments

If you’ve been on the social medias lately, you probably have come across the incredibly disturbing security video from Deerpark CBS Secondary School in Ireland.

Yes, those were gun shots you heard in the East Village last night

October 16, 2017 / 0 comments

Around 11:30 PM last night, several Alphabet City / East Village residents reported hearing 8-10 loud pops of unmistakable gunfire. EVGrieve reported that the shots happened on Avenue C between East 11th and 12th street on the east side of the street in the C-Town shopping plaza.

The Liu Sha Bao (流沙包), a.k.a. the molten lava egg custard bun, is your new favorite dim sum item

October 14, 2017 / 0 comments

Today, we’re writing something we should have written months, if not years, ago; it’s a dedication to the heavenly dim sum item called Liu Sha Bao (流沙包) also known by one of its English names: the molten lava egg custard bun.

Here’s why the Thai man punched a 72-year old elderly Aussie man in Pattaya (Video)

October 13, 2017 / 0 comments

In a video that’s making the social media rounds, a young Thai man is caught sucker punching a 72-year old Aussie man when he isn’t looking in what seems like a road rage incident.

Grand Opening: Second sweetgreen location in Union Square opens today

October 11, 2017 / 0 comments

As we mentioned in April of this year, sweetgreen was opening another location in the Union Square area. 

Jeopardy! Records: Austin Rogers’ record run for Jeopardy wins and most money

October 11, 2017 / 2 comments

The quirky, funky bartender from New York City was at it again last night, winning his eleventh consecutive game and primed to surpass the $400,000 total winnings milestone.

HotelTonight expands to 100-day reservation window for discounted hotel rooms

October 10, 2017 / 0 comments

HotelTonight has got good news for those of you that rely on the app as much as you do planning on your calendar.

How Google, Tesla and Facebook apply innovative technology to recovery efforts after natural disasters

October 9, 2017 / 0 comments

The destruction to Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria has been devastating and has set the island back decades.

Sweetgreen launches 2017 fall menu with Curry Cauliflower, Fish Taco bowls

October 8, 2017 / 0 comments

Sweetgreen wants you to “Fall for these new bowls”. The new fall menu appeared last week across New York City re-introducing the popular Curry Cauliflower from last year.

How does the ‘NYC Train Sign’ MTA countdown clock work (and is it worth it)?

October 7, 2017 / 0 comments

You might have recently scrolled past an advertisement or were tagged in a social media post for the NYC Train Sign.

Last night, Austin Rogers surpassed $300,000 on Jeopardy (and revealed whether he’s gay)

October 6, 2017 / 2 comments

Austin Rogers, the internet darling of Jeopardy won his eighth straight game, surpassing $300,000 in total winnings, and clarifies who is partner was. 

These are the 15 Jeopardy players that won the most money in one day

October 4, 2017 / 5 comments

With Austin Rogers lighting up the Jeopardy! scoreboard with his gutty wages and record-setting single-day winnings, we were curious about the which contestants have took home the most money in one day of the popular trivia game show.

Austin Rogers, the bearded bartender from New York City, is Jeopardy’s next super champion

October 3, 2017 / 1 comment

Austin Rogers isn’t just winning on Jeopardy!, he’s doing it in style; his own wacky, goofy style. And the people love it. And he’s one of the show’s all-time winners.

How long does it take for a “noindex” to reflect on Google, other search engines?

October 2, 2017 / 1 comment

Noindex is a way for webmasters to tell Google and other search engines not to include that particular landing page or pages in their search results.

Review: Eargo Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds (RIF6)

September 28, 2017 / 0 comments

Trying to keep wired headphones from falling out at the gym sucks. Even when you successfully keep the buds in your ears, you’re constantly trying not to move too much or hyper-aware any movement of the buds.

How to contact family and friends in Vieques after Hurricane Maria?

September 27, 2017 / 22 comments

Five days ago, we created this post about the damage done in Vieques after Hurricane Maria. Little did we know that it would be relied on as one of the few ways to get into touch with the island community of approximately 9,000 people. 

The first photos of Vieques have emerged after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rican island

September 23, 2017 / 50 comments

As you know by now, Puerto Rico was recently battered by Hurricane Maria — in particular, the island of Vieques bore the brunt of the Category 5 hurricane. In some of the first photos that have come out since the hurricane made landfall a few days ago, you’ll see images giving partial-view into the wreckage…

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For a limited time, ClassPass offering 20% discount off 10-class plan

September 20, 2017 / 0 comments

For a limited time, ClassPass is offering one of their best long term promotions — a fall sale that dangles 20% off off their standard 10 class plan for six months!

What are the dates of Zara’s fall sale for 2017?

September 17, 2017 / 0 comments

Summer is quickly coming to the end and the seasonal fashions are going out with it. The spin on that is that you get to wear all your cute corduroy pants, jeans, and sweaters because it’s feeling like Fall more every day.

Citi Bike to add station to East 12th St. and Avenue B to alleviate demand in East Village

September 12, 2017 / 0 comments

We’re excited that the Citi Bike program has finally started expanding into Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens, but this Lower East Side dweller was most excited to see that one of the newly-planned 140 stations includes a new station in Alphabet City.

Nespresso is running a one-day promotion for 20% off their pods when you buy 8 sleeves

September 12, 2017 / 0 comments

Though Nespresso does run good promotions on their machines, they rarely ever have any worthwhile sales on their pod sleeves. Usually any promotion around their pods involves giving a free accessory or something equally useless.

M.I.A. to play concert at The Fox in Oakland, CA — can a national tour be coming soon?

September 6, 2017 / 0 comments

Whoa, M.I.A. has been confirmed to play a concert at The Fox Theater in Oakland, California on November 2, 2017.

Read this story so you know when to fire your SEO client before it’s too late

September 4, 2017 / 0 comments

I’ve been doing SEO for almost as long as the industry has existed (um, a long time) and am always up to share my experience with friends or connections that are interested in creating a website or looking for tips on how to optimize for search engines.

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