How to force WordPress to remove auto-hyperlinking of URLs in content

I just realized that WordPress started automatically hyperlinking website URLs when they appear in content. This is happening whether one adds a hyperlink code to the URL or not. Continue reading “How to force WordPress to remove auto-hyperlinking of URLs in content”

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How to cancel or remove a domain from my NameCheap or GoDaddy account?

So you just don’t want to take your website offline, but you want to completely delete and remove a domain from your NameCheap or GoDaddy account and having trouble? Continue reading “How to cancel or remove a domain from my NameCheap or GoDaddy account?”

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When does Zara’s Winter/Christmas sale start for 2017-18?

Over the last few years, Zara has made the jump from another fast casual player in the United States to a full-time big-time player in the fashion world globally. And with that, they garnered a critical mass of new fans looking for the new trends at an affordable price. Continue reading “When does Zara’s Winter/Christmas sale start for 2017-18?”

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

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. (Update: 2019 rumors flying below)

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

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. Continue reading “Yes, those were gun shots you heard in the East Village last night”

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

The destruction to Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria has been devastating and has set the island back decades. Continue reading “How Google, Tesla and Facebook apply innovative technology to recovery efforts after natural disasters”

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

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

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

Whoa, M.I.A. has been confirmed to play a concert at The Fox Theater in Oakland, California on November 2, 2017. Continue reading “M.I.A. to play concert at The Fox in Oakland, CA — can a national tour be coming soon?”

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M.I.A. releases “blocked” song, Jaloo remix of ‘Bad Girls’ on YouTube

M.I.A. hates having her creativity controlled by her record company, so she likes to get under their skin by releasing and leaking music on social media. In that vein, she released another song on the Fly Pirates YouTube channel. This time is a a Lucas Sorel remix of a song called “Baby”. With the release two days ago, it came with this comment:

“The song ‘Baby’ by M.I.A. is blocked and they want block the remix too. They try block we try make fly pirates hear all MIA songs. They try block again. We robbing this joint 💋”

Not sure whats’ up with her record label or what to believe. We really don’t care; all we know is that we’re excited to get another song from M.I.A. Watch the “video” and listen at the following:

A few days prior, the channel put out this dope remix of “Bad Girls” from Jaloo.

As we mentioned previously, the YouTube channel has been really prolific as of late putting out more than a dozens songs in just over a month. Just last week, a couple remixes were released: LOAD’EM (IWOSAN remix) and Jump In (MATR1X remix). She’s also teased that she might do another tour now that she obtained a visa to the United States.

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Removal of 14/B Citi Bike valet station causing capacity problems in East Village

Back in mid-July, Citi Bikers in the Lower Side Side/East Village received an email announcing that the Citi Bike station at 14th street and Avenue B would be removed. Continue reading “Removal of 14/B Citi Bike valet station causing capacity problems in East Village”

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M.I.A. releases new remixes of ‘LOAD ‘EM’ and ‘Jump In” on Fly Pirates YouTube channel

A couple days after announcing a new song and video as well as a fashion collaboration with Astrid Andersen on her ohmni.com website, M.I.A. has just released a couple new remixes. Continue reading “M.I.A. releases new remixes of ‘LOAD ‘EM’ and ‘Jump In” on Fly Pirates YouTube channel”

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Sweetgreen announces their “Late-Summer” menu with Thai Watermelon

Keeping it fresh — terrible dad pun intended — sweetgreen just released three new salads for their “Late-Summer” menu. Continue reading “Sweetgreen announces their “Late-Summer” menu with Thai Watermelon”

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Oh no… did Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle REALLY close for good?

Yelpers have reported that famous noodle joint Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle has closed. Please, say it isn’t so. Continue reading “Oh no… did Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle REALLY close for good?”

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Chicago’s sweetgreen locations, addresses, phone numbers and directions

CHICAGO SWEETGREEN LOCATIONS

Sweetgreen is expanding rapidly. By the time 2017 closes, there will be three more sweetgreens in Chicago for a total of four locations in the Windy City. Continue reading “Chicago’s sweetgreen locations, addresses, phone numbers and directions”

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Alan Lin piling up consecutive wins on ‘Jeopardy!’

Alan Lin is the latest Jeopardy! champion to pile up the wins and money, but where does his numbers stand up against other winners? Continue reading “Alan Lin piling up consecutive wins on ‘Jeopardy!’”

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Sweetgreen’s new Brooklyn location: DUMBO opening date is May 2017

Are you ready for another sweetgreen, Brooklyn? Good, because you’ll be getting one in DUMBO in May 2017 Continue reading “Sweetgreen’s new Brooklyn location: DUMBO opening date is May 2017”

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You can now book your favorite studios as much as you want on ClassPass*

If you’re a ClassPass member not on their Unlimited Plan, then you know you can only visit a studio a limited amount of times. Continue reading “You can now book your favorite studios as much as you want on ClassPass*”

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When is Zara’s spring / Mid-Season sale for 2017?

[survey[Zara has introduced more sales to their playbook over the last couple years. Before, the retailer used to be only about two sales; their bi-annual blowout sales that they had every June and December Continue reading “When is Zara’s spring / Mid-Season sale for 2017?”

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How to change your payment method when splitting the cost of a Lyft ride

Did you know that when you’ve accept to split the cost of a Lyft ride with a friend or family member that you’re able to choose how to pay for that specific ride? Continue reading “How to change your payment method when splitting the cost of a Lyft ride”

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What does “NYC storm zone 1” mean to me?

After Hurricane Sandy, New York City changed the way they labeled areas that were at-risk for flooding.