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NYC’s most socially distanced office is this desk in the East River

It was an office prank worthy of being talked about at the water cooler. Earlier this month, a desk-equipped raft could be seen floating between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Its creators — the nautical nonprofit Tideland Institute and the chaos-loving comedy group Improv Everywhere — dubbed it “New York’s Most Socially Distanced Office.” “We thought the… Read More »

From Spanish flu to COVID-19, how NYC’s oldest restaurants are surviving 2nd pandemic

They survived Hurricane Sandy, 9/11 and even the 1918 Spanish flu. Now New York’s oldest and most storied restaurants, bars and cafes are struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic. Naysayers feared that the city was on the cusp of losing its most beloved eateries when COVID-19 shuttered restaurants. After all, 87 percent of NYC bars… Read More »

How a former club kid opened one of NYC’s most iconic yoga studios

She’s an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher who gracefully slides into poses — everything from powerful warriors to impossibly bendy forward-folds. But the first time Dana Trixie Flynn took a yoga class, she hated it. “I was like, ‘I can’t do this, I’m not flexible,’ ” she remembers, dismissing yoga — still a relatively obscure New… Read More »