Ruby the Ewok Terrier

BY Dawn in General |

This is Ruby, my favorite neighborhood pup. I'm not sure what breed she is, but I'm pretty certain that it's some kind of Ewok Terrier mix. Every time I see her I am reduced to a puddle of squeals and ... Read More
Last night my friend (and perennial concert companion) asked me if I've seen the newly released All Points West festival line-up . I hadn't, so I checked it out. It's pretty fantastic.Day 1 includes the Beastie Boys, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, Fleet Foxes, the National and Ra Ra Riot.The last time the Beasties played in the NYC area the tickets were $75 a pop for just them. A one-day pass to All Points West is just under $100 for about 20 ... Read More

Thank you, President O!

BY Web Intern in General |

Earlier this month, President Obama signed an Executive Order, creating the White House Council on Women and Girls. The Council was created 'to provide a coordinated federal response to the challenges confronted by women and girls, and to ensure that all Cabinet and Cabinet-level agencies consider how their policies and programs impact women and families, 'according to the press release from the Office of the Press Secretary of the White House.What's great ... Read More
Photograph: Ahmad Masood/REUTERSWant to read something mortifying? The Guardian just released an article stating that Hamid Karzai, Prime Minister of Afghanistan just rushed a bill through the Afghan parliament which will legalize marital rape. 'The final document has not been published, but the law is believed to contain articles that rule women cannot leave the house without their husbands' permission, that they can only seek work, education or visit the ... Read More

That's How I Roll

BY Web Intern in General |

The warm weather is a' comin'-- time for me to bust out my rad bicycle! I can only bring myself to ride it to the grocery store and back during the winter, when my neighborhood is basically a frozen tundra, but in the summer I'm all bike all the time. And I know I'm not alone: thanks to the green movement and cities becoming more bicycle friendly by the minute (for starters, New York is making good on its promise to add 200 miles of bike lanes to the city in ... Read More