BY Charlotte Dow in Crafty on Sep 28, 2012 |
Join us for the BUST Magazine Craftacular at the World Maker Faire this weekend at the New York Hall of Science! We’ve got some pretty sweet deals for attendees, such as subscription specials ($10 for a year!) and an awesome raffle with gifts from our vendors.
The Faire will be open rain or shine on Saturday, September 29th from 10 AM to 7 PM and Sunday, September 30th from 10 AM to 6 PM. The New York Hall of Science is located at 47-01 111th Street ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Sep 28, 2012 |
In case you haven’t heard (after the uproar stirred by the Post this past week), a handful of New York City public schools have been testing out a program that dispenses oral and, more recently, injectable contraceptives, as well as the morning after pill or Plan B, to female students in need. Dubbed “CATCH” or Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare, the pilot program launched in January of 2011 and managed to fly under the ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Sep 28, 2012 |
If you happened to be in New York on Thursday and walked by Bryant Park, you would have been surprised to see the usually crowded green full of mammals of a different sort, a far cuddlier bunch on all fours.via @ChadRachman on twitter
September 27th marked the inaugural event for The Campaign for Wool, an effort from across the pond put forth by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and his British Wool Council. The festival, aimed at celebrating and ... Read More
Got the city blues? Escape them tonight with a new comedy and variety show, Company Picnic, and you won't even have to leave the island. Although the lineup looks a little sausage fest-y, it's more of an eclectic buffet of some of the best comedy in the city, and the best dish is musical. Comedian Jessica Delfino is a guitar-playing, hilarious-joke-telling, do-it-all performer, as well as a critically acclaimed and award-winning musician ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Feminizzle on Sep 21, 2012 |
The New York Court of Appeals seems to think that subway masturbators are no big deal.
Last year, a man who masturbated and ejaculated on three different female subway passengers was tracked down through DNA evidence. The man, Darnell Hardware, is now out free after only one year in prison — for time served — because the Court of Appeals considers masturbating and ejaculating on someone without their consent a misdemeanor, not a felony, Gothamist ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Artsy on Sep 18, 2012 |
Author, This American Life contributor, and co-creator of FOUND Magazine Davy Rothbart is taking a 79-city tour in celebration of the mag’s tenth anniversary. The pages of FOUND are packed with stumbled-upon goodies, including letters, notes, and photos, that run the gamut from touching to absurd.Davy will be sharing awesome new finds as well as a few stories from his new book of personal essays, My Heart is an Idiot. He’s joined ... Read More
BY Intern Alica in General on Sep 12, 2012 |
Creep alert! In Brockport, New York, there is a not-so-new creep in town. The small town is home to Mr. Thomas Mangan, and Mr. Mangan is a busy, busy man.
On Sunday, August 26, 2012, two females were sunbathing in bikinis on their front yard. Upon seeing the two young ladies, Mr. Mangan could not help taking pictures of their “crotch” (his word) from inside his house. Once he had his pictures, he walked over to the ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Sep 11, 2012 |
Here in New York, the first signs of fall manifest in our wardrobes. Temperatures have dropped out of "sweat torture" territory, and cardigans are creeping out of our closets as things cool down. The pinnacle of cool, though, has got to be the World Maker Faire; on September 29 and 30, the grounds around the New York Hall of Science in Queens will transform into the world's largest DIY festival.
You are cordially invited to join us at the third annual BUST ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Sep 06, 2012 |
If you live in NYC, you’ve probably heard about fracking recently. We blogged about Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon leading a group of high-profile New Yorkers against the practice, a drilling method which can release a bevy of harmful chemicals into our water and air, damaging our environment and our health. It turns out that many of these chemicals are especially detrimental to women; ecologist Sandra Steingraber has even taken to classifying fracking as a ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Aug 31, 2012 |
Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon have assembled a coalition of artists against fracking in New York, aptly named Artists Against Fracking. In case you didn't know, fracking involves using massive amounts of chemically treated water to tap into underground rock deposits, which are rich with natural gas. Although there has been research into the safety of this process, many people, like Ono, are concerned about the chemicals involved in the process and the ... Read More