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New York: Not Scary

BY Web Intern in General |

It's not nearly as bad as it looks, I promise.The New York Times published an interactive map on their website highlighting all of the murders in the 5 boroughs of NYC over the past 6 years. You can zoom in on any area and get the name of the victim, name of the murderer, time and date of the crime, the motive and the weapon (if the information is available) for each individual homicide.This graphic, a.k.a the crazy death map, makes New York look a LOT ... Read More

Baby, You're A Star

BY Brandy in General |

I know a lot of us BUSTies are inked- but I doubt any of us can say we were able to doze thru the process.  Getting a tattoo is pleasurable for so many reasons, but it's not something I myself would call 'soothing'.  Belgian teen Kimberley Vlaminck would seem to differ- at least, at first.  This celestial enthusiast got some international press last week after claiming that the 56 stars tattooed onto her face were the result of her falling asleep ... Read More
Get fabulous shoes from the 80%20 label as they open their first pop-up at the boutique Inven.tory. This event goes on for eight days from Saturday, June 20th to Sunday, June 28th.Get fabulous shoes from the 80%20 label as they open their first pop-up at the boutique Inven.tory. This event goes on for eight days from Saturday, June 20th to Sunday, June 28th. The opening party is tonight from 6pm to 8pm at Inven.tory which is at 237 Lafayette Street. So ... Read More
 Wouldn't it be great if you could schedule a session to talk politics with Obama? Imagine meeting him over afternoon tea in his office to discuss policy matters and throw around ideas. What if you could influence federal policy?  Well, thanks to Obama's Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government , he is lending an ear. The program has been in effect since May, when Americans were given the chance to brainstorm recommendations for creating an ... Read More

Wish You Were Here

BY Web Intern in General |

Get ready to have fun across the pond without any of the cost and travel time. From August 20th to September 13th, thirty independent stores in the Lower East Side of New York City will swap places and cultures with the stores in the Newburgh Quarter of London. Then from October 1st to November 1st, Londoners will get to experience a little New York flavor when our stores descend upon them. All the participating boutiques have their own individual style and flavor ... Read More