Tagged: new york city

transgender

Transgender Bathroom Access Now In NYC

  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs law to base bathroom and locker room use on gender identity. The executive order guarantees all people access to the city’s single-sex facilities that align with their gender identity, without having to show identification or proof of gender.   Transgender Bathrooms...

How College Students Aren’t Quite Real Adults Yet

We college kids sometimes get tossed into the category of adulthood. Heck, we sometimes throw ourselves into the mix, but this is not the best description for ourselves. College kids may be out there on our own in a new city, but I wouldn’t qualify our 18-20 something year-old selves...

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...

uber

When It’s a Good Time to Call an Uber

  You’ve heard of Uber, right? Of course you have. It’s only one of the most popular smartphone apps/driving services in the country. Since 2010, black cars have swarmed our streets with all sorts of pedestrians praising the car’s existence while sitting in the backseat. The effort of having to stand...

Fort Tryon Park

Maria Walks: Fort Tryon Park

  New York City is home to some of the most vibrant and bustling parks. Greenery is a reprieve from the often cold, stark city blocks that we’re permanently attached to as urban dwellers. Human nature ushers us to seek peace and calm, surrounded by the lush, tranquil environment parks...

dad bod

Is the Dad Bod really a thing?

Recently, well about two months ago to be more accurate, an article on The Odyssey that glorified “Dad Bod” went viral, brewing controversy all over the web. This even spouted response articles that accused this piece of being objectifying and sexist to both parties. What is a “Dad Bod”? USA...

So You Think Florida Weather Is “Nice?”

All the time, my non-Floridian friends tell me how jealous they are of how lucky I am to live in Florida. “You have palm trees,” “You have endless summers,” “You have the beach,” and every other Florida perk is recited to me each time we talk, ever. Yeah, Florida is...

earth day

Earth Day Will Make You Pay Homage To Nature

  Earth Day, a reminder to Earth’s inhabitants to nurture and be kind to Mother Nature, tells us that we have a long way to go. For too long, human beings have paraded the planet with a sense of authority and ownership over the environment, destroying its aesthetic beauty and...