Tag: New York

Queens half marathon race recap

I was so pumped up yesterday morning before the Queens half marathon—that was after I had serious second doubts. The past two weeks were light on training, but I still felt really prepared to run for over 2 hours for a total of 13.1 miles. But after a short weekend (since the race was Sunday)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tear Up Box Office

We all had a favorite: Leonardo in the blue mask, the oldest and leader with his katanas; Donatello in the purple mask, the smartest with his bo staff; Raphael in the red mask who is aggressive with a pair of sai; and Michelangelo in the orange mask, the youngest, a jokester with his pair of

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Antibiotics in Animal Feed Upheld by FDA Despite Health Concern

Even though the usage of antibiotics in animal feed puts human health in danger, the federal appeals court upheld the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy that discourages but does not ban such use on Thursday. The divided 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York came to a 2-1majority conclusion that the

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New York is The Unhappiest City

While New Yorkers are commonly classified as being rude and fast-paced, according to a new study, we are also unhappier than other city dwellers. The “Unhappy Cities” study administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the last few years asked participants, “In general, how satisfied are you with your life?” The

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Low-Income Senior New Yorkers Get $1.5 Million For Farmers’ Market Goods

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that $1.5 million will be distributed amongst low-income elderly New Yorkers. Part of the Senior Famers’ Marker Nutrition Program, people over the age of 60 will be provided with checkbooks worth $20 to buy fresh fruits and veggies from local farmers’ markets. There is reportedly 100,000 booklets that include five

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The Fancy Food Show Features 3D Treats

Held at New York’s Javits Center last week, the Fancy Food show featured the first food 3D prototype printer that created custom-made treats. ChefJet, who featured the printed, edible sugar and chocolate, ideal for cake toppers and other baking decoration, will run consumers about $5,000 for a small counter top printer or under $10,00 for

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Angie Martinez Announces New Job Switch After Leaving Hot 97

Known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie Martinez announced yesterday that she was leaving radio station Hot 97 in a statement that shocked all hip-hop fans. Even though she is leaving the station after a 20-year run, she is not dropping the mic just yet. Martinez announced that she will be joining both NY

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Babies Who Get Dirty Are Healthy

Babies crawling to chase after bugs or the family pet are off to a healthy start. According to a new study, babies who are exposed to household dirt, pollen, and pet dander have a lower risk of developing asthma or allergies. The study published June 6 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found

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National Running Day NYC

Today might just be a runner’s favorite holiday—National Running Day! While die hard runners do not need a day to give life to their running spirit, having a day dedicated to running allows runners to appreciate the sport. Not to mention the motivation runners will have to day to lace up and enjoy their favorite

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