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Brainy Breakfasts and Midday Boosts

Brainy Breakfasts and Midday Boosts

  BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  |  It’s the afternoon, and you’ve suddenly hit a slump — and although there is so much more day left to enjoy, right now you’re sluggish and just plain hungry. If you need a burst of energy to take that walk you’ve been thinking about, don’t reach for a […]

Quality of Life Forum Connects Residents with Electeds

Quality of Life Forum Connects Residents with Electeds

BY SAM SPOKONY  |  Residents are invited to attend a quality of life forum at the Hudson Guild on Monday, April 21 at 7pm, where community leaders and elected officials will discuss neighborhood issues and take questions from audience members. The forum will be hosted by both the Neighborhood Advisory Committee and the Senior Advisory […]

Chelsea’s Seniors Need Nearby Park and Bench Space

Chelsea’s Seniors Need Nearby Park and Bench Space

BY ARNOLD BOB  |  Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent building public park space in far west Chelsea, whose primary purpose is to be economic engines for the future growth of NYC, rather then creating parks that meet the needs of most Chelsea’s seniors. The High Line provides an enjoyable walk and beautiful […]

Abs are the Core of a Strong Foundation

Abs are the Core of a Strong Foundation

BY TEAM HEAT   (Devon Cormack & Heather Hardy)  |  Team Heat would like to guide you through a set of the abdominal exercises that are part of our everyday strengthening routine. A boxer’s foundation of power comes from a strong core. We ground ourselves by tightening and strengthening the psoas muscle, to deliver strong punches […]

All the Fall Flavors with a Fraction of the Fat

All the Fall Flavors with a Fraction of the Fat

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  |  Strolling through the streets of Manhattan during these crisp and cool fall months, we stumble into the smell of pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and other nutrition nightmares. We are such suckers for fall flavors. Giving into temptation, we follow our noses to that delicious apple, pumpkin, cookie, cupcake or […]

Fast-A-Thon to benefit local soup kitchen

Fast-A-Thon to benefit local soup kitchen

Weekdays from 10:30am-12:30pm, New York’s largest soup kitchen takes the words of that anonymous poet to heart — by providing meals to some of the one-in-six city residents who spend every day of the year without having their basic nutritional needs met. Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen’s Second Annual Fast-a-Thon is your way to help keep […]

Learning From Men of The AIDS Generation

Learning From Men of The AIDS Generation

BY SAM SPOKONY  |  In the midst of a career built on cutting-edge research and studies of the LGBT population, not to mention a personal life full of experiences from the front lines of the HIV epidemic, Dr. Perry N. Halkitis isn’t ready to write his autobiography just yet. “Maybe when I’m 60,” he said […]

Ready to Run, in the Summer Sun

Ready to Run, in the Summer Sun

BY TEAM HEAT (Devon Cormack & Heather Hardy) | When you combine beautiful bridges, parks and exciting city streets with the hot summer sun, the five boroughs can truly be a runner’s dream. As a professional boxer, running is part of my workout routine. Every day, I run from Gleason’s Gym across the Brooklyn Bridge, […]

How Convenient: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Fairway

How Convenient: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Fairway

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  (sweetnutrition.nyc.com)  |  Have you ever gone to a supermarket and arrived home, only to realize you managed to pick up everything but the thing you actually went shopping for? Have you purchased a quick lunch or dinner, only to experience buyer’s remorse because you spent an absurd amount on one […]

To Go Fish and Get Fit, ‘Trust’ the Hudson

To Go Fish and Get Fit, ‘Trust’ the Hudson

BY MAEVE GATELY  |  Want to add more movement and fresh air to your life? Then look no further than your nearby piers and parks, where the Hudson River Park Trust has organized a series of summer events and classes, designed to keep your body moving and your fishing line taut. SUMMER OF FITNESS To […]