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Amy Poehler and Billy Eichner Stage a Christmas Carol Ambush

They're getting New Yorkers into the holiday spirit, whether they like it or not. More »
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It's a Very Standard Xmas Playlist

From Bing to Frank to Dylan to Elton, this list has Christmas cheer all wrapped up. More »
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Pop Quiz: Who Wrote "All I Want for Xmas" & in What Year?

Sorry, it's the best arrangement since 'Love Actually' More »
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Suitcase Confessions, Holiday Edition, Part 3: Resolutions

A wish that’s old For a year that’s new, May the dreams you’re dreaming All come true. That little poem was printed for the December 31st dinner menu at the Hotel... More »
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Suitcase Confessions, Holiday Edition, Part 2: Lessons Learned in 2011

Good comes from bad … cream doesn’t always rise … love can really happen … Read Part 2 of our holiday polling: “What was the biggest lesson you learned in... More »
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What Your Christmas Ornaments Really Think About You

The Life of a Bauble on Nowness.com. Do you have oddly strong opinions when it comes to decorating the tree, deciding which ornament goes where, up high, down low, front and center, or, so... More »
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Not Your Typical Christmas Flicks

Who cares about Home Alone or It’s a Wonderful Life? Sometimes, among all the forceful cheer of Christmas, we secretly yearn for the dark Christmas movie. While you’re home loafing on... More »
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Karl is Everywhere

Ornament photographed for Refinery29 by way of Sophomore’s Instagram. More »
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Best 25 Films of 2011

The season of “Listmas” continues strong. Here’s another cheat sheet to pilfer into during the downtime this holiday. Behold 2011’s Best Films according to Slant... More »
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Le Bain's Holiday Mix is Xmas Music You Actually Want to Listen to

We know we know, it’s Xmas music overload right now, but you can trust the kids at Le Bain to put together a mix that is surprisingly festive, yet it no way grating. It’s very... More »
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Your Christmas Album This Year

We love us some good Christmas ambiance music during the holidays at The Standard. Get ready for some holiday love with the release of She & Him’s A Very She & Him Christmas (Merge... More »
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Saks Fifth Avenue

New York is still probably one of the coolest cities to live in. Where else can you walk around and bump into a building turned art installation. Here is the light show at Saks Fifth Avenue... More »
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Stan's Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season isn’t always our favorite time of the year.  We feel that the true meaning of it all has been lost in the mad rush to buy buy buy all the chicest gifts you can find.... More »
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CHIMERA

Not to be a Scrooge D’Arde, but Christmas isn’t always our favorite holiday.  Well, it isn’t until someone shows up at our door with countless orange boxes from... More »