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How To Shop Local in the City

There are so many reasons to shop locally. Small business owners are the backbone of your neighborhood, whether you realize it or not. By investing in them, you’re investing in your community—an important support system when you’re living alone or with roommates in the city. However, it can be hard… Read more


5 Must Have Music Apps

Long gone are the days when you had to lug a Discman to the gym. Even an iPod isn’t necessary anymore, not as long as you have a smartphone. In fact, your iTunes library can be bone-dry, and you still won’t miss a step on the treadmill thanks to the… Read more

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5 DIY Ideas to Beautify Your Apartment

You don’t have to spend money to add some character to your apartment. All you need are a few simple craft supplies, an hour or two, and a passion for crafting (or at least the patience for it). If your walls are looking a bit barren, try one of these… Read more

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5 Concert Etiquette Tips

The older you get, the more expendable income you have to spare on fun stuff, like concerts. However, your tolerance for the chaos that is a standing-room-only concert also tends to go down. The best way to keep the crowd around you in check is leading by example. So the… Read more

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5 Retro Beach Looks for Women

Taylor Swift might not be singlehandedly responsible for the rise of the retro bathing suit, but even she seems to realize she’s had a hand in the trend (see:photographic evidence). Whether you’re a fan of Swifty or not, you have to admit that you’ve been noticing some old-timey fashion by… Read more