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The 6 Best Outdoor Happy Hours in NYC by Neighborhood

In a city that's growing upwards, rooftops have become all the rage in NYC. When the clock hits 5 o'clock everyone is rushing to find the best views and best drinks to celebrate happy hour. Be ahead of the game with these 6 rooftop bars and...
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8 Crucial Preventative Health Checkups to Get in Your Thirties

Like sands in the hourglass, so are the years of our lives. Make a fresh checklist of preventative health checkups to get in your thirties. Even if you're feeling fit as a fiddle, that's no good reason to skip your doctor visits. Especially when you're...
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3 Quick & Easy Egg Recipes With a Twist

Eggs. I love ‘em. I love ‘em! I love the protein. I love the shape. I love the shells. And I love how easy they are to cook. If you’re not on team eggs, I don’t know what to tell you, except that you’re missing out on one of nature’s most...
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Relax After Taxes With These Soothing Spa Week Treatments

Happy Tax Day! Now, take a deep breath and sigh. The IRS tax filing deadline for 2015 is here, which means the hard part is over. But sometimes it takes more than just a check mark on the To Do List to clear your mind of tax day stress. Lucky for you, Tax...
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Bloomberg and Gates Want Poor Countries to Quit Smoking

Can the developing world quit smoking? Find out how Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are teaming up to help fight Big Tobacco worldwide!  A new global fund started by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda...
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Fifty Shades of Grey Sneak Peek

ESSENCE editor Charreah Jackson steps inside the steamiest relationship on the silver screen! The day we’ve all been dreaming of is finally about to arrive. That day, of course, is the day we lean back into our velvet-cushioned seats and take in the...