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Is Good To Go really ‘the Citi Bike of coffee’?

Tue Apr 22 The new eco-friendly coffee mug project just launched in DUMBO. Here’s how it works.

Buggy bites: Your guide to the NYC restaurants serving insect-spiked dishes

Tue Apr 22 Get your protein from creepy crawlers at these New York eateries

Money, money, money: The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announces its impact and artist awards

Tue Apr 22 The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation grants thousands to New York choreographers

Spread literacy with Malcolm Gladwell, Amy Poehler and others at World Book Night

Tue Apr 22 The celebration, which takes place on Shakespeare’s birthday this year, invites book-lovers to pass along their passion

End of an Era: Kim's Video Closes Its Doors

Tue Apr 22 The last branch of the great (and greatly troubled) movie rental store is on its way out

Earth Day 2014: 20 awesome eco-friendly but fashionable products (slide show)

Tue Apr 22 There’s no need to sacrifice style with these sustainable pieces

Insects for dinner! The Ofrenda crew are launching new restaurant the Black Ant

Tue Apr 22 Modern Latin eatery the Black Ant will offer grasshopper tlayudas and ant-salted cocktails in the East Village

Sticky-note confessions: New Yorkers share 25 terrible breakup stories

Tue Apr 22 Think you’ve had a bad breakup? Gothamites confess their worst romantic demises. Read and learn.

Attention, cat lovers: NYC gets a cat café this week

Tue Apr 22 The first feline-friendly coffee shop to hit the U.S. pops up in Manhattan this week

Obama claims that ‘The Daily Show's’ Jon Stewart was his toughest interview

Mon Apr 21 As the White House press secretary says Stewart was Obama's most challenging interlocutor, remember some of Stewart's most pointed Q&As

The future of opera is here, and it includes singing domestic sexbots

Mon Apr 21 Time Out’s theater editor has penned the libretto for a sci-fi opera about a woman, her android lover and a tech-support dude

5 non-crappy environmental songs for Earth Day

Mon Apr 21 Get ready for Earth Day with these ecological anthems

Pie flicks: A ranking of the greatest videos by pizza maestros Roberta’s

Mon Apr 21 From their traditional Bushwick Block Party to a poetic time-lapse of their garden coming to life, the team at Roberta’s sure knows how to take creativity beyond the pizza oven

Construction of new Rockaway Boardwalk to begin this week

Mon Apr 21 Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed most of the beachside promenade, work is set to begin at last on building a new one

Stephen Starr to debut NYC sibling to Philly’s El Vez

Mon Apr 21 Flashy cantina El Vez will serve Mexican plates and agave cocktails in the Financial District

Cannes 2014: Critics Week Lineup Announced

Mon Apr 21 The powers-that-be at the annual French film festival reveal their latest selections, while Time Out New York launches its comprehensive Cannes news and reviews section

City stories: Alison Schuettinger, 26; Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Mon Apr 21 A sidewalk interview with a 26-year-old New Yorker: “I’m just coming from Greenpoint, trying to save the environment.”

Renderings: These 15 images will show you the future of New York

Sat Apr 19 See what's in store for our city's subway system, parks, museums and robots. (Okay, not robots—but we can dream!)

The evolution of the New Yorker

Fri Apr 18 We chart the scenesters and zeitgeist capturers who shaped this city of constant change—and predict what the next Gotham types will be

Gary Shteyngart, king of book blurbs, abandons his throne

Fri Apr 18 Satirical novelist and avid writer of compact, exuberant bits of praise for fellow novelists' novels announces he'll stop producing jacket copy

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