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Sarah Bernard

January 4, 2010
Union Square Wonderland

Joining the Greenmarket, the various fairs, the NYU students, and the tourists is this sprawling new state-of-the-art playground that’s both cognitively stimulating and ridiculously fun.

December 21, 2009
Winter Blankets

The sofa is suddenly very appealing, particularly beneath a cozy cover. But how to find the right (nonshedding, warmth-trapping) one? We tested nine throws outside on a blustery, low-40s day, then ranked them for heat and comfort.

November 23, 2009 |
The “You Ask, We Find” Holiday Gift Guide

A bike that folds, two sets of pink baby booties, a beagle named Junior—people have pretty specific ideas about what makes The Perfect Gift, and still we agonize while shopping. Here, we polled the locals for their wish lists, then suggested one gift for each.

November 23, 2009 |
How to Give Anything Away

A few suggestions for where to donate your stuff, money, or time.

October 26, 2009
What Your Sex Partners Think

Uncensored thoughts on the pros and cons of cut versus uncut lovers.

October 19, 2009
What’s Your Widget?

You can tell a lot about people by their apps. Here, randomly selected locals— some recognizable names, some not— reveal their current smartphone obsessions.

September 14, 2009
Closet Skirmish

She wants a leather jacket. Mom prefers a nice blazer. The wardrobe wars, in pictures.

August 3, 2009
Make That Sale!

Merchandising guru and Buyology author Martin Lindstrom’s six rules for moving product fast.

June 29, 2009 |
Living Lightly on the Grid

One family’s recycled, vegetarian, communal-sleeping existence.

May 18, 2009 |
Swing, Batter

Which bats work best? The Brooklyn Bulldogs decide.

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