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Beth Shapouri

August 19, 2013 | Everything Guide
The Everything Guide to Wigs

From customized curls to disposable neon-pink bobs, a tour through the city’s faux-hair scene.

July 16, 2012 |
The Taxi-Taker’s Crib Sheet

Frequent riders’ and veteran cabbies’ rules for navigating the city.

October 10, 2011 | Everything Guide
The Double-Dipper’s Guide to Student Exploitation

They’re talented, they’re motivated, they charge 95 percent less for a haircut. A survey of the still-in-school labor pool.

May 16, 2011
Seller’s Market

With new furniture buyers in Greenpoint, dress consigners in Chelsea, and art salvagers on the waterfront, there have never been so many places to exchange your tired stuff for cold, hard cash—or turn around and replenish it with new finds.

May 16, 2011
If You’re Feeling Charitable

Where to dump your castoffs if you can’t (or don’t want to) sell them.

May 16, 2011
What, This Old Thing?

New homes for worn clothes.

May 16, 2011
Where Trash Becomes Scratch

Where to sell your unwanted goods.

November 29, 2010 |
Quick, I Need a Karaoke Machine!

Whom to call when you want just about anything.

July 12, 2010 |
Diary of a Cab Share

A reporter test-drives the group-riding experience.

July 12, 2010 |
Where to Share...

Where to share a sailboat, an office, and more.