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For all your derby dames out there, Sunshine Derby is the shop you've been waiting for. Based in Concord, New Hampshire, Sunshine Derby is run by Alison, captain of Granite State Roller Derby's Legislashers. Alison combines handcrafted leather and African wax prints to create cute, hand sewn clothes and accessories that are perfect on and off the rink. This super crafter has all the goods: skirts, headbands, bracelets, and earrings for everyday livin', plus toe guards, booty shorts, and arm bands for derby livin'. You...
As one of many typically male-dominated industries, technology buffs should be bowing down to the women who have pursued these careers. These ladies have been hard at work and making some serious impact. Whether she's a venture capitalist, engineer, founder, co-founder, CEO, or COO, it's clear these amazing women have accomplished so much by the ripe age of 30. When you consider the fact that women leave the industry at twice the rate that men do, a recent list of 30 important women under 30...
  You may have seen this awesome-looking truck around the city. Perhaps you have also tried the equally awesome curry puffs that come out of it. Or their signature Chicken Pad Thai. We are referring to Mamu Thai Noodle, one of the newest food trucks in NYC. The owner, New York native Siwat Thitiwatana, was inspired to start his own business after visiting his uncle in Thailand, who owns three noodle shops.  You can usually find Mamu around Brooklyn or on 27th street and Madison, but on...
The number of people populating NYC who claim to be an artist would sink the moon. While most often you may find yourself trapped by one of these leather fedora wearing artist types who hop from opening to opening, pulling Hot Topic inspired sketches from their portfolio in an effort to impress girls, or whoever will listen, the other hand will have to hunt to find an artist who's quickly producing a body of work that shines out from the pile, and who seems to...
In our last post about B, we raised an eyebrow at her reluctance to call herself a feminist. Why? Because we believe she is a feminist and she should own it. That’s why we did a serious double-take at what Rakhi Kumar wrote about her in the Huffington Post last week. In “An Open Letter to Michelle Obama”, Kumar reprimands the first lady for recognizing Beyonce as a role model for her two daughters: “...I think it's time to stop suggesting to very young girls that...