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Mermaid Parade 2019 revelry celebrated Pride, panned Trump, and looked fabulous

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It’s June 22, the first Saturday after the official start of the summer season. And just like they do every year, revelers gathered in New York’s Coney Island for another round of Mermaid Parade celebrations.

Since 1983, the annual Mermaid Parade has come to Coney Island every summer with three major goals (according to the FAQ): to “bring mythology to life for local residents who live on streets named Mermaid and Neptune”; to “create self-esteem in a district that is often disregarded as…

Mermaid Parade 2019 revelry celebrated Pride, panned Trump, and looked fabulous

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It’s June 22, the first Saturday after the official start of the summer season. And just like they do every year, revelers gathered in New York’s Coney Island for another round of Mermaid Parade celebrations.

Since 1983, the annual Mermaid Parade has come to Coney Island every summer with three major goals (according to the FAQ): to “bring mythology to life for local residents who live on streets named Mermaid and Neptune”; to “create self-esteem in a district that is often disregarded as…

The bittersweet joy of the automatic WiFi connection

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I lived the most unglamorous form of a bicoastal life for about two and a half years. That is, I spent most of my time in my walk-up Brooklyn apartment, but took regular trips back to my parents’ house in Los Angeles, where I stayed in my childhood bedroom. 

Each time I returned to California, I felt like I was slipping, but not quite fitting, back into my old life. After moving back to LA, I got the same feeling on a recent visit to New York City. 

In both cases, one of the things that…

The bittersweet joy of the automatic WiFi connection

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I lived the most unglamorous form of a bicoastal life for about two and a half years. That is, I spent most of my time in my walk-up Brooklyn apartment, but took regular trips back to my parents’ house in Los Angeles, where I stayed in my childhood bedroom. 

Each time I returned to California, I felt like I was slipping, but not quite fitting, back into my old life. After moving back to LA, I got the same feeling on a recent visit to New York City. 

In both cases, one of the things that…

New York to pull back on electric scooter restrictions

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As part of the recent pull backs, scooter-share companies can now operate in New York City and other parts of the state. However, e-scooter related injuries and public opinion bring mixed reviews toward the changes.

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New York to pull back on electric scooter restrictions

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As part of the recent pull backs, scooter-share companies can now operate in New York City and other parts of the state. However, e-scooter related injuries and public opinion bring mixed reviews toward the changes.

Read more here. Read more…

More about Tech, Transportation, Mashable Video, New York, and Electric Scooters

New York to pull back on electric scooter restrictions

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As part of the recent pull backs, scooter-share companies can now operate in New York City and other parts of the state. However, e-scooter related injuries and public opinion bring mixed reviews toward the changes.

Read more here. Read more…

More about Tech, Transportation, Mashable Video, New York, and Electric Scooters

New York to pull back on electric scooter restrictions

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As part of the recent pull backs, scooter-share companies can now operate in New York City and other parts of the state. However, e-scooter related injuries and public opinion bring mixed reviews toward the changes.

Read more here. Read more…

More about Tech, Transportation, Mashable Video, New York, and Electric Scooters

New York to pull back on electric scooter restrictions

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As part of the recent pull backs, scooter-share companies can now operate in New York City and other parts of the state. However, e-scooter related injuries and public opinion bring mixed reviews toward the changes.

Read more here. Read more…

More about Tech, Transportation, Mashable Video, New York, and Electric Scooters

E-scooters get thumbs-up to scoot on most NYC streets

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, electric scooters are now allowed in New York — which means the two-wheeled vehicles could soon be scooting through New York City.

The New York State Senate passed a bill Wednesday to pull back restrictions for electric-assisted bicycles and e-scooters. Scooter-share companies like Bird, Lime, Spin, Uber, Lyft, and many others haven’t been able to operate in New York City and other parts of the state, while the scooter craze has run rampant for the past year (and…