Author Archive: Natalie

Shedding light on UV Tattoos

Shedding light on UV Tattoos

A year ago, Tom Atkin, a 25-year-old bartender in San Diego, wanted to add to his collection of ink, which already included an owl on his right bicep, an anchor on his chest, and a bouquet of roses surrounding a cross on his left forearm. Atkin walked into his usual […]

 
 

Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn

Sandy didn’t stop Downtown Brooklyn’s millennials from letting their vote count today at Borough Hall. From bloggers to chefs to musicians to students, the majority of Metrotech’s 20-somethings checked off President Obama as their choice to lead the country for the next four years. Along with social issues and the […]

 
 

Turn Down the Music

Turn Down the Music

Wearing ruby red metallic headphones, a young man boards the uptown N train, bobbing his head up and down to the sounds of Drake’s vocal percussion. Sighs and groans spill from a few passengers who had hoped for a quiet morning ride to the city as the sounds emitting from […]

 
 

GenY Burns a Hole in Their Pocket

GenY Burns a Hole in Their Pocket

Five days a week before she starts her shift as a retail salesclerk, Ashourrina Henshaw, 21, stops into her local Starbucks where the staff knows her so well that she doesn’t even have to place the order for her usual: a Trenta Iced Caramel Macchiato with a double shot of […]