Thrift Like a Pro With Pinterest

Pinterest is the rising star of social media. Everyone is talking about the social pinboard network, speculating whether it heralds the switch from searchtodiscovery, what its popularityamongwomen means for Internet marketing, how it may potentially change ourpurchasinghabits, and debating digitalcopyright. The major brands are hoping to use Pinterest to influence your purchases through sleek integration […]

Giving Back: It’s Easier (And Cheaper) Than You Think

Philanthropy for millenials in a barely post-recession economy doesn’t mean throwing our non-existent wads of cash at problems. For these two young philanthropists, it’s about changing perceptions of issues and creating a culture of charity. And that doesn’t mean you need a lot of money to get anything done. Quite the contrary. Christian Elliott. Originally […]

“But It’s Not Facebook Official” and Other Social Media Relationship Woes

As much as people can joke about how your relationship isn’t legitimate until it is “Facebook official,” let’s call a spade a spade- it’s 2012, how you represent your relationship over social media is actually a big deal. When I was in New York City a few weeks ago, my two-year-itch, on again, off again, […]

TNGG Insider’s Guide: Seattle

Imagine a paradise where wifi flows freely from the coffee shops adorning every corner and block. Imagine a place with expanding public transit, bikeability built into the infrastructure and dense enough that everything you need is within walking distance. As you are walking back from the grocery store, you see to your right a stunning […]

Welcome to Portlandia: Native Guide to Portland

Before I knew about Portland’s creative culture, not only regarding ads, but also in the fashion, music and art worlds, I had heard about the city’s outstanding cuisine. Portland will happily make you buy your food from a food cart and proceed to make you eat it standing up in the pouring rain. What’s better […]

Asheville, NC: Beauty and the Beer

Paris of the South, San Francisco of the East, Beer City, and one of GMA’s Most Beautiful Places in America. Asheville is known for great beer, great food, a bustling live music and arts scene and an abundance of outdoor activities. The only “Blue” district in Western North Carolina, this is not your typical southern […]