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Our souvenir from the elevator renovation project: the workers gave us the 8 button.

Our souvenir from the elevator renovation project: the workers gave us the 8 button.

NYT Says Take the Stairs, But What's This About a Second Wind?

Researchers found “peak exertion was attained much faster climbing stairs than walking, which is why nearly everyone huffs and puffs going upstairs, at least until their ‘second wind’ kicks in after a few flights.” Er… second wind? I think it flew out the window somewhere around the sixth floor.

What a guy: schlepps all our stuff up 8 flights and not one comment about me overpacking.

What a guy: schlepps all our stuff up 8 flights and not one comment about me overpacking.

No kidding.

No kidding.

Why couldn’t our building just get one of these?

Why couldn’t our building just get one of these?

Day 2. This is fun!

Day 2. This is fun!

This is what the lobby of a New York City apartment building (that’s home to lots of kids) looks like when the elevator is out of service for a month.

This is what the lobby of a New York City apartment building (that’s home to lots of kids) looks like when the elevator is out of service for a month.

Frida Kahlo lookalikes at the Bohemia Beer Frida Kahlo party

Frida Kahlo lookalikes at the Bohemia Beer Frida Kahlo party

On red wine...

…and why you should stick it in the fridge for 20 minutes just before drinking. Cheers.

Nothing like fixing your hair in a store window on 5th Avenue. (Thanks, Mr. Ferragamo.)

Nothing like fixing your hair in a store window on 5th Avenue. (Thanks, Mr. Ferragamo.)