Brooklyn’s Aly Tadros

(Source) Hi Hart Beat. I am so happy to share this song with you tonight. This is one of my favorites lately, and the best part? Aly Tadros is a fellow Brooklyn resident! We actually met last spring in the my Brooklyn running group and ever since looking her music up after meeting, I can’t

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We two—how long we were fool’d

(Source) I was poking around the internet the other day researching some quotes I had found for their valitidy and I came across this lovely poem. I thought of you instantly, Hart Beat. I hope you love it too. We Two—How Long We Were Fool’dby Walt Whitman published in Leaves of GrassWe two—how long we

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Long distance watch

Oh hey there Hart Beat. As many of you loyal readers know, the only watch I’ve ever worn is by Olivia Burton. The other day though I came across this watch designed by Kitmen Keung called “Long Distance.” Not only do I love the idea of this watch, but the design is breathtaking as well. There

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I’m Not The One

Oh mamacita Hart Beat, it is freezing in New York this week. I had to make quite an effort to get out of bed and into the world today. As much as I can aggressively love the winter by admiring the beautiful snow and seasonal apparel, it’s not the greatest time of year for me.

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Friday the 13th

Happy Friday the 13th, Hart Beat! Not only is today one of the luckiest of all unlucky days, but it’s also the last day of my internship, and the day that Beyoncé got us all by dropping an entire new album with accompanying music videos for each track. We listened to the album at work

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It’s just love

Hi Hart Beat. The New Yorker published its’ contributors favorite books of 2013 this week and through that article I found this beautiful abstract of a poem that I keep hearing over and over in my head. In the article Edwidge Danticat says, “Nikki Giovanni is a goddess to me, so every book of hers that

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“35 and Single” by Paula Schargorodsky

Now I am the only single one left. In your 20s you are free to do whatever you want; have boyfriends, lovers, one night stands, work, study, just like men. But female freedom has an expiration date. When you turn 30 a conservative curtain falls. At every social gathering you are confronted with one silent

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Home sick: Top five picks

Hi Hart Beat. I had to come home from work early today. My roommate and I both have the horrible flu or something with the usual suspects of fever, soar throat, and headache. When I’m sick there are somethings that always help, so tonight I am inspired to write Hart Beat’s Best Home Sick List.

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Jenny Lewis, over and over

Hi Hart Beat. I’m a little sick tonight so I don’t have much energy to write to you so I’ll quickly share one of the songs that I’ve been listening lately. I know there’s been a Jenny Lewis kick on Hart Beat and I’m okay with it if you are. If I could be any

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