Author Archives: Kara Rota

Cookstr Partners with Unbucket for Launch of Collaborative Listing Tool

Cookstr is thrilled to be a launch partner for Unbucket, which launched publicly yesterday with the goal of shaping a web that doesn’t just connect us digitally, but a web that brings us closer together in the real world too. Says Unbucket: … Continue reading

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Art Imitates Art: Tube presents the ultimate YouTube party

Tube, a new Van Cougar play running through December 16 at Incubator Arts Project, is as tender, disturbing, hilarious and watchable a piece as you can hope to find in the world of New York independent theater. It’s also made … Continue reading

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VAAC Chairman Art Chang: 2012 Election’s Problems Went Far Beyond Sandy’s Chaos

The Daily News reported Art’s comments on the recent election in New York. Preliminary numbers show that in-person turnout in New York City was down significantly compared with 2008. Nearly 200,000 fewer New Yorkers stood in line to vote on … Continue reading

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VoteScope.us Wins Change Prize at NYU’s Code for Change Hackathon

The team put together by Tipping Point Partners, the Campaign Finance Board and the Voter Assistance Advisory Committee took the Change Prize in NYU Wagner’s Code for Change Hackathon. Check out their mobile-optimized creation live at VoteScope.us “A second Code … Continue reading

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Branch.com Treats Commenting as Content

I’ve recently fallen for Branch, which calls itself “a new way to talk to each other online” and “a marketplace for your ideas.” It is in fact a site with a minimal interface, focused on the single activity of initiating … Continue reading

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