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Walk A Mile In This East Village Blogger's Boots

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    People in this city like to gripe about who's a "real" New Yorker and who isn't. If you ask us, all you have to do to genuinely claim the title is hand over your heart to the city, rack up a few neighborhood spots and sights to call your own, and get yourself a decent outfit for strolling the blocks.

    Though she's imported from Texas, Bonnie Barton — the chic social-media maven and the blogger behind Flashes of Style — has a claim on all three of those qualities. Just a quick talk with her reveals her true NYC love, she's made a home for herself in the eternally hip East Village, and, well, just look at her. This born style blogger has sidewalk-stepping looks for days. Matter of fact, we took a little romp with her around her 'hood where she showed us not only how to enjoy a day in her part of town, but what to wear when fall comes 'a callin' (hint: it all starts off with some killer Timberlands boots). Click on to spend time with a real New Yorker. Styled by Jennifer Steele; Hair and Makeup by Ashleigh Ciucci.

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This Is What Death Really Looks Like

In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read