I'm a New York-based writer, editor and multimedia journalist. I write on gender, culture, teens & trends for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Cosmo & Time, where I'm a contributing columnist. I'm also a contributing editor for Sheryl Sandberg's women's org, Lean In. Past Lives: Executive Editor of TUMBLR, Senior Editor at NEWSWEEK.
Tips for the 1940s Housewife: How to Have Summer Fun With Your Kids Take a five-cent trip on the Staten Island ferry. Take a Fifth Avenue bus to Fort Tryon Park. Watch the planes take off and land at LaGuardia field. READ MORE
In 1995, the company planned to replace the “Sir Isaac Lime” flavor with “Scarlett O’Cherry” until a group of Orange County, Calif. 4th-graders created a petition and picketed the company’s headquarters.
After meeting with the children, company executives relented and retained the Sir Isaac Lime flavor.
Long live Sir Isaac Lime!
(Thanks for reminding me of these beautiful bags of frozen sugary liquid!)