Nell Alk

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Nell Alk is a writer, editor and activist. Originally from the Midwest but based in New York City since 2006, she loves the cosmopolitan lifestyle, plant-based cuisine and animal-free fashion. Beyond food and apparel, she’s an arts and entertainment enthusiast, as well as an all around avid vegan, with her finger perpetually on the pulse of this burgeoning scene. Apart from Ecorazzi, she’s written about culture, nightlife and other fun subjects for outlets like The Wall Street Journal, Soho House Magazine and Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Life blog. More on Nell and her journalistic and copywriting work here. You can also interact with her on Twitter and Instagram


July Lookout: Enjoy a Weeklong Vegan Vacation in Southern Italy

in Arts/Culture, Eats, Events, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Vegan

Too often we vegans are met with naysayers suggesting veganism isn’t feasible; isn’t realistic; isn’t sustainable. To that we vegans say phooey! Non-vegans are missing out on the rewarding benefits

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Vegan-Friendly Franchise LYFE Kitchen Opens Location in NYC

Last month, on December 1, LYFE Kitchen opened its first location in New York City, its 14th to date since launching in 2011. Some may have missed this news due

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Exclusive Interview with Factory Farm Drone Documentarian Mark Devries

You may recognize Mark Devries as the guy behind the insightful documentary Speciesism: The Movie, which saw its world premiere in New York City last September (2013). With the bootstrapped

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Exclusive: Darren Aronofsky on the Future of Humanity and Finding Balance

It’s little wonder writer and director Darren Aronofsky was selected to receive the Humane Society’s inaugural Humane Filmmaker Award: An outspoken vegetarian who openly lauds live animal alternatives in motion

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LUSH Cosmetics Donates $5K to Michigan Animal Sanctuary SASHA Farm

in Animals, Causes, Contests, Featured, News

Remember back in September when we announced LUSH Cosmetics’ call for small nonprofit nominations, with a winner to receive $5,000? Well, between submissions via comments on the original article, on

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Beyond Downtown: NYC’s Beyond Sushi Rolls into Midtown Manhattan Today

As if New York City residents weren’t spoiled enough with our seemingly endless list of dining options, today marks the grand opening of vegan eatery Beyond Sushi’s third location on

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Activism Abroad: NYC Street Artist Takes Veg Message Across the Pond

in Animals, Arts/Culture, Causes, Featured, News

Fifty-six-year-old Dan Witz — who originally hails from Chicago but lives in Brooklyn — has been producing street art in New York since the seventies. And not just any street

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