STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: URGENT.LY

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Car woes – we’ve all been there, without trying or wanting to end up in need of roadside assistance. Whatever your roadside assistance horror story, I’m sure it involves the same must-haves as everyone else’s. I’m talking impending doom, end-of-the-world type bad weather, wonky cell-phone reception, already running late to now hopeless plans, and a long wait despite some preconceived notion that having Triple AAA would be a lifesaver. Mine are almost always a result of locking my own keys in my car like the responsible, well-put together adult that I am…. which the universe rewards with roughly two hours curbside to reflect and mull over the question, “Why am I like this?” STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: URGENT.LY

NOT ALL INAUGURATIONS ARE BORING – SOME ARE DISASTROUS

Every four years, the city gets revved up to throw the crowning gala of the most powerful democracy to ever grace the planet, and every four years it’s the same: boring.  It always seems like we’re on the brink of witnessing something momentous, and then January 20 comes and it’s just a bunch of parents blithely standing on the left side of the metro escalators while wearing commemorative sequined hats. NOT ALL INAUGURATIONS ARE BORING – SOME ARE DISASTROUS