Matalin and Corn debate déjà vu news - Israel back in Gaza and ACA back in court. Consensus: there's not a media bias but a rough balance between pro-Israel talking heads and the flood of photos of dead civilians. Also: why not label GMOs in processed food?
It was one of those 3 a.m. ideas that I had to act on. And that was to go paleo... for a week. Could I handle this almost-absurd change in my diet?
Whether you're looking for a local grocer or an elegant dinner, there's something for everyone in this community.
As discerning analysts like Nate Silver have been noticing, there's a particularly large gap between elite and popular opinion on marijuana policy. It's long past time to close that gap. Marijuana legalization is far from a risky position -- in fact, it's smart politics.
Now the Metropolitan Opera, my home for over 20 years of my 34-year career, is in the final hours of labor negotiations. We have been told there will be a lockout starting at midnight Thursday evening when the fiscal year closes.
Face facts, Truvada will be in everyone's bloodstream in about 15 minutes, so why argue over it? On two fronts we can assault this virus -- the POZ and the NEG, the dirty and the clean. Can we cut the crap and get in one line?
Regardless of their origin, all children have the same right to due process before the law. We should guarantee "equality under the law" not by lowering standards for more kids, but by raising standards for all kids.
I'd like to share the story of Kira Kazantsev, who was recently crowned Miss New York 2014 and who is raising public awareness about domestic violence.
House Speaker John Boehber today hailed passage of the American Innovation Protection Act -- a sweeping series of tort reforms, noting that American progress and innovation is consistently obstructed by trial lawyers and their rush to the courts.
Cynical music fans like to talk about the things that aren't happening today; things that aren't happening in jazz, that aren't happening in R&B. A few months ago, I was invited to witness what was happening at New York's Joe's Pub, in the person of recording artist, Somi.
"The young father's enthusiasm was contagious. I guess he just wanted to let loose a bit. Thank you for sharing your passion for life, it made my night and everyone else's."
Storm King Art Center is one of the world's leading sculpture parks. The park is located one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley.
New Yorkers have a rare chance, through August 10, to see a full-cast production of David Edgar's intriguing Pentecost.
As we move ahead with an eye toward enrolling a million more New Yorkers, a few key changes could make New York even more successful.
If you live in New York City, at some point you've been approached by a suspiciously friendly person carrying a clipboard, asking if you "have a minute for [insert name of charity here]."
One day the gardener said to the children, "You know, I'm always telling you what we are going to grow. This time, what would you like to grow?" To her surprise, the children had a unanimous answer: "Kiwis!"