How do you maintain your sanity when your aunt keeps reminding you that the boy you broke up with in high school is now the CEO of the hottest new tech company and his wife looks just like you? Preparation. Know the enemy and be ready.
We will deeply miss you Madiba, and thank you for inspiring millions of us -- Africans, African Americans, white Americans and many others -- to activism and action.
Cano and Jay-Z should have known that accepting less, perhaps a 7-year deal worth $180 million would in the long run earn Cano more money.
Long before Downton Abbey made tea time trendy on-screen or Starbucks got into the tea business, the women in my family began one of its most beloved holiday traditions.
The evidence is overwhelming that the philanthropist-mayor's approach to helping New York's vast, overwhelmed middle class and its chronically poor has been unsuccessful. A mayor has to have a more comprehensive strategy for bolstering the middle class.
Let's cut right to the chase. Ray Kelly and Bill Bratton don't like each other. Don't like each other? Let's get real. They hate each other. Their disagreements are not just about police policy. With them it is personal. That's the back story of what will be happening at Police Plaza when Bratton returns as police commissioner.
My first year of living in New York was a nightmare. This was 13 years ago. I had just arrived to the U.S. after the closure of the newspaper I was working for in Tehran.
Today, NHL bigwigs publicly downplay the importance of fighting while privately believing it's their biggest marketing draw. But is allowing fighting shortsighted when it comes to the long-term growth of the sport?
Each and every one of these women is included because she is noteworthy -- a cutting-edge artist or writer, a revolutionary who is upending her community's and the world's limited notions of what a Muslim woman is capable of doing, a pioneer fighting for women's and girls' rights.
As 2013 begins to draw into itself for holiday season and the arrival of the coming new year, it is worth thinking about what human rights issues might be put onto our collective front-burners.
Our cities' food traditions and culture, face enormous and mounting pressure from scattershot development, global market forces and land prices. This pressure exacts an enormous toll -- 3,000 acres of our nation's productive farmland are lost to development each day.
Everybody else in the house is still asleep. That's why Tommy Capezza is waiting at the front door.
For at least a decade, Americans have been living in the shadow of war and yet, except in pop fiction of the Tom Clancy variety (where, in the end, we always win), there's remarkably little evidence of it.
Some plays need to look as if they're being performed with absolutely no effort whatsoever. They must seem merely tossed off. That's the fun of them. Perhaps the most famous example is Private Lives, the jazzy romantic comedy Noel Coward wrote in 1930.
I guess it was only a matter of time before "God" himself -- yes, that was a reference to Meryl Streep's Golden Globe acceptance speech -- assumed hosting duties.
I'm doing the New York experience from broke to ballers. I may be on the broke side, but I have a couple of friends on the baller side. Here is what I did this past week in the city and my recommendations for what you should do... if you can get in.