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Amber Sabathia

Teaching My Girls To Be Tough Cookies

Amber Sabathia | July 6, 2015 | Parents
As a mother of four, I am blessed with the opportunity to raise my boys as respectful young men and to raise my girls as strong young women. Over the years, I have come across several opportunities to help my children's growth, including Girl Scouts.
Caitlyn Jenner

The Journey Begins

Caitlyn Jenner | July 6, 2015 | Gay Voices
Seeing how my new friends have overcome their adversities is such an inspiration. They are so well-adjusted and smart. I'll be sharing their stories here in the coming weeks and I can't wait for you to get to know them. They are just like you and me.
Jon Forrest Dohlin

New York's Marine Constituencies Make Nice

Jon Forrest Dohlin | July 6, 2015 | New York
Instead of talking past each other, representatives of the commercial and recreational fishing industry, scientists, researchers, and conservationists looked for collaboration and trust.
Rob Taub

Phil Jackson Can't Fill the Void

Rob Taub | July 6, 2015 | Sports
The Knicks are not simply a train wreck that can be burned and swept from the tracks. They are a complex machine that is driven by a stubborn old engine -- the Carmelo Anthony model -- which has not and never will work in conjunction with other parts.
Regina Weinreich

Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award: Ruth Appelhof at the Maidstone

Regina Weinreich | July 3, 2015 | Arts
Just prior to the Arthamptons opening, I met with Ruth Appelhof, Executive Director of Guild Hall, who will receive the Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award on July 5. Over eggs Benedict at the Maidstone in East Hampton, we talked.
John Atlas

The Montclair Film Festival: The Best Place for Provocative Social Issues Films

John Atlas | July 6, 2015 | New York
It's summer and with blockbuster films dominating the screens, I am reminded about one of the things that's great about my hometown, Montclair, New Jersey. It's the Montclair Film Festival that takes place every May.

Walking in Williamsburg: A Guide to Styles, Snacks, and Sounds

Shoptiques | July 2, 2015 | New York
Photo by Jaspermaz via Wikimedia Commons A hipster paradise within the sprawling boroughs of New York, Williamsburg is just a short ride on the L train out of Manhattan. Known for its diversity of culture, food, and fashion, the neighborhood is...
Tamar Honig

From Crushing, Creation

Tamar Honig | July 2, 2015 | New York
This ivory is used to make piano keys, chopsticks, and all manner of other trinkets. The message of the event was clear: ivory, its sale, and the market for it must be crushed, beginning with this most literal of steps.
Jerry Ashton

Medical Debt and a Citizen Call for a New Declaration of Independence

Jerry Ashton | July 2, 2015 | Business
Now that the Supreme Court has once again upheld the legal foundations of the Affordable Care Act, and the proper celebrating and hand-wringing has had its day, it's time to reveal the real winner of that program. America's bill collectors.
Kathy Stevens

Onward for All of Us: Thoughts on Independence Day

Kathy Stevens | July 2, 2015 | Impact
On Independence Day, I invite you to consider whether all beings--not just humans, dogs, and cats--are entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and to join the legions who have chosen to align their lifestyles with their beliefs. All you have to do is go vegan.
Toni Haber

The Hamptons: Niche for All

Toni Haber | July 2, 2015 | New York
As the Hamptons serve as a summer destination for many of New York's residents hoping to escape for the warm months, its relaxing role does not prevent them from serving a specific function for the individual buyer.
Alan Singer

Recovering New York City's Black History

Alan Singer | July 2, 2015 | New York
On Saturday, June 27, 2015, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dedicated a marker on Wall and Water Streets near the site of an 18th century slave market. It was established by the city's Common Council and operated from 1711 until at least 1762.
Regina Weinreich

Of Good Stock: Come and Smell the Bacon

Regina Weinreich | July 2, 2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Ross' new play, Of Good Stock, a Manhattan Theater Club production, directed by Lynne Meadow, belongs to the genre of literature that illuminates family misery as unique, and universal.
David Finkle

First Nighter: Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal in Lovable 'Little Shop of Horrors' Revival

David Finkle | July 2, 2015 | Arts
What follows is an unadulterated rave for the Encores! Off-Center presentation, at City Center, of the beloved Howard-Ashman-Alan Menken Little Shop of Horrors, as adapted from the 1960 Roger Corman movie.
Ali Rosen

Dominique Ansel's Newest Creation (And Hint: It's Not Anything Like the Cronut!)

Ali Rosen | July 1, 2015 | Taste
Now the famed pastry chef wants to go back to his roots and serve dishes with a little more complexity.
Rep. Charles Rangel

Puerto Rico Deserves Bankruptcy Protection

Rep. Charles Rangel | July 1, 2015 | Politics
The governor is not asking for the federal government to bail them out of this problem. Puerto Rico only asking for the right to declare bankruptcy, which is the same right that states have. Because Puerto Rico is not a state, it cannot avail itself of the provision in federal bankruptcy law that enables cities like Detroit to restructure its debt in an orderly fashion.

Popular NYC Subway Performer Draws Hilarious Group Of Dancers At Penn Station | July 1, 2015 | New York
If you've ever stood on a New York City subway platform, you know that seeing a performer and a lingering crowd isn't the least bit unusual. Oftentimes you'll also be treated to an impromptu performance by a bystander (or a few), and more times than not, it's a sight to see.
Deborah Fallows

The New New York Public Library

Deborah Fallows | July 1, 2015 | New York
The NYPL, like many other libraries around the country, has already begun to seize the day in an effort to answer the needs and wants of its community.
Tom Falco

Live from 5th Avenue, It's Saturday Night Live!

Tom Falco | July 1, 2015 | New York
Ten with Tom10 questions in 10 minutes
The Outbound Collective

America's Best 20 Hikes

The Outbound Collective | July 1, 2015 | Travel
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip; Elevation gain: 1,050 ft.
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