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Kimberly E. Stone

How I Started #POSHGLAM in College, New York State of Mind

Kimberly E. Stone | July 25, 2016 | New York
As an avid entrepreneur driven by business and innovation, I thoroughly enjoy the process of taking on new projects and nurturing them to completion. A fashion magazine junkie, I made my own clothes throughout high school and college and took courses with a local designer which helped me refine my design aesthetic and served as a great compliment to my coursework in marketing.
Joel Epstein

Back in Graduate School at Cities for Tomorrow

Joel Epstein | July 25, 2016 | New York
These are curious times. In Cleveland last week there was a strange gathering celebrating a narcissistic nativist who doesn't have a nice thing to say about anyone. Luckily, I missed it. I was in New York back in graduate school. My classroom, Cities for Tomorrow, is an annual...
Laurie M. Tisch

Leading the Way for Food Equity

Laurie M. Tisch | July 25, 2016 | New York
For those of us who are committed to making a positive impact on the food landscape of New York City, it's an immensely hopeful time for progress. There are more New York-based organizations working to bring healthier food to more people today than ever before.
Regina Weinreich

Hamptons Journal: Nona Hendryx Pays Tribute to Bowie at LongHouse Reserve Jubilee/ Richard Mishaan's Design at Guild Hall, and the East Hampton Historical Society

Regina Weinreich | July 25, 2016 | Entertainment
Jack Lenor Larsen's LongHouse Reserve, home to a spectacular sculpture garden including Yoko Ono's "Wishing Tree," became the site of great music, food, and art, in "serious moonlight," its 25th year celebration. As maidens in midnight flowy frocks danced around a reflecting pool, partiers slurped oysters and sipped peach bellinis,...
Horacio Fabiano

On The Power Of The Light, Dance And Meditation: A Dialogue With Artist Lia Chavez

Horacio Fabiano | July 25, 2016 | Arts
This last Saturday, Lia Chavez, presented her first live dance performance alongside dancers Troy Ogilvie and Djassi daCosta Johnson.
Mark Green

Trump's Weak: Four Days from "Mad Max" and "Network"

Mark Green | July 24, 2016 | Politics
When you combine a Putin personality (says Kasparov) with a sociopath (says author of "Art of The Deal"), you get a Convention that wants to jail Hillary Clinton. Stuart Stevens & Ron Reagan agree that he's unlikely to win but may splinter the GOP into Reform-icon and Nativist Wings.
Thane Rosenbaum

BWAC Art Show Adds Local Color To Red Hook

Thane Rosenbaum | July 25, 2016 | New York
Red Hook is fast becoming worthy of its surname, with many attractions that have hooked New Yorkers and tourists alike to this historic Brooklyn seaside enclave. The neighborhood has the feel of a rusty Montauk, bathed by the waters of the lower bay and vistas of low-slung factories, cobble stone...
Josmar Trujillo

The NYPD's War On Dirt Bikes

Josmar Trujillo | July 22, 2016 | New York
Mayor Bill de Blasio has repeatedly said that the Vision Zero is part and parcel of Broken Windows policing, a controversial low-level enforcement philosophy which has come under scrutiny by activists and protesters the last few years.
George Lakoff

Understanding Trump

George Lakoff | July 24, 2016 | Politics
Why does Donald Trump publicly insult other candidates and political leaders mercilessly? Quite simply, because he knows he can win an onstage TV insult game. In strict conservative eyes, that makes him a formidable winning candidate who deserves to be a winning candidate.
Tom Murro

Celebs Converge On NYC For Bad Moms Screening

Tom Murro | July 22, 2016 | New York
PR heavy hitter Peggy Siegal filled the Metrograph theater in NYC with some notable names Monday July 18th, for a private screening of STX Entertainment's new comedy Bad Moms.
Barbara Crossette

Ruth Messinger: A 'Global Ambassador' Pushing For Women's Progress

Barbara Crossette | July 25, 2016 | New York
Ruth Messinger, now a "global ambassador" for the American Jewish World Service, visiting Cambodia, where the nonprofit group helps support students to enrich their civic awareness in such matters as natural resources and governance. CHRISTINE HAN In the political annals of New York,...
Sally Flower

Is Online Dating New York's New Socializing?

Sally Flower | July 22, 2016 | New York
There is a 90 percent chance you will not fall for anyone because you are too busy organizing your next date. But hey it's New York, who has time for that anyway?!
MuslimGirl

Let's Talk About The Dress Code For Muslim Men

MuslimGirl | July 22, 2016 | Religion
Covering up a bit more than usual at the beach while your wife or sister is beautifully covered is a wonderful form of solidarity. It's also a great form of modesty.  Your wife or sister will appreciate it.
Tavis Smiley

Mother Of Baton Rouge Police Shooter Speaks For The First Time: 'My Son Had PTSD Which Went Untreated'

Tavis Smiley | July 21, 2016 | Politics
Corine Woodley, mother of the Baton Rouge police shooter Gavin Eugene Long, in an EXCLUSIVE conversation shares revealing details unknown until now about her troubled son.
Steven Choi

Standing Together Against Injustice

Steven Choi | July 21, 2016 | Politics
This year, as our communities get out the vote in the 2016 presidential elections, we keep in mind all these injustices that continue to plague black and immigrant communities.
Danny Groner

5 Reasons to Explore New York's Free Tours by Foot

Danny Groner | July 21, 2016 | New York
I live in Manhattan, but haven't spent as much time in Brooklyn as I'd like. Going to the occasion event or activity in the borough to the south counts for culture, however it doesn't deliver enough for my liking in terms of better understanding a neighborhood and especially its evolution...
Phil Andrews

Black Business Is Certainly The Small Engine That Could Change America

Phil Andrews | July 21, 2016 | New York
Black Business is certainly the small engine that could change America. As I write this article, the story of John H. Johnson Founder of Jet and Ebony Magazine served as a fantastic inspiration for writing "The Little Engine that could Change America" article...
Jamie Silverman

Ode To F**kboys

Jamie Silverman | July 20, 2016 | New York
Everyone knows a f**kboy. Maybe he's a friend of yours. Or you've heard about one from your friend. You may even have one of them on your call list for those late, lonely nights when you can't help yourself but send that 'you up?' text.
Karl Grossman

'Indian Point' -- Documentary On Problem-Plagued Nuclear Plants Is Out

Karl Grossman | July 20, 2016 | Green
"Indian Point" is a film about the long problem-plagued Indian Point nuclear power plants that are "so, so risky -- so close to New York City," notes its director and producer Ivy Meeropol. "Times Square is 35 miles away."
Joan Malin

New Yorkers tell their stories: Planned Parenthood of NYC spotlights patients and supporters with centennial campaign

Joan Malin | July 20, 2016 | New York
This year, Planned Parenthood of New York City turns 100 years old. With 240 visits a day and over 87,000 visits a year, we are proud to be one of the city's largest and most trusted sexual and reproductive health care providers. In...
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