" Erasmus Fenn,
" Preston Sturges,
"Drop Dead Perfect,
Attic Theater Company,
James J. Fenton,
Jason Edward Cook,
John Robert Tillotson,
Ridiculous Theatrical Company,
Theatre At St. Clement's,
Thomas Christopher Matthews,
William John Austin,
Before he began writing as well as directing his celebrated movies, Preston Sturges uncorked Strictly Dishonorable, a hit Broadway show. It was such a click that although it opened a little more than a month before the October 1929 stock market crash, it ran until January 1931.
All The Way,
Fulton Fish Market,
John F. Kennedy,
New York City,
New York Daily News,
President Harry Truman,
The New York Times,
International Boxing Hall Of Fame,
To my mind, Jimmy Cannon was the greatest sports writer who ever lived. I read his columns in the New York Post avidly and religiously. When he wasn't writing about sports, he was musing, offering his personal, mostly one- or two-liner opinions, about anything that hit his off-the-charts observant eye. Most had little to do with sports.
A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder,
New York City,
Of Mice And Men,
The Lion King,
The Phantom Of The Opera,
Chicago The Musical,
The Book Of Mormon Musical,
Jazz hands and... murder? It seems that the Great White Way might have a heart of darkness. I was recently perusing the current Broadway listings, and as I read through the list of shows, I started to notice a theme emerging.
When 200 New York City fast-food workers walked off their jobs in November 2012, their demand of $15 an hour seemed like a fantasy. But over the weekend, as more than 1,000 fast-food workers from 50 cities gathered in Chicago for the first-ever nationwide fast-food workers convention, the workers' call for $15 looked prescient.
Sure, I was biased. Chicago was my kind of town. And I was pretty sure all the New York City bluster about how there is no other place like it; about how it's the city that never sleeps; the crossroads of the world etc. etc. was all bull.
I urge every smoker to talk with his/her doctor about various methods to stop smoking. Please consider adding your voice to those who hold individuals and corporations accountable for their choices. With the right mirror, we just might make the smoke disappear.
New York has lost the ability to tolerate class diversity, even within the reign of the most progressive mayor in 50 years. Critics have foamed at the mouth at the announcement of a "poor door" in a new apartment tower, crying everything from "A Tale of Two Cities" to "economic apartheid."
Rock Steady Crew,
New York News
Now in its 37th year, this legendary event has featured scores of famous hip-hop artists. I had a chance to have a conversation with some of the featured artists and their contributions to the hip-hop game.
Last week the New York Giants announced the hiring of former Super Bowl hero and anti-same-sex-marriage advocate David Tyree to a front office job, where he is directly responsible for the development of player's careers.
New York City,
Willem De Kooning,
Public advertisements have become such a commonplace part of the American landscape that we don't even consciously register them anymore -- that is unless they contain something extraordinary.
Jimmy Haslam Browns,
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell,
Ray Rice Fiancee,
Ray Rice Suspended,
The Schultz Report,
Ray Rice Arrested,
Ray Rice Ravens,
Roger Goodell Ray Rice,
In one of Roger Goodell's most important decisions as NFL commissioner, he abdicated his responsibility to society and to women in favor of a policy of ignorance. After Ray Rice allegedly knocked out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino and dragged her out of an elevator, Goodell suspended the Baltimore Ravens running back for a meager two games. Goodell, faced with disciplining a player over one of the most inexcusable acts a man can commit, just didn't act strongly enough as a leader.
My childhood friends are my partners in crime, my trusted advisers and an eternal source of laughter in my life.
You've spent hours upon hours scrolling through beautiful photographs on the internet (maybe even this blog), but you're sitting at your desk or on your couch and you're sick because you can't travel anytime soon.
The Times' editorial has the feel of legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite coming out against the Vietnam war. They dropped a bomb on our country's disastrous war on marijuana with unprecedented force.
Human Life Span,
Life In Weeks,
Life In Years,
Minutes In Life,
Moments Not Milestones,
Years In Life,
You have about 4,500 weeks to live, and seeing them all on one image is a weird experience.
Retention means something quite different depending upon the institution. At elite colleges, for example, retention rates below 85 percent in four years are a cause of concern.
American Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals,
Breed Specific Legislation,
This isn't just a rhetorical debate -- the lives of millions of animals are at stake. So it's important to identify what we know about this maligned and often misidentified breed, as well as what we don't know.
The question remains: Why do Republicans come back, over and over, to this kind of thing, to peddling a cocktail of fear mixed with hate?
If the Mets' true vision is be competitive in 2015 -- not this season -- then general manager Sandy Alderson has about four days to decide if the Mets will be buyers or sellers at the July 31 trade deadline.
From now until the end of September, there's everything from musical and dance events to Italian feasts to a Hong Kong Boat Festival that are out of this world and great for kids of all ages. Here's a shortlist of what's coming up so you don't miss out on their best offerings for kids.