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Daniel Armbruster

Why Be Credible When You Can Be Incredible?: Prologue

Daniel Armbruster | September 3, 2015 | Entertainment
How Do You Feel Now? is a record about expectations versus reality. My post-college "adult" life was nothing like I'd imagined growing up. I was in my late 20's and still living at home.
Loren Brill

All'onda's Chef Chris Jaeckle

Loren Brill | September 3, 2015 | New York
I had such a great meal at All'onda in NYC, that I had to ask the Chef for the recipe to share. A whole dorade recipe that is such a nice way to finish off summer. The recipe uses Yuzu Kosho in the salda verde, showing how Chef Chris Jaeckle...
Patricia Zohn

CultureZohn: Dear Barack and Michelle

Patricia Zohn | September 3, 2015 | Arts
We need to remember how artists' work can make things easier to see, that together we must continue to make our country a more vibrant, transparent, clear-eyed, self-aware place.
Randy Credico

New York's Pension Fund Pact With the Devil

Randy Credico | September 3, 2015 | New York
Both the New York City and New York State pension funds have a direct stake in corporations that are second cousins to slavery, the private prison industry. This is a shocking revelation.
Robyn Passante

Love Endures All: What I'll Tell My Kids About 9/11

Robyn Passante | September 2, 2015 | Parents
When I think about 9/11, I remember the fliers. Thousands of fliers fluttering in the ash-coated breeze during the long nights and days and weeks after the dust had settled but the devastation was still settling in.
Phyllis Sues

Choices: Good and Bad

Phyllis Sues | September 2, 2015 | Fifty
It's 1937 on a hot Sunday afternoon in Hempstead Long Island, the town of my birth -- 45 minutes from New York City. I am 14 years old. My mother and father had gone to see a polo match in Westbury, where all the rich Long Islanders, the Vanderbilt's and the Astor's lived.
Josmar Trujillo

20 Months of Bratton and De Blasio's NYPD

Josmar Trujillo | September 2, 2015 | New York
As some New Yorkers start to wonder if the appointment of Bratton wasn't a remarkably stupid idea, the sum of the de Blasio and Bratton era paints a picture that ought to put to rest the idea that New York has substantively reformed the NYPD.
Linda DeMers Hummel

Letting Go of the Apthorp

Linda DeMers Hummel | September 2, 2015 | New York
Saying I lived in the Apthorp is always like eating too many Almond Joys or oysters on the half shell. Sooner or later, my elation evaporates into regret. This is one of those sooner times.
Marcia G. Yerman

Wrath -- Force of Nature at Wave Hill

Marcia G. Yerman | September 2, 2015 | Arts
Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath -- Force of Nature at Wave Hill in the Bronx brings together twelve artists who have their fingers on the pulse of this issue.
Loren Brill

Dojo Izakaya for Late Night

Loren Brill | September 2, 2015 | New York
A casual and cozy spin-off of Sushi Dojo (one of my favorite go-to sushi spots in NYC) introduces Dojo Izakaya -- a small restaurant offering a simple and unique selection of vegetables, seafood and meat cooked in the Japanese tradition.
Tom Falco

Amazing Footage of NYC Newspaper Strike

Tom Falco | September 1, 2015 | New York
I came across this three-part YouTube film about the New York City newspapers strike of 1945. It was a 17-day event. It's quite interesting to see how people coped, or didn't cope. There were eight daily newspapers in New York at that time and people devoured them.
Sandi Bachom

Topless Painted 'Angel' of Times Square, 'They're Just Boobs, They Don't Shoot Bullets'

Sandi Bachom | September 1, 2015 | Women
"We're out here having fun, we're out here celebrating life, celebrating New York City, celebrating being a woman."
Rahsaan Hall

Blaming the Victims: 245 Years Ago and Today

Rahsaan Hall | September 1, 2015 | Politics
When we as a nation look upon the uprisings in Ferguson and Baltimore, and the marches in New York and Boston, the narrative denies these people the honorific title of patriots. But that is in fact what they are: patriots, people who love and strongly support or fight for their country.
Stanley Ely

Trip to the Vet

Stanley Ely | September 1, 2015 | New York
About two years overdue, I took my cat Amy last week for a check-up at the vet's. That delay was not because of the probable cost. It wasn't because of the distance, since the clinic is an eight-minute walk from my building. It may have been because the good-looking vet whom I liked has changed jobs and is no longer there.
Andrew M. Cuomo

Rebuilding the Upstate Economy

Andrew M. Cuomo | September 1, 2015 | New York
There have been decades of decline and a parade of politicians promising help that never materialized. It's hard to believe in the future again after so much disappointment. On the other hand, the evidence of rebirth is overwhelming and economic optimism is necessary to make revitalization possible.
Tom Allon

'Goodbye To All That' (Apologies to Joan Didion)

Tom Allon | September 1, 2015 | New York
Like a young Joan Didion or a middle-aged Woody Allen, I have had an enduring love affair with my birthplace -- Manhattan, particularly its West Side.
Johanna Falber

Pity Party Worth Having: How Serving the Homeless Saved Me

Johanna Falber | September 1, 2015 | Impact
The question of homelessness, whether it be a stray animal or person is the same cause for alarm. We don't drive by a stray animal and not stop to help, so why would we not be concerned about a teen eating out of the garbage, or a woman trying to shield her children from the rain?
The New York Public Library

Revisiting Hogwarts

The New York Public Library | September 1, 2015 | New York
In anticipation of the Sorcerer's Stone anniversary, we researched that ultimate expression of appreciation and came up with a list of 17 things we wish had happened in the Harry Potter books.
Nancy Ruhling

Astoria Characters: The Queen of Ice Cream

Nancy Ruhling | September 1, 2015 | New York
Jane McGinn has always had a sweet spot for ice cream. She loves it in and of itself, but her affection for the beat-the-heat summer treat is more than cream deep.
Faith Hope Consolo

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | September 1, 2015 | New York
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