I left the gym near Astor Place early the evening of Thursday December 11. I'd felt bloated around my abdominal area for most of that afternoon and trying to workout wasn't making matters better.
While the freedom tower can be viewed pretty much anywhere in the New York City since it is the tallest building in the United States you will find that many of the those views are obstructed by the other massive downtown skyscrapers.
It's practically 2015, and we mustn't forget the Tiffany Pollards and Brooklyns of the world. It was the perfectly highlighted and coiffed Todd Chrisley who said, "You don't ever go out of the house with your snapdragon snappin.'" I will buy a round of beer for anyone who can translate that.
This is not a political post. This is not a divisive post. This is not an inflammatory post. This is a simply a post to show that when a bullet kills a police officer it reverberates, not just in the public sphere, but for generations.
This is the interview with my granddaughter, a fifth-grader discusses Common Core.
Instead of pitting the deaths of Liu and Ramos against Garner and Brown; we can join them together, understanding them as martyrs whose live inspire us on both sides of the blue line to work for a more just, safe and united America.
Women in the practice of architecture are on a roll.
I was taken by how differently music can sound through the hands of a different player; sometimes poles apart in ability and expression.
Brooklyn based fashion designer Suzanne Rae's Spring/Summer 2015 collection is encapsulated by head to toe monochrome black or white with the occasional pop of a head to toe painterly print. The collection captures a women's ability to embody both the delicate and the strong in one simple look.
A dish made with chicken, potato, and pickles may sound a bit mundane, but Emily--a cozy pizza parlor in Brooklyn--prepared one of the most creative...
"I don't know if I can say our goal is to have built projects. If that is our goal then we've failed. But I think what unbuildable stuff leads to is a possible re-examination, not so much of the past, but of what's to come."
The performance of students at the Brooklyn P-Tech means State Education Departments, corporations, foundations, and the federal government have no idea how to improve the educational performance of inner-city minority students and that they are selling the public a fairy tale.
I wish that President Obama were not using an executive order in seeking to protect millions of illegal aliens from prosecution. The situation doesn't justify acting in legally dubious, delegitimizing ways that will tend to give a green light to more people to come here illegally, with economic and national-security implications.
It is true that the members of the New York Police Department are underpaid and under-appreciated. But since when do we honor people for being decent human beings? Although noble, I find this very troubling.
It all started with a couch. I sat there in my friend's apartment, on the whim-driven vacation of a lifetime, experiencing a mid-day lull in my New York City tourist binge.
We slowly developed an ability to vocalize, to be open and to share the pain. As much as family and friends were there for us, the only person who would understand the day-to-day void left at home was my daughter.