As I view Ai Weiwei's current solo exhibition at The Brooklyn Museum, I question the tendency of institutions to frame Asian faces as exotic. Yes, Weiwei was born and raised in China, but the fact that he spent a formative 12 years in New York City is often overlooked.
It is time we work together to solve this pervasive national problem, and develop ways every city in our country can effectively combat gun violence.
Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.
For this ongoing project titled "Reality and Imagination," photographer Leslie Jean-Bart spends hours at Coney Island, studying the sea, the sand, the boardwalk, the people, their interactions.
Made in Brooklyn by a father-daughter team using the family's longstanding Persian techniques (the brand is named after the father's signature facial hair), The White Moustache comes with old world cred and a contemporary twist.
Because of pollution, global warming and global geopolitics, we obviously need to move away from fossil fuels, especially coal and oil, but also natur...
Like Brooklyn, Philadelphia had plenty of perfect stoops: Cement or red brick stairs that you plop down on whilst sipping a soda, waiting for people to stroll by and spot your amazing -- and probably dusty -- wares.
For far too long, low and moderate-income families have been squeezed out, or left out, of most of the new developments built or proposed across the five boroughs.
It's not often that a musician serenades an interviewer over the phone, but these were unusual circumstances.
Her preference for healthy light meals is a result of spending days testing new dishes.
We still really need spaces of wonder. They don't have to be about a specific religious narrative, but they have the capacity to transport you into a different state of mind. And for me, I feel both a desire to experience it and to make it.
About a month ago, a couple moved in. Their computers came; their furniture was all set up. In no time, the place felt like a home. I know this, because they neglected to install curtains.
Photographer Stefan Falke's project La Frontera documents artists who live and work close to the Mexican border with the United States in what used to be some of the world's most dangerous cities.
This past June, my boyfriend and I ventured into deep-Brooklyn to get down and dirty at the Rugged Maniac, a 5K-obstacles race with feats like climbing over a wooden wall, crawling through the mud-filled tunnels, and rocketing down a 50-feet water slide.
I extend my arm and he drops a pile of sticks, sand, broken shells, seaweed, and what looks like straw into my open hand. Admiring the offering, I smile and close my hand gently around his gift and give him a wink as I walk towards the boardwalk.
Spruce Interior Design brings urban chic to a Brooklyn Heights townhouse with a balanced blend of tailored furnishings, patterned flooring, striking a...