If you've ever stood on a New York City subway platform, you know that seeing a performer and a lingering crowd isn't the least bit unusual. Oftentimes you'll also be treated to an impromptu performance by a bystander (or a few), and more times than not, it's a sight to see.
The NYC Mayor's Office of Tech & Innovation has asked for bold ideas and innovation to "help bring high speed Internet to all New Yorkers", including "more choices among ISPs", and "expanded service to underserved communities", which may require "policy changes".
I'm walking in the city and there's a certain quality to the light. It's that warm honey of sun slanting in from the west, the long shadows making their way across avenues and up the sides of buildings, and the early-summer promise of an evening that's in no hurry whatsoever. And it will strike me -- yes -- it's summer in New York. Just like the first one. 1983.
The banking community has an opportunity to restore this trust and make good on our social contract with customers, communities, and policymakers. We should start by investing in homeownership, which has always been the foundation of the American Dream.
To celebrate Minority Mental Health Month the National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City (NAMI-NYC Metro) is hosting its first #IWILLLISTEN Community Mental Health Fair on Saturday, July 25th.
A variety of experiences out West broadened my Bronx Puerto Rican working-class perspective, but navigating the shark-filled waters between my private and familial lives was an oppressive burden I'd endure for many years after coming out at age 21 -- a terrifying tightrope walk.
With affordable salons popping up all over the city, this once costly option is now barely more expensive than a high-end waxing salon. So, for those of you thinking of joining me in Laserland, read on for helpful tips for embarking on your own laser journey.
We scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under.
While this is a great victory -- perhaps the most important environmental settlement in the Hudson Valley over the last decade -- it doesn't mean our work is finished.
As New York City grows, preservation of its iconic buildings has become a focus of concern for many who have called the city home for years.
Some of the greatest discoveries in human history have been the result of accidental or unexpected circumstances. While the mind usually recalls great...
The Russians are coming -- again! From the 1950s through the '80s, on screen, in print, the very badest of baddies were always the Russians.
It's a natural thing for every human being to want: the ability to grow fresh, healthy food anywhere we call home, even if that's in the concrete ju...
As New York City's doctor, I am outraged that the tobacco industry continues its insidious marketing practices. But as a former smoker, I also know that New Yorkers are smart and can see through these tactics and, with support, can and will quit.
If you're an editor like myself, you have a lot of manuscripts to read. If you're a bookseller, you've got to stay on top of what's being published. This summer it seems like most of the editors and booksellers I know are reading A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara's second novel.
When I quit smoking with a rudimentary electronic cigarette in 2010, I was so passionate about this viable alternative to combustibl...