A crop of residential and mixed-use skyscrapers mark a new trend populating the New York City skyline.
In the lead-up to the season seven premiere of Rupaul's Drag Race, fans are already speculating about who the queen will be to snatch the crown. Before we all get wrapped up in a cast of new personalities, I thought it made sense to check in with the winner of season 6, the incomparable Bianca Del Rio.
As millions of square feet of land and a city full of people await the completion of these new additions, it will be interesting to see how they stack up against the existing city.
The Republican majority's Homeland Security shutdown is a staggering display of legislative incompetence, which could have concrete and severe impacts for New York City and its surrounding areas.
When I speak with friends and note their despair about the state of the planet, I remind them that we are not inherently evil doers as some would conclude during these very dark times when heads are literally rolling; the results of a distortion of faith.
The only check against the rapid dismantling of New York's heritage is a small group of mostly volunteer activists who monitor the activities of the Commission and the status of various historic properties across the city. One core activist, Joseph Svehlak, is a indefatigable force who has maintained awareness of NYC's vibrant history.
Though we know New York City today as a place of bright lights and big buildings, Abandoned NYC provides a captivating look into the city's quieter side.
I drive a yellow cab. Here are some tips to the tourist, the New Yorker, and the tourist that thinks he's a New Yorker.
After enduring intense surgery for his cancer, Matisse was bed- and chair-ridden and could no longer cultivate works through traditional methods of drawing and sculpting. And so he picked up a pair of scissors and inevitably birthed a new medium of art.
These gentrified zones that we tend to migrate to as an "escape" don't need us as much as they need the incomes associated with us. However, there are cities and neighborhoods across this country that are desperate for the presence of strong and successful men and women of color.
There are two major independent children's bookstores in New York City's borough of Manhattan, the downtown Books of Wonder and the uptown Bank Str...
Stanton is the author of a New York Times bestseller, with a Facebook page with 12 million followers and a partnership with the United Nations. But his story hasn't always been so glamorous.
With so many factors going into a purchase decision, the list of non-negotiables is suddenly not so set in stone, putting the buyer and broker to the test.
Photographer Janette Beckman's career has spanned four decades. She's shot album covers for bands from The Police to Grandmaster Flash; adverts for Vodaphone; portraits and performances for magazines, record companies, and fashion brands such as Ben Sherman.
Recently during a relatively innocuous interview, Geraldo Rivera departed from a line of questioning about his politics and recent experiences shooting a television show to say, "Hip-hop has done more damage to Black and Brown people than racism in the last 10 years."
New York City's solid waste management practices call out for reform. Addressing the environmental and fiscal costs of garbage will require a bold redesign - one that should begin with how residents pay for trash disposal.