The purchasing power of minimum wage workers is 26 percent lower than it was in 1970, and low-wage jobs are the fastest-growing occupations in New York City, with the number of workers being paid minimum wage increasing ten-fold over the past six years.
A psychologist I know remarked today, "When I look at Weiner, I see a guy who was probably mocked when he was a kid, maybe even beat up." And someth...
By recording the city's daily nothings I aimed to capture an invisible pulse so easily ignored. In the end I captured much more. Sure, it's nothing more than the daily New York stampede, but it's exactly that monotony that makes it amazing.
I stood on the corner of 49th Street and 7th Avenue completely stunned. I had just seen a man die. No, I had just seen a man killed. I leaned against the wall of a building, trying to catch my breath as the sun beat down on my face.
Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.
The bizarre late-night fight involving state Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Buffalo, proves that the state legislature retains its amazing capacity to surprise, delight, amuse and nauseate.
A thousand thanks to the people in Liberty Plaza and places like it who are giving voice to much that is destructive and painful about our social stru...
People have the right to get fat and drink too much, and I should have the right to smoke without being taxed out of next month's rent.
The film looks like a busy desktop from 2007, and has a compulsive ADD vibrancy to it, complete with virus warnings, sticky notes, multiple windows, spastic video games, webcams, kittens and text messages.
I feel like the luckiest person in the world. Why? Because I get the chance to work with my son! About 10 months ago, my son, Robert, and I started ...
No album, no EPs, no singles, all buzz and they managed to sell out Bowery Ballroom on their U.S. debut. Not only that, but The Vaccines have been together for less than a year.
Remember that scene in the 1997 Vince Vaughn comedy Swingers, where he, Jon Faverou and their group of friends go to the legendary Brown Derby club in...
Granted, Mayor Bloomberg didn't want anyone from the education establishment, but couldn't he find someone from education to run the city school system? Or from New York?
As the sun sinks on Paladino's political career, say goodbye to one of the worst candidates for major office in the history of New York politics. Farewell, Carl. We will not see your like again. Let's hope.
New York finally got a gubernatorial debate. Carl Paladino was the weakest performer -- no small achievement in a field that included Jimmy McMillan of the "Rent Is Too Damn High" party and ex-madam Kristen Davis.