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Bureaucracy in Motion

Elissa Stein | Posted 06.16.2015 | Education
Elissa Stein

NYC's Department of Education (DOE) has been working hard under this new administration to encourage family engagement and to help build stronger bonds between families and schools.

5 Ways to Turn Your Liberal Arts Education Into a Startup Internship

Penina Remler | Posted 06.16.2015 | College
Penina Remler

Aside from Meryl Streep's legacy and architecture resembling Hogwarts, Vassar College captivated me most as I heard students tell their amazing success stories. After receiving my acceptance letter, I couldn't help but wonder about the path that I would carve for myself.

Lessons from My Grandmother, And Joe Franklin, In How to Be More Human

John Bredin | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
John Bredin

Despite her amazing "real life fairy tale" theatrical roots in America, my grandmother, who nurtured a lifelong dream to be a singer, never became famous. She did sing to me as a child, however, and, just as crucially, made space for me. Humane space.

See What Employees at NYC's Hottest Startups Are Eating

Spoon University | Posted 06.18.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

While the benefits of working at a startup are well-documented (hoodies, foosball, nap rooms, Justin Timberlake playing you in a movie), the most well...

Should the Government Be More Involved in Police Matters?

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Are the Majority of People Killed by Police Unarmed?

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Bridging the Gap Between Police and Civilians

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Is Social Media Raising Awareness About Police Brutality?

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Having a Honest Dialogue About Race

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Are We Experiencing a New Civil Rights Movement?

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Breaking the Blue Wall of Silence

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

The Two Sides of Police Brutality

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

Is Police Brutality an Epidemic?

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

CNN Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin Visits Mondays with Marlo

Posted 06.10.2015 | MarloThomas

In recent months, cities like Ferguson and Baltimore have experienced tremendous change in their communities. Discussions about topics such as police ...

A New York City Graffiti Artist Tells His Own Story

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an identity crisis for youth in NYC in the 1970s," explains Lee Quinones, the whole subway car "bomber" who claims the mantel of aerosol story teller for NYC's rolling gallery of public art during that nearly dystopian decade.

All the Boats You Can Drink On In NYC

PureWow | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
PureWow

Sauvignon Blanc tastes better on the water.

The 9 Stages Of Dating In New York

Bec Susan Gill | Posted 06.08.2015 | New York
Bec Susan Gill

Welcome to NYC, concrete jungle where dreams are made of. Yes, there's nothing -- and no one -- you can't do. It's time to put on your most badass Zara outfit, paint your face with Sephora contouring pencils -- and go into battle.

The Time To Save Our NYC Parks Is Now

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 06.04.2015 | New York
Mark Ruffalo

What makes a park a park? Ordinarily, that might be a question for a New York dinner party. Today, it is an urgent legal question before the New York Court of Appeals. As a Villager, I'm naturally concerned that any of our local parks could be wiped out to make way for more construction. Overall, our city is park-starved.

Transgender Woman Pushed Onto Subway Tracks In NYC

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK, June 3 (Reuters) - A New York City police hate-crime task force is hunting for a man suspected of pushing a transgender woman onto subway ...

Uncovering The True Cost of Fast Fashion With Livia Firth in Cannes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I discovered in Cannes the impact that a new business model of fast fashion produces; this 52-seasons a year retail frenzy that affects the poorer parts of our world in such a horrific way.

Are Small NYC Retailers in Trouble?

Cody Lyon | Posted 06.02.2015 | New York
Cody Lyon

Across the city, we've heard that a number of smaller retailers have been pulling down their gates for good. Smaller merchants in high-end neighborhoods are losing out as landlords raise rents or hold out for the next bank or a well moneyed chain store.

Stereotypical New York - From the Eyes of a New Yorker

Kate Endres | Posted 06.01.2015 | New York
Kate Endres

Living in the Big Apple isn't always as glamorous as it looks, and hey, Instagram can be quite misleading at times. Do the streets actually make you feel brand new? Maybe, but if you get caught up on that feeling, you'll probably lose focus just long enough to step in something.

The Writer as Curator: Jan Castro on Curating and Writing

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Jan Castro is an art historian and an accomplished author and critic. Her books include The Art & Life of Georgia O'Keeffe, which sold over 100,000 copies. She is also a contributing editor for Sculpture Magazine (seventeen cover stories, many essays & interviews).

Jim Parsons Carries "An Act of God," Broadway's Latest Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.

Think PYNK

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 05.27.2015 | Media
Marjoriet T. Matute

Steps away from the mecca of New York City, Moore and I sat in a quaint café on 42nd street. Early morning meetings and continuous contact with business related calls, I managed to steal a few minutes to discuss the future of PYNK.