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Rosie Mendez

A David and Goliath Fight Over an East Village Newsstand

Kathleen Kiley | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York
Kathleen Kiley

Since Jerry Delakas' Astor Place newsstand was shut down in December, a small group of New Yorkers have been holding vigils in front of his newsstand in the hope that someone from the city bureaucracy will act on the insanity of putting a 64-year-old newsstand operator out of business.

The Rosenberg Fund for Children's "Constructive Revenge"

Sam Roberts | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York
Sam Roberts

Sixty years after Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for conspiracy to commit espionage, the New York City Council is mulling a resolution stating that they should not have been put to death.

Christopher Mathias

St. Mark's Bookshop Will NOT Be Closing | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

The St. Mark's Bookshop will stay open, after all. At a press conference outside the store Thursday morning, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stri...

Primary Results Show Progress For Gay Candidates

New York Times | A. G. Sulzberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

James Van Bramer and Daniel Dromm are both Democrats who built reputations for their activism in their Queens neighborhoods and their work in schools ...