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NY Photographer Back to Haiti

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York Photographer Back To Haiti  By Michael Boyajian  Upon his arrival this week in Haiti New York photographer Kevin C. Downs was greeted by th...

NEW YORK: Can't-Miss Gallery Openings This Week

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

ARTINFO presents a guide to the most interesting gallery openings in New York each week. Summer is in full swing, and ARTINFO is feeling a little s...

HIV Lesson Claim Can Be Pursued

Gay City News | Gay City News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A federal district court judge has denied the New York City public school system's motion to dismiss a middle-school teacher's claim that her constitu...

Fleet Week Kicks Off with Parade of Ships

Hearst Communications | Hearst Communications | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Every year, U.S. Navy and Marine Corps come to New York City for Fleet Week, offering military demonstrations and tours of their ships. Here's a live ...

The Perfect 1-2 punch

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If State Republicans were not already facing enough of an uphill battle, what in the world are they going to do to combat the Andrew Cuomo-Rochester M...

2010 Fleet Week starts today with ships parade, flyover

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York's celebration of Fleet Week officially begins today with the Parade of Ships, a flyover, tours and military demonstrations at the I...

Speaker Quinn and the Winds of Change?

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last week saw some major announcements within the veteran's community in New York. If you hadn't heard, last Tuesday Governor Paterson announced that...

TechCrunch Disrupt: Day 1 - Recap of Late Afternoon

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Several startups had the chance to demo their products yesterday at the end of the first day of the Tech Crunch Disrupt ...

New Meadowlands Stadium to host 2014 Super Bowl

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After four rounds of votes by NFL team owners, New York/New Jersey today was selected to host the 2014 Super Bowl at the new Meadowlands Stadium in Ea...

Four Years on Room Eight

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's been four years since I first started posting on this site, and I might as well continue the tradition with another retrospective. First, I'd li...

Andrew Cuomo's Marriage Equality Battle Cry

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Andrew Cuomo's Marriage Equality Battle Cry  By Michael Boyajian  Same sex marriage advocates have been fighting to advance marriage equalit...

Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros Disappoint And Then Delight The Crowds At Governors Island

Will Winner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Winner

Hippies and hipsters of all shapes and sizes turned out last night to hear the happy music of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at The Beach on G...

Brian Ellner Faces Fire as Pride Agenda Lags on Closure

Gay City News | Gay City News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the board of the Empire State Pride Agenda prepares to vote May 22 on the expected appointment of Brian Ellner, a top aide to New York City Departm...

Terri Walter: Microsoft Kin Phone Demo

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Terri Walter: Microsoft Kin Phone Demo L2's Generation Next Forum dissects the characteristics, influence, and brand affinities of tomorrow's...

Finding Parallels Between New York City and Mokattam, a Garbage Village in Cairo

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Mao

My experience has shown to me that even in a developed region like New York City, you will find traces of extreme economic inequality, just like in Cairo.

The Rising Religious Tide in Support of the Gay Community

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Rising Religious Tide in Support of the Gay Community  By Michael Boyajian  As the Pope runs around Europe trying to stop nation after nation fr...

Former New York city cop is found guilty of conspiracy in Rutherford incident

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HACKENSACK -- A former New York City police officer accused of trying to rob a suspected New Jersey drug dealer at the man's home in Rutherford ha...

Free museum days honor Pritzker Prize, milestones

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A number of New York City will be opening their doors for free for special occasions in the coming months, celebrating awards, anniversaries ...

Hudson Valley Gay Mobilization

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hudson Valley Gay Mobilization  By Michael Boyajian  I remember just a few years back when Marriage Equality New York decided to expand the battle f...

THE VINES (#02-2010).

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Many folks complain that I don't write enough about the happenings (and political gossip) in Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx: they are ...

Walgreens to sell genetic test kits

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK (AP) -- The largest U.S. drugstore chain, Walgreen Co., will start selling genetic testing kits at many of its stores later this month, accor...

Weighing in on the question of Puerto Rico’s relationship with the USA

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Look, I wasn't born on the island of Puerto Rico, or on one of those little islands situated nearby (like Vieques for example); so one can say I have ...

NYC Tourist

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger

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A Perfect Summer Cake, Light and Fluffy

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Lemon-Almond Cake is my favorite summer dessert. It has so few ingredients and such a fresh, clean taste, I can't help but want to make it for every dinner party, every box of treats, every day.

Barbie Exhibit Comes To Ellis Island

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

To mark its 30th anniversary of "Dolls of the World Collection," Mattel is showcasing Barbie dolls representing over 40 countries and nations (i.e. Ru...