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Interpol Are Still All the Rage Back Home

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Arriving on stage to a heroes welcome, the slick New York City rockers sprang into action with "Say Hello to the Angels," off their stellar 2002 debut, Turn on the Bright Lights, the record that pushed them to the forefront.

A Tax System That Works for Donald Trump (and Nobody Else)

Duncan Hosie | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Duncan Hosie

Conservatives claim Mayor de Blasio wants to redistribute income. Yet unregulated market forces are already redistributing income in New York, as wealth trickles up from the middle and working class to the rich.

Opera Aims To Heal A 400-Year-Old Wound

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion

In 2009, New York City celebrated the 400th anniversary of its "discovery" by English explorer Henry Hudson. What many chose not to remember was the c...

The Amazing Way One Urban Ministry Is Serving Veterans

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.11.2014 | Religion

At Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries (RMM) in New York, honoring those who have served in the military goes beyond just observing Veterans Day. After ...

Matt Ferner

Man Who Says He Was Beaten By Police And Jailed For Months Now Faces Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

On March 23, when Willian Guillen's shift at the Peruvian restaurant Millenium Chicken on New York's Long Island ended around midnight, he and co-chef...

Royal Blood Prove They Are Rocks New Heirs in New York City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.17.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

It has been a whirlwind year for Royal Blood. The Brighton, England, band formed last year and since the duo came together, everything has clicked for them. Before they even released their first single in 2013, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wore the band's shirt on stage during his band's headlining slot at Glastonbury.

Stop Protecting Walmart, Raise Workers' Wages

Michael Stewart | Posted 12.17.2014 | New York
Michael Stewart

We must do more than just call Walmart out for their truly shameful practices. Without unions or government rules, companies like Walmart will never do the right thing.

We Can Put An End to Pay to Play

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

What is Pay to Play? Commonly held, pay to play is a form of getting a special deal because you paid someone off.

Buzzcocks NYC Punk Extravaganza

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.07.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

On a Saturday night in New York City anything is possible, Hell, that is also any night in the Big Apple! But if you are a punk fan, it didn't get any better than English legends Buzzcocks returning to Manhattan.

Sign For Nun Killed In Hit-And-Run Removed

AP | Posted 08.11.2014 | Religion

WATER MILL, N.Y. (AP) — A street sign memorializing a nun killed in a New York hit-and-run has been removed after local residents called it depressi...

Reported Sikh Hate Crime Leaves Father Critically Injured

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion

Sikh activists pressured law enforcement on Tuesday to investigate what they are calling a hate crime against 29-year-old Sandeep Singh, a Sikh father...

New York City's Proposed ID Card Might Get You Into Art Museums For Free

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new initiative in New York City this month, proposing a municipal identification card that could be available to all ...

Preachers Blast NYPD At Funeral Of Father Killed In Chokehold

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion

Preacher after preacher stepped up to the pulpit at a sweltering Brooklyn church on Wednesday to express fury at the city’s police force during the ...

Waiting For Environmental Justice to Come

David A. Love | Posted 09.01.2014 | Black Voices
David A. Love

Environmental toxins and pollutants know no class or race, and yet government policies and corporate activities place an undue burden on the health of the poor and communities of color.

Political Power to the People

Camille Rivera | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Everybody talks about giving power to the people, but recent events in Albany give us hope that will truly happen in the coming months and beyond.

Damon Albarn Mesmorizes Irving Plaza

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As the planet gears up for the World Cup to kick-off on Thursday, Damon Albarn brought a United Nations of sound to his sold-out Governors Ball afterp...

Here to Change the World: Emerging Artists Turn Downtown Dreams Real at University Settlement and The Door

Jaime Lubin | Posted 07.30.2014 | New York
Jaime Lubin

The emerging artists from US and The Door have certainly made an indelible impression on how I think about the world -- here's hoping they continue to do so for a lifetime.

Against Me! Bring 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues' to NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 07.04.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Since their inception, Against Me! have had a revolving door of musicians come in and out of the band, yet, none made headlines the way singer Tom ...

Man Sentenced To Life For Hacking Therapist To Death With Cleaver

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.02.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Six years after slashing a psychotherapist he'd never met to death with a meat cleaver, David Tarloff stood before a judge and plead...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable Pets!

Posted 05.02.2014 | Green

Every week The Huffington Post features animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonprofit organization, AC&C ...

Italy's Zucchero Pours Some Sugar On MSG

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.24.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Zucchero may not be a household name in the United States, but outside of these boarders, he is one of the world's most popular musicians and has been...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable Pets!

Posted 04.18.2014 | Green

Every week The Huffington Post features animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonprofit organization, AC&C ...

Kraftwerk Come Alive at United Palace Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.01.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Before Daft Punk used their signature moniker of dressing up as robots, before EDM was captivating audiences around the world, before computers wer...

Sky High Living on Top of Manhattan

Toni Haber | Posted 06.02.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

The Manhattan skyline is arguably the most recognizable in the world, but is currently in the process of being forever changed with the addition of many new residential skyscrapers.

Students Are Now Competing Across Continents to Reduce the Most Emissions, and Waste, in Their Schools

Veronique Pittman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Green
Veronique Pittman

What began in 2003 in one school as a campus-wide energy conservation competition to raise awareness about energy consumption is now being used as a successful tool for schools and entire districts to meet strict energy savings targets.