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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 07.08.2014 | 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 06.09.2014 | 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 06.09.2014 | 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 05.30.2014 | 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.

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable Pets!

Posted 03.11.2014 | 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 ...

Band of Horses Go Unplugged at Town Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.03.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

With hilarious on stage banter and a casual disposition ignited from every band member, it was a different side of the band that fans had never seen before.

Environmental Justice Should Not Be an Either/Or Proposition

Matthew Chapman | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Because of the power of real estate interests (in this particular case), we are now set against each other, perplexed, lashing out.

The Regents Aren't Listening to Parents About the Common Core

Nicholas Tampio | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Nicholas Tampio

Parents don't need to hear a sales pitch for the Common Core. We see every night what the Common Core entails. My son has not had any science or history homework this year. Instead, he has had a mind-numbing amount of drills for Common Core tests.

It's Time to Raise the Wage

Camille Rivera | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Camille Rivera

We at UnitedNY are urging the State Legislature to let high-cost areas around the state lift fast food, airport, car wash and other low-wage workers out of poverty and into the middle class through local wage authorization.

Why the New York Knicks Must Trade Carmelo Anthony

Dave Kreissman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Teen
Dave Kreissman

There is no doubt that Melo is the Knicks best player, and I have been a huge proponent of his throughout his reign in the Big Apple. Yet, this is not a time for me and other Knicks fans to be sentimental... It's time to say goodbye.

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable Pets!

Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpro...

Junior Achievement New York Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

Azeem Khan | Posted 04.13.2014 | New York
Azeem Khan

Junior Achievement New York is helping kids to face the stark economic realities of life with financial literacy programs that help these kids avoid future financial crises when they are adults.

Arctic Monkeys Swing Into Action at MSG

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

It was relevant how, in the midst of a Polar Vortex, the Arctic Monkeys would stage their very first headlining concert at the world's most famous are...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets Today!

Posted 02.09.2014 | Green

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpr...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 02.02.2014 | Green

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpro...