Culture

Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

NYC Department of Education Commissioner Dennis Walcott visited a middle school classroom on Tuesday for Digital Citizenship Day. Walcott said it's not enough to be a citizen anymore, we have to be digital citizens. MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 4, 2012 7:47 AM | 1 Comment
NYC middle schoolers are learning to navigate online interactions safely and responsibly.VIDEO
Music fans wait outside the Barclays Center before Jay-Z performs for the first time in the arena on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. AP/Henny Ray Abrams.
Philly Bubaris  |  October 1, 2012 4:16 PM | Comments
A look at social media reaction to the grand opening of the Barclays Center on Friday, Sept. 28.
Copy of Lance
Christina Knight  |  October 1, 2012 2:59 PM | 4 Comments
A Q&A with the first reality TV mother, Pat Loud, on her book "Lance Out Loud" and her son's New York City years.VIDEO
Wynton Marsalis (left) and Garth Fagan (right) in the rehearsal studio. Photo courtesy Garth Fagan Dance.
Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  September 28, 2012 5:59 PM | Comments
A Q&A with choreographer Garth Fagan on creating “Lighthouse/Lightning Rod" with Wynton Marsalis.
bikers uprise
John Farley  |  September 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 8 Comments

In 1987, cyclists overturned a ban on bikes in Midtown Manhattan, and their action led to increased cycling advocacy. On September 28 they’re celebrating the anniversary in the streets.

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Every week, the team behind the greenmarket at the New York Botanical Garden updates a phone system that allows customers to call in and hear what’s fresh that week. Organizers say that helps families plan healthy meals. Photo courtesy of Erin Brodwin/ City Limits.
CUNY 2012 Street News Team for City Limits  |  September 27, 2012 3:15 PM | Comments
A group of reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism harvested scenes from the city’s outdoor supermarkets.
Photo Courtesy of Landmark Theater
Philly Bubaris  |  September 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The festival in October brings native performers home (such as Patti LuPone and Blue Öyster Cult) and creates a new regional arts and culture website.
Councilmember Gale Brewer, who represents the Upper West Side of Manhattan, says shelter residents need help finding affordable permanent housing. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral.
Georgia Kral  |  September 26, 2012 3:15 PM | 2 Comments

The city is boasting prevention programs and job training, while City Council members say rental subsidies are needed.

Ang Lee’s 3D adaptation of “Life of Pi”  will open the festival. Photo courtesy of the NYFF.
Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  September 25, 2012 11:25 AM | Comments
Richard Peña looks back at his 25-year tenure, high points of the NYFF and how technology has changed and challenged film.
Coney_rt Narratively
Anika Anand and Ken Christensen  |  September 24, 2012 2:53 PM | Comments
Preserving a lost art along the Coney Island Boardwalk.
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