Our Kickstarter picks this week take a look at the sillier side of the city: A “scratch-n-sniff” children’s adventure book; a make-over for Union Square Park’s George Washington statue; and an animated New Yorker cover.
In an effort to upgrade my New York City lifestyle, I got a job as a singing waitress on a river cruise. It’s hot, exhausting — and exhilarating.
The Asian-American Federation analyzed recent Census data, finding that for the first time ever Sunset Park, Brooklyn has a larger Asian populations than Manhattan’s Chinatown.
It’s spring, and these goodies are in season: herbs; parsnips; pea greens; garlic scapes and green garlic, green onions and spring onions; radishes; new potatoes; rhubarb; scallions; spinach; lettuce; fiddleheads and ramps.
It would be unconscionable to promote any proposal that would undermine the health and well-being of our citizens — and the recommendations to reduce Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) funding would do just that. An Op-Ed by Mount Sinai’s CEO.
In a city where trends change daily and cars zoom by at probably illegal speeds, consistency is the one thing that keeps me sane. Now, after 17 years of Saturdays (that’s 884 Saturdays), countless Yom Kippurs and Rosh Hashanas, one corner of normalcy has quite literally gone up in smoke. MetroFocus intern Daniella Greenbaum writes about her experience.
Factories traditionally conjure images of black smoke and polluted water, but many cities are pursuing a new kind of urban manufacturing movement that promotes tall, environmentally sustainable mixed-use factory spaces.
While critics and audiences alike have deified the “Book of Mormon” on the stage, it looks like the team could use some divine intervention on the field.