The students at International High School hail from 45 countries and speak more than 28 languages. Journalist Brooke Hauser, who spent a year with the students, shares her experiences and photographs with MetroFocus.
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what’s the difference between an A and a B when the Department of Education grades its 1,700 schools? City Limits reports.
Nightlife impresario Michael Dorf, the founder of the Knitting Factor and City Winery, reflects on some of the more archaic laws governing the city’s entertainment scene today.
After the four-alarm blaze at the Upper East Side’s Kehilath Jeshurun synagogue, its 6,000 congregants, including me and my family, thought we would be homeless for this year’s High Holidays. We couldn’t have been more wrong.
In a city where everything seems to have a price, cemeteries are absolutely free (well, when you’re visiting). And where else can you get within six feet of so many notable New Yorkers?