More than 820 gay couples are expected to jump the broom this weekend. MetroFocus reached out to those who stand to gain real material benefits: gay and lesbian comedians.
MTA CEO Jay Walder abruptly announced his resignation Thursday. Reports indicate that a $924,000 salary in Hong Kong could be the reason for his exit. Who will have the fortitude to take over his job?
Untreated Sewage from an uptown treatment plant was being dumped straight into the Hudson River after a four-alarm fire, prompting warnings to kayakers and beach-goers. DNAinfo reports.
While the Garden State is sometimes dubbed the “armpit of America” in jest — a reference to the state’s legacy of industry and pollution — the deadly consequences of decades worth of illegal dumping and unhealthy manufacturing practices have prompted few chuckles.
WNYC’s Brian Lehrer hosted a weekly series, “The New Littles,” to highlight the city’s diverse and evolving neighborhoods. The show solicited artistic representations of ethnic enclaves including “Little Thailand” and “Little Mexico.”
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St. Vincent’s was one of New York City’s most prominent safety-net hospitals, serving mostly those either on Medicaid or Medicare or without insurance. It has principally been these patients who have been hit the hardest by St. Vincent’s closing. Gotham Gazette reports.