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.”
Out late and in need of a bathroom? There’s an app for that! Can’t seem to figure what kind of tree you’re looking at? There’s an app! Need restaurant reservations? Yes, app!
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.
Officials are limiting vows to 764 couples, whose names will be chose via lottery, but even without an official marriage couple say they will celebrate their wedding. DNAinfo reports.
Many construction workers — long-standing supporters of the controversial Atlantic Yards project — are becoming disillusioned and angry as promised jobs fail to appear.
On Monday, Wal-Mart announced its annual holiday season donations — none of which are going to New York City. Is the retail giant backing out of its plan move into the five boroughs?
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.