Following news that the FBI was reaching out to the NYPD as it began an investigation into whether News Corp. journalists attempted to hack the phones of 9/11 victims, the company brought in the big legal guns in the form of former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White and former Attorney General Michael Mukasey.
Good deeds of the week… A teenager from Somerset County, N.J. is just one of many who will be able to pursue her dreams thanks to a doctor and his new foundation called Medicine via Philanthropy. A $50,000 check will help put Mabel Mayorga through medical school after her father was critically injured in a car accident.
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.
A $550 million campaign to modernize the Empire State Building has turned the icon from gritty to green over the past five years — and the change is attracting tenants from all over the globe.
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.
Big band jazz group the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra will close out Lincoln Center’s annual Midsummer Night Swing series for the seventh year running.
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.
New York City experienced a 27 percent increase in the number of same-sex couples over the past decade. WNYC analyzed the latest data from the 2010 Census.