Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin will be running again retired television exec and Republican Bob Turner for former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s seat. What’s at stake in this election and…does it matter?
When the development company Forest City Ratner announced plans to build the $2.5 billion Atlantic Yards project in Prospect Heights, film-makers Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky turned on their cameras.
On the first Friday of every month, the Franciscan Friars partake in what they call a “Jesus Run” — a night where they seek out homeless people to offer food, prayers and faith.
The Department of Agriculture estimates that a single person, on a budget, will spend about $150 a month on food. We interviewed New Yorkers at three grocery stores about what’s in their real food baskets — and what else they spend their money on.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has had a busy six months. He passed the state budget on time (Remember last year? The budget was 125 days late!), he pushed through ethics reform legislation, and lastly but far from leastly, he legalized gay marriage in New York.
It was the best of times (in transit), it was the worst of times. Check out the winners from 2011’s Subway and Bus Contest, hosted by the Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives.
The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop Author: Dan CharnasPublisher: NAL HardcoverPublication Date: December 2010 In the mood for a great (long) New York read? Try “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop.” Dan Charnas, the author, chronicles the evolution of hip-hop and how it became a multi-billion dollar global industry. Want to know […]
This week on Kickstarter: block parties, George Plimpton…and phytoremediation (using plants to get rid of toxins — duh).