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Holiday Time in Union Square

It's not the holidays without a visit to Union Square in NYC. It's one of my favorite places in the city - during any season. My favorite thing in the summer is a Mr. Softee truck on almost every corner surrounding the square. I've counted as many as seven trucks at one time. But during October and November, Union Square comes alive. Show More Summary

A Bronx Tale: The Gang's All Here

Even though reports are that since 1993 when the film version of A Bronx Tale won over audiences Robert DeNiro has wanted to adapt it into a musical, that was something hard to believe. But seeing it come to life, you can understand where DeNiro was coming from. Show More Summary

A Better, But Still Broken, NYC Child Welfare System Means Another Child Murdered

Co-Authored by Jess Dannhauser, President and CEO, Graham Windham and Bill Baccaglini, President and CEO, The New York Foundling On September 27th, Zymere Perkins was murdered. Zymere was only six years old when he was beaten and his lifeless body hung off a bathroom door. Show More Summary

A Journey To The President-Elect's Manhattan White House

The Manhattan White House, the Secret Service, and the Painted Bikini Lady Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com High above, somewhere behind the black glass façade, President-elect Donald J. Trump was huddled with his inner circle, plotting just how they would “drain the swamp” and remake Washington, perhaps the world. Show More Summary

Finding your inner Olaf at all the NYC area ice skating rinks

By Mercedes Vizcaino, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, November 22, 2016 The holiday season is upon us and if you're staycationing in NYC with friends, family or out-of-town guests and in search of new ideas and sources of inspiration for fun-filled entertainment, then look no further. Show More Summary

New York's Budding Artists

I went to MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) again, it seems like I visit every time I'm in New York. I stopped by in October and in July and again now, in November. It's like a home away from home for me. Maybe because so many of my favorite...Show More Summary

Can We Make Lemonade, Please?

I was sitting across from Donald Trump in his office, suggesting an idea I thought he might like. It was April, 2015, two months before he made his fateful run for president, and a time when few thought he had a glimmer of hope of winning. I...Show More Summary

Housing Policy Punishes Vulnerable Immigrants, NYC Can Help

By Brian Hilburn, Staff Attorney, New York Legal Assistance Group In the aftermath of the election, no population has been left with more uncertainty about what their future holds than immigrants. In New York, we are fortunate to be part of a community that has long championed immigrant's rights and celebrates the contributions they make. Show More Summary

Giving Back or Paying it Forward -- opportunities for volunteering on or around Thanksgiving

Volunteers at God's Love We Deliver By Danielle Zickl, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, November 21, 2016 Thanksgiving is one of the most popular days to volunteer and give back to the community, and spots can fill up fast. But if you find...Show More Summary

Magnus: Portrait Of A Chess Champion

The timing of Benjamin Ree's documentary Magnus is pure genius. What can be better than watching a film about Magnus Carlson while the 2016 World Chess Championship is being contested at the South Seaport in New York City? A vivid portrait...Show More Summary

First Nighter: 'Kingdom Come,' 'Ultimate Beauty Bible' Angrily Go After Women's Issues

If you have any doubt that women are concerned about regularly being ranked from 1 to 10 on a scale of 10, if you have any doubt that women are concerned about regularly being judged from myriad unnecessary angles, you better mosey around...Show More Summary

Stage Door: Dead Poets Society

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Roger Daltrey Rocks The Samuel Waxman Dinner In NYC

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation hosted its 19th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction, posthumously honoring footwear industry icon Vince Camuto on Thursday, November 10th, 2016, at Cipriani Wall Street. The...Show More Summary

When The Picture Is Better Than The Story

Look at me in this remarkable photo! Or is it really that remarkable? I'm the guy on the left, as you probably guessed. You certainly recognize the guy on the right. He was the 37th President of the United States, until he resigned in...Show More Summary

"I'll Donate to That!" 95-year-old WWII Air Force B-24 Navigator Offers to Unburden Today's Veterans of Unpayable Medical Debt

I was having dinner in NYC with my friend Larry Rivkin earlier this month when I brought up the work that my charity, RIP Medical Debt, was doing to address a crisis that few people even know exists - that millions of dollars in unpaid...Show More Summary

Historic Dental Organization Promotes Helping Disadvantaged Youth in NYC

Last week, the New York City chapter of Alpha Omega (AO) International Dental Fraternity celebrated a global tradition with an evening reminiscent of community, charity and philanthropy. The Fraternity participated in a worldwide event called 'Shabbat Across AO,' which has become an annual practice (Facebook). Dr. Show More Summary

5 Ways You Can Support Planned Parenthood of New York City and Our Communities

The outcome of the election was heartbreaking, devastating, and shocking. It is clear that under this new administration, we will face renewed attacks on our mission. But mark these words: We will never back down and will never stop providing the care our patients need. Show More Summary

Carolyn Maloney: America's "Bouboulina"

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, the U.S. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district, recently visited Greece in order to celebrate the fact that two Greek-American friends of hers, businessman John Catsimatidis and journalist...Show More Summary

Reforming Electoral College Essential To Saving Democracy

Election day was sunny in Brooklyn. I rode my bike to the public school in Carroll Gardens where I vote. The line snaked out the door. Inside, the gymnasium was packed with voters, poll workers and machines. I was smiling, sensing that a majority of voters in this corner of America were probably Hillary supporters. Show More Summary

Bistango No Longer a Well-Kept Secret on NYC's East Side

"Since 1988, Bistango has been one of the best kept secrets on Manhattan's East Side." So reads Bistango's claim for its original location on East 29th Street, and it has the ring of truth as one of those neighborhood spots that hasn't...Show More Summary

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