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Time to Fix the Real "Broken Windows"

On Saturday August 23, 2014 I will join the "March for Justice for Victims of Police Brutality" in Staten Island, New York. Its sponsors include the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), the NAACP, United Health Care Workers Local 1199, and the National Action Network. Show More Summary

5 Veggie Burgers That Don't Suck

A veggie burger doesn't have to be a bland, mealy disc of meat-free mystery. In the hands of talented chefs, the veggie burger has become flavorful and delicious--and not just for vegetarians anymore. Some even look medium rare (thanks, beets). In fact, these five veggie burgers are so good, they've got carnivores clamoring for them, too. Show More Summary

In Light of Missouri, de Blasio Looks Like a Genius

The silence is almost deafening. Where are the critics of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio now? The pundits, and so called experts questioned why de Blasio, a liberal Democrat, would hold a City Hall Blue Room event with his Police Commissioner, Bill Bratton, on one side, and give a live microphone to the Rev. Show More Summary

Finding Your Trigger: On Leggings, Justin Timberlake Concerts and Triathlons

I never thought I'd be writing this post. What I actually mean is I never thought I'd be writing this post describing my success at training for and completing my first triathlon. Sure, a post to the tune of "How Failing to CompleteShow More Summary

Taking Care of Business

I tightened the perfectly-made Windsor knot until it pressed the sharp, heavily-starched collar of my white shirt into my fleshy teenage neck. It was a scratchy wool tie. Mostly because my father was too cheap to spring for anythingShow More Summary

How to Add Mozzarella to Everything

For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit Mozzarella cheese is one of the most versatile foods around - it can go everywhere from a pizza to a salad. But are you using it in as many places as possible? We went to Obica to get the answer and you might be surprised at the variety of the advice. Show More Summary

Astoria Characters: The Lovebirds

It takes a while for Violeta M. Mileo to answer the front door. She has to walk down two flights of stairs, and she's being extra careful. A couple of months ago, she fell and gouged her shoulder. She ended up in the emergency room. Photo by Nancy A. Show More Summary

Social Media's New Dark 'Secret'

What would you say if no one knew who you were and could never find out? Would you share your deepest, darkest secrets? Would you finally tell the world what you think of your awful boss? When identity and accountability are removed from our social-media posts, the result isn't pretty. Show More Summary

The Secret Work of Nurses

Recently, I admitted a patient in early labor and the first thing she asked me was when her doctor would be there. In my head, I laughed. I had not seen her doctor all day, even though I thought her doctor would make rounds in the morning. I...Show More Summary

Chic Casual: Trattoria Il Mulino

Trattoria Il Mulino, the chic casual restaurant from the Il Mulino group, is located in NYC's Flatiron district. Everything on the menu -- from handmade mozzarella to their pizzas and pastas, alongside secondis including fish, veal chops, meat, veggie sides and several dessert options -- match the decor of this stylish but casual resto. Show More Summary

Recipes for Better Lives

This piece was originally published in Our Town. Dreams of food find expression in many ways. Some are driven to a career in the food world by thoughts of entrepreneurship, culinary passion or Food Network fame, while others see theShow More Summary

What Legacy Does Derek Jeter Leave Behind?

When Derek Jeter announced his retirement before the beginning of this season a lot of fans took the opportunity to reflect on the superstar's career. Brands like Nike have built campaigns (RE2PECT) around Jeter and his retirement. Grantland...Show More Summary

When New York Ruled the Universe: Fifty Years Later, Revisiting the Dreamscape of the 1964-65 World's Fair

"That chair you're seated in is moving...Moving into the future." --Ad for the General Motors Futurama Ride. If you're like me, I'll bet there are bits of history that stop you short. In my case it's images, TV footage, even text from the 1960s. Show More Summary

Annual Sleep Out Broadway Edition 2014

Sunday night, August 17th the talented Broadway community slumbered on the Hell's Kitchen street in solidarity with Covenant House. Six time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald joined David Hare, Chuck Cooper, Sebastian Arcelus, David Henry Hwang, Capathia Jenkins, Stephanie J. Show More Summary

First Nighter: Theresa Rebeck's 'Poor Behavior' Just Plain Poor

At the start of Poor Behavior, Theresa Rebeck -- who may be the most overrated contemporary American playwright by virtue of 15 New York City productions to date -- has Ella (Katie Kreisler), who's married to Peter (Jeff Biehl), and Ian (Brian Avers), who's married to Maureen (Heidi Armbruster), going at it hammer and tongs. Show More Summary

Isola Trattoria and Crudo Bar in a Romantic Greenhouse

Isola Trattoria and Crudo Bar is one of the coolest restaurants and spaces in NYC. AWESOME glass ceiling. DELICIOUS menu. Truly, a unique find in NYC. Have your next date, bar drinks, dinner party or celebration here. Chic, classy, cool. You truly feel like you're in Europe or Miami or LA -- or maybe a mix of all three. Show More Summary

Moving Side Show to Broadway

We just announced that Side Show, a revival that the Kennedy Center produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse, will be moving to Broadway this autumn. We will begin previews this October at the St. James Theater. Whenever a show makes this big move it is a cause for celebration. Show More Summary

History and Ferguson, Missouri

As I watched with a sickening sense of deja vu the images coming out of Ferguson, Missouri this week, I couldn't help but come to this conclusion: we have allowed a pernicious historical revisionism to undermine the legacy of the civil...Show More Summary

Why New Yorkers Need to March on 8/20 for Real Affordable Housing

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has made affordable housing a priority of his administration but to live up to the progressive ideals of his campaign, he needs to make real affordability the focus of his housing agenda and the future...Show More Summary

World's Best Boozy Hotels

Alcohol has always played a starring role in the life and story of a hotel. The Carlyle's Bemelmans Bar is one of NYC's most famous haunts, with its iconic murals and 24-karat gold ceilings, while San Juan's Caribe Hilton is credited with inventing the world's first piña colada. Show More Summary

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