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Flying Colors

Ron Burkhardt Notism LetterScapes: DUBAI, 2014, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. Ron Burkhardt's curiously handsome and codified new geometric-inspired works create a zigzag jigsaw puzzle of communicative compositions that keep the viewer guessing until the final piece falls into place. Show More Summary

'My Family Kicked Me Out for Being Gay'

"My family kicked me out for being gay." It's one of the most common statements we hear when a young adult first contacts the Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit organization that provides life-saving services to at-risk LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 24. Show More Summary

Kupa Grocery: Brooklyn's Delicious Addition

Kupa Grocery is a special addition to the neighborhood. Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn just keeps getting better. Serving morning coffee, pastries, and three square meals--this IS your neighborhood spot. Chef Domenick Gianfrancesco hailsShow More Summary

NYC Comptroller's New Program to Let Shareholders Have More Say on Who Serves on Corporate Boards

On Election Day in America, voters get to choose between at least two candidates and majority vote determines who will serve to represent the constituents. But in Corporate America, elections don't work that way. Instead, board members are nominated by insiders, they run unopposed, and management counts the votes. Show More Summary

Cabbie of the Week: Henri Picault

At first we rode in silence, disparate beings sharing only the sounds of the street. "46th and Lexington," I had ordered, consumed by my smartphone: by Snapchats to God Knows Whom, by Instagram, and by Facebook. My trance was broken when we came to a sudden stop. Show More Summary

A New Paradigm for Accountability: The Joy of Learning

Now that we have endured more than a dozen long years of No Child Left Behind and five fruitless, punitive years of Race to the Top, it is clear that they both failed. They relied on carrots and sticks and ignored intrinsic motivation. Show More Summary

True Expectations: Catskill Casinos Mean Jobs, Period.

Once upon a time, there was a popular slogan in the Catskills that summed up the reason why most residents living the antithesis of the American Dream in the region favored the building of casinos in the once renown resort area. "Casinos...Show More Summary

Icy & Sot On A European Street Art Tour

New York's adopted street art brothers Icy & Sot have been spreading their wings in Brooklyn for a couple of years since we first interviewed them upon their arrival in the US from Iran. In that time they have continued to develop their...Show More Summary

The Big Climate Deal: What It Is, and What It Isn't

1) It is historic. John Kerry was right to use the phrase in his New York Times oped announcing the deal: for the first time a developing nation has agreed to eventually limit its emissions, which has become a necessity for advancing international climate negotiations. 2) It isn't binding in any way. Show More Summary

First Nighter: David Auburn's Lost Lake Not Fully Found

Logan (John Hawkes) and Veronica (Tracie Thoms) don't exactly meet cute. They meet awkward. They meet uncertain. They meet at cross-purposes. And they stay that way and don't stay that way in David Auburn's not entirely absorbing Lost Lake at Manhattan Theatre Club's City Center Stage 1. Where they meet is in the lakeside cabin (J. Show More Summary

Improving Housing Options for New York City Veterans

Today is Veteran's Day, a time to honor the service of all those who serve our country. As we express our gratitude to veterans for protecting our freedom, it is imperative that we provide them the necessary services and benefits they...Show More Summary

Chobani Launches Food Incubator to Disrupt Industry

Will Catalyze Next Generation of Food Entrepreneurs The food industry is in desperate need of disruption. Americans spend more than $1.6 trillion every year on food. Much of the packaged food that Americans buy lacks sufficient nutrients and often contains harmful chemicals and sugar. Show More Summary

On the Culture Front: Marc Maron, Tig Notaro, Antica Pesa and more

Antica Pesa, which has a sister restaurant in Italy, serves top-notch Roman fare in a muted Williamsburg-cool setting that feels like the culmination of the neighborhood's increasing blend of hip and high-end. Classic entrees like taglioni...Show More Summary

The New York Knicks Need to Scrap the Triangle Offense Immediately

The New York Knicks were looking for a 180 degree shift from last season's dismal campaign as they began this season. However, the triangle offense, which new Knicks president Phil Jackson made famous and rookie head coach Derek Fisher played in, has been hampering that potential. Show More Summary

Yuna at Stage 48: The Sweetest Taboo

The Lincoln Tunnel connects New York City to New Jersey by a 1.5 mile passage under the Hudson River. It enters Manhattan in Midtown on the West Side, and since 1937 it has served as a punishment for motorists wishing to enter the city through that gateway. Show More Summary

Women in Art: 5 Rising Art Stars

As a person who spends a great deal of time visiting and scouring artist's studios all over the world, I have been very fortunate to locate five rising stars in the art world that just happen to be women. However, to pretend the fact...Show More Summary

A Conversation With Anastasia Zannis

Groomed for stardom from childhood, from the tennis court to the operatic stage, Anastasia Zannis chose a varied musical path. She has sung in places as geographically diverse as Calgary, Canada, where she performed at the Winter Olympics...Show More Summary

Robert Mango Speaks Out

Robert Mango, Krishna Passing the Wheel of Fortune on the River Ganges 1993, oil with mixed media on canvas, 46 X 34 inches Robert Mango, artist and denizen of Tribeca, NY and former medal winning track star has been running throughShow More Summary

Moms Have Arrived as a Political Force in Gun Policy Debate

I founded Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America two years ago with a simple hypothesis in mind: if mothers could come together to channel our voices and talents into a coherent and organized movement for gun sense, we could bring about meaningful policy changes and help save lives. Moms understand the horror of gun violence. Show More Summary

A Conversion With Anastasia Zannis

Groomed for stardom from childhood, from the tennis court to the operatic stage, Anastasia Zannis chose a varied musical path. She has sung in places as geographically diverse as Calgary, Canada, where she performed at the Winter Olympics...Show More Summary

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