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Geno Smith's Struggle May Be Even Worse Than You Thought

Geno Smith got his shot and he missed. Actually, let me correct myself: Geno Smith got his shot and he missed wildly. Last year, when the New York Jets invested a second-round pick in the record-setting quarterback out of West Virginia,...Show More Summary

Here's What The Future Of Storytelling Looks Like In 2014

Staten Island's status as New York's Forgotten Borough was thwarted Wednesday as hundreds of tech geeks and creatives arrived at Snug Harbor for the third annual Future of Storytelling Summit. The two-day event -- a kind of Ted Talks...Show More Summary

Off Broadway: Neil LaBute's The Money Shot at the Lucille Lortel Theater

A Neil LaBute play is a genre unto itself, as illustrated by his new one, The Money Shot, an MCC production now deploying expletives at the Lucille Lortel Theater. Needless to say, the title relates to the range and depth of a particular...Show More Summary

Revitalize Your Routine and Get the Most From Your Co-working Space

When the mobile workforce began to take shape, we started off working from home. Then, when our cats fell asleep on our keyboards one too many times, we migrated to coffee shops, until the cacophony and endless jittery meetings drove us back home. And finally, there were coworking spaces. Coworking spaces are a venue, a community, a culture. Show More Summary

The Rumors of Opera's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated (Pt. 1)

I first started ruminating on the idea for this post a couple of weeks ago when I was reading some glowing reviews for The Collaborative Works Festival in Chicago. The Collaborative Arts Institute was founded three years ago by three...Show More Summary

Embracing New York's History, Through Objects

A few years ago, after agreeing to write a book celebrating the centennial of Grand Central Terminal, I casually suggested an audacious but catchy subtitle: "How a Train Station Transformed America." Almost immediately, I was struck by second thoughts: Individuals and events shape history. Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Must Be Alligned With The Universe.

(Photo Bill Menzel, Derek Jeter must have some direct connection to all the positive forces of mother nature, or the universe because everything about him is like a Hollywood ending. Since his rookie season 20 years ago Derek has had many dramatic moments too numerous to mention for this article so I will just mention these few. Show More Summary

Let It Go?

I am utterly appalled by smug and deliberately provocative intellectuals who promote "radical innovation" in Holocaust remembrance by casting aside the "anxiety" of having to deal with the full scope of the Shoah and contemplating non-traumatic,...Show More Summary

Should We All Die At 75?

As I approach my 65th birthday -- January 25 for those wishing to send a card or Medicare application -- I find myself compulsively reading about aging. And just so you know, I'm one of those people who is aging but not getting "old" -- if you get my drift. Show More Summary

You Can't Take It With You: Bless This Mess

There's a lot to like at the front and the end of You Can't Take It With You at the Longacre Theater, but there's a lot to work through in the middle. The chaos that enthralls young Alice's life when she gets engaged to the child of New York socialites can be captivating. Show More Summary

Why Is Mayor de Blasio Breaking Four Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home?

Part One -- the Environment As candidate and mayor, Bill de Blasio made four big promises to New York City. 1. To protect and improve the environment. 2. To reduce traffic deaths through his vision zero program. 3. To expand and improve education 4. Show More Summary

A Case for Community in Cultural Planning for New York

Today I add new learning about the importance of "community" to discussions underway about including a comprehensive cultural plan requirement in the New York City Charter. In doing so, I invite attention both to the role of community...Show More Summary

"Indian Ink": Stoppard Conjures the Raj, Then and Now

It is always a joy to spend a night at the theater with Tom Stoppard. You can count on sparkling and witty wordplay, a mystery or two to be solved, a history lesson complete with footnotes, challenging and stimulating debate, and usually a love story. Show More Summary

What Will It Take to Be 'First in the World?'

President Obama has set a clear goal for our nation's education system: by 2020, the U.S. would once again be the world's leader in the proportion of its citizens holding college degrees or postsecondary credentials. He's urged college...Show More Summary

No Holding Back: Sunset Park's Fight to Stop Police Brutality

Carlos Menchaca and Nydia Velazquez didn't say a word. This past Saturday at a march and rally culminating in front of NYPD's 72nd precinct, the local newbie city councilmember and the 11-term congresswoman weren't given a chance to speak. Show More Summary

Your Instagrams Are Richard Prince Artworks

Richard Prince, Untitled (portrait), 2014. Ink jet on canvas. 65 3/4 x 48 3/4 inches (167 x 123.8 cm). © Richard Prince. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever. American artist Richard Prince's current show at Gagosian...Show More Summary

NAS: Time Is Illmatic

Hip-hop and rap. The music that for many is positioned as something that only degrades, corrupts, and destroys young minds. It's often not considered to be music or anything positive, until you mention names such as NAS, KRS One, LL Cool J, Run DMC, Eric B & Rakim. Show More Summary

Cigar Heaven (PHOTOS)

I wish I loved cigars. If I did love them, I am positive I would love Martinez Cigars. Family owned and handmade in midtown Manhattan since 1974, the place looked like home and smelled like heaven. Owner Jesus Martinez was kind enough...Show More Summary

Luxury Rentals vs. Condos: Which Will Come Out On Top?

It is no secret that New York City is facing both unprecedented highs in apartment rental rates while condominium prices drive the sales market to unforeseen heights. However, there is now competition between the two spectrums of the...Show More Summary

11 Signs It's Your First Fall in New York City

1. The temperature confuses you. People from warmer climates always get excited about experiencing "the seasons" for the first time, but they're never prepared. The new NYU students from Florida and California claim they're freezing, swaddled in purple logo sweatshirts and UGG boots. Show More Summary

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