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A City in Bloom

Anyone who knows me, knows how excited I am about the L.A. Metro Expo Line opening to Santa Monica next month. Still, this week I am feeling lucky to have some time in New York, America's transportation mecca. I am here soaking up the...Show More Summary

Such a Thing as a Free Lunch--for all School Kids

In the next few weeks, parents across New York City will receive notices about prekindergarten slots for children attending school this fall. Thanks to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio, universal pre-K became a reality for children across New York two years ago. Show More Summary

Can High-Skilled Immigrants Have it All? America Says No!

You won't need a box of tissue nearby when you read my high-skilled immigration story. I don't feel sorry for myself, neither should you. A Generation X system analyst for a mega-sized telecommunication firms, married, and mother of two -- I felt like the Joan of Arc of the women's liberation movement and had made Simone de Beauvoir proud. Show More Summary

Bruce Springsteen Takes Brooklyn Down to 'The River'

Every concert Bruce Springsteen puts on is a special occasion. It's one of the reasons why he is "The Boss." On Saturday night inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center, he even outdid himself. He showed that age was not a factor for his tour-de-force...Show More Summary

Going Against the Flow: Hilary Barr, Cofounder of Sudzy

Hilary Barr is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Sudzy, an on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning app. Sudzy is based in New York City and has partnered with cleaners in cities around the United States and Europe. Hilary hasShow More Summary

Robert Stoetzel Photographed Some Beauties From Animal Haven #TakeMeHome

Last week Robert Stoetzel and I went to Animal Haven mobile until located at 200 Centre Street to photograph some of the dogs that were visiting and up for adoption while the new space is being renovated. On hand was my intern, Anna Capel, and Tiffany Lacey stopped by to say hello and give me a tour. Show More Summary

NYPL Recommends Books Based on Favorite GoT Characters

BY JOSHUA SOULE Senior Librarian at The New York Public Library's Spuyten Duyvil branch Ah, spring: that time of year when Game of Thrones returns for another season of bloody mayhem, backstabbing and gruesome zombie hordes from the North. Show More Summary

Odd Nerdrum Faces Prison: His New York 'Crime and Refuge' Exhibition Will Open Without Him

Odd Nerdrum Artist Odd Nerdrum, who has been seeking a pardon from the Norwegian Justice Ministry in his tax evasion case, will not be attending the April 30th opening for his exhibition Crime and Refuge as he had planned to. According to Casey Gleghorn of the Booth Gallery, Nerdrum now faces imminent imprisonment. Show More Summary

Spring Into Action This Season With the J. Luce Foundation

Spring 2016 is going to be the most exciting season the J. Luce Foundation has experienced since its inception. There are so many ways that you can get involved and help better humanity! It began in 1998 with Orphans International Worldwide, and was joined in 2008 by the J. Show More Summary

Age-Schmage! Bernie's Got the Elders, Too

After participating in the Wednesday night love-fest at NYC's Washington Square Park and carefully scanning the audience, it's time to dispel one more MSM-generated myth - that Bernie Sanders attracts primarily the youth and is failing...Show More Summary

First Nighter: Dena Blizzard's 'One Funny Mother,' Neal Brennan's '3 Mics'

It's been a while since Roseanne Barr flaunted her domestic-goddess self before the public. Therefore, room should exist for Dena Blizzard, as Miss New Jersey of 1995, no less, who's now cracking wise about her post-beauty-pageant home life in One Funny Mother, at New World Stages. Show More Summary

New York Celebrates the Malbec World Day

It's no news that Malbec wines are in vogue. What is news is the way Argentines are celebrating it. This week will mark the sixth edition of the Malbec World Day, a worldwide event held in over 70 cities. In New York, for example, the public is invited to attend a tasting at the The Dream Downtown Hotel this Friday, April 15th. Show More Summary

Movie Review: See The Jungle Book and You, too, Will Talk to Your Animals.

Amazing. Joyful. Fun. Sad. Stunning. Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book directed by the talented Jon Favreau (Iron Man) will keep you enthralled from its very beginning in awesome 3D IMAX which makes the terrifying animals swing from the trees into your lap. Show More Summary

Solo Dining Is the Solo Travel Experience at Home

In December of 2015, I traveled to Iceland for my first solo trip adventure. In spring of 2016, I embarked on an experience a bit closer to home by solo dining in New York City. The two scenarios are drastically different, yet one in the same. Show More Summary

The Faithful Shopper: All About Athleisure

Designers and retailers are all about fashion that is appropriate and chic for either athletic or leisure activities, or both. Yes there is a way to pull this look off with style and haute sensibility. Athletic-casual wear has become fashion appropriate in a wide variety of social events, and shoppers are embracing this trend. Show More Summary

First Night: Van Gogh Lovers Will Want to See Leonard Nimoy's 'Vincent'

If you're searching for an example of genuine brotherly love, you don't start with Cain and Abel. Perhaps the choicest place to look is Vincent and Theo Van Gogh. Although Vincent only did one portrait of his brother, he wrote hundreds of letters--often asking for funds, granted--in which it makes plain that he loved his brother deeply. Show More Summary

The Tribeca Film Festival, a Model of the Creative Community's Potential for Reinvention and Revitalization

The Tribeca Film Festival turns 15 this year, and the state of the festival, and the film industry in New York, has never been stronger. In 2002, many said our city -- and particularly downtown Manhattan -- would never fully recoverShow More Summary

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: Putting Indian Point Hysteria in Perspective

Colin Smith's rant against Indian Point (New York City's "Three Mile Island", April 4) brings to mind Mark Twain's observation that "there are lies, damned lies, and statistics." By failing to provide any factual backup for the data he cites, Mr. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Fran Lebowitz

Let me start off by saying I think you're cool. Your wit, intellect and style are the embodiment of so many things that make the city I've called home for almost 30 years a rich, interesting place to live. But I am not writing to dole out admiration. Show More Summary

Notes From the CitiBike Lanes

A few years ago in Munich, I took advantage of the splendid NextBike system to see the city. There were many convenient, accessible stations and it was easy to dock the bikes. It worked great -- a sublime example of German efficiency...Show More Summary

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