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Asian Cocktails, Taste Orgasms & More: The Luckyrice Cocktail Feast Returns To NYC

For the longest time, Asian cuisine and cocktails seemed to be mutually exclusive animals. Your choices were limited -- sake, plum wine, "Polynesian" tiki cocktails, and my favorite, free glasses of box wine, a staple among the greasier Chinese places trying to nab the just-over-21 crowd. Show More Summary

15 Years Later And The Threat Of Mesothelioma Still Lingers Around WTC Workers

This week America mourned and celebrate the lives of many heroes whose lives were cut short on September 11, 2011. On that tragic day America came to a halt in fear and in pain. Although we are now commemorating the 15th anniversaryShow More Summary

Will The Stars Appear On Occupy's 5th Birthday?

Five years ago on September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall Street's taking of Zuccotti Park in New York City provided an opportunity for many stars to shine. A few, all too few, continue to shine even today. When Occupy was evicted from its Eden, some of the brightest faded quickly, having no audience. Show More Summary

Remembering 9/11 The Firefighters' Way

Yesterday we remembered the attacks of September 11, 2001 which killed 2,997 people. To commemorate, our country turns its attention to the ceremony held at Ground Zero each year, attended by victims' families, dignitaries, and politicians...Show More Summary

"I Lived Through 9/11" Club

Before 9/11, there was just a date on the calendar between the 10th and the 12th which never made me shudder. There was 9-1-1, but not 9/11. It's like B.C. and A.D. There was life before and life afterward and in the middle, for a day,...Show More Summary

Long Island University Faculty Lockout: A Grim Look into Higher Ed's Future?

Ever since the Great Recession, higher education has been in the crosshairs of the budget cutters. As state tax revenues plunged, state legislatures across the country slashed their contributions to public colleges and universities.Show More Summary

Should There Be Slow Walking Lanes For Smartphone Addicts?

The curse of being stuck behind a slow walker might be classified as a first-world problem, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating. There are many debates about the differences between shopping offline and online, but walkingShow More Summary

HBO'S 'Show Me A Hero' Deserves An Emmy For Illuminating What Can Be Done About Racism In Donald Trump's America

The Emmy awards will take place on September 18 as Hillary Clinton nears her crescendo, hammering Trump for the racism at the heart of his campaign. From the start, Trump has used the fear of Hispanic immigration and diversity to divide...Show More Summary

Before We Sacrificed Liberty For 'Security'

On September 11th, 2001, before the Patriot Act was signed, before Congress turned over the power of war declaration to the Executive office, before Snowden and Manning were imprisoned for speaking the truth, before we began bombing the wrong country and hate crimes against Muslims in America soared, I wrote a poem. Show More Summary

How An Upper East Side Republican Became PR's 'Mayor Of Harlem'

You take a guy -- a white guy, an Irish guy, born in Seattle, a longtime Upper East Sider, a Trump voter, no less. You stick him in an apartment north of 125th St. And less than a year later he's going around unironically calling himself the Mayor of Harlem. Show More Summary

September 11th? -- ?15 Years Later

Like the vast majority of Americans who were alive when the terror attacks of 9-11-2001 were committed, I am thinking of the lives that were lost, where my life was at the time, and how the world has changed since then. It was one of those days which leaves a permanent mark on one's memory, much like the assassination of John F. Show More Summary

Macys Kicks Off NYFW With Flo Rida + Ariana Grande

On Sept 7th, 2016 Macy's kicked off New York Fashion Week with a live taping of Fashion's Front Row, a celebration of music + fashion showcasing clothes you would be pleased to wear from Betsey Johnson, INC, Kenneth Cole, Rachel Roy,...Show More Summary

What Did Nominees Learn From Comm-In-Chief Forum (Other Than Lauer Lost)?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Before "deplorables" and pneumonia, Shrum & Frum discuss who gained and learned the most from the NBC Forum (seen by 14 million) before the first Debate in two weeks (70 million). Agreement: Trump is nearly...Show More Summary

9/11: The Night that Race Didn't Matter

9/11: The Night that Race Didn't matter Tonight NBC did something major on their coverage of 9/11, they featured Officer Maldano, a man of color, who was merely a child when that awful day occurred. Currently, Maldano was deployed to...Show More Summary

Who Were You On 9/11?

On 9/11, virtually everyone I've spoken with was struck by that most human of instincts. Fight or Flight. Or there is one other - Freeze. Almost no matter where you were, people froze. A combination of confusion, fear, and lack of clarity. I froze. For a moment. Show More Summary

My 9/11 Walk Your Talk Pilgrimage

When the planes flew into the Twin Towers, I was out of the country. It took me more than a week to be able to get past the sealed borders and return home. One thought consumed my mind during that agonizing week of separation from my house, pets, friends and the city that I loved. Show More Summary

September 11, 2001

I came up the well-worn cement stairs from the "A" train at the West 4th Street station to a gloriously clear New York September afternoon. There was very little traffic, quite unusual for this time of day and, especially, for this street...Show More Summary

9/11, Gratitude and The New York Islands on Two Wheels

I have New York on my brain. Maybe the third time really is a charm, as my August visit was my third recent trip east to help my father through back surgery and rehab. Or maybe it's just that the place still sings to me, perhaps clearer...Show More Summary

Casting Call: Original Occupy Wall Street Zuccotti Occupiers - Your Presence is Requested!

Imagine, if five years after penning the declaration of Independence the original signers were to meet back in Philadelphia to recreate that moment? Or, authentic members of Boston's Tea Party were to re-convene and make themselves available...Show More Summary

In Memory Of September 11

September 11 is a day that will always be remembered by those old enough to never forget. And it will also be told by those to children too young to remember. It will be a part of history forever. It is a day that will remain in infamy. Show More Summary

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