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Investment or Impulse: What Kind of Collector Are You?

Kehinde Wiley, Diarra Mohamed and Mohamed Konate, 2013. © Kehinde Wiley studio and Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris. At The Armory Show, Pier 94. What kind of collector are you? Do you consider long and hard before purchasing a piece or...Show More Summary

NYC Feminist Zine Fest

By now the applause over Patricia Arquette's enthusiastic women's-equality Oscar speech has died down, as has the Twittersphere explosion critiquing her strange brand of feminism expressed in her backstage press interview. For more info...Show More Summary

Eating Art

The French writer Marcel Aymé once wrote a short story in which the population of a small town, starving to death, suddenly discovered that if they looked at a painting of food with enough intensity, they would feel nourished, as ifShow More Summary

Give All NYC Animals the Shelters They Deserve

Each of New York City's five boroughs is proudly unique, but given the strong bond between people and pets across the city, one thing they should share is a firm commitment to protecting the lives of homeless dogs and cats. Yet while...Show More Summary

The Best Book About New York Isn't Even Really About New York

By Brianne Sperber for Off the Shelf Even working with books, not every author's death hits you as hard as another's. After hearing the news of E. L. Konigsburg's passing, I felt I needed to revisit her classic From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Show More Summary

A Bagel Mitzvah

There is an old Yiddish saying, "Lign in drerd un bakn baygl," which means, "May you lie in the ground and bake bagels." It's intended to be a curse, sentencing someone to an eternity in Hell, baking delicious bagels they will never get the chance to eat. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to My Students: I Am Sorry for What I Am About to Do to You

To all of my precious students, I am sorry for what I am about to do to you. This week, I am going to have to give you a new test. It's called PARCC. There will be five separate tests, on four separate days, and my guess is that most of you will hate them. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Daniel Murphy From a Gay Dad

Dear Mr. Murphy, As a gay man, life-long Mets fan, and father of a budding Mets fan, I feel compelled to reach out to you, as you have certainly reached me with your feelings regarding my family. To me, you are a great baseball player who has demonstrated commitment and determination when faced with adversity. Show More Summary

As Luxury Real Estate Grows, Its Classification Blurs

Luxury -- defined by Miriam-Webster as both "a condition of great comfort, ease, and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available." While New York City is without a doubt experiencing a wave of luxury real estate boasting...Show More Summary

Going Against the Flow: Stephanie Newby, CEO of Crimson Hexagon

Stephanie Newby is Crimson Hexagon's CEO. She is also the founder of New York-based venture investment firm Golden Seeds. Her prior experience was in financial services, the majority of which was with J.P. Morgan where she headed several...Show More Summary

NYC's Hunt & Fish Club Is a Lot Swankier Than It Sounds

The hoary axiom about the three most important things for success in business--location, location, location--does not seem to apply to NYC steakhouses, for from the number of packed dining rooms it's clear you can stick one anywhere--uptown, downtown, Lower East Side, West Village, Tribeca--and it just doesn't matter. Show More Summary

New York Parents and Teachers Challenge Cuomo's Mis-Education Plan

New York Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) and New York City Public School Parents are organizing statewide to protest against attacks by Governor Andrew Cuomo on teachers and public schools. Cuomo is threatening to block a badlyShow More Summary

The Illusion of Choice

At the moment 68,000 or so NYC 8th graders are anxiously waiting to find out where they'll be offered seats for high school. Word just hit the street that match letters will be released this Thursday, the culmination of what for many...Show More Summary

True Thoughts Upon Leaving Hawaii For The First Time In Five Years

Until last month, I didn’t leave Hawaii for a long time. It’s a literal paradise with all the things you imagine it to be: rainbows and mountains and hotels and Speedos and bikinis and girls who think they’re Kim Kardashian and guys who think they’re B.J. Show More Summary

8 Fairs to Visit During Armory Week

Brienne Walsh, March 3, 2015 This week is Armory Week in New York, which means that the piers over the frozen waters of New York's rivers will be inhabited by a variety of art fairs. Whether you're a film aficionado, a young collector,...Show More Summary

Move Now to Recognize Muslim Holidays

New York is celebrated as a leader in our nation's quest for progress because ours is a city built by the labor of a thousand different shades and accents. Now, it is the time to lead once more by championing inclusion towards the Muslim-American...Show More Summary

How Verdi Transcends Weltschmerz

-- drawing by Eliane Gerrits Were you born here?" I ask Michael, the stonemason who repairs the flagstones along my driveway. They are in shambles because of the constant freezing, thawing and refreezing in recent weeks. He looks Italian, with his strong profile and dark black hair. Show More Summary

My So-Called Free-Range Childhood

I was 15 and growing up on West 99th street when Etan Patz first showed up on my kitchen table's milk carton. Etan's murder trial began three weeks ago and I found myself Googling that milk carton picture. Etan's red on white (superShow More Summary

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Acknowledges Marijuana Prohibition Responsible for Increased Shootings

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton gave a press conference yesterday on the rising number of shootings in New York City. Shootings in NYC increased 17 percent this year over the same time period in 2014. So to what should we attribute the...Show More Summary

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