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A Must See Space By Material Lust

ANNEX, an experimental artist-run space in the Lower East Side, is the latest creation by design duo Material Lust. More environment than showroom, the ANNEX functions as a rotating installation space for conceptual art and design. The...Show More Summary

World Fashion Parade -- Fashion For Peace

The World Fashion for Peace parade is a milestone for the fashion world. Nobody has done something like this before. The ability to do new things relates to the identity of new talents. Moreover, promoting peace in the world is the duty of well educated people. Show More Summary

Walking without Sidewalks

Having lived most of my life in New York City, it's a fact of life that I can walk or bicycle pretty much anywhere I need to go. New York is regularly named the nation's most walkable city, even if some neighborhoods are better for this than others. Show More Summary

Why Is It So Hard to Build Multifamily Housing on Long Island?

Long Island - world-renowned for its single-family homes - has fewer multifamily housing options than other suburbs near New York City. We have fewer rentals than our suburban neighbors in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York; we pay more in rent, and we have less housing near transit stations. Show More Summary

Improving Medicaid Further In New York Is Challenging But Vital

Medicaid is the largest single item in the New York State budget, comprising 34 percent of the $156 billion State budget adopted in April, so taxpayers have a major stake in ensuring its efficient operation. The State's Department of...Show More Summary

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: All in the Familia! Mets' Closer Honored in NYC

Photo/Donald Traill, Associated Press The New York Mets' 2016 season, so far, has been erratic. It started off a bit like that last year so, as a fan, something tells me the ship will stay afloat. After all, no one really thought this "team of the future" would go to the World Series last year. Show More Summary

Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Played With the Monkees

Laughter. That's the first thing you hear in Gregory Briggler's second-floor walkup. The giggles and guffaws are coming from his three boisterous boys, 12-year-old Harry, 9-year-old Simon and 6-year-old Adam. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gregory's...Show More Summary

Mourning for Victims in Charleston & Orlando Isn't Enough. We Must Commit to Acting Together to Build a Safe, Just & Equitable Society.

It's been one year since the racist massacre at Charleston, South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. On the evening of June 17, 2015, a white supremacist walked into the church we know as Mother Emanuel and joined our sisters and brothers in their weekly bible study. Show More Summary

The 21st Annual Battery Park Spring Gala In NYC

The Battery Park Conservancy held it's 21st Annual Spring Gala on Wednesday June 15th, in NYC. Guests enjoyed whirling around on the magical SeaGlass Carousel, before feasting under a grand dinner tent on The Battery Woodland with breathtaking...Show More Summary

Family Pride

Like many Americans, President Barack Obama's recent remarks about our country as "a place of inclusiveness where we value our boisterous diversity as a great gift" resonated with me. If you frequent the Children's Museum of Manhattan...Show More Summary

Men At Work In White Shirts

This photograph always makes me hold my breath, as if the sound of my breathing might disturb the man at work. And I was taught never to disturb a man at work. The man who taught me that is the guy in the photo, my father, seen hereShow More Summary

The RTR & Rufus Wainwright In One Night

I've celebrated Christmas, New Year's Eve and enjoyed many other nights at the Russian Tea Room and no matter what the circumstances were, every evening had a celebratory atmosphere. Despite the dining room's formality, I've always found...Show More Summary

Public Pianos, Vandalism & the Metrics of Hope (or, How to Win 99% of Bets)

Since 2010, Sing for Hope has placed a total of 336 Sing for Hope Pianos in the parks and public spaces of NYC for anyone and everyone to play. Doing this, the two questions we field most are: what happens when it rains? don't people...Show More Summary

My Conversation With Rita Coolidge: The Delta Lady Comes to New York City!

Until the very night I met him, Sammy Davis Jr. was someone that I irreverently made fun of because, to me, he represented that 'show business song-and-dance man' which I thought had a lack of sincerity when I would see him perform on TV. Show More Summary

Speaking With New York's Best Singer (And The World's) -- Tuelo

Sometimes a singer just comes out of nowhere and makes you question everything you ever listened to before. When you finally hear it, you know. It is like falling in love. It is what Cloud 9 feels like. Hearing South African singer Tuelo...Show More Summary

Of 'Hamilton' and Humanity: A Love Letter

“ There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.”-Alexander Hamilton In 2011, a college friend now on Broadway posted a video on Facebook. The artist was a young goateed...Show More Summary

Last Chance for New York State Senate to Improve State's Birth Control Access

New Yorkers are on the brink of having better access to affordable contraception. But unless the New York State Senate takes action in the next 24 hours to bring the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act (CCCA) to a vote, New Yorkers...Show More Summary

Big Win for Democracy in New York

Today the people of New York scored a significant victory for democracy in the United States by officially becoming the 17th state on record in support of a constitutional amendment to overturn disastrous Supreme Court decisions such as Citizens United. Show More Summary

Stage Door: Hello, Dillie!

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First Nighter: In 'Hello, Dillie!' Dillie Keane Celebrates Love Gone Wrong. Gone Very Wrong And Gone Right

With her songs and stories, Dillie Keane is interested in--no, possessed by--the lives, mostly romantic, as lived by women of a certain age. Often it's herself about whom she's chatting and chanting, and she's funny about it as wellShow More Summary

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