First full day in New York was tough and fun. I climbed repeatedly over eight-foot boulder formations and down the orther side. I caught up with Clifhanger, Ox, Firestarter, and Loon. The shelters were cool, big stone structures from the outside, but trashy on the inside. I camped near one after 19.6 miles and played......
This article originally appeared in New York magazine. Van Wilder was a good thing for National Lampoon. It was also a very bad thing for them. When the collegiate romp was released in 2002, expectations were modest. The movie had aShow More Summary
In the late 1980s, Yonkers was in chaos. After decades of using public housing to illegally segregate its minorities, the city—just north of the Bronx in New York—faced judgment from a federal court. Yet after the order to desegregate came down, Yonkers refused to let go of the past. Show More Summary
My contribution to the National Cartoonists Society’s 2015 Comic-Con exclusive print. This print will also be available for purchase at the NCS’s booth at New york Comic-Con in October! The full print:
The man who helped Uber beat New York is looking for other startups Bradley Tusk, the former campaign manager for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is selling what some startups desperately want to buy: advice on how to beat the system. The man...Show More Summary
Baseball insiders called it one of the sport’s strangest nights. The New York Mets, journalists said, had agreed to trade two young players to the Milwaukee Brewers for the stud centerfielder Carlos Gomez. With just days left before the July 31 trade deadline, it was a move sure to brighten the Mets’ playoffs hopes. Joel Sherman, a baseball columnist for...
I just returned from a long weekend in New York City, where I joined seven other Writer Unboxed contributors—Donald Maass, Erika Robuck, Heather Webb, Dan Blank, Porter Anderson, Brunonia Barry, and Vaughn Roycroft—for a panel called Writer Unboxed, LIVE at the Writer’s Digest conference. As often happens for panelists as a courtesy, our moderator—Jessica Strawser, editor […]
A teacher at a school in the New York City borough of Queens explained in an interview with the New York Post that she passed a senior who deserved to fail because of the “tremendous amount of pressure” to just graduate kids.
On the verge of his long-awaited second album's release, Kip Moore has announced a 20-date North American headlining tour this fall. The Wild Ones Tour will begin in October, making stops in major markets including New York City, Toronto, Chicago and Boston until the December finale in Richmond, Virginia. "Kiss...
New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan takes a harsh view of the Times’s screw-up on the Hillary Clinton email controversy, concluding that complaints about the paper’s coverage of Clinton in general are legitimate: I agree with this sentiment from a reader, Evan Hannay, who is troubled by some of the Clinton coverage: “Hillary deserves […]
C&M Media is a public relations firm in New York City that specializes in strategic planning for fashion, lifestyle, and luxury brands. We’re looking for interns with a passion for the industry to join our team and help with a variety of exciting projects and accounts.Internship Description:... Continue reading
As New York’s premier full-service photo production studio, Slate Studios partners with luxury fashion and lifestyle brands to tell their stories through compelling photography. The interns will be immersed into the digital marketing aspects of Slate Studios -OR- within the working aspects... Continue reading
Getty Images By Jason Notte NEW YORK -- Making charitable donations can be philanthropically rewarding, but only if your money actually reaches those who need it. Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission noted that about $187 million in donations went to a group of four cancer charities that were nothing but a slush fund for one family. Show More Summary
Life's tough out there for millennials (born 1980 to 2000). And several recent articles have extensive data illustrating this. The New York Time's article We're Making it Too Hard for Millennials points out: "The most educated generation in history is...
Gary Rubinstein is a math teacher at Stuyvesant High School in New York. He was a Teach For America corps member early in the organization’s existence but has become a serious critic of the organization as well as of the policies implemented over the last seven years under Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Here is an […]
New York Observer: Judge Slams Hillary and Huma, Orders Answers, by Sidney Powell: Judge Sullivan has chipped away at the IRS and its lies and obstruction.... A hero for his dismissal of the indictment against Senator Ted Stevens and his appointment of a special prosecutor—as told in my non-fiction...
Cindy and Cristian Candamil, brother and sister duo behind the label Candamill (read: not Canada Mill) are heading into their sixth season with some impressive work. Born to Colombian parents and raised in Queens, New York, Candamill interprets their aesthetic as “New Mid-Century” with a lens that finds opulence in simplicity. I never post about... Continue reading ?
From Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz: Borough President Melinda Katz announced an allocation of $14 million of her Fiscal Year 2016 discretionary capital funds for important expansions, renovations and technology across 12 library branches throughout the borough. Show More Summary
As the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline was approaching its crescendo last Friday afternoon, the New York Mets were still looking to upgrade their offense. Then, at 3:45 p.m, a deal was struck, sending slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to Queens in exchange for two minor-leaguer pitchers. Show More Summary
After a 12-1 rout of the Miami Marlins on the road, the New York Mets now are all alone as the leaders in the National League East. At the same time as New York Mets fans were cheering, Washington Nationals were overcome with gloom after...Show More Summary