New York City is investigating Donald Trump’s practice of closing down the public atrium in Trump Tower for presidential campaign events that are off limits to the public. In order to add more floors than zoning rules would otherwise allow, Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential...
A new treatise on the importance of the genre-melting artist has been published by the New York Times, inspired by the New York Public Library’s acquisition of Arthur Russell’s archives. The acquisition itself is massive, sprawling,Show More Summary
Probably the most important case in American press law is New York Times Co. v. Sullivan (1964), in which the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, made it just about impossible for a “public figure” to win a lawsuit against a news organization. Show More Summary
The collection will be open to the public in the coming months.
There’s tying in Greek streetball. There’s dancing, too. New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo went head-to-head on a public court in Athens on Sunday at the “AntetokounBros Streetball Event,” which ended in a 123-123 tie. @Thanasis_ante43 I heard you lost in Thessaloniki…Dont worry about it…I got your back..I am […]
The Archives Will Be Made Available To The Public After They Have Been Processed.
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the largest urban public university system in the US. The school, however, sometimes called " the poor man’s Harvard," is in serious financial difficulty, The New York Times reported. “We have gone backwards,” Frederick R. Show More Summary
“Caribbean Week in New York” is just seven days long, but the collection of industry-only and public events has been a year in the making.
Perhaps the most incredible thing about the New York City Subway has been its utter dominance of the well-publicized national transit ridership increases of the last decade. According to annual data published by the American Public Transportation...Show More Summary
The late Arthur Russell's archives have been obtained by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, as The New York Times reports. The archives contain letters, photographs, unreleased recorded material contained on cassette tapes, VHS, reel, DATs, and Beta, and more. Show More Summary
Recently, the New York Times published a sobering story on the alumni of the 2009 season of The Biggest Loser. A study had shown that almost all of those who had publicly lost hundreds of pounds on the show’s punishing diet and exercise regime had gained nearly all of it back, unless they made staying slim the focus of every waking moment. Show More Summary
Last week the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its final decision in Phase 2 of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding. REV is the New York initiative to reform the utility industry by building the rules that govern the utility system of the future.
This summer, EDF Climate Corps – a fellowship program run by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) that embeds trained graduate students in companies, cities, schools, and public institutions across the U.S. to accelerate clean energy projects – will place 33 fellows throughout New York to help meet the ambitious energy goals set by Mayor Bill DeBlasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Although Central Park is very popular among the locals and tourists of New York City, it still holds many secrets. One of those is the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, which just opened to the public for the first time since the 1930s. TheShow More Summary
New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ranted in a recent radio interview about the deadly shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza, calling rap artists thugs. He also raised eyebrows when criticizing the public for using smartphones to record police activity. Show More Summary
Gawker founder Nick Denton wrote an open letter Thursday challenging the billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel to a public debate on free speech. The letter comes one day after Thiel’s admission in a New York Times interview...Show More Summary
It looks like it may be time for America to take it down a notch about public restrooms. The New York Daily News reports a Utah father was attacked in a Walmart men's restroom Sunday after he brought his 5-year-old daughter in with him. Christopher Adams was shopping for storage...
In an attempt to put more pressure on some of New York's worst landlords, the city is trying something new: the Department of Social Services will withhold rent payments for eight notorious landlords' tenants who receive public assistance,...Show More Summary
Peter Thiel, the PayPal billionaire, has admitted to the New York Times that he bankrolled Hulk Hogan’s case against Gawker Media. The Guardian reports: Unknown to the jury or public, Thiel had secretly bankrolled Bollea’s legal case to the tun… Read The post Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel Admits to Bankrolling Hulk Hogan’s Case Against Gawker appeared first on Towleroad.
Matt Harvey, nominal ace of the New York Mets, didn’t stick around to talk to reporters after his most recent disaster of a start, and the local press reacted to the snub in predictable fashion. Now they have moved into Phase 2 of their war with Harvey by trolling the locker room for teammates willing to talk shit about the struggling pitcher. Show More Summary