Calling it an 'extraordinary' speech, Mayor de Blasio on Friday said Obama’s immigration address gave hope to undocumented New Yorkers.
BUSINESSES that contract with the city must agree to consider hiring New Yorkers who have completed taxpayer-funded job-training programs, Mayor de Blasio said Friday.
If the Bible was a piece of software, the constant version updates and theological revisions would probably result in something as buggy as heck. The New Yorker's Megan Amram gives a pretty hilarious look at the version-control challenges in the Good Book, and it's enough to make Windows 8 look good. Read more...
Woah. Mind. Blown. Bold cover art on next week's @NewYorker: pic.twitter.com/mEuyNB7Wew— David Uberti (@DavidUberti) November 21, 2014...
The noun “kerfuffle” is one of those words that makes you want to look up the etymology. When FishbowlNY did just that, we came upon the following citation example: Don Imus has thrown the capital into a kerfuffle. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
The New Yorker is wading into the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins team name with its Thanksgiving-themed cover, set to hit newsstands on Monday.
The team who must not be named received its latest satirical lashing Friday with The New Yorker’s unveiling of its December cover. Drawn by artist Bruce McCall, the image depicts a trio of colonial age Native Americans arriving at aShow More Summary
When he woke up on the morning of Oct. 5 — a beautiful fall day when many New Yorkers started raking leaves — Mark Guindi never imagined he would rake in something else: a cool $12,000. “It was the craziest thing,” says the handsomeShow More Summary
The New York boldly takes on the Washington football team name change controversy on its new cover. [ more › ]
Bruce McCall's cover for next week's @NewYorker is fantastic. http://t.co/1E02GLIChf pic.twitter.com/ORERbFR26V — Caitlin Kelly (@atotalmonet) November 21, 2014 Bruce McCall explains his latest New Yorker cover: "This is 2014, and it seems a little late to be dealing with that stuff. Show More Summary
New Yorkers' reaction to President Barack Obama's executive order offering legal status to undocumented immigrants is mixed, with some employers praising it but some immigrants lamenting that it... To view the full story, click the title link.
Young New Yorkers kicked off the holiday season on Thursday night at the fifth-annual Toast To Wishes, a charity event organized by Make-A-Wish New York's under-40 board. The event took place at Marquee in Chelsea, and had been sold-out for six weeks. Show More Summary
Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who've lived here their whole lives and Know It All. One of these lifers works among us at Gothamist—publisher Jake Dobkin grew up in Park Slope and still resides there. Show More Summary
Josh Ong of The Next Web reports, “IO, a virtual assistant that you chat with to get local recommendations, has launched its beta in New York City. Up to 100 TNW readers interested in testing the app can sign up here from their mobile devices. Show More Summary
NPR’s ombudsman praises Scott Simon‘s Bill Cosby interview. (npr.org) How David Asa Rose hurt the New Yorker’s feelings, and was punished for it. (observer.com) A marriage proposal is hidden in a crossword puzzle. (startribune.com) New York Times memo: “If we do go to layoffs, there will not be any taps on … Read More
You've been here for years. You even picked up a slight accent. You eat food from a deli and know how to take the subway without even having to open your trusty app on your smart phone. That qualifies you as New Yorker, right? Wrong....Show More Summary
E.L. “Evan” Katz has signed on to direct You'll Be the Death of Me for Lionsgate. Tood Lieberman's Mandeville is producing from a script by Mark Hammer. The comedy thriller follows two single New Yorkers whose budding romance is complicated by the attention of a masked knife-wielding psychopath. Show More Summary
On this episode of the Poetry Podcast, Maureen N. McLane reads “The Sovereignty and the Goodness of God, Together with the Faithfulness of His Promises Displayed,” by Liz Waldner, which was published in the The New Yorker in 2009.
David Remnick treats Israeli president Reuven Rivlin's talk of a one-state future as nutty in a piece in the New Yorker, while holding out for a two-state solution that would deny Palestinians any real sovereignty