How else to describe the publication of this bit of drivel on the political self-identification of college professors? The author, a political scientist at Sarah Lawrence (and Hoover fellow) who used data from the Higher Education Research...Show More Summary
The New York Times dove right back into a controversy it instigated last month on public pools segregated by sex for religious reasons, in which the paper showed himself to be a very selective supporter of public religious accommodations. Show More Summary
The Garment District Alliance unveiled Window to Infinity, the latest in its ongoing series of public art installations. Created by New York City-based artist Karen Tompkins, the exhibit showcases two oil paintings titled, Infinity Diptych and Infinity. Show More Summary
Edward Snowden: whistleblower, fugitive... thespian? He can add that last descriptor to his résumé after Saturday, when the documentary-style play Privacy is set to kick off at NYC's Public Theater, the New York Times reports. Snowden will have a one-minute-long cameo appearance (a pre-recorded tape transmitted from Moscow), and his...
The New York Times reports that Edward Snowden will guest star via video conference from Moscow in Donmar Warehouse’s production of Privacy at New York’s Public Theater, alongside an in-the-flesh Daniel Radcliffe this Saturday. (Radcliffe is starring throughout the play’s run). Show More Summary
A selection of the erotica in the New York Public Library's Berg Collection of English and American Literature. (All photos, unless otherwise credited: Urvija Banerji) Buried among the famous first-edition Miltons and signed Thoreaus...Show More Summary
The city’s flailing public hospitals are more than $6 billion short on cash through 2020.
Variety's Brian Steinberg reported on Thursday that "drummer and 'Tonight Show' regular Questlove" became a member of the board of trustees for New York Public Radio. While Steinberg noted that "Questlove is a member of the Philadelphia...Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] The New York Times is reporting that at least 20 pages in a Trump Institute real estate seminar manual were plagiarized : Trump Institute copyrighted its publication, each page emblazoned with “Billionaire’s Road Map to Success,” and it distributed the materials to those who attended the seminar. Yet much of the […]
New York City's comptroller has proposed placing free sunscreen dispensers at all city public parks, beaches, pools and playgrounds to help reduce the risk of skin cancer. Comptroller Scott Stringer... To view the full story, click the title link.
The City of Orlando made police logs from the night of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub – including transcripts from hundreds of calls to 911 – available to the public on Tuesday, according to The New York Times. The documents show that a 911 caller first reported the shooting around 2:03 a.m. Then...
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On Thursday morning, New York Post gossip column Page Six broke the huge news that maybe Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are a couple, and might soon go public with that thing that everyone already thought but had too much sense and dignity to care about, much less say out loud. Show More Summary
Nearly one year removed from a July 4 fireworks accident that resulted in a severe hand injury, New York Giants pass-rusher Jason Pierre-Paul is speaking out against the dangers of pyrotechnics. As seen in the following public service announcement, JPP is teaming with the U.S. Show More Summary
A public health official says there are currently 233 confirmed Zika cases in New York City, a number that will likely rise in the coming months. Health Commissioner Mary Bassett says Wednesday more... To view the full story, click the title link.
Emily McCarty Photo credit: Jen (Creative Commons) Last week, New York City Council approved a policy that provides free tampons and pads in every public school, jail, and shelter in the city. The law is the first of its kind in the United States, and it will provide supplies to an estimated 300,000 youth and 23,000 people in shelters annually. Show More Summary
By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) - After years of steady inflows, the rate for retirement contributions by public pension employees has increased and is expected to continue rising, an effect difficult to produce but helped along by the impact of regulatory reforms, analysts say. Show More Summary
New York City is not without its beaches (nearly a dozen across all boroughs but Manhattan). But sometimes you just want the adventure of getting out of town.
Wednesday: Public pools open, primary results, and the city’s most popular dog names.
New York artist Jean Shin is working with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and its design team to incorporate art at new facilities at the transfer station during Phase II of the project. By referencing the topography of the site before 1966 when the North Transfer Station was built. Show More Summary