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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
Works by van Gogh, Cèzanne, Rembrandt, Monet, Manet, and more are at your fingertips thanks to Electric Objects' new deal with The Getty, The National Gallery of Art, LACMA, The Rijksmuseum, and The New York Public Library.
The mayor’s office and NYC Health + Hospitals will release an overview Thursday of the health reforms that have been implemented at the city’s jails since January, when the public... To view the full story, click the title link.
Recently, the New York Times ran an opinion piece by Gregg Easterbrook, which draws attention to the disconnect between the gloomy public on the one hand and the real state of America on the other hand. The prevailing mood in the United States is one of pessimism. Show More Summary
For a New York Times column saying that Israel's future as a Jewish state is in peril, Thomas Friedman had to rely on reporting by the Israeli press, since his own publication has flubbed the story of the country's deepening political crisis.
The NYPD is seeking help from the public to identify a man wanted in connection with a robbery of two cell phones and a laptop from a Costco in Staten Island, New York. The post Wheelchair-Bound Man With Facial Tattoos Wanted In Connection With Staten Island Costco Robbery appeared first on CrimeFeed.