NEW YORK (AP) — Online crafts retailer Etsy says it expects to raise as much as $267 million from an initial public offering values the company at up to $1.78 billion. The New York company says its IPO will include 16.7 million shares,...Show More Summary
“Big U” Project to Protect New York City While Adding Public Space and Beauty to the City Last month, a plan to build a 10-mile barrier around New York received $355 in federal funding. Referred to as the “Big U,” the proposed barrier will defend the city against floods while also serving as public parkland ad gardens … Continue reading ? Douglas Heddings
New York's 33 public housing developments will get $3 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, its largest grant ever, to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy and to protect against a... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that he will allow churches to use public schools for worship space following the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to take up an appeal on the matter.
How did former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg succeed in achieving so much of his "comprehensive and far-reaching" public health agenda? Key strategies included harnessing the full authority of the City health department and mobilizing the existing workforce to focus on targeted reforms, according to a study.
The New York Public Library compiled a Mad Men Reading List of the books read by characters on the show. It's a great collection of books from the era! Read the rest
Dr. Valentin Fuster of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, cites our work in his editorial, “Journalists and Researchers: Equal Responsibility in Protecting the Public.” Excerpts of his editorial: “Over the past 10 months in these Editor’s Pages, I have often encouraged [...]
How did former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg succeed in achieving so much of his "comprehensive and far-reaching" public health agenda? Key strategies included harnessing the full authority of the City health department and mobilizing...Show More Summary
The big eye-opener for me, in Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, had to do with a line he cut from the book in its final edits. You’ve probably heard of the book by now, what with Ronson’s viral February New York Times piece about social media shaming victim Justine Sacco, which came two […]
In 1994, the Bronx Household of Faith (an urban church) filled out an application to rent out space at a New York City public school for its Sunday morning services. Their application was rejected because of something now known as "Standard Operating Procedure" (SOP) §5.11. Show More Summary
We have previously discussed the criticism of reporters, newspapers like the New York Times, and international groups that President Obama has run one of the most hostile Administrations in history to press freedom and public openness. Now that Democratic stalwart, the Washington Post, has joined in the chorus of critics, detailing the secretive, almost Nixonian […]
Sotheby?s unveiled designer renderings for the second annual Designer Showhouse, which will be open to the public in New York from 11-19 April 2015. Transforming the fifth floor exhibition space of Sotheby?s Manhattan headquarters into...Show More Summary
New legislation to be submitted to the New York City Council on Tuesday could bring an end to a decades-long debate surrounding democracy and public art.
Bronx Household of Faith gets bad news before Easter Sunday. New York City's ban on religious groups renting public schools for worship will remain in place, after the US Supreme Court declined this morning to hear a church's appealShow More Summary
A photographer who goes by "@icarus_nyc" on Instagram is ignoring a public reprimanding from NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton. The teen photographer got Bratton's attention when photos he took atop the Triborough Bridge were published on Animal New York Wednesday. Show More Summary
Adam Davidson of National Public Radio lumped people who oppose illegal immigration with racists and homophobes (like his grandfather) in the New York Times magazine: When I was growing up in the 1980s, I watched my grandfather -- my dad’s stepdad -- struggle with his own prejudice. Show More Summary
The court declined to review a case involving the Education Department’s long-standing policy barring religious organizations from using public school facilities.
Ronda Rousey is the hottest star in mixed martial arts today. Her star continues to grow as she crosses over from the Octagon to mainstream fame. Her appearance at WWE ’s WrestleMania proves just how recognizable she has become. It is...Show More Summary
I think most of us can agree that it’s about darn time that Bethenny Frankel used some of her bajillions of dollars to enlist some public relations help in regard to her image. The once former, now returning, Real Housewives of New York...Show More Summary
Bethenny Frankel has reportedly hired a personality coach in hopes of toning down the public’s perception of her. As she prepares for the upcoming premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City season seven, Frankel is hoping to get back in the good graces of fans. Show More Summary