Opening June 7th at the New York Historical Society: AIDS in New York: The First Five Years will explore the impact of the epidemic on personal lives, public health and medical practices, culture, and politics in New York City and the nation. Show More Summary
Members of the public in both New York City and Pennsylvania will soon get to see The New York Public Library?s original copy of the Bill of Rights, which will be exhibited for the first time in decades. The Library and the Commonwealth...Show More Summary
Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner is back in public arena and he's running for mayor of New York City. The 48-year-old Democrat made headlines two years ago when he was forced to resign after accidentally tweeting a sexually suggestive photograph of his bulging manhood to one of his Twitter followers in May of 2011. Show More Summary
Standing in the Trustees Room at the New York Public Library’s landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman building, library President Tony Marx announced that the New York Public Library and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have agreed to jointly display the library’s original copy of the Bill of Rights...
New York Times New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan has followed up on her May 13 post about photo standards in T Magazine following editor Deborah Needleman’s Photoshopping comments. In the May 13 post, Needleman said she thought a … Read more
What if someone in the public eye stepped forward and wrote a brutally honest, calm, rational, no-apologies opinion article in the New York Times about infertility as Angelina Jolie just did for the BRCA1 gene? What if they went through the statistics that play into decision-making so readers could see what the average person experiencing [...]
When New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn recently revealed her past struggle with an eating disorder and alcoholism, I imagined it must have taken a great deal of strength for a woman in her position to go public with her mental illness. Show More Summary
In the wake of the hate-motivated murder last week of Mark Carson in New York City's Greenwich Village -- just one in a string of anti-transgender and anti-gay hate crimes plaguing the city, LGBT rights activist Scott Wooledge challenged LGBT rights opponents to repudiate the violence:
Thousands of library patrons around New York City have mailed letters trying to avoid $47 million in budget cuts at New York Public Library. Follow this link to send a letter supporting the library system. You can also see how many other library patrons in your neighborhood have sent letters. Show More Summary
By Mustang Bobby The Supreme Court will hear a case deciding whether or not a town council in upstate New York can open its meetings with a prayer: For more than a decade starting in 1999, the Town Board began its public meetings with...Show More Summary
I didn't realize it back then, but going to public school in New York City set the direction for what I am doing now. The music I listened to and heard all around me dictated my world.
ChargePoint, National Grid, and NYSERDA Launch Electric Vehicle Charging Station Project in Upstate New York Homewood Suites in Colonie is One of First Upstate Sites Funded Through $1 Million Public/Private Partnership ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS...Show More Summary
Not long off a red-eye flight from New York, I've returned to a country where the public attitude to immigration has politicians worried. And I've left a country where it's trying to solve its own tricky immigration challenge. This month's...Show More Summary
ByCory Renauer: Last week, Angelina Jolie's op-ed in the New York Times gave the field of molecular diagnostics more publicity than the industry could have wished for. If, like many investors, you are looking for a way to dial in toShow More Summary
Harris Corporation to Improve Mission Critical Communications in Genesee County, New York Highlights: County-wide radio system will support both public safety and public works agencies. Harris standard P25 system and land mobile radios...Show More Summary
Up in a hallway off the Rose Main Reading Room of the New York Public Library is a small exhibition of prints from one of Impressionism's iconic artists. Created between 1878 and 1898 by Mary Cassatt, the quiet depictions of women in...Show More Summary
After his public fall from grace, Former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner has gotten back up, and entered the race for mayor of New York City. His first campaign advertisement went live late Tuesday. The full release: In the ad, you hear about the former U.S. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to hear a case involving a New York town's policy allowing the presentation of prayers before public meetings. The town of Greece had, since 1999, allowed clergy- or individual-led prayer from town residents at the opening of town meetings. Show More Summary
With the best months soon to come, filmmaker Gareth Pearson recorded a beautiful short film documenting the various neighborhoods and characters in New York City. Titled “Yeah, New York,” iconic areas like the Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park are captured… Watch “Yeah, New York” – The Public Life of New York City is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Today's tempest in a teacup comes to us courtesy of NYC-based Frames Bowling Lounge which wants to make a big deal out of the fact the New York Times has pulled one of its ad banners because it's too racy. The ad banner shows a woman...Show More Summary