Like Paris or New York but with way fewer berets, DTLA Paint Out turns the bustling sidewalks of the Historic Core into public art studios. Maybe it's the proliferation of architectural landmarks, but folks with easels aren't at all out of place. The recurring event is hosted by Raw Materials,...
We begin today's roundup with The New York Times and its analysis of Medicare and Medicaid successes and need for improvement and expansion: Medicare and Medicaid, the two mainstays of government health insurance, turn 50 this month, having made it possible for most Americans in poverty and old age to get medical care. Show More Summary
The New York Times publication of an image of the condom Pope "painting" speaks volumes about the double standards and hypocrisy of the left
In the New York Times, James Stewart thinks that the airlines' public statements demonstrate collusion to restrict capacity and thus raise prices as the Department of Justice is investigating. Except that if there was actual collusion,...Show More Summary
Here's MoMA's new catalogue for its exhibition of Jacob Lawrence's entire Migration series. Have you seen the art? YOU MUST. Courtesy of MoMA Publications Last weekend, the New York Times published a thing it's calling "the first-ever...Show More Summary
The New York Times tried to sell the world on an unthinkable idea on Wednesday: adding peas to guacamole. Yes, you read that right. An esteemed media publication tried to mess with a sacred, already-perfect food, so naturally the Internet responded with anger, memes and, uh, a song about it. Add green peas to your guacamole. Show More Summary
Yesterday, following a radical recipe suggestion from the New York Times, there seemed to be unanimous bipartisan agreement among politicians (and the public) that peas have no business being included in guacamole. Everyone from the Texas Republican Party to Jeb Bush to the president himself weighed in against the peas.... More »
“You rise above it publicly, but quietly, underneath, cut somebody’s legs off.” — Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R), in an interview on MSNBC, on how he would handle the public feud between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) [...]
Post by Caroline Olney. The worst has happened and the world is ending: The New York Times publicly endorsed (a.k.a. tweeted) a recipe that puts peas in guacamole, and the Internet lost its shiz. There's really no other way to say it. Show More Summary
The ‘New York Times’ has the details.
Philadelphia is hoping to follow in the footsteps of New York and Chicago by converting its defunct overhead railway into public parkland. At 3 mi (4.8 km), the Philadelphia Rail Park would be longer than both the High Line and the 606,...Show More Summary
The New York City Housing Authority took the first step to begin leasing public land to private developers for affordable apartments.
Robin Thicke has been mostly off the grid because of ongoing "Blurred Lines" litigation. In a recent interview with the New York Times, however, the musician broke his silence and finally commented publicly on his and Pharrell's position in the ordeal. "I know the difference between inspiration and theft. I’m... More »
The public frustration with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is particularly acute among liberal and downstate Democrats aligned with Mayor Bill de Blasio, in the party’s rising populist wing.
Who doesn't love the New York Times food section? The answer is everyone, at least for today as the publication tweeted out its recipe for green pea guacamole. The recipe caused such an uproar that even the president himself sided with the people on this one and tweeted his disapproval. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared at The Atlantic. "This is our moment!" said Tony Marx, the President and CEO of the New York Public Library (NYPL), as he was winding his comments about the present and future of libraries up to a crescendo:...Show More Summary
Orwell laughed -- darkly. @jamestaranto @tobinharshaw @EliLake No dishonesty, but perhaps the unacknowledged factor of staff security last Jan. Not unreasonable.— Margaret Sullivan (@Sulliview) July 1, 2015 "Unacknowledged factor" seems to contradict "no dishonesty." @Sulliview, please write a column reconciling...
The curators at the New York Public Library have put together a display in celebration of July Fourth. The theme of this program will center on Sparking The Revolution: “No Taxation Without Representation.” The items chosen for thisShow More Summary
For New York's art world, summer truly begins after July Fourth. That's when a majority of galleries change to a Monday through Friday schedule.
Today, Dallas-based telehealth provider, Teladoc initial public offering (IPO) debut under the symbol “TDOC” on the New York Stock Exchange at $19 per share, raising $157 million. The underwriters for the offering also have a 30-dayShow More Summary