“It’s about trying to come to terms with what’s happening and keep on moving forward.
New York has joined a growing list of U.S. states that have restricted child marriage. But a new law leaves room for young people to wed ― and to face the risks that come with children becoming married.
Is street art still street art if it dwells not on storefronts and avenues but 69 floors up in a Manhattan skyscraper? This is the question at the root of “ART4WTC: Gallery in the Sky,” an artistic collaboration between street art legends in the unlikely setting of 4 World Trade Center.
America has enough people at desks. While demand for desk workers has plateaued in recent years – with a few notable exceptions, like tech – the demand for service workers and manual laborers is still booming.
New York City’s estimated 2 million rats have a notorious reputation ― as disease-spreading, house-destroying, fire-starting vermin. But despite their ubiquity and the risks they pose to humans, very little is actually known about the rodents and their behaviour, according to a study published this week.
On Tuesday evening, a group of students ― pre-kindergarteners to 12th graders from New York public schools in all five boroughs ― converged at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The young people were not gathering for some sort of field trip, but rather to welcome visitors at the landmark museum to the opening night of their group exhibition.
Brooke Guinan, New York City’s first openly transgender firefighter, is about to take on another inspiring role: a grand marshal in this year’s NYC Pride march.
The 29-year-old Brooklyn native has marched in the event every year since coming out as a trans woman nearly eight years ago while working as a firefighter for the New York City Fire Department.
A Yale University dean has left her position following outrage among students when insulting reviews on her personal Yelp account surfaced last month.
Brooklyn has been in need of true criminal justice reform for decades, and with hate crimes and police misconduct increasing, the phrase “no justice, no peace” rings louder than ever.
Increasingly, however, it’s been ringing on dead ears.
As critics denounce a Trumped-up version of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” actors, writers and illustrators are pledging their support for one of New York City’s most beloved cultural attractions.
After Frank Lloyd Wright died in 1959, an obituary described him as “the great radical of American architecture.”
During his lifetime, Wright condemned the “lust for ugliness” he saw in the sky-scraping landscapes and boxed suburban sprawls of the United States.