16 hrs ago
Deadline Nears for Public Input on Rockaways Pipeline
These trends are being exacerbated, even further, by colder winter temperatures accompanying climate change.
20 hrs ago
Tina Benko Receives Equity's St. Clair Bayfield Award
Tina Benko has received the annual St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation for her performance as Titania in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Julie Taymor as Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production at its new home in Brooklyn.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Miami New Times
The Miami Project Preview: Jemima Kirke, Obama, and Seven More Things Not to Miss
The second edition of The Miami Project opened Tuesday night with a preview of contemporary and modern art from 60 galleries from across the country.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Four Young Jewish Entrepreneurs Earn Grants for Social Initiatives
The grants handed out this week from Natan/NEXT, a joint project of the Natan Fund and NEXT, a division of the Birthright Israel Foundation, total $25,000.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Bikeshare Stations Stimulate Street Life and Sociability
A study conducted by the Project for Public Spaces finds that New York's new CitiBike stations are a locus for more than just cycling.
A Middle Schooler Sent The Rapper A$AP Rocky A Really Adorable Letter For His School Project
"I live in a small town called King in North Carolina which is a probably a place where you will never visit."
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Remembering Winkie, 30 Years Later
This month will mark the 30th anniversary of the day that a man named Alfred Desjardin, all of 25 at the time, took a plea for first-degree manslaughter in connection with the stabbing death of Winthrop Bean on May 19, 1983.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Crown Heights 'Google Glass' Doc Premieres Next Month
In an event filmmakers are calling a first, a documentary shot entirely with Google Glass in Crown Heights will debut next month in Brooklyn.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Trek by Wounded Warrior bikers takes them to better place
Sore but satisfied, dozens of wounded warriors celebrated the completion of a bike trek Saturday that took them far beyond the 23-mile route they pedaled behind a police escort.
How Sandy Clean-Up Brought Day Laborers Out of the Shadows
Yadira Sanchez of Workers Justice Project trains laborers on safety. Safety rules often ignored in post-Hurricane Sandy cleanup, many workers put at risk.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Now (Re)Open: Eileen Fisher Renovating, Expanding, Looking In Brooklyn
Womenswear designer Eileen Fisher is in retail expansion mode . The brand has just signed on for the Financial District's Brookfield Place , is scouting for a Brooklyn location, and has relaunched two Manhattan stores.
We pick best bets for the 2013 New Orleans Fringe Fest
New Orleans Fringe Fest 2013 includes performances of 'Oregon Trail,' the irreverent new play from The NOLA Project.
Crab Legs, Jazz and Seminars This Weekend
There's never a shortage of events in and around Park Slope during the weekends.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
What's going on Wednesday? (Body/Head, Wooden Shjips, Solids, Deleted ...
Body/Head w/ Ikue Mori, Kim Gordon and Tim Barnes, J Mascis @ Issue Project Room This is the first night of the two-night Issue Project Room benefit honoring Kim Gordon, each with different lineups.
Washington Square News
Talking Transition Tent gives NYC residents platform to recommend changes
The Talking Transition Tent opened in SoHo on Nov. 9 for New Yorkers to voice their concerns about any issue around the city to aid the transition from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Artist Julio Garcia Builds a Light-Filled Shipping Container Home in Savannah
Artist and designer Julio Garcia recently built his own recycled shipping container home in Savannah, Georgia.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Leo Frigo Bridge Stabilized
After a support pier on the Leo Frigo Bridge sank in late September, causing the pavement to dip nearly two feet and the bridge to close.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Seeing Opportunity In A Question: 'Where Are You Really From?'
Alex Sugiura, lower left, with his family. His father is first-generation Japanese American, and his mother is Jewish of Eastern European ancestry.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
5 Best Lion Hugs Ever
Lion-hugging: amazing new trend or dangerous hobby? While we in no way endorse you hugging or touching or even approaching a lion, we're pretty smitten watching other people do so.