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Cuomo Tuition “Breakthrough” Fails Those Most in Need

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Seizing on an issue whose appeal became clear during the Democratic presidential primary contest last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo…

Time for Council Action on Tenant Harassment

BY PAUL SCHINDLER  | You can’t swing a dead cat in Manhattan without hitting a politician willing to denounce President Donald Trump in no…

Chaos and Canards Take Center Stage

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | There’s little that any reasonable observer could have expected Donald Trump to do in his first days in office…

Manhattan In the Age of Trump

Manhattan In the Age of Trump

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | By a nearly 10-1 margin, Manhattan voters rejected the candidacy of President-elect Donald Trump on November 8. The shock…

A Wilderness Called Manhattan

A Wilderness Called Manhattan

BY PAUL SCHINDLER  | As last Tuesday evening’s election upset became undeniable, my friend Analisa in Chicago posted on Facebook, “Are men really…

BOO! Election Day Is November 8

BOO! Election Day Is November 8

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | It’s not at all inappropriate to end this harrowing election season with images from Monday evening’s Halloween Parade downtown.…


Dream Jobs

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BY LENORE SKENAZY | If you’re thinking of writing a bestseller, I’ve got a word of advice for you: Girl. Put “Girl” in the title and you almost don’t…

BY LENORE SKENAZY  | A new airport is about to open on 44th Street, just west of Times Square. It has 17 gates, plenty of parking, 34 gift shops, and,…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | Congratulations, you’re going to have a baby! Would you like to know if, 50 years or so down the line, he or she might…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | It’s no secret that America loves to send people to prison. We have less than five percent of the world’s population and more than 20…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | If you see something, say something. That campaign, launched in New York after 9/ 11 and rolled out nationally in 2010, suggests that anyone and…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | Ever wonder where our obsession with child predators began? The answer just might be at the movies. And “M” is the picture that started it…


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On March 17, Everybody’s Irish

On March 17, Everybody’s Irish

PHOTO ESSAY BY DONNA ACETO | Just a few days after late winter snow hobbled New York, a bright sunny day greeted the marchers and enthusiastic…

Museum Spotlight View all

Away With Escapism: Whitney Biennial 2017

Away With Escapism: Whitney Biennial 2017

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Marking its first installment in the museum’s new home in the Meatpacking District, the Whitney Biennial is as comprehensive as it is eclectic. Curated…

FIT Spotlights Iconic Black Fashion Designers

FIT Spotlights Iconic Black Fashion Designers

BY NAEISHA ROSE | Celebrating style mavens of African descent and their contributions to fashion from the 1950s to the present, “Black Fashion Designers” is a notable first for…

Design By DeGeneres

Design By DeGeneres

Television host, comedian, and writer Ellen DeGeneres guest-curates the 14th edition of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s “Selects” series, featuring prominent designers, artists, and architects invited to…

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Police Blotter: April 19, 2017

Police Blotter: April 19, 2017

DOA: JUDGE ON NYS’ HIGHEST COURT FOUND DEAD (26th Precinct) On April 12 at around 1:45 p.m., police found Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first black woman…

Police Blotter: April 5, 2017

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Can’t Board a One-Dollar Bus With Only 35 Cents

January 13, 2017 To the Editor: “With Bus Terminal Fuss Unabated, Port Authority Allocates Billions” (by…

No Mission Accomplished Yet on UWS Schools

Please, No Free Range Sex Offenders

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