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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.…

Trust in Honest Elections Fundamental to Our Democracy

Trust in Honest Elections Fundamental to Our Democracy

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | The latest dispiriting turn in a toxic presidential campaign has been Republican Donald Trump’s insistence that the results on November…

Comptroller’s Report Suggests Straphangers Deserve A Break

Comptroller’s Report Suggests Straphangers Deserve A Break

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | A new report from State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli credits the Metropolitan Transportation Authority — which oversees the subway system,…

Skittles and Security

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Just shy of a week after New York marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11, the city was shaken by a…


Dream Jobs

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BY LENORE SKENAZY | Hear that joke about old people? It kills ‘em every time. An elderly man comes into a bar and notices a lovely lady about…

BY DR. CARY GOODMAN | President Ellen Futter, architect Jeanne Gang, and the Board of Trustees of the American Museum of Natural History are a group of Fossil…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | We don’t kill off our retirees just because they’re not working anymore, so don’t worry about our future robot overlords killing us off us…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | Let’s face it: Clowns are creepy. In a way, the current craziness out there has finally brought that fact out into the open, the way…

BY DAN GARODNICK | New Yorkers can argue about almost anything. The Yankees or the Mets. Taking the local or waiting for the express train. Toasting your bagel or…

BY LENORE SKENAZY | Donald Trump’s 3 a.m. “Tweets that woke the world” last week weren’t the first time a sleep-deprived celebrity shot his mouth off when he should…


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Celebrating Thanksgiving, Macy’s Kicks Off Christmas Season!

Celebrating Thanksgiving, Macy’s Kicks Off Christmas Season!

  Beginning at Central Park West and 77th Street — where on Thanksgiving Eve crowds gathered to watch the massive balloons being blown up —…

Museum Spotlight View all

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…

Memphis Does Hanukkah

Memphis Does Hanukkah

LA-born Peter Shire created pottery, sculpture, paintings, drawings, and furniture informed by Bauhaus and Russian Constructivism, but in the late 1970s he joined the Memphis group, a Milan-based…

French Shape-Shifter

French Shape-Shifter

Among the modern art giants of the past century, Francis Picabia (1879–1953) remains one of the most elusive. Best known as a leader of the Dada movement, he…

Police Blotter View all

Police Blotter: November 30, 2016

Police Blotter: November 30, 2016

  HOMICIDE: TRI-STATE MURDER (17th Precinct) Police arrested two men and charged them with the murder of Joseph Comunale, whose body was found in Oceanport,…

Police Blotter: November 16, 2016

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No Mission Accomplished Yet on UWS Schools

No Mission Accomplished Yet on UWS Schools

September 11, 2016 To the Editor: I would like to express concern with regard to the…

Please, No Free Range Sex Offenders

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At Home in Times Square View all