October 2020

It’s honks versus f-bombs on West 107th Street in Manhattan. And right now, the honks are winning. A trio of Manhattan residents have turned an intersection on the Upper West Side into a cacophonous public square. Waving signs that direct passers-by to “Honk for Biden,” they

Revered for its modern, elegant design of precisely placed steel, the George Washington Bridge soars above the Hudson River, connecting Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey. At night, its lights twinkle like the diamond necklace worn by Cassie Louise Lightfoot in Faith Ringgold’s book Tar Beach.  “Form follows function,” said George Deodatis, a professor of civil engineering at Columbia University. “Nothing is