It’s a Saturday morning in October, and about 50 pro-life protesters are gathered outside the Planned Parenthood clinic on Bleecker Street in Manhattan. Some are wearing masks, others aren’t. Many are standing within a foot of each other. They are a mix of nuns, priests,
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
Every Friday at sunset since July, Malorie Bryant hustles up and down a shaky fire-escape ladder to welcome guests to the Mad Love Comedy Show, relocated by the pandemic from a Manhattan club to a rooftop in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
On a recent Friday, Bryant — the
Manhattan’s 76th State Assembly District has long voted Democratic, but this year, no candidate on the ballot is officially affiliated with the Democratic Party. The wealthy Upper East Side district is instead immersed in a messy, constantly changing race.
Rebecca Seawright, the six-year incumbent, was dropped
Dwana Smallwood grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant with a dream to become a dancer. Starting in the mid-1990s, she performed on stages around the world and was declared “one of the greatest modern dancers” by Vogue Magazine. Oprah Winfrey asked her to go to South Africa
Even after 21 years working as an electrician, Celené Garcia still has to deal with sexual harassment on the job.
“Just a year ago, a laborer decided that the room I was working in was his changing area … and that it was OK for him
In 2012, Colombian designers Melissa Losada and Marcela Velez had modest expectations for the launch of their luxury handbag brand, M2Malletier.
“We just wanted to create a beautiful product that we would both want to wear,” Velez said.
But the minimalist look of the duo’s signature linear
A new generation of Staten Island activists is hitting the streets this fall to turn out voters of color in New York’s whitest, most Republican borough. Galvanized by Black Lives Matter, dozens of young people on the North Shore — a cluster of predominantly nonwhite
Like most New York City parents, Silvy Salgeo grappled with what to do when Mayor Bill De Blasio announced that schools would be re-opening this fall.
She combed through public health data, read up on protocol and worried about what kind of masks her son’s
By late spring, Edwin Quezada had finally phased out plastic bags at the Shop Fair supermarket he manages in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state’s ban on them became law on March 1, but in the months that followed, enforcement was delayed by a lawsuit.
When Patrick Lynch stepped up to the podium at the Staten Island GOP “Triumph Rally” earlier this month, he gazed at the nearly all-white crowd, clad in MAGA hats and waving Trump flags, and deemed it “a picture of what America is.”
Lynch, president of
Tadataka Unno, a longtime jazz pianist, had just wrapped up a recording session in Midtown on Sept. 27 and was heading home to his wife and infant son in Harlem. As he passed through the turnstile to leave the West 135th Street station at St.