Lara Tomei, aged 25, gently rocked from side to side on a revolving chair. She was still wearing the navy blazer she wore to the office that morning. A crimson carpet covered the floor and chandeliers hung from the ceiling. This is the library of
Brian Ott, 39, remembers vividly when he discovered that his Amazon account had been suspended. It was a week before Christmas in 2019 and the second generation toy salesperson, whose business maintains a tidy storefront in southwestern Pennsylvania, sat down to check his email. What
A strong smell of cannabis wafted around Christopher Street in the West Village on a recent autumn afternoon. Smoke shops openly displayed cannabis accouterments like rolling paper, bongs and grinders but kept the cannabis flowers, gummies and oils carefully tucked behind the counter.
Shops exhibited a
Bomi Ogunlari is one of two athletes of color on the Dartmouth volleyball team. She is majoring in neuroscience on the Pre-Med track, and is also playing for a Division I team, the highest caliber of National Collegiate Athletic Association play. On the surface, she’s
A New York City pay transparency law aiming to narrow the gender wage gap now requires, as
of November 1, employers to provide salary ranges on job listings.
The law requires New York City employers with four or more employees and one or more
domestic workers to post
With temperatures cooling in New York, uptowners are growing concerned that their heating and hot water will once again be unreliable.
In early October, Prisleidy Hernandez, 23, had no heating or hot water in her apartment on Post Avenue in Inwood, Manhattan.
Martha Medina moved
Alfred Hernandez has been living in the same Bronx apartment for the past eight years. He sometimes found it difficult to pay rent on time, but the COVID-19 pandemic made it close to impossible.
While working as a custodian for a homeless shelter, he caught the
At just after 10 a.m. on a crisp autumn morning, ninth grade teacher Emmy Lee, 36, enthusiastically led a group of 10 teenagers across the faded zebra crosswalk that connects East Houston and 1st Avenue. Sporting her neon pink running shoes and a navy hoodie
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is promising to make the New York City subway nearly entirely accessible, but that is going to take 33 years. Disability advocates say it’s too early to celebrate given the challenges that persist for them.
Among those advocating for disability rights is