It was the night of the big race. Santos stood behind the bar at Turtles All the Way Down on a recent, cold Sunday night, moving gracefully as he prepared each drink. Frozen coffee is the standard drink at this Brooklyn dive bar: 1.5 ounces
[caption id="attachment_5303" align="alignnone" width="1060"] Lydia Nobles' artwork depicts abortion stories, including her own. (Credit: Twesha Dikshit)[/caption]
On Bethune Street in the West Village sits a self-titled sculpture “Lydia.”
It represents the act of sitting and waiting, but in the past few months, the artwork has been traveling
On an early February morning in Chinatown, students put on face masks and doused their hands with sanitizer before entering the New York Chinese School on Mott Street. Like generations of students before them, these children came to learn to speak Mandarin and write Chinese
Online public education is rapidly expanding and for some private companies, it has become a profitable business. But public universities are often not transparent about private companies’ involvement in their programs.
[caption id="attachment_5280" align="alignnone" width="1060"] Freezing temperatures kill the adults, but spotted lanternfly eggs can survive a long cold winter on just about any surface—trees, vehicles, buildings, and more. (Credit: Luke Hearon)[/caption]
For the past two years, New Yorkers have dutifully stepped on spotted lanternflies as instructed
It was 3 p.m. at the Queens Center for Gay Seniors in Jackson Heights. Twenty people arranged wooden chairs in a circle for their weekly meeting on a Wednesday afternoon. The Center is located in a synagogue, but it is not decorated with religious symbols.