For many young Iranians reeling from the Islamic Republic’s authoritarianism, education and exchange programs overseas represent a breakout opportunity to pursue a new life in relative freedom and safety. There are 9,295 students from Iran studying in the U.S. as of 2022, making Iran the
[caption id="attachment_5869" align="alignnone" width="2560"] The Bronx intersection of a reassignment center where migrants wait days for new shelters. (Credit: Gillian Goodman)[/caption]
As 60-day evictions have started taking effect at shelters across New York City, a wave of asylum seekers are sent to reassignment shelters looking for
The art of brewing spans back millennia, with its earliest origins traced to ancient times. And throughout history, brewing has predominantly been associated with men.
Consequently, the image of the beer-drinking man is also a stereotype as old as time, and part of a narrative that
Birdwatching surged as a hobby during the pandemic, according to the Cornell Ornithology Lab, but it’s a pastime that has often excluded people with different abilities. And data from the World Health Organization indicates that one in every six people globally has a disability, and
The lobby of The Hotel Chelsea is stage-set impeccable: plush jewel-toned velvet couches, lush plants in painted potters, and lamp-lit warm corners. Its latest iteration makes it upscale and boutique, a 21st-century hip hotel.
The hotel was built in 1884 as a co-op for artists, and
Walking along a quiet stretch of West 89th Street in early spring 2013, Judy Robinson’s footsteps slowed as she gazed through a large arched gate. There, tucked between two apartment buildings, were thousands of tulips in just about every color, shape, and size bursting from
Manhattan’s diamond district is a single chaotic block on West 47th Street, between 5th and 6th avenues. It’s usually crowded with people in groups, smoking and talking under their breath.
Men in designer jackets often ask, “buying or selling?” as they try to usher pedestrians into
Dance/NYC, a nonprofit and advocacy group, provided 20 studios across the five boroughs with grants to make their rentals more affordable. The $2 million has been a lifeline for the dance community. But, the two-year initiative ends this year, making the future of accessible dance