On January 17, a week before India’s Republic Day, the British Broadcast Company (BBC) released a documentary “India: The Modi Question.” It was about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his relationship with the 2002 Gujarat riots – and it refers to the events as
James Rapp started working at Dig Acres, a 12-acre farm in Chester, New York, as an apprentice in March 2022. He lives with his parents in Westchester and wakes up every morning extra early to drive an hour to work. In the evening, after a
[caption id="attachment_5335" align="alignnone" width="1680"] MD cleans the courts at The Cage (Credit: Isak Hullert)[/caption]
On a wet, dreary Sunday in early November, two people picked up garbage and leaves from a basketball court at West Fourth Street and Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. One of them, a
As PEN America, the non-profit that celebrates literature and free expression, celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, it released a study that found more than 1,600 books, mostly about racism and LGBTQ issues, had been removed from school districts across the country during a past
It can be hard for a person to communicate in another language, especially when it comes to animals. In that case, it’s understandable that someone might think the language to be useless. But apparently, people can speak to birds.
“Can you attract the titmouse by the
The previously blooming business in Midtown’s floral district dealt with pandemic hurdles. Now, the weather looks like spring, many business owners are contending with inflation.
During the height of the pandemic, many restaurants purchased plants and flowers from the district on West 28th Street between 6th
When Quincy Wise, 23, opened his email a few days before Thanksgiving, he found a message informing him that his application for a $15,000 federal student loan was approved. He felt relieved. Even though he knew it would add to his existing debt of $20,000,
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