In a good year, the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, a small non-profit theater, operates on razor-thin margins. The playhouse relies heavily on local businesses to remain afloat, along with the occasional GoFundMe project. It’s worked, for the most part. The theater held more than a dozen events last year, including acting classes for […]
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of a unique instrument.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced stricter rules on communities and businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19 on Friday morning. All employees of “non-essential” businesses are required to stay home. Essential service businesses as defined by New York State include doctors, hospitals, media, grocery stores, bodegas, pharmacies, etc. Like the rest of the city, Harlem’s residents […]
Also gyms, movie theaters, and casinos—all to help slow the virus
Islanders to return to Nassau roots—and many New York City hockey fans shrug
“It’s the business,” one detective said to the other when he saw the dynamite. Soon it would explode
By Yuntong Man and Currie Engel New Yorkers Adjust to “Work From Home” from NYCityLens on Vimeo. With coronavirus cases in the city rising daily, companies have started telling their employees to stay home. Here’s how some workers are dealing with being told to “work from home.”
The Strand will move into a storefront previously occupied by Book Culture
When Creig Robinson went to prison for robbery in 2005, most Americans still relied on dial-up connections for their internet. The iPhone would not be released for another two years and Facebook was a hot new start up with six million users. Eleven years later, when Robinson came out, he felt like he was […]
How does someone without a bank account navigate the city’s increasingly digitized financial system?
For journalists covering the sexual assault trial of the movie mogul, it’s meant long, tedious hours outside the courtroom