Since winter storm Orlena slammed New York City on Monday, February 1, Rob Fletcher has dug 15 cars out of the snow out of the goodness of his heart. “How and why? Because I can,” said Fletcher, 58, who is a certified fitness trainer with a background in strength and conditioning. Fletcher, who lives in […]
Forty-five days into New York City’s shelter-in-place protocol, Midtown West is like a ghost town.
Fashion combatting fashion: a glimpse into New York City’s growing demand for sustainable clothing.
NYC dogs and their owners are impatiently waiting for the day they can run free
A countdown clock appears above the name Nidhi. I click “Start Video” and suddenly, I’m in Nidhi’s room in Adelaide, Australia. The upper righthand corner of my screen shows a 120 second timer that slowly ticks down. The 20-year-old University of Melbourne student in front of me giggles. Light peeks through a shaded window behind […]
The reduced schedule aims to provide transit for essential workers, but it also makes for more crowded trains that are less safe
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