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He’d already made a name for himself as the architect behind the Smithsonian Institution Building in Washington as well as the Midtown Manhattan landmark St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
No one is looking back at the past couple of years with an overall sense of fondness. The coronavirus pandemic continues to infect not only thousands of people every day, but every corner of our lives as well. From wearing masks in public spaces, to weathering multiple vaccination shots, to going to the store and finding our favorite snack out of stock because of supply chain issues, it seems all of this will never end. more
There’s not a single good reason why voters in New York shouldn’t have an option to vote by mail. Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz agrees, introducing a new measure that would extend no-excuse absentee balloting into 2024. more
It’s not all about food. It’s about being thankful. For life. For happiness. For our family. For the hope that someday the New York Jets will win a game. And to go full circle, for the feast in front of us. more
Troopergate. Filegate. Bridgegate. Travelgate. There’s even a Gategate. Wikipedia lists more than 130 scandals involving words ending in “gate,” and that’s just on the political side. more
Unless you haven’t been paying much attention of anything in the neighborhood lately, you probably heard about word of a homeless shelter coming to North Riverdale that will house 130 single men looking to have a roof over their heads. Everyone deserves shelter. Yet, that doesn’t necessarily mean every shelter plan is a good plan. more
We’ve elected a new mayor, some new council members, and even renewed our commitment to some of our existing city officials. But don’t take a breath yet. The ink’s not even dry on the ballot ovals, and already we’re looking ahead to 2022 where we’re guaranteed some significant shake-ups in Albany, even if the incumbent in the executive chamber stays put. more
Ed Koch was born in the Bronx. Fiorello La Guardia died here. Since its 1898 consolidation, 22 men — and only men, unfortunately — have held the title of New York City mayor. But not a single one has come from the Bronx. more
Sorry, Al Gore, you didn’t invent the internet. That was Tim Berners-Lee. The London-born computer scientist developed a way to network different computers with different operating systems among scientists, and in the process created the building blocks that would become the World Wide Web in 1989. more
Steve simply wanted what so many of us take for granted every day: A hot dinner. A warm bed. The ability to fend for himself. But for now, he’d settle for $600 just to get his car back. Not because he wants cool wheels, but because it’s at least a place to sleep. more
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