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Justice is a big word, which can sometimes feel watered down without the actionable steps to actually raise equity. At Lehman College, a new cohort of students has joined forces with celebrity chefs, educators and the campus administration to tackle justice — in the world of food and nutrition. more
One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Help couldn’t come sooner for Derek and Becky Woods. While many business owners found solace in government assistance such as the Paycheck Protection Program, some non-profits like Riverdale Children’s Theatre — which the Woods run — needed additional assistance to keep their organizations afloat. more
When Lisa Cooper first began curating “Flowers and Flyers,” she knew she wanted visitors to feel a sense of comfort and happiness when entering the space. more
Of all the famous people who have called Wave Hill home over the decades — Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, even famed conductor Arturo Toscanini — there’s one Karen Meyerhoff wishes was a part of that list: Sherlock Holmes. Yes, yes, Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character. But Meyerhoff — Wave Hill’s president and executive director since 2015 — has a real mystery for the famed sleuth: Where does the name “Wave Hill” come from? more
Spring has sprung, but the parks are empty. The gardens seem abandoned. Trees — whose branches have begun to bloom deep in Spuyten Duyvil Shorefront Park — remain unseen and unappreciated. more
Tilt your head any which way, and what you see changes. The leaves of the surrounding orchids take on new shapes or disappear entirely in the mirrored sculpture that greets visitors in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden. more
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