A single question comes up everywhere in Midtown West: Who gets to live here?
Pictures and numbers: Midtown West in transition.
Said Durrah entered the a stage wearing a Keffiyeh, a scarf symbolizing Palestinian solidarity. “I come from a time-share location called Gaza strip,” said the Palestinian comedian, who was the first performer at Chelsea’s Gotham City Comedy Club for the 9th Annual New York Arab American Comedy Festival in late October. Seven Arab stand-up comedians […]
Walking along the High Line in Manhattan, observant New Yorkers and curious art lovers might be lucky enough to spot some black “blps” before their eyes. The High Line Art commission, in cooperation with the Whitney Museum of American Art, has installed an art series by modern artist Richard Artschwanger at several spots on the […]
Justice for Palestine Student Groups, aims at raising awareness for Palestinian concerns among American students, amidst controversy about its message.
To vote or not to vote, that is the question — and all over Midtown West, people are coming up with different answers.
Crowds clogged the CUNY Graduate Center polling place today, both locals who planned to vote there and displaced voters who hadn’t. A completely unscientific exit poll predicted President Obama the winner.
About 2,000 runners gathered in Central Park Sunday morning for an unofficial mini-marathon, despite New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s cancellation of the official run in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Athletes travelled from all over the world to participate in world’s largest marathon, which was cancelled in a last minute announcement by the […]
New York City has organized the distribution of basic supplies for Hurricane Sandy Victims at the Chelsea Park soccer field on West 27th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, between 1 and 5 p.m. Giveaways were provided by the federal government and aid groups including the Salvation Army and American Red Cross, as well as […]
The planned $17 million relocation of New York’s largest LGBT synagogue, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), from the West Village to Midtown West faces a delay of its scheduled 2013 opening due to a $5.5 million fundraising shortfall.
A group of about 45 people consisting of civilians and military-veterans came together for a dialogue event in early October at Intersections International.
The art exhibit “We The People” has opened at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space on West 19th Street in Chelsea. The theme of the exhibit is the 2012 presidential election campaign. The show consists of art reflecting major political topics like health care and gay rights, that will help to determine the outcome of […]
Peace activist Philip Hellmich, author of the new book “God and Conflict,” discussed conflict resolution through spirituality at the United Nations High Level Forum on Culture of Peace and at a local event.