Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

Clyde Williams Cites Momentum As He Casts His Vote in Primary

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Williams with his family. Photo by Jon Lentz. Clyde Williams, a candidate for the new 13th Congressional District who has been overshadowed by incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel and another challenger, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, cast his vote in the Democratic primary this morning in Harlem. After voting, Williams said he was confident he could come from behind and win today’s primary, pointing to [&hellip
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Clyde Williams Secures New York Times Endorsement

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Clyde Williams, one of a handful of Democratic candidates running in the Congressional district spanning northern Manhattan and the South Bronx, has been largely overlooked in the press with much of the attention going to longtime incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel and to another challenger, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. But this weekend Williams, who used to [&hellip
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If Cab Fares Rise, Will Drivers Pay More Too?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

The Bloomberg administration is looking at raising faresfor yellow cabs, but Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky this afternoon declined to say whether the city would also consider a proposal to raise how much the taxi fleets can charge drivers. “We’re going to have a public hearing May 31,” Yassky told City & State before [&hellip
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Happy Internet Week: Update on the First Two Days

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology, Uncategorized

Following the sleepy-faced 7:30am curtain call David-Michel Davies, founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of Internet Week itself, gave a quick hello and passed the mic to New York City’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne. The work that Sterne has been doing in partnerships with the local tech community is a large part of [&hellip
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Down to ZERO: Students, Activists Renew Rally Cries

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

0425-college-loan-debt_full_600 May sees Renewed Activism with “May Day” and “Occupy Student Debt” May has seen a renewed vigor for certain activist movements, namely “Occupy Student Debt” and, on May 1, “May Day.” For it’s part, the Occupy Student Debt movement renewed its protest efforts as collective student debts broke the $1 Trillion threshold, with rallies planned [&hellip
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Kristin Marting: Artistic Director of HERE

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Theater

By Penny Gray The New York Times has called HERE (formerly HERE Arts Center) “one of the most unusual arts spaces in New York and possibly the model for the cutting-edge arts spaces of tomorrow.” Kristin Marting, artistic director of HERE, speaks about the shifting cultural scene Downtown and HERE’s place in the middle of [&hellip
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An iLife Examined

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By Marissa Maier Mike Daisey, called a “master storyteller” by the New York Times, has developed a special blend of personal history and gonzo journalism in his hilarious and touching monologues. This time around, Daisey narrows his laser-sharp wit on the empire of Apple in The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, playing through [&hellip
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Notable New Yorkers Reveal Their Sacred City Spots

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By Emily Thomas “Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice in the classic children’s story by Lewis Carroll. The well-known phrase became an adage for 9-year-old Jeryl Brunner when she wandered into Central Park and discovered the sculpture of Alice atop a bronze mushroom reaching for the White Rabbit’s pocketwatch. “I remember looking at the statue and [&hellip
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