Politics-and presidential elections, especially-have always provided rich fodder for the arts. There are political cartoons, caricatures, and street art that can shape the conversation-at the very least the visual one-that is happening around the candidates, their policies, and how the public views them.
A TOP York secondary school plans to start a new academy trust with eight of its feeder primaries making it the largest multi-academy trust in the city. Fulford School, which has about 1,400 pupils and is rated outstanding by Ofsted,wants to opt out of local authority control and found the South York Multi-Academy Trust .
A series of buildings on Riverside Boulevard between 65th and 70th streets in Manhattan all bear the Republican presidential nominee's name. A series of buildings on Riverside Boulevard between 65th and 70th streets in Manhattan all bear the Republican presidential nominee's name.
We got the best-selling cookbook author and TV star to keep a diary during her recent New York publicity tour. Chef Vivian Howard made a major leap of faith when she moved back to her hometown of Deep Run, North Carolina, about a decade ago.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he and his team take "personal responsibility" for not meeting his intended deadline. The city will blow past Mayor de Blasio's deadline to finish rebuilding thousands of homes wrecked by Hurricane Sandy by the end of this year, the mayor is admitting.
Lower-income communities are getting shut out from bike-sharing programs, and New York City is an especially bad culprit. The problem with Citibike, New York City's program, is that it's largely inaccessible in low-income neighborhoods, writes Noah Zuss on City & State New York, a local politics and policy website.
Five years after the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's overthrow and brutal murder the situation is now far worse than it was five years ago, as rival militias fighting for control. Libya has been split between rival parliaments and governments, each backed by a loose array of militias and tribes.
A 'jealous and dangerous' businessman murdered his ex-girlfriend in a hotel before fleeing to Africa, jurors have been told. Sammy Almahri strangled 28-year-old Nadine Aburas at the Future Inn in Cardiff Bay before placing a 'do not disturb' sign on the room door, Cardiff Crown Court heard.
After William Pordy fled bystanders outraged at his vicious attack on a young girl Tuesday, cops caught him in the Guggenheim Museum. Many New Yorkers want to escape to the Guggenheim Museum from time to time - but not like this bully did.
Workers, community members, and environmental advocates are joining forces to ensure our city's big plans to address climate change don't leave working people and communities behind. Two years after the historic People's Climate March and as we approach the 4th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, it is unmistakable that solving the dual problems of climate change and inequality is the only way to create a truly sustainable New York City.