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BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's Higgins in Harlem Takes Shaw Uptown
HIGGINS IN HARLEM Theatre: Playhouse on Park Location: 244 Park Street, West Hartford, CT Production: Written and Directed by Lawrence Thelen ; Scenic Design by Christopher Hoyt; Lighting Design by Marcus Abbott; Costume Design by Valerie M. Webster; Sound Design by Ryan Kelly .
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
New York Daily News
March 7: Gentrification, animal lovers and cake takers
Staten Island: As an avid genealogist, a former 35-year resident of Brooklyn and police officer there for 20 years, let me assure Spike Lee that his statement "you can't discover this.
Gentrification: In Portland, as in Spike Lee's Brooklyn, a complicated question of race and class
City-backed urban revitalization resulted in an influx of affluent white residents and a gradual displacement of poorer, black residents -- near-texbook gentrification -- along Alberta Street and in other hot parts of Northeast Portland.
City Theatre Announces Holliday WTH Mulligan, Midsummer, and Mr. Joy
City Theatre announces the first three titles of its 40th anniversary season-all compelling new works by returning playwrights: Holliday with Mulligan, a music-filled portrait of actress Judy Holliday by Willy Holtzman , Midsummer, an adventure-filled romp by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre, and Mr. Joy, a poignant exploration of a Harlem community ... (more)
The Real Deal
Blumenfeld, Forest City Ratner lease East Harlem retail space
A developer based in upstate New York leased 14,500 square feet of retail space at the East River Plaza in East Harlem to Mount Sinai Hospital.
The Wichita Eagle
Normandy choral group excelling despite hardship
But a high school chorale group is excelling, earning a trip to Carnegie Hall. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Normandy High School Chorale boarded a plane Friday for New York, where they'll join other top high school choirs from around the country for a performance Sunday night.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Noonan: The Ideologue vs. the Children
What a small and politically vicious man New York's new mayor is. Bill de Blasio doesn't like charter schools.
The Real Deal
Lend Lease hit with suit over Columbia University work
Lend Lease Construction, the giant Australian builder behind the One57 project, is facing a lawsuit from fellow contractors over a $122 million agreement for work on Columbia University's 17-acre expansion project in Manhattanville, according to filings in the Supreme Court of the state of New York.
Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka "Officially" Move to New York:...
Meaning? NPH, fianc David Burtka and the couple's 3-year-old twins Gideon and Harper are moving to their new home in New York City's Harlem neighborhood for good.
All About Jazz
RADIO/PODCAST: Women of the Harlem Renaissance This Week on Riverwalk Jazz
This week on Riverwalk Jazz, singer and actress Carol Woods-known for her many roles on Broadway and in the movies-joins us to remember the Women of the Harlem Renaissancen and celebrate their work.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The New York Observer
Eva Moskowitz Goes on Media Tour Bashing 'So-Called Progressive' Bill de Blasio
Success Academy Charter Schools founder Eva Moskowitz continued her media tour this morning, slamming "so-called progressive" Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to pull the plug on three of her schools.
Time to Enact a Life-Saving Truck Guard Law
You should know that New Yorkers have a chance to protect and save about 10 lives a year if our legislators decide to finally get a simple bill passed and signed into law.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
NY's Cuomo marks turf as de Blasio visits Albany t...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio put on a show of force in the state capital Albany on Tuesday to persuade lawmakers to adopt his plan for universal preschool funded by tax hikes.
A decade ago, years before American keyboardist Adam Weiner and British drummer/guitarist Dan Finnemore realized their vision of incendiary Piano Rock as Low Cut Connie, Weiner made his Greater Cincinnati solo debut.
'Pay to play'? Clinton deal with Univision has Republicans raising questions
A deal between Univision and Hillary Clinton to promote childhood education is raising questions, again, about whether TV networks are effectively giving free airtime to the possible Democratic presidential candidate.
Charter School Rally, Pre-K Push Heads to Albany Today
State lawmakers will hear plenty about two major educational issues in the city -- universal pre-kindergarten and charter schools -- as supporters on both issues head to ALbany for Lobby Day.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
East River Plaza reaches 100% leasing milestone
Sinai Hospital for a community oriented dialysis center, also for 14,500 square feet of space.
Crain's New York Business
Pre-K plan sets off citywide land grab
A prekindergarten land rush is sweeping the city, touched off largely by Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to educate 53,000 New York four-year-olds as soon as September, and the need to find space for all of them.
There has been considerable ink dedicated to chronicling the ongoing battle between culture and capital as Brooklyn becomes the epicenter of hipster chic.
Black Violin Strange out at Victoria Theater At NJPAC
Black Violin gave an energetic performance at NJPAC on February 22. It's hard to think of another African-American violin player to make their mark in popular music, so classically trained South Florida twosome, Wilner "Wil B" Baptiste and Kevin "Kev Marcus" Sylvester, who go by the name Black Violin are a welcome revelation for their ability to ... (more)