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October 23, 2013
9:42 // 5 months ago
October 7, 2013
18:10 // 6 months ago
September 22, 2013

In a beautiful tribute to September 11th, NYC Ballet released a short film of their piece NEW BEGINNINGS on September 12th of this year. It was taped at “sunrise on the 57th floor of 4WTC in lower Manhattan,” NYC Ballet shares. “It is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, and a tribute to the future of the city that New York City Ballet calls home,” they say. 

The company states the piece is of Christopher Wheeldon’s ‘After the Rain.’ They also share their story of their September 11th experience, which you can read in their video bio. Really though, just stop everything and watch this. 

11:00 // 6 months ago
September 14, 2013
12:49 // 7 months ago
September 4, 2013

Anthony Weiner gets into an argument outside a Jewish deli: You don’t get much more New Yorker than this.

18:38 // 7 months ago
September 1, 2013
The Electric Zoo organizers have worked with City officials to reduce health risks at this event, but in view of these occurrences, the safest course is to cancel the remaining day of the event.
A statement from Mayor Bloomberg and New York City officials • Discussing the cancellation of the final day of the Electric Zoo electronic music festival after two festival-goers died of suspected MDMA overdoses. The festival, with drew more than 100,000 people last year, suffered at least four other suspected overdoses during its first two days.
16:59 // 7 months ago
August 20, 2013
nydailynews:

A 22-year-old woman lost her foot when a cab struck her in Midtown Manhattan late Tuesday morning. She was eating a hot dog.
"I ran with ice and a bucket. We put the foot in the bucket. There was a lot of blood.”
Dr. Oz, whose office is nearby, was on the scene.
(Photo: @BraddJaffy Twitter)

This is crazy. Let’s hope that they can help her out.

nydailynews:

A 22-year-old woman lost her foot when a cab struck her in Midtown Manhattan late Tuesday morning. She was eating a hot dog.

"I ran with ice and a bucket. We put the foot in the bucket. There was a lot of blood.”

Dr. Oz, whose office is nearby, was on the scene.

(Photo: @BraddJaffy Twitter)

This is crazy. Let’s hope that they can help her out.

13:06 // 7 months ago
August 14, 2013

nwkarchivist:

Ten Years Ago- Where Were You When The Lights Went Out?

Deprived of ‘Extreme Makeover,’ New Yorkers drank up all the cold beer in the bars, then started on the warm; lit bonfires in the park and danced.  And then they lay down under the stars and hoped for a breeze.

Newsweek August 25, 2003

We mentioned this late last week — complete with Brian Williams manning a generator-powered TV newscast.

10:06 // 8 months ago
It is economically and socially just to tax it. We can eliminate some of the criminal nature that surrounds the drug and obtain revenue from it.
New York City Comptroller (and mayoral candidate) John Liu • Suggesting that the city decriminalize marijuana for recreational use, tax it, and use the legalization as a revenue-generating tool. The plan would have to be approved by state legislators, but that’s certainly a nice big talker for Liu’s campaign—something he announced exclusively to the Associated Press. The Sanjay Gupta effect continues.
8:31 // 8 months ago
August 12, 2013
9:57 // 8 months ago