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What’s the Tradeoff?

by Erin Pihlaja January 30, 2014


    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio testified on Monday (Jan. 27) before state lawmakers in Albany at a state budget hearing. He used the appearance to bolster his plan for universal prekindergarten in his ...

The New Yorker

by Ann Morrow March 6, 2013


  In the documentary Koch, much is made of the former New York City mayor’s love of the spotlight: As one friend notes of the ailing 88-year-old, “If there are cameras in the hospital, he will ...


by Shawn Stone May 2, 2012


When is the fighting going to start? That’s the question that pops into one’s head when settling in to watch a Jason Statham movie. Statham is the preeminent action star of our day, with a cinematic ...

Willie Nile

by The Staff February 16, 2012


  You’ll never catch Willie Nile in anything but black, and he’s as blue-collar as they come. In fact, Little Steven of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band once remarked that, “Willie’s so good, I can’t believe ...

The Linda

West Side Story

by The Staff August 10, 2011

West Side Story

  “From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time,” says Proctors, where the national tour of the classic musical opens this week. While Willy ...


Urban Fairy Tales

by Shawn Stone July 27, 2011


Jonathan Demme’s Something Wild is an adventurous romance that’s funny and dark, energizing and violent. It begins and ends in a multicultural New York City where identities and sexuality are fluid, a rainbow of groups ...

New York, New York! The 20th Century

by The Staff June 8, 2011


New Yorkers take some serious pride in their island metropolis—if the Donald Trump-Sarah Palin pizza-pie gaffe is any indication—and up north in Glens Falls, the Hyde Collection is celebrating a century of the life, culture, ...

Hyde Collection