Love is in the air today, the first day that gay and lesbian couples can legally wed in the state of New York. In the city alone, 823 couples—including two of Mayor Bloomberg’s aides—are scheduled to be married. It’s all thanks to the Marriage Equality Act, which passed late last month. In honor of this […]
NYU’s adopted hawk family, Violet and Bobby, have been the subject of a lot of concern recently. Bird experts, and Bwog, claimed that the pair’s eggs past due earlier this week, but to the shock and surprise of live stream viewers, one chick has since emerged! College students aren’t the only people who procrastinate in/on […]
-Photo courtesy of CityRoom Every ArtHum student knows that St. John the Divine is a goldmine for statues, painting, and generally beautiful stuff. But even if you’re not an old hand at looking at old pretty things, it’s certainly worth taking a walk down the street to see St. John’s new additions to the displayed […]
CityRoom has a snazzy slideshow thing depicting the excitement surrouning the “topping off” of the new Interdisciplinary Science Building, located on 120th and Broadway. Look: there is Future You, in the library — exactly as you are right now. Comforting, kind of.
Robert McFadden, a writer for the New York Times’ CityRoom blog, waxed poetic this morning about his recent visit to Morningside Heights. Sights include our local public library branch (conscience clearing), our fair campus (an “open fortress”), and Riverside Park (“burning yellow and russet”). Overall, it’s really just a page-long muse, but at least it’s […]
CityRoom is reporting that a lawyer named Adam Bailey representing small businesses located on Frederick Douglass Blvd. is proposing that 125th Street (from the Hudson to the East) be declared “Harlem Historic Zone.” Characterizing attempts to have 125th street considered historical as “Harlem’s last stand”, CityRoom quotes Bailey as saying: “When the Brooklyn Bridge was […]