Sunday, September 15, 2019

City News

Queer Liberation March Seeks to Return Pride to Its Radical Roots

At 9:30 am on Sunday, June 30th, just hours before the step off of the World Pride Parade, thousands of people gathered near the historic Stonewall Inn for a different cause. The...

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Cubilette-Polanco

By Michael Izquierdo A crowd of hundreds gathered around outside in Foley Square Monday afternoon to demand justice for the death of Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza, a 27-year-old Afro-Latinx trans...
Members of the Chinatown Working Group gather for a press conference in support of the Lower East Side Organized Neighbors (LESON).

Two Bridges Lawsuit Win for Lower East Side Organized Neighbors

Dozens of supporters gathered outside of the New York County Courthouse Wednesday morning ahead of a hearing to halt the construction of four new towers in the Two Bridges area of Manhattan....

Stringer and Constantinides Propose Bold Efforts Against Climate Change at Waterfront Conference

The specter of Hurricane Sandy hung heavy over the 2019 Waterfront Conference, “Rising Seas, Rising Risks.” The Waterfront Alliance hosted the conference on a boat in Hudson River Park, a reminder of...
Design on a Dime

Design on a Dime at Metropolitan Pavilion is a Must-See!

Design on a Dime, sponsored by Housing Works, is celebrating its 15th year raising funds and awareness to end AIDS and homelessness. The annual event begins tonight and runs through Saturday the...
Buildings of Excellence

NYSERDA Announces Governor Cuomo’s Groundbreaking $30M Buildings of Excellence Competition

Alicia Barton, President and CEO of NYSERDA, announces the launch of the Buildings of Excellence Competition at the Building Energy Exchange in Surrogate’s Courthouse on March 6th (Philip Kamrass/New York Power...