Jerome (pronounced ‘Jeremy’) Walker has been selling his origami creations in New York for 23 years. He used to sell his work in Union Square, but relocated to Park Slope after police officers at Union Square controversially arrested him for selling his art next to the weekend farmers’ market. Continue reading
Crystal Field wants to renovate her theater, but progress is slow. Field, owner of the Theater for the New City, one of the oldest and best-known community theaters in New York, is trying to raise money to update the theater’s extremely outdated HVAC system. Currently, the largest performance hall, the Johnson Theater, is warmed only by a noisy garage heater. Continue reading
The crowds lining the streets to watch the ING NYC Marathon were as much a part of Sunday’s race as the runners. Giddy exuberance ruled the day as thousands of spectators cheered on their sons and daughters, husbands, wives, and friends. Continue reading
Almost everyone has one Halloween memory that stands out from the rest. Continue reading
Some people wondered how well the iPhone 4S would sell, considering that it fell short of the much-anticipated iPhone 5. However, they needn’t have worried; a record-breaking one million iPhone 4S units sold in the first 24 hours, topping the … Continue reading
One thing is certain: grad school is getting more expensive. Between the 2003-04 and 2007-08 school years, the average annual price of grad school at public institutions rose from $25,700 to $29,000. Some schools’ rates are rising faster than inflation, and many professional institutions are charging 60% more than they did ten years ago.
Attending graduate school is a big decision, now more than ever. And, after deciding to go for that M.A. or M.B.A., one of the next questions on many students’ minds is “Should I work during school?” Continue reading