Maurice Sendak, author of Where The Wild Things Are, children’s book turned movie, is also an avid supporter of Jewish heritage and a scholar of Jewish history. Sendrak has collaborated with the Jewish Museum in past years, and has returned in 2011 to help create an exhibition of historical menorahs.
New York City is home to a number of parks, most notably Central Park in Manhattan. Other prominent parks such as Prospect Park in Brooklyn and Corona Park in Queens garner a significant amount of attention in the city. Even Zuccotti Park, though privately owned, has made quite a name for itself lately.
But what about the “forgotten” borough? Continue reading
For years, many parishioners have been leaving the Roman Catholic Church in the US, but the Catholic denomination still remains as the largest Christian denomination. Still, the Vatican has tried a number of different ways to reclaim its former followers and improve its image in the world, such as openly discussing and apologizing for the Church’s sexual abuse cases. Continue reading
Two weeks ago, I posed a few questions to the public concerning General Motors’ recent revamping, wondering what opinions consumers held of the automotive giant as a whole before and after the restructure, along with their thoughts on the companies products (quality levels, what cars they would consider owning, what GM could do to improve, etc.). The survey, conducted throughout October 2011, concerned General Motors and its US-based competitors. Continue reading
Comic-Con happens each year in New York City, and is the premier media convention on the East Coast (aside from Otakon in the summer). But originally, the festival occupying the Jacob Javits Center every autumn was not Comic-Con, but the New York Anime Festival, originally the Big Apple Anime Festival. However, BAAF’s last official year was 2003, and support in the New York area has dwindled in the stead of the rising popularity of Comic-Con. The two are now held simultaneously in the same building. Continue reading
Scalpels were taken to General Motors in the past few years in an attempt to save the brands it encompasses. But has it worked?
In this economic stagnation, retail sales are down across the board. Some companies have downsized or closed completely. When there’s too much product for a bankrupt market to purchase, what can companies do to stay afloat with steady profits? Well-regarded companies like Borders couldn’t keep above water amidst a myriad of circumstance and technological changes, but how is the beleaguered General Motors faring? Continue reading
So, like many Americans, you drive some sort of vehicle. Usually a car, maybe a beastly “crossover,” whatever. You get the point. There are a multitude of items in the automotive world aimed at both avid and casual motoring consumers alike and, like most things it life, it’s a mixed bag. Kind of like that huge jar of mystery jellybeans your grandmother had in the living room when you were four. And 24. Continue reading
Ford workers are threatening to leave the Blue Oval without its workforce. Continue reading