Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Artists from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds are teaming for an exhibition called, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World.” The exhibition, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, features life-size fiberglass sculptures in four different poses of prayer.
The art show, which runs through Nov. 23, marks the sixth produced by the non-profit group CARAVAN and co-curated by the organization’s president and founder, the Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler.
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Luxury home builders continue to snap up real estate in the city as more people abandon the suburbs for urban life. But rising rent and real estate costs threaten to price out residents at various income levels.
Thursday, September 25th, 2014
A group of wheelchair users who call themselves “Crips for the Climate” gathered at the People’s Climate March to call attention to the issue of climate change and explain its specific importance to New York’s disabled community.
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
In July, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, making New York the 23rd state to allow the medical use of marijuana.
The drug is available for medicinal purposes under specific circumstances. Although pricing is still being established, early estimates for the state’s piece of the pot pie range from $100 million to $500 million within the first year.
With a limited number of growers’ licenses up for grabs, medical marijuana proved a hot topic at a forum sponsored by Crain’s New York Business.