According to the Human Rights Campaign, 22 trans people have been killed this year.
The bubbles of Bushwick are majestic. I've seen bubbles sailing off rooftops, I've seen bubbles swirling around my feet while standing in line for Roberta's Pizza, and I've seen bubbles fly out of the Morgan Avenue subway station. Bubbles everywhere, and everyone seems to love them.
Now that the dust has settled on New York's Democratic primary and Hillary Clinton's decisive victory, it's time to step back and try to make sense of the city's core political and economic interests.
We also experienced vegan chocolate at the Fine and Raw Chocolate Factory and vegan cappuccino at Italo's cafe. I particularly
What is the favoured dish at Okiway, or the top 5 dishes? Wasabi guacamole, shrimp gyoza, classic okonomiyaki, spicy Hiroshima
An artist priced out of her New York neighborhood is fighting back.
"Creating space outside of the four walls of a club or a bar -- that would be rewarding."
"I couldn't believe how long it was going on."
“Either there’s higher demand for one-bedrooms, or they’re just coming into the market at higher rates,” O’Brien said. “It’s
The New York art scene isn't only about New York anymore: across the country, artists are collaborating digitally and virtually; gallerists are looking beyond their own backyards for work; and buyers are venturing to neighborhoods outside of Chelsea and Williamsburg to discover the next art star.
These days, when I go back to Bushwick what I remember isn't what is. The corriente that ran through the neighborhood is gone. There's no Jerry Rivera blasting from passing cars. La doña who never left her spot at the window of her second floor apartment on Grove Street, is gone.
Gentrification may bring Starbucks to a formerly underserved community, but it also brings devastation for people who are displaced when rents skyrocket and they can no longer afford to live in old neighborhoods. There are now ten Starbucks in Brooklyn and counting.