Tag: new york city
Public water systems, public education, public libraries, and public roads are modern innovations.
Ki-Suck Han’s death on a New York City subway track has the city asking what would I do? One writer examines death in public, how the MTA handles trauma, and what it feels like to be an onlooker.
Could Istanbul be the future capital of the world?
How did New York City manage to control pollution in its water supply on the cheap?
The two visual artists on the gravitas needed to make protest art, the rhetoric and representations of the Occupy movement, and how to seduce an audience by grabbing them by the eyeballs.
After losing his companion Peter Hujar to AIDS, artist and activist David Wojnarowicz attempts to film grief while wrestling with his own mortality.
The artist’s installations of shrines in Manhattan’s East Village honor people who lived and died in the neighborhood.
The wry poet on the crossover between poetry and the punk rock scene, O’Hara and Ginsberg, and embracing technology.
Two New York City Muslims discuss the Islamic imperative to care for the earth.
Our fiction editor’s theory on New York as a place of neutrality and a refuge from soul crushing lunches at Applebee’s…and his call for proselytizing Christians to leave New Yorkers alone.