Day: December 5, 2013

City Politics

Shop-And-Frisk Prompts State Legislation

By Mary Alice Miller A middle-aged foster mom is the latest victim of the city’s retail shop-and-frisk policy. While shopping in Macy’s in the Bronx the woman was detained as she made a phone call at the entrance of the store. She was apprehended by on-site personnel, dragged down to the holding cell, kept there […]readmore

Community News featured

Biking Brooklyn, An Interview With Velo City

By Morgan Powell Velo City is an organization based in Brooklyn that was founded by three young women of color in 2010.  These urban planners and a landscape architect aim to increase diversity in allied professions and their own.  With the philosophy: Explore, Empower, Envision, they are active with a number of Brooklyn high schools, […]readmore

Sports

Sticking With Geno

By Eddie Castro In what was sought out to be the biggest game of the year, the Jets took a huge step back in the  AFC playoff picture. With a record of 5-6 coming into last Sunday’s game with Miami, the Jets  needed a win against the division rival. From start to finish, Jets quarterback […]readmore