Archive | New York RSS feed for this section

Opportunity for IDNYC Card on Roosevelt Island

New York, N.Y. New York City residents are eligible to sign up for IDNYC, which is a government-issued identification card. You can apply for the IDNYC for free, and once you apply, you can get benefits with the card. One important thing for an applicant is that the immigration status does not matter as long […]

Read More 0 Comments

NY Inner-city Baseball Program Aims to Break Cycle of Poverty

New York, N.Y. Today in East Harlem, there is a diamond. NYC Public Baseball Field. Photo: Beyond My Ken, Wikipedia. Along two of the diamond’s sides, a championship baseball team stands in all its gear. The players, each with a hand to heart and baseball cap removed, look 168 feet in the distance to an American […]

Read More 0 Comments

Obama Designates NYC’s Stonewall Inn a Monument to Gay Rights

New York, N.Y. President Barack Obama has designated a site in the heart of New York City as a national park and the first U.S. national monument to gay rights.   Stonewall Inn (New York). Photo: Gryffindor, Wikipedia.   The Stonewall National Monument, in the city’s Greenwich Village area, includes the landmark Stonewall Inn, a […]

Read More 0 Comments

The Quiet Genius and Second Life of Roy Eaton

New York, N.Y. As I wrote earlier in The Roosevelt Island Daily, my neighbor in our small New York City community, Roy Eaton, has been called “the Jackie Robinson of advertising.” But he’s now on a quieter, more impressive journey. Tweet

Read More 0 Comments

Holistic Health Coach on 5 Simple Rules to Shop for Healthy Food

New York, N.Y. When it comes to shopping for healthy food the common rules people know are eat before you shop so you don’t have the tendency to buy stuff you don’t need, make a list of foods needed to carry with you, and stay away from processed foods that have more than 5 ingredients in them. There’s […]

Read More 0 Comments

Municipal Art Society of N.Y. Backs Times Square Mall

New York, N.Y.  The Municipal Arts Society of New York has started a campaign to save the threatened Times Square pedestrian mall. In a letter MAS writes: Times Square is the crossroads of the world and the heart of New York. It has become a safer and better public space since it was closed to […]

Read More 0 Comments

NYC Public Advocate Calls for Divestment on Gun-Selling Walmart

New York, N.Y.  New York City Public Advocate Letitia James has called on the city to divest in Walmart. In a recent letter to supporters, she wrote: New York City invests hundreds of millions of dollars in Walmart, the largest gun and ammunition retailer in America. As the New York City Public Advocate – who […]

Read More 0 Comments

The Fight Against Meningitis, a Vaccine-Preventable Disease

New York, N.Y.   The annual National Meningitis Association (NMA) Give Kids a Shot Gala was once again an emotion filled evening and a stellar success in aiding in the fight against meningitis, a potentially vaccine preventable disease. The Pierre was the stunning setting for this year’s event as hundreds of New York’s notables turned out […]

Read More 0 Comments

How I Start a Women in STEM Club at The Stony Brook School

My Backpack Books Project for Dominican Republic Children

Mad About Art: Fountain House Gallery’s Big Night Out

Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

NYC Fashion: Launching in the World of Wearable Art

Veterans, First Responders Offered Free Pet Veterinary Services