snow days or lack thereof
Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a barrage of questions today over his decision to keep schools open, despite forecasts of up to 14 inches of snow
For the lion’s share of more than 30 minutes of on-topic questioning following a storm update at the city’s Office of Emergency Management Headquarter in Brooklyn, the new mayor and his schools chancellor repeatedly tried to explain their call to keep schools open during the sixth major storm in as many weeks.
New York is basically unbearable right now. It’s so unpleasantly, intensely cold that we keep coming up with new terms to describe the fact that it is cold. The snow and freezing rain keep alternating to form layer of ice underneath slush underneath snow. It’s snowing again. And it will probably snow again every week ever because really, there is just no end in sight. Read More
Fashion Week Fall 2013
Hey, Internet, calm yourself. Read More
A Winter Advisory warning for two feet of snow couldn’t have come at a worse time for all those fashionistas who make their biannual bread during the upcoming weeks. While we’d never encourage anyone to take risks during Blizzard Nemo (awww … even the name makes us sleepy!), it’s also not a day to slack off! There is Fashion to reported on, people! However, there’s definitely a “right” and a “wrong” way to cover it. Here, our friends Goofus and Gallant take us on a journey through the Fall 2013 line during a snowstorm.
This Just In
Those snowpocalypse conspiracies are real!
Why else would a special hearing planned just for South Brooklyn, the hardest hit part of the city–it’s the only borough with two such hearings–wind up being cancelled. Twice, now. Because of more snow. The hearing was originally scheduled for last Wednesday, when the second big snowstorm hit, and today’s Read More
The worst part about braving a thunderstorm blizzard is that, sometimes, your Maserati gets stuck in the snow.
Barry Diller learned this the hard way! Lucky for him Katie Couric happened to be strolling by and possesses a hitherto unknown ability to move heavy objects. As she’s an adherent of the “Pics or it didn’t Read More
Adventures in Facebook
We will bury you. You will be helpless in our frigid embrace. We will stop your trains, halt your cars, stall your trucks and cripple your buses. We will put your city into a coma. All of your money is useless against us. Your billionaire mayor is but an impotent elf. We will close your Read More
Aspiring photographers, head outside and take some photos—now’s your chance to be critiqued (and maybe discovered!) by New York Magazine art critic and Work of Art judge Jerry Saltz.
On Monday, Saltz began soliciting blizzard photos on his Facebook page, which would be uninteresting except that some of the photos are quite good Read More