New York City, forever expanding its architectural and medical offerings, is about to add two contemporary healthcare centers to the hospital corridor along the East Side of Manhattan, in a prominent location right on the shore. It will further highlight the city’s position not only at the forefront of the nation’s medical establishment but also within the design leadership.
This morning, Mayor Bloomberg, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, CUNY and Hunter College announced plans to build two new science and medical facilities in a new millio-square-foot building on the Upper East Side. They reflect the Bloomberg Administration’s efforts to expand science and research activity in New York City at a timely moment when the city’s science, technology and research fields are flourishing.
Fader magazine’s daily blog points us to an interesting new sales tactic from NYC’s noisy-post-punk indie band The Walkmen. They made their new album, You & Me, available for sale at www.amiestreet.com and, for every record sold, $5 will be donated to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The deal will be Read More
Generalizing is generally bad business. Unless, of course, you’re talking about people in fashion. They’re all just sooo helplessly self-obsessed. Right? No—wrong, actually. Sure, they might go and make a video about all their good works after they’re done. But they are doing good. As stunning Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek told us Read More
Matthew Schuerman reports on why he’d rather have stayed in bed:
“I’ve already complained that coffee is not being served,” the mayor said, walking into a press conference this morning at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital. Then, turning to Nobel-prize winner Harold Varmus, “But coffee’s probably not good for you.”
“Sloan-Kettering thinks so,” said Dr. Read More
I have a friend from another country who has just been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She came to New York for a consultation with a doctor at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Her home country, not in darkest Africa, had seen only two cases identical to hers in the last 40 years. So America, with its Read More