All the Single Traders
‘What do people like? Beyonce. What do people check a lot? Stocks.’ Enter Bey Trader. Read More
The NYPD is investigating psilocybin mushrooms as a contributing factor in the death of Titan Lee-Hai, the NYU student who fell 15 stories to his death early Monday morning, DNAinfo reports.
Mr. Lei-Hai, an aspiring musician in NYU’s liberal studies program, was reported by fellow students to have been under the influence Read More
When life hands you lemons, think twice about putting them in your drink. Read More
Mr. Lee-Hai, a freshman from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, fell 15 stories from his East Village dorm at approximately 3:15 in the morning. Read More
It Takes a Village
Do not jaywalk on the corner of Broadway and Waverly. Read More
Purple People Eaters
NYU’s expansion plan suffered a setback on Tuesday when Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Donna Mills ruled that some aspects of the plan—which would add 2 million square feet to the university’s Greenwich Village campus—involve the alienation of public parkland and therefore require approval from the state legislature. The question is just how much of a setback the ruling will prove. Read More
Of all the development skirmishes that have been fought during the Bloomberg era, the most fun to watch has, without question, been the ongoing battle between NYU and its neighbors. What could make for better viewing than a fight between college co-eds and celebrities? Even public comment sessions, the hours-long airing of grievances dreaded by reporters, became must-see TV when attended by the likes of Susan Sarandon, Matthew Broderick and Phillip Seymour Hoffman, who along with the NYU professors, have taken up the Bohemian charge to save the neighborhood from president John Sexton and his grotesque plans.
Howard's Rear End
“Would you like a piece of bread?” Felix says, as if we had just been seated at a restaurant and etiquette required asking this before he could butter a roll for himself.
Mike Figueroa showed me his wooden penis in a Starbucks on the southeast corner of Washington Square Park. He removed it from a Dopp kit he carried in a round-backed plastic backpack. The backpack had a sticker on it that read, “I’m Just Me.”
Mike, who is 44, wore a yarmulke clipped into his short Read More
Every knowledge-based institution, whether government, business or nonprofit, engages in a fierce battle for top talent. As deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding for New York City and chief executive officer of Bloomberg LP, I’ve seen firsthand that the better the people, the better the institution. That is why I find recent criticisms of Read More