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Council steamrolls over Speaker Christine Quinn’s opposition to resolution.
Speaker Christine Quinn says that she will allow vote.
The NYC rapper is on fire at an informal hip hop gathering/cypher in Washington Heights.
The Rabbi’s Girls present “Songs of Religion & Rebellion” & “Shira’s Belated 1970s Bat Mitzvah Dance Party!”
An irreverent, often hilarious musical show on the paradox of growing up religious and rebellious in the 1970′s. Celebrate Shavuot with Shira Dicker on Tuesday, May 14, at The JCC’s all night blow-out TiKKUN, Amsterdam & 76th Street. Comedy, song and blow-out with Shira & DJ REL starts just after the night turns into Wednesday at 12:30 am!
From the Diary of our first foreign correspondent: How sympathetic objectivity helped me in Indonesia
This kind of trust in my sources gave me the courage to leap into uncharted territories.
Tim Tebow posted a Scripture verse on Twitter after being told on Monday that the NY Jets were releasing him: “Proverbs 3:5-6: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” The trade for Tebow [...]
George Beverly Shea, gospel singer at Billy Graham’s crusades in NYC & elsewhere, February 1, 1909 – April 16, 2013
Video of Shea singing his signature hymn “How Great Thou Art” at the 1969 NYC Billy Graham Crusade. In the famous 1957 NYC Crusade he sang it 108 consecutive nights. It was probably the first time that Shea sang the song for a television broadcast.
The Pepper Street gang created an epidemic of petty theft and malicious mischief. The members weren’t serious gangbangers like those in south Los Angeles today. Rather, they were a bunch of kids hanging together and getting in trouble. But to the store owners who were the targets of their small thefts, the car owners [...]