Dear George, I don’t think I’m a good assignment editor when it comes to selecting topics for this column, and I’ll tell you why. Sometimes I’m O.K. when the stream is flowing and I can just step into it. But sometimes I can’t, like now.
I distinctly remember the smell, musty and vibrant, as I found myself escaping the brutal cold of a February Friday night 20 years ago by browsing tables and stacks of books lined up neatly throughout the auditorium of PS 3 on Hudson Street.
The idea that objects exist in the universe which cannot be seen but which greatly influence objects around them was proposed long before the 20th century. But this idea had to wait for credibility until after 1915, when Einstein completed his theory of general relativity, which connected gravity to a warp in spacetime, a concept
The Obamas were having dinner in the White House: sparkling silver, gleaming napery, the pleasant clink of glassware and forks on plates. It was, for once, a family dinner, with no senators from Georgia or Mississippi telling Sambo jokes, no French diplomats sneering at the tuna-noodle casserole and canned peas.
Last month, we invited readers to express themselves and support the fight for a new Village hospital by writing a Secret Message Poem using the 15 letters in this sentence: “We Need a Hospital!” Here are our four favorite entries…
Activist and documentary filmmaker Donny Moss recently sent WestView a copy of a newsletter he wrote and disseminated documenting the reasons he’s campaigning to “Vote Christine Quinn Out of Public Office.”