Posts Tagged ‘ New York City ’

Red Star Rising

Red Star Rising

To live in New York is to be surrounded by people suffering from various pathologies, many of whom you encounter on a daily basis if-like most of us-you use public transportation. Living here also means being surrounded by Marxists of varying hues, including Maoists, Trotskyites, and-as the photograph above illustrates, supporters of the Democratic...
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National Day of Action (Hurricane Sandy Relief)

National Day of Action (Hurricane Sandy Relief)

One of the communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy is the Rockaways, a peninsula of Long Island located in the borough of Queens. Known for its many Irish and Irish-American residents, this part of New York City-among other neighborhoods-will be the beneficiary of outreach by a coalition of Irish organizations this coming Saturday. You can...
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Preparing A Feast (Hurricane Sandy Concert)

Preparing A Feast (Hurricane Sandy Concert)

The musician above is Nehedar, one of the talented artists showcased in a concert held at Fontana’s last week whose proceeds were earmarked for victims of Hurricane Sandy. In addition to the donations collected from ticket sales and merchandise, attendees were also able to contribute to Masbia, a nonprofit soup kitchen and food pantry in Brookyn and Queens,...
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Fifth Nation Hurricane Relief Benefit

Fifth Nation Hurricane Relief Benefit

I realize I probably sound like a broken record by this point, but there is yet another benefit being held in New York City this week to assist those who’ve been more deeply effected by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. For a mere eight dollar donation you can join me, among others, at Fontana’s...
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Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

WNYC has been kind of enough to provide a page filled with answers to questions you may have about relief operations in the New York Metro Area. Staten Island Recovers has also set up a page for the victims of Hurricane Sandy in Richmond County.
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Hurricane Sandy Update

Update to the Update: The Atlantic has some remarkable pictures of the storm.  More Hurricane Sandy photos and videos, courtesy of GizModo. The New York Daily News is tracking Sandy.  Atlantic City is living up to its name, and parts of the Bronx appear to be underwater. Connecticut is also being hit pretty hard....
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Storm of the Century

Storm of the Century

As Hurricane Sandy makes its approach, it’s important to have access to relevant, useful information. In addition to possible flooding in low-lying and coastal areas, there’s also a high wind warning from the National Weather Service. You can find more information about Sandy’s development by looking at an interactive tropical storm tracking map, courtesy of Newsday....
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Hook ‘Em Horns!

With D Day fast approaching, it’s good to be reminded of how skewed the choice is in this presidential election. BTW, who is this “we,” the scion of the Bush dynasty speaks of? Something tells me that George Prescott Bush did not have that much trouble scraping together the funds to attend Rice University or...
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New York Liberty

New York Liberty

Update: The full live-tweet-all eight hours of wild libertarian action-is up on my Twitter account. Check it out here. Although I’m sure my libertarian readers are already aware of this, the third annual Liberty Fest will be held in SoHo at  Work In Progress this Saturday. Put together by Gigi Bowman, Ian Cioffi and Steven...
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Slice Out Hunger

Slice Out Hunger

One of the great organizations helping to feed the hungry in New York is City Harvest. Later today it will be the beneficiary of New York’s Biggest Pizza Party, as pizzerias from across the city, including my personal favorite, Di Fara, offer up delicious slices at St. Anthony’s Church.
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