Keyword: Robert Moses
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Innovator. Urban prophet. Villain. There are many words to describe New York City’s late “master builder” Robert Moses, and likely all of them are deserved. Moses has become synonymous with unchecked power — someone making unilateral decisions with little to no oversight. more
Andrew Yang became a household name in 2019 as he was one of several candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Donald Trump for the White House. He was different from most of the other candidates. He had no government experience. But he had a rather unique idea: universal basic income. more
Of all the famous people who have called Wave Hill home over the decades — Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, even famed conductor Arturo Toscanini — there’s one Karen Meyerhoff wishes was a part of that list: Sherlock Holmes. Yes, yes, Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character. But Meyerhoff — Wave Hill’s president and executive director since 2015 — has a real mystery for the famed sleuth: Where does the name “Wave Hill” come from? more
It’s typically the kick-off for the summer, and a time when many in New York — and other colder states — can finally head back to the beach. more
It's been more than two months since Gov. Andrew Cuomo has locked down New York state. But now, with hope the state is on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic, some state beaches are re-opening for swimming just in time for Memorial Day weekend. more
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