Nestled at the base of the Pocono Mountains, Jim Thorpe is a picturesque town full of European charm. At around 2.5 hours from New York City, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled far European charm. At around 2.5 hours from New York City, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled far beyond Pennsylvania.
Many of you may already have heard about the new variant known as Omicron. The ominous name and the prospect of yet another mutation that has the potential to evade vaccine protections has upended what many people saw as sort of the final sprint against the pandemic, but the most important thing to note right now is how little we have in the way of certainties. We simply don’t know how worried we should be about it, which is definitely a problem for health authorities and policymakers tasked with preemptively responding to the latest winding turn in an already two-year-long catastrophe.
Stacy Mehrfar, from the series Down in the Forest, We Sing a Chorus, 2020-21 This week we welcome Stacy Mehrfar, a first-generation Iranian-American artist. Drawing from personal history, her photographs, video […]
Photo: Nitin Mukul You can thank my mom for this week’s day trip. If she wasn’t recently in a physical rehabilitation facility I may not have known the town of […]
June 8, Acrylic on yupo paper, 9×12 inches, 2021 This week we welcome Ed Grant. Originally from Vermont, Grant is a painter and photographer who has been living in Brooklyn since […]
I’m journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and today we’re going to discuss the epidemic. No, not Covid-19—I’m referring to the other epidemic, the one that has flown under the radar, overshadowed by the glare of the pandemic, but which seems to be intensifying even as Covid-19 deaths in New York have waned: opioid addiction and overdose.
New York City is all dolled up for the holidays, bringing out tourists and locals alike to admire the sites. Epicenter-NYC reporter Andrea Pineda-Salgado spoke with locals to find out what their favorite thing about the city is this time of year.
While the North Fork of Long Island is known for wineries and apple picking, you shouldn’t sleep on the Christmas tree farms. There are a half dozen options, and many let you cut your own tree after visiting with Santa or zipping around an ice skating rink.
Dear Neighbor, Today is #GivingTuesday, a day where people all over the world can come together through generosity by sharing acts of kindness. Whether you make someone smile or donate […]
On the morning of Nov. 1, parents of students who attend the UNIS received an email notifying them that the school would be closing its doors on June 22, 2022. The message cited falling enrollment, financial losses and demographic changes as reasoning. The families, who were told the decision had been made without their input, felt as though the Manhattan leadership couldn’t care less about their demands.