Bill de Blasio has appointed most of his commissioners, but not one for Parks. Chris Smith, contributing editor for New York Magazine talks about why the search for a new NYC Parks commissioner is so complicated, and fraught.
Chris Smith, contributing editor atNew York Magazine, highlights some of the magazine's 74 reasons to love New York this year. What are your reasons for loving New York? Call 212-433-9692 or post below.
This afternoon a House ethics panel will lay out the charges against Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), who, at 80 years old, is one of the longest-serving members of Congress. Rep. Rangel has represented Harlem since 1970, when he ousted the legendary Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Both men had long, storied careers representing what may be the country’s most famous African-American neighborhood, home to Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, and many others. But a lot has changed in Harlem since Powell, Jr. was elected in 1945. We look back at the history of Harlem politics and the power of the "Gang of Four."
On today’s edition of Please Explain, we’ll look at what’s in the earth beneath our feet. Chris Smith National Leader for Technical Soil Services, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Michael A. Wilson, Research Soil Scientist, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Survey Research and Laboratory, describe what soil is made ...
American director Chris Smith’s new film, "The Pool," explores social mobility in neighborhoods of poverty and privilege of Goa, India. It’s making its U.S. premiere at the Film Forum (209 W. Houston St.), and Chris Smith will be there for Q&A sessions at the Thurs. Sept. ...
Many people, Kennedys among them, have drawn comparisons between Barack Obama and the Kennedy legacy. Pete Hamill, journalist and novelist who contributed an essay to A Time it Was: Bobby Kennedy in the Sixties (Abrams, 2008), Chris Smith, contributing editor to New York Magazine, and Frederick Harris,
As Barack Obama takes the reigns of the Democratic Party, the legacy of the Kennedy family looms large. Some, however, think Obama is better off forging a path of his own. Author Pete Hamill, who covered RFK closely, reflects on the 40th anniversary of his shooting along with Chris Smith ...
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