Margot Adler appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Most people have heard of the Negro Leagues in baseball and of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in the late 1940s — but relatively few people have heard of the Black Fives, the African-American basketball teams that played up until the NBA was integrated in 1950.
An exhibit at ...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
One of the world's most beloved books is The Little Prince by Antoine Saint-Exupery. Published in 1943, almost two million copies are sold every year, in about 250 languages.
If asked where you think the book was written, you might say Paris. You'd be wrong. Try Long Island — as ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014
New York is one of the only states in the Northeast without a medical marijuana program.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was opposed to medical marijuana, and attempts to create a law have failed to get through the state Senate for years.
Now Cuomo has reversed himself, proposing a medical marijuana research ...
Monday, January 06, 2014
I've always wondered what it would have been like to be at the White House in 1829 when President Andrew Jackson was inaugurated. He threw open the White House to the public and some 20,000 people stomped through, apparently causing a rowdy mob scene.
So I was intrigued with the ...
Monday, December 02, 2013
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Friday, November 01, 2013
Starbucks, which revolutionized the coffee industry, is now taking on tea. It has opened its first tea bar, and it's creating mixed tea beverages, some even more complex and customized than the coffee beverages we all know.
This first store, on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, has minimalist decor: gray soft ...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Imagine buying a genuine Pablo Picasso painting valued at $1 million — and paying only $135.
That's the prize if you win the "1 Picasso for 100 Euros" raffle Sotheby's is currently putting on. It's the first time a Picasso has been offered as a raffle prize, and while ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The sexting scandal surrounding former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner has been fodder for comedians, punsters and those who love double entendres. Now it's the source material for a play, The Weiner Monologues, coming to off-off-Broadway's Access Theatre Nov. 6 through Nov. 10.
'Found Texts' (You Finish The Joke)
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Started in 1888 by suffragettes like Susan B. Anthony, the National Council of Women of the United States still exists today in a small office near the United Nations.
On the organization's 125th anniversary, it teamed up with the University of Rochester to open an old safe painted with the ...