Deep cuts to NYC libraries

The proposed cuts to New York libraries are deep – about $100,000 citywide – but it remains to be seen whether the money will be restored in the annual budget dance. These cuts would force some libraries to close, and would cut the number of days the library is open from five to three days […]

Greeks celebrate 192 years of independence

Blue and white were the only visible colors on the N and Q subways Sunday afternoon. That’s because today was the annual Greek Independence Parade in Manhattan. Hundreds of people from Astoria, a predominantly Greek neighborhood, waved their flags and cheered in Greek on the ride from Queens to Manhattan. They joined thousands of Greeks […]