The hanging beef arrives long before sunrise, when a 44-foot-long trailer pulls up to Unit B-14 at the Hunts Point Meat Market in the South Bronx. Inside are the carcasses of 100 steers, now divided into twice as many sides at a total weight of about 42,000 pounds—more than $100,000 worth of red meat.
Each day, Yoshica Smalls-Jones cleans and prepares a feeding tube, administers medicines with a nebulizer and operates a ventilator to aid a patient's breathing. Ms. Smalls-Jones isn't a professional nurse.
At his lab in the Bronx, geneticist Nir Barzilai has spent more than a decade trying to unlock the biology of aging. His secret weapon: some of the New York area’s oldest Jews.
As fashion’s biggest names convene outside Lincoln Center for the next week, Leon Shpelfogel will be hunched over a Singer, a pair of pliers in hand, inside his shop in Brooklyn’s Midwood section — just 12 miles away but a world apart.
The watery revival in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood marks a turnaround for one of the country’s first municipal pools. The McCarren Pool was one of 11 enormous swimming facilities opened in 1936 by a young Robert Moses, a parks commissioner who would eventually dominate the city’s infrastructure.
Jane McAdam Freud has never seen a shrink. But as an artist and the great-granddaughter of Sigmund Freud, she has plenty to say about theories of the unconscious that have shaped our understanding of the human condition for more than century.
The protest in Zuccotti Park, a privately owned plaza near the World Trade Center site, morphed into a nearly three-month, around-the-clock encampment and inspired scores of similar open-air, anti-corporate protests across the U.S. and abroad.
As temperatures dip and the Occupy Wall Street protesters head into their sixth week of camping at Zuccotti Park, health professionals say they are treating activists for ailments ranging from hypothermia to skin infections, the effects of living outside in crowded conditions with little more than sleeping bags and tarps.
To get their message out, the activists camped out in a small park near Wall Street have engaged in techniques old (drum circles) and new (live, streaming video). After complaining that the mainstream media had been insufficiently covering events, two protesters launched a newspaper of their own.
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