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Where to volunteer in NYC

In the words of Chidi Anagonye from The Good Place — though actually posed by philosopher T.M. Scanlon — what do we owe to each other? We’re all here together, so we should probably work together to make things better. Volunteering can help us do exactly that, and it does a wealth of good for everyone, including those being helped, the world around us, and ourselves. New York City has its fair share of problems, but it also has a number of places willing to address them. Finding somewhere to ...
Tags: Travel, New York, New York City, Coalition, All, American Civil Liberties Union, Callahan, Carey, Leslie Knope, New York Civil Liberties Union, Girls Clubs of America, Carl Siciliano, Scanlon, Ali Forney, Forney, Chidi Anagonye

PR: SPX 2018 Announces Special Guests

Check out who is coming to SPX 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Eden Miller Email: [email protected]   Small Press Expo Announces Special Guests Roz Chast, Derf, El...
Tags: Comics, Hollywood, California, US, Missouri, New York Times, Paris, Don, Kramer, Joshua, Ronald, Michelangelo, Nilsen, Eisner, Pratt Institute, Derf

In 'Rock Steady,' Ellen Forney Combines Mental Health Advice, Artistry and Wit

Following up on her instant-classic Marbles — about her experiences with bipolar disorder — cartoonist Forney lays out her coping strategies in warm, deftly-rendered and densely informative style.(Image credit: Eslah Attar/NPR)
Tags: News, Ellen Forney, Forney

"Trump picks Texas conservatives Willett and Ho for powerful appeals court"

"Trump picks Texas conservatives Willett and Ho for powerful appeals court": Katie Leslie, Tom Benning, and Todd J. Gillman of The Dallas Morning News have this report. Peggy Fikac of The San Antonio Express-News reports that "Trump picks Texas Supreme Court justice, former solicitor general for U.S appellate court." Ryan Autullo of The Austin American-Statesman reports that "Trump taps 'Tweeter Laureate' Don Willett for 5th Circuit appeals court." Mathew Richards of reports that...
Tags: Texas, Law, White House, Cnn, New Orleans, Associated Press, David Lat, Trump, Ho, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, BuzzFeed News, Donald J Trump, San Antonio Express News, The Washington Times, 5th Circuit, Don Willett

More than just frocks: Mode & Femmes 14/18

If you’re not a fashion tragic, you may be tempted to skip this exhibition of la mode in France during World War I. But even if you’re not ga-ga over gowns, don’t dismiss it – it goes well beyond its brief to provide an intriguingly fashion-skewed insight into the era from a rare, female perspective. Mode & Femmes 14/18, at Bibliothèque Forney in the Marais until June 17, includes some nice vintage frocks, sure. But it also tells some fascinating stories you may not have heard before. Like ...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, France, Women, French Culture, Paris, Ww2, Wwii, Sightseeing, Margot, Femmes, Vintage Fashion, Forney, La Mode, women in WWII, rue du Figuier

UMass Lowell Tops BC for Third Hockey East Championship in Five Years

BOSTON -- Boston College’s season was on the line in Saturday night’s Hockey East title game at TD Garden. The Eagles’ pressure in the third period was relentless and it resulted in a goal, but it was UMass Lowell’s quality chances that won the night. The top-seeded River Hawks scored twice in each of the first two periods and held on for a 4-3 decision ​― its third straight win and 10th in the last 11 games ​― as BC scored a goal and held a 15-2 shooting advantage in the third. “Well, ...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Hockey, Smith, Wall, Eagles, Boston College, Lowell, TD Garden, UML, Fitzgerald, Dudek, McPhee, Umass Lowell, River Hawks, Hockey East