Big Data Rocks Bowery Ballroom!

Last night’s Big Data show at the Bowery Ballroom was about as good a way to spend a Tuesday night as possible. Big Data, which describes itself as a “paranoid electronic music project from the Internet, formed out of a general distrust for technology and The Cloud,” is one of those acts that you have…

Affordable Housing Explained, Part 2

Last week we took a look at Mayor de Blasio’s primary strategy for creating the 80,000 affordable rental units cited in his ten-year plan: providing benefits to private real estate developers in exchange for making a percentage of their rental units affordable. Let’s look at what “affordable” really means in these programs as we continue…

Last Night in NYC: GANYC Awards Ceremony

Last night’s Guides Association of New York City Awards Ceremony was a blast. The guides certainly know how to throw a good party. It was my first time at Bar Thalia, the cute side space to the Leonard Nimoy Theater. Nimoy, who passed away recently, was instrumental in reviving the Symphony Space Theater. I am pleased to…