As artists struggle to make ends meet, local politicians discuss COVID-19’s economic impact on the arts
As more and more New Yorkers find themselves unemployed or desperately seeking funding to make ends meet amid the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City has struggled to support its rich arts and culture scene. As clubs, galleries, and music venues close across the city, artists and small businesses in Upper Manhattan lack access to resources, with self-employed artists and gig workers struggling the most....
Book Culture, a beloved local chain and a reliable hub for Columbia students in need of textbooks, faces an imminent threat of closure unless it receives at least $500,000 in funding, owner Chris Doeblin announced in an open letter last week....
When Harrison Gale, BC ’20, auditioned for the 123rd Varsity Show, she forgot half of the words to the song she was singing. Despite the mishap, she was cast as the cheeky, eccentric WBAR DJ, Barbara....
Updated, April 21, 10:10 a.m.
A controversial homeless shelter on West 95th Street is slated to halve its number of residents by November. But with just over a month to the deadline, residents, neighbors, and politicians say there's still no clear plan on how that will happen....
The New York City Council Progressive Caucus endorsed Columbia graduate teaching and research assistants' push to unionize on Monday, joining over 160 elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, SIPA '87....
Dozens of residents of an Upper West Side apartment building joined local politicians Tuesday morning to protest the building management's policy of prohibiting rent-stabilized residents from using the building's new gym....
A newly elected politician is pledging to make changes to a controversial homeless shelter on West 95th Street.
West Harlem scientists, politicians, and professors are busy turning their neighborhood into a haven for biotechnology start-up companies.