Painting by Georges de La Tour French. At the MET, NYC
The tourists are gone, Retail Chains Abandon Manhattan: ‘It’s Unsustainable’ – The New York Times Credits: Photo by this writer. New York City downtown area.
Mamie Smith recorded “Crazy Blues” — African-American women’s breakthrough into the mainstream recording industry — with the Jazz Hounds in the summer of 1920 100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans – The New York Times She was way ahead of her time.
“Men to Avoid in Art and Life,” Nicole Tersigni harnesses her skill with a Twitter meme to illuminate the experience of women harassed by concern trolls, “sexperts” and more. She Explains ‘Mansplaining’ With Help From 17th-Century Art – The New York Times All men have done it. Credits: Painting at the MET, NYC The Fortune-TellerContinue reading “She Explains ‘Mansplaining’ With Help From 17th-Century Art”
The E.P.A. has approved nootkatone, which is found in cedars and grapefruit. It repels ticks, mosquitoes and other dangerous bugs for hours, but is safe enough to eat. Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases – The New York Times
Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory’s elections commission to resign. Puerto Rico’s primary goes off the rails – POLITICO
“The Lord and the Founding Fathers created executive orders because of partisan bickering and divided government,” Mr. Navarro said. Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion – The New York Times
So what did McConnell gain from waiting three months for a stimulus bill, hoping the virus would magically disappear? Read his response: “It allowed us to learn the coronavirus didn’t mysteriously disappear,” he said in an interview on Wednesday. “It is still here.” In Stimulus Talks, McConnell Is Outside the Room and in a TightContinue reading “In Stimulus Talks, McConnell Is Outside the Room and in a Tight Spot”
Great problems when NYC buildings are like aging museums with windows that require a special person to open, elevators are the size of a broom closet, if there are elevators. Why give students and parents false hope. NYC DOE has ALWAYS operated a bare bones education relying on semi-athletic young teachers and elderly veterans. AllContinue reading “Can N.Y.C. Reopen Schools? The Whole Country Is Watching”