Marriage equality activists are stepping up their game this week, protesting increasingly high profile events to demonstrate for the right for gays to marry.
Yesterday, members of Queer Rising and Connecting Rainbows, along with Lt. Dan Choi, marched down Fifth Avenue in the Easter Parade. T ... More >>
People were very excited when the state legislature finally passed a government ethics bill. After all, the Republicans had been blocking such a bill, and it's nice to see the Democratic majority delivering an actual change -- even though good government groups were lukewarm at best about the resul ... More >>
Sure, it's 2009, well into the new century, but as us New Yorkers head to the polls today, we're still using the same clunky, decades old lever voting machines we always have.
That's because an effort to purchase newer, more technologically advanced machines is still bogged down in Albany. The sta ... More >>
Here's one more ode to Olga Mendez, the battling former state senator whose funeral was held yesterday at a little church on East 101st Street on the edge of the East Harlem neighborhood she represented for so many years.
Mendez was justifiably proud of being the first Puerto Rican woman ele ... More >>