Meals on Wheels Association of America

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    You Have Four More Days to Drink Negronis for Charity

    We're advocates of starting dinner (or, hey, lunch -- we won't judge) with a civilized negroni, a crisp and bittersweet blend of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. We're advocates of having a couple more negronis after that, too, and not just because they make particularly good patio sippers this tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    For Forthcoming Rotisserie Georgette, Georgette Farkas Draws on Lessons From Daniel Boulud

    Finding the courage to say goodbye is often difficult to muster, but for Georgette Farkas, proprietor of the much-anticipated Rotisserie Georgette (14 East 60th Street), bidding adieu to superstar chef Daniel Boulud was the single hardest thing she's ever done.

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    The Sequester Ruins...Fleet Week's Gay Nightlife?

    If you tuned into this afternoon's dour White House press briefing, you would have heard a lot about...dun dun dun...the sequester. Several public goods are going to get mercilessly slashed as the cuts begin to take effect, and they go something like this: Head Start, Meals on Wheels, food facility ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    John Legend Stunned The Crowd At Auction Last Night

    I was peacefully enjoying the live auction at City Harvest's "Practical Magic" fundraiser at Cipriani 42nd Street last night when a surprise item came up for bidding. John Legend came up from the audience and offered to give a private concert to anyone who had room for a piano in their house! Shock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Jamie Oliver Starts a Food Revolution; Michelle Obama Gets Pepsi & Coke Support

    ​Dozens of seniors in Brighton Beach have been complaining about the poor quality of their daily Meals on Wheels lunches. The problem, they say, started last year when the Jewish Association for Services to the Aged abandoned its own kitchen in favor of catering services. [NY Post] Pepsi and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    California Agriculture in Danger

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu warns that California's farms and vineyards could vanish by 2100 if the nation doesn't act to slow global warming. [LA Times]Following Mayor Bloomberg's Meals on Wheels reforms, sources say that some food deliveries in Queens are not reaching dozens of housebound sen ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2006

    Blunt Trauma

    Firefighters for whom 9-11 never ends

  • News

    August 30, 2005

    Save This Office

    If Betsy Gotbaum wins another term, we may lose our only advocate

  • News

    January 18, 2005

    The Last Executioner

    Dow B. Hover was paid by the state to run its electric chair in the 1950s and '60s. The job may have cost him more than he earned.

  • News

    September 28, 2004

    Cheney Stops News Cycle Cold

    Veep's debate performance shifts headlines away from Bush's lousy show

  • Specials

    December 10, 2002
  • News

    August 21, 2001

    A Great Night in Harlem

    Bringing Musicians Back to Life