An historic coalition of traditional race-oriented civil rights organizations, labor unions, and LGBT groups met yesterday at the Stonewall Inn to endorse the upcoming SIlent March to End Stop and Frisk on Father's Day, June 17. The "press conference" featured an impressive roster of speakers -- inc ... More >>
When Speaker Christine Quinn presented her compromised version of the Living Wage Bill last week, we immediately wondered how it would affect retail-clothing workers, #47 on the Voice's list of the 100 Most Powerless New Yorkers. We got in touch with Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Whol ... More >>
A 'power list' for the rest of us
Like anyone who's recently moved, Governor Cuomo has been doing a lot of shopping (for the Executive Mansion, in his case), spending "about $300 in recent months" reports the Daily News. State workers have been sent to Albany-area Walmarts for supplies for Cuomo's official abode. This is to k ... More >>
Have you seen this? Apparently Walmart, who is making a very public push win hearts and minds in New York City, launched a new website today at WalmartNYC.com. Splayed across the very top is the above graphic, right under the tagline "Helping NYC Save Money and Live Better." Oh, really?
Lauding the oft-overlooked people in a city of celebrity