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‘Incredibly Unlikely To Get Infected From Somebody On The Subway’: Talking Transportation In COVID With ‘Gridlock’ Sam Schwartz

Sam Schwartz is one of New York City’s leading transportation experts, having gotten his start as a cabbie in the 1960s and working his way up to New York City Traffic Commissioner in the 1980s. Some of his initiatives while working for the city...

‘Beauty, Perseverance And Human Connection’: How Our New Explorer In Chief Envisions His Storytelling Role In The COVID Era

Josh Katz is the Downtown Alliance’s newly-announced Explorer In Chief. He was awarded the title last week, and has lived in the five boroughs...

Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou On Economic Injustice: ‘People Get Trapped In Cycles Of Poverty Because Of One Bad Decision’

Four years ago, at 33 years old, Yuh-Line Niou was first elected to represent New York State's Assembly District 65, comprised of Lower Manhattan as...

Colossal Crystals That Can Be Played Like A Theremin: Five Questions With ‘Oscillation’ Designer Ryan Swanson

Colorful, musical art is coming to the neighborhood via "Oscillation," an interactive exhibit created by Brooklyn-based design firm the Urban Conga....