The East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project was designed to prevent climate change-related flooding in Manhattan’s East Village. But the project is heavily contested by New Yorkers who say it will destroy a local park beyond repair–and cause additional climate issues in the process. Reporting, shooting, and editing by Laura Measher.
“As women I know it’s hard to deal with the world and men because we’re perceived as different,” said New York University sophomore Jhenelle Marson, reading aloud her letter to a homeless woman. Next to her, 20 other members of the NYU club WEST –Women of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity– were also handwriting letters to […]
The allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have incited a wave of activism and conversation in New York. Hundreds gathered at Madison Square Park, marched to Yale Club, and then rallied at Grand Central on yesterday. Among the chanting of “Hey-Hey, Ho-Ho, Kavanaugh has got to go,” Sarah Whitman, 34, said she was frustrated […]
On Feb. 12, 2018, NYC Shut it Down held their three-year anniversary at Grand Central Station. Take a look at the event as it unfolded.