News & Politics

Important notices about important political events! 

The Working Families Party was formed by a grassroots coalition of community organizations, neighborhood activists and labor unions.  They identify as a party of the people; their goal to build a society that values and advocates for all of its members. 

It’s safe to say that the fur industry has been hurt by the ongoing and very visible anti-fur campaign—sometimes featuring top supermodels—by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other animal rights groups.  How much they've been hurt though, that is hard to say.

In New York City, rent has been going up at nearly double the rate of family incomes. The result? As rents skyrocket, more and more New Yorkers find they can no longer afford the neighborhood they call home

Peatlands are wetland ecosystems that can store, on average, 10 times more carbon dioxide (CO2), the leading greenhouse gas, than other ecosystems. As such, the world’s peat bogs represent an important “carbon sink”—a place where CO2 is stored below ground and can’t escape into the atmosphere and exacerbate global warming.

Ten renown and visionary designers from the worlds of fashion, industrial and home design have participated in this extraordinary exhibition showcasing objects made entirely from sustainable, natural materials. 

Brulee crunches, hazelnut truffles, steamy hot chocolate and even chocolate covered cheerios are just a few of the treats that you can find on the SoHo Chocolate Tour! 


In an attempt to plug the budget gap in a deteriorating economy and keep the cash flowing the “terror level” has been raised in order to keep the citizenry docile. With no attacks by Al Qaeda, the prospect of maintaining a high alert (it requires cash, after all) becomes a little thin. Suffolk County is not exactly the first target on the mind of Bin Laden. Of course, the real 1000 lb. gorilla in this case is known as Derivatives. 

MBBA's 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Thursday, May 14th
6 PM cocktails, 7 PM dinner
Steiner Studios in Brooklyn
For more information contact 212.964.1645.

Lexington Democrats' 60th Anniversary Dinner at the Yale Club
Thursday, May 14th
6:30 PM reception, 7:30 dinner

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