Category Archives: New York Culture

Latin Week in New York City

By Maurice Pinzon This October, the New York City Latin Media and Entertainment Commission (LMEC) launched its first major city-wide event, seven years to the month after Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed an executive order creating the commission with the … Continue reading

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National Tennis Center Named for Tennis Pioneer Billie Jean King

By Maurice Pinzon At a time when Mayor League Baseball and the Tour de France have been blemished by doping scandals, fresh air on a hot day blew through Queens as renowned tennis player Billie Jean King was honored by … Continue reading

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Capturing the Spirit of New York City After September 11, 2001

Mr. Arad discussed these issues at P.S.1 in Long Island City, at an event sponsored by Generation Engage. The organization aims to provide non-college-educated young adults with avenues to activism. In introductory remarks, Mr. Arad described the inspiration for his … Continue reading

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