New York

11:25am

Fri July 25, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.25.14

M.W. Benutzer

Senators propose bypass for medical marijuana states… Changes in federal drug sentencing proposed… San Jose’s zoning ordinance stands… Brownies OK; lollipops not… WHO backs decriminalization of personal use… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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7:40am

Fri February 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: Higher and Higher

On this week's 99% Invisible: Late in 1928 Walter Chrysler, founder of the Chrysler car company, came to New York and bought a plot of land and decided to build, what he referred to as, “a monument to me.”  What followed was an epic back and forth struggle for the glory of ruling the New York City skyline.

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8:48am

Thu April 19, 2012
Out in the Bay - April 19 - Poet Richard Howard

Fauns, 'Success,' cruising-spot ghosts and translating as an "erotic act"

‘Success’ and a Faun’s Afternoon. Richard Howard, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator, amuses us while musing on French fauns, ghosts of all-but-forgotten New York cruising spots, and the cultural figures he’s memorialized or channeled in verse – including painter Alice Neel, dancer Isadora Duncan and Madame Charles de Gaulle.  Now in his eighties, this “living legend” shares his poems, tells us about the eroticism of translation, and reflects on gay life before many of you were born.

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