Saratoga Springs, New York and the Saratoga Race Course are inextricably linked, and have established the identity of the city. Track season, which begins in July and ends in August, is a way of life in Saratoga. It attracts more than a million visitors annually, and is enough to sustain excitement and the local economy year-round. It doesn’t seem feasible that one could survive without the other, yet during a time of increased call to activism, there does seem to be a shelf life on horse racing.
It has been three months since Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, destroyed parts of The Bahamas’ northernmost islands, Abaco (and its cays) and eastern Grand Bahama.
Harrison residents have been unable to open their windows as Hydrogen Sulfide so strong that Red Bull Arena, released a statement, has filled the neighborhood. >> Harrison residents have kept their windows shut to keep out the acidic scent of Hydrogen Sulfide from seeping into their homes. The smell is so strong that the Red Bull Arena has released a statement to warn stadium-goers.
Drag is flourishing as a new tourism staple in Key West, Florida. The widespread allure of drag queens has brought new audiences, but it’s also come with a shift in culture to this small town’s legendary drag scene.
When Esplanade Gardens was built 52 years ago, African Americans felt like they finally got a piece of the pie – ownership in where they lived and a community of neighbors that felt more like family. Today, those same residents struggle with the changes that have taken place around them – new management, a different generation, and gentrification. Will “The Jewel of Harlem” ever be the same?
After a deadly terrorist attack rocked Charlottesville in 2017, the city’s artists are conflicted over the role art can play in shaping their community’s future. While some have abandoned their neutral work for a politicized practice, others believe the problem of prejudice is too big to tackle.
“If I say, “I’m from Brentwood,’ I get a negative connotation. Sometimes I like to play it off and say, ‘Yea, I’m from the hood.’”
As social media continues to find new ways to interject itself into people’s daily routine, the Madison, Wis. evangelical church, Blackhawk Church, is learning how to evolve with changing technology and social media’s prevalence in everyday life.
Shelby Park is a neighborhood undergoing the familiar changes that can be seen in countless cities. As residents struggle to access groceries, pharmacies and other services, art galleries, whiskey bars, and cafes have opened in the old buildings along the main thoroughfares. The change has attracted new residents and visitors, while the cost of living has steadily increased.
Lambertville, NJ was once known as a small, blue-collar rivertown built on industry which changed face over time becoming an arts haven attracting a creative community with notable paintings praised around the world.
The U.S. dollar bill is believed to show symbols of the Illuminati, such as the pyramid, with the “all-seeing-eye” at the top. Photo: Wikimedia Commons New York – When I saw the request on my Instagram account, I
By Christina MacGillivray Faqir Chand Bookstore: Anup Chand’s grandfather opened a bookshop in Peshawar, Pakistan catering to officers of the British Empire. Today, Faqir Chand books continues in Khan Market. Photo by: Christina MacGillivray NEW DELHI – Khan Market is a
While a tweet or a post can cast a pretty light across a project, rarely can it construct a solid story on its own.
When the BBC host suggested that the hostesses might have been able to “expect what they were getting,” Marriage clarified that she was warned the men might be “annoying,” but the reality was that a number of other hostesses were groped — from hands on hips, to hands up skirts. A woman was asked if she was a prostitute, another ordered to take off her underwear and dance on a table. A third told Marriage that one of the men exposed himself to her. Some were propositioned.
June 24, 2012 in San Francisco at the Gay Pride Parade (Photo By Radoslaw Lecyk via Shutterstock) Nick Lemann, Dean of Columbia University’s Journalism School, said of objectivity, “It is a goal to strive for, and the fact that people