Meet the Boys Who Dance on the NYC Subway for a Living

This short follows four young performers from the projects trying to escape poverty.

I Saw a Fragment of My Former Self in The Music Scene

  Patrick J. Dalton sought stability in a life that required pure chaos to maintain. ___ Dedicated to Jorge Orsovay Each one of us may view our lives differently in hindsight as we age. The chronology may not be that smooth linear tarmac we had once so enthusiastically envisioned in our youth. Instead, when we […]

A Father’s Grief and a Son’s Salute—Two Pictures That Will Speak to Us Forever

While one father buries his family, a young son salutes his fallen father. What do these pictures tell us about loss, parenting, and finding peace after the death of our most precious loved ones?

An Ode to a Dad, the Subway Soldier

Jimmie Ware pays tribute to a dad she observes on the subway.

Meet The Subway Singer Behind One Of The UK’s Biggest Dance Hits

Damon C. Scott’s underground story that is changing music and lives.

Donald Trump Has Been Located!

Warren Blumenfeld reviews Donald Trumps’ June speech and Donald’s future nuptial plans.

Photo of the Day: A Stark Mix of Race and Class

Sometimes a picture just says it all.

A Minimalist in NYC

Leo Babauta asserts that you can be a minimalist anywhere. All you need to do is reject consumerism, and learn to be content with little.

A Dad Calls for Putting Christ Back Into Christmas — and He’s Not Kidding

Gavin Lodge struggles between his liberal humanism and the worry that his son will just see Christmas as a materialistic free for all. He has decided that he needs to bring more Christ back into the mix.

Meir Kalmansan’s #BeAKidAgain Project: NYC, A Bed, and Jumping for Absolute Joy!

Kalmansan’s latest social-video project rekindles the unbridled verve of childhood by tapping into the pure joy of bouncing on a bed . . . in the middle of New York City.

The Untold Stories of New York’s Homeless

Jonathan Hedvat’s video interviews for Storied.tv share the stories and words of New York City’s homeless community.

You Can’t Help But Smile When You Watch This Orthodox Jew High-Fiving New Yorkers Hailing Cabs

Meir Kalmansan is conducting a social experiment that seeks to break through the big city blues and connect with isolated New Yorkers. How? By giving unsuspecting strangers high-fives.

New York City Will Pay $10 Million to Settle Wrongful Conviction Case

Revelations about the prosecution of Jabbar Collins, who served 15 years for a murder he did not commit, helped to bring down longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.

Developing the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs

Cheryl Heller created the first MFA program in Design for Social Innovation, and the first batch of alumni are already changing the world.

Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen: NYC Tourists of the Year

Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen, BFFs for life.