Opinion

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Penn Station art promises to ‘energize’ trips through the transit hub

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $22 billion redevelopment plan should do the same for the rest of the station and the area.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Migrants are people, not pawns

Texas and Arizona’s little game of busing people who crossed the border illegally to Washington, D.C., has now got New York City involved.

Opinion

Opinion: Understanding the nuances of mental health are key for COVID-19 recovery

The 2022-23 state Budget showed a clear indication that New York policymakers have been paying attention to concerns levied by health care providers during the pandemic, but more must be done.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: NYN Media gets a new look

We’ve refreshed our website to improve on the user experience and better showcase news and opinion for New York’s nonprofit community.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Marijuana sales are all over New York, why ruin a good thing?

The state Office of Cannabis Management warned 52 “ilicit retail operations” to stop the unlicensed sale of pot products, while others in government have turned a blind eye to those defying the law.

Opinion

Opinion: Dianne Morales on what went wrong in her mayoral campaign

The 2021 progressive candidate explains what was going on in her personal life when her run for New York City Hall began unraveling.

Opinion: How New York politicians can win with the power of math

The politicians who excel at voter turnout and voter targeting will have the best chance at victory.

Commentary

Commentary: Blockchain for government? Not so fast.

Proponents like New York City Mayor Eric Adams see the technology as a tool for centralizing information and improving services. A proposed state task force would take a deeper look.

Opinion: Reflecting back on those who embodied the history of advocacy for the LGBTQ community at CUNY

Remembering them as Pride is celebrated this month underscores why it’s vital to support the next generation of leaders and activists.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: ‘Get stuff done’ delivers for Juneteenth

It looks like Mayor Eric Adams’ determination helped create a paid holiday in celebration of Juneteenth for all municipal employees for the first time in city history.

Opinion

Opinion: With the expiration of 421-a, state lawmakers must do more to curb vacant luxury developments

Revising or scrapping Section 581 as well as imposing vacancy or pied-a-terre taxes would be good places for Albany to start.

Opinion

Opinion: Polling numbers show a fearful and anxious NYC

Here are key themes from our reading of the latest Siena poll

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Celebrating My Comrade magazine’s place in New York history

Drag queen Linda Simpson founded the publication in 1987, leading the charge for “Gay Lib” as the AIDS crisis was unfolding.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: A call for saving the medallions along the Avenue of the Americas

There were once 300 medallions with the national seals of countries in the Western Hemisphere, but now only a handful remain, rusted and neglected.

Commentary

Commentary: Brittle nature of Latino identity politics shows cracks as political representation falls short, disappoints

Achievements by the state’s Black political establishment has highlighted how Hispanic leaders haven’t made the same progress.