In 2016, dads were nearly one out of five stay-at-home parents in the U.S., according to Pew. While rising childcare costs and women out-earning their spouses are big factors, many dads are at home because they want to be. Written for amNY.
The challenge of eradicating the forced sex work industry in a city that is already a major hub for human trafficking has turned political in Queens. Written for amNY.
Old First Reformed Church, a national historic landmark in Park Slope, is reopening with a public concert on Sunday, nearly eight years after the sanctuary ceiling collapsed. Written for amNY.
The fifth annual festival draws “nerdy” burlesque performers from across the country. Written for amNY.
A violin program is rare in East New York, where one in four residents live below the poverty line — twice the national average. Written for amNY.
Local environmental groups are intensifying their two-year-long fight to stop a controversial pipeline carrying fracked gas that they say will threaten marine life in New York Harbor. Written for amNY.
Bklyner weaved through a throng of pink hats, strollers and homemade signs of Princess Leia and Trump on Putin’s puppet strings at the third annual Women’s March. Along the Central Park West marching route, we sought out Brooklynites and asked them why Brooklyn is marching this year. Written for Bklyner.
Honschar, 45, moved to New York City from Tampa Bay six years ago with only a Bible and a big book of quotes and a mission to make it in the art world of New York.
Levin is attempting to unseat Jerrold Nadler, one of the most liberal Democrats in Congress, who’s represented the 10th Congressional district for 13 consecutive terms. Written for Bklyner.
Fast. Empowering. Fun. This is how skaters describe roller derby. At the Gotham Girls Crashpad, the four home teams scrimmage in preparation for the big event of the season, the doubleheader in Coney Island on July 14th. Written for Bklyner.