Sherri Shepherd Comedian, actress and co-host of “The View” Sherri Shepherd stops by Barnes & Noble Tribeca Thursday night to dish on “Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes (Even If You Don’t Have It).” In “Plan D,” Shepherd details her battle with Type 2 diabetes and her weight, and provides readers with tips. (Thursday night, 6 p.m, FREE, Barnes & Noble Tribeca,...Read more »
More and more college students are choosing to stay in school after graduation. The rate of enrollment in graduate schools has grown by about 3% per year over the past 20 years, according to the Council of Graduate Schools.
“This is a reflection of changes in the workforce and the needs of our economy,” a council spokesperson said. “Careers in the 21st century require high-level skills in...Read more »
Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair The Tribeca Film Festival finishes up this weekend with events for the whole family. Grab the brood and head to the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair and the Tribeca Food Feast, where you can watch chefs create unique dishes. Also, you can catch a sneak peek of upcoming summer comedy “The Smurfs 2,” and a FREE screening of “The Smurfs” — tickets...Read more »
With the arrival of Cornell NYC Tech, the university’s new tech campus on Roosevelt Island in 2017, the city will become home to one of the most eco-friendly and sustainable college campuses in the world.
But until then, colleges across the Big Apple are hard at work making their environmental footprint smaller.
In honor of Earth Day, here’s a glimpse into the greenness of NYC’s higher...Read more »
Mario Batali book signing Famed New York Italian “Iron” chef Mario Batali will sign copies of his book, “Molto Batali,” at the Crocs SoHo store this Friday. Stop by the store Friday evening to meet the Crocs-wearing, ponytail-wielding founder of Eataly and score a sneak peek of a recipe card from the book. (Friday, 4-6 p.m., FREE, Crocs SoHo store, 143 Spring St., 212-219-4046, mariobatali.com)
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Kevin & Danielle Jonas and Ryan Lochte sign autographs for fans Itching for a reality TV fix? Here’s your chance to feed that habit. Stop by the NBC Experience store this Thursday to meet and greet with Kevin Jonas and Jersey-girl wife Danielle of “Married to Jonas,” and come back on Friday to score an autograph from Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. The new season of “Married To Jonas” and the premiere...Read more »
Samantha Box's 'Invisible' In "Invisible," documentary photographer Samantha Box showcases images of the lives of NYC's homeless LGBTQ youth taken from 2005-12. The exhibit is on display this month at the Strange Loop Gallery and is put on by the gallery and the Bureau of General Services - Queer Division. Running through Feb. 28, the opening reception is Thursday night from 6 to 9 p.m....Read more »