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NYC Named Nation's Most Vegan-Friendly City

by Associated Press
Vegetables.

Kenneth Hegemeyer, Flickr

Manhattan's skyline never looked so appetizing.

   The famed skyline was rendered in vegetables on Wednesday as part of an award given by an animal welfare group.

   The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals declared that New York was the nation's most vegan-friendly city.

   To mark the occasion, PETA commissioned the vegetable skyline, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes.

Report Condemning NY Public Defense Released

by Katie Meyer

Wikimedia Commons

Low-income New Yorkers are not gettting proper legal representation when they go to court, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU). This organization, which is aimed at protecting the rights of all New Yokers, is preparing to go to court against the State in October over the "broken public affairs system."  

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