During Kanye West’s debut at Madison Square Garden of his fashion line and latest album “The Life of Pablo” Thursday, he shocked listeners by calling out what sounded like a reference to his infamous interruption of Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs after she beat Beyonce for Best Female Video. …
The town of Brookhaven is suing the Long Island Rail Road for not cleaning up a long contaminated dump site not far from a protected river and residents’ homes. But the railroad said it’s just following a state-approved plan.
Times Square February 9 – March 6 Manhattan New York
Presented by Times Square Arts and AJANYI Center for Architecture Times Square Arts is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Collective – LOK ….. location on Times Square : Daffy Square at Broadway and 46 Street’
Heart of Hearts an instalation by architectural collabration Collective- LOK, was selected as the 2016 Times Square Valentine Heart.
The faceted ring of golden, mirrored hearts create a kaleidoscopic pavilion a space for reflection and performance in the heart of the city.
“Times Square Arts has announced that Collective–LOK is the winner of this year’s annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design curated by the Center for Architecture. Over the last eight years, the Times Square Alliance has invited architecture and design firms to submit proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine’s Day in Times Square.
This year’s winning design, Heart of Hearts, will be unveiled on February 9, and remain on view through March 6 at Father Duffy Square, between 46th and 47th Streets.”
Kiva Allgood, Qualcomm’s vice president of smart cities and industrial IoT, discusses the LinkNYC project to replace some 7,500 phone booths around the five boroughs with free, public Wi-Fi kiosks that provide other services like phone charging stations and an interface with municipal websites. Allgood also talks about how LinkNYC fits into Qualcomm’s larger smart cities strategy.