Michael Bloomberg: Surgeon General

So let me get this straight: I can drink a fish bowl of beer from On the Border in NYC but if Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way,  I'll only be able to drink 16 oz. of Coke with my chips and salsa?Does anyone else see the irony in a pro-choice mayor telling us what we can put in our bodies?And, when did it become the mayor's job to fix obesity?...more

Nanette Lepore, Samanta Cortes, lead fight to save NYC's Garment District

Some WVFC readers might remember a Nanette Lepore fashion catwalk we embedded last year, for one of our Pat Allen's posts; the very last dress in it, after all the signature Lepore pieces, was a T-shirt saying simply: SAVE THE GARMENT CENTE...more

Toyota Promises Three-Year $1.4 Million Sponsorship of MillionTreesNYC

MillionTreesNYC -- a public-private partnership between the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) to plant and care for one million new trees in New York City by 2017 -- recently announced that Toyota has become a supporter in its mission to improve New York City's environment. ...more