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New York City

Two Designers Recreated the New York City Subway Map to Make a "City of Women"

"Walking down the city streets, young women get harassed in ways that tell them that this is not their world, their city, their street... Read More »

This Women Transformed an NYC Apartment Rooftop Into a Commercial Farm

New York City's urban farming developments continue to sprout up all over the city, but this woman is taking the normally small-scale sustainable project to a commercial level. Read More »

New York City Just Made Free Tampons and Pads Available in Prisons, Schools, and Shelters

Pads and tampons just became a lot more accessible in New York City. Read More »

Local Nuns Tailgate Pope Francis Event

By Kia Makarechi There were no keg stands or bouts of beer pong, but groups of nuns tailgating Pope Francis's mass at Catholic University made the event a party of their own. Read More »

Join New York's Parade of Champions with #MAKERSusa

The Parade of Champions is scheduled to get underway in New York City Friday in celebration of the U.S. women's national team's victory in the Women's World Cup.  The United States won 5-2 against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship on Sunday. Read More »

This Day in History: The Triangle Factory Fire Killed 123 Women and Girls

One hundred and four years ago today, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City caught fire. The incident has gone down in history as one of the worst industrial disasters in US history and is known for killing over 120 immigrant women and girls.  Read More »