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Flatiron Hot! News | May 18, 2017

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Flatiron Hot! Pundit: The Truth About Donald Trump

February 17, 2017 |

By Max Shapiro

Well, our dear leader Donald Trump has been in office for under a month now, but I think we’ve got a pretty good idea of what we’re in for these next four years—assuming he isn’t thrown out … Read More

Light at the End of the Tunnel: A Chance for a Better Penn Station at Last?

January 23, 2017 |

Reported by Tod Shapiro for the Flatiron Hot! News

As a Community Board 5 member, I had a chance to attend a special seminar and panel discussion last Thursday sponsored by CB5 and the Regional Planning Association that discussed some … Read More

Flatiron Gets Another Mideast-Style Lunch Destination – Verts Mediterranean Grill

January 12, 2017 |

Reported by Tod Shapiro for the Flatiron Hot! News

Flatiron hummus lovers  – tomorrow will see the grand opening of Verts Mediterranean Grill’s first NYC site at 23rd Street and Madison – 24 E. 23rd Street, to be exact.  Verts … Read More

New Year for Flatiron, NoMad, Union Square Features Sculptures and Public Events!

January 11, 2017 |

Reported by Tod Shapiro for the Flatiron Hot! News

It’s a new year, and that means Flatiron and the nearby environs adjacent to NYC Seminar and Conference Center will shortly be sporting some new public art and sculptures and a … Read More

Flatiron Hot! Gamer: Is the Nintendo Switch Destined to Succeed or Doomed to Fail?

December 29, 2016 |

By Max Shapiro

Watch the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer here and a live demonstration of the system on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon here.

 

Two months ago, Nintendo finally pulled back the curtain on their upcoming video game … Read More

Flatiron Hot! Pundit: Standing Rock Triumph: The Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Make History

December 7, 2016 |

By Eric Shapiro

On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which threatened the water supply and burial sites of the Standing Rock Sioux in South Dakota. This decision on … Read More

Flatiron Hot! Pundit: Populism vs. Identity Politics is a False Choice; Dems Need Both to Win

November 30, 2016 |

With identity politics currently in some disrepute, economic populism is ascendant in the Democratic Party. The conventional wisdom goes that Donald Trump’s upset Electoral College victory over Hillary Clinton derived in part from his strong right-wing populist appeal to white … Read More

Flatiron Hot! Pundit: Unqualified Praise of Castro Undermines the Credibility of the Progressive Left

November 27, 2016 |

The unqualified praise of Fidel Castro from some on the left risks undermining our moral authority (not to mention ideological consistency) at the worst possible moment. Fidel Castro, a repressive totalitarian dictator, habitually violated basic liberal and democratic principles to stay in … Read More