Articles written by: Alexandra Palmer

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Diversity in modeling is scarce

Minority models barely make a dent in the industry.

Audio / Features

Platnium blonde, bold, beautiful and disabled, Diesel model Jillian Mercado

She says, “Be You.”

Features / Video

Size 6 is plus size in today’s modeling world.

The average American woman is a size 14. But the average American plus model is anywhere between a size 6 and 14.

News / Video

Underage models restricted on the runway

A new child labor law signed by New York’s Governor Cuomo would restrict fashion designers from having underage models.

News / Video

Polar Vortex has found a home in New York City

Frigid temperatures are not going away.

Live Blog

Have you met the de Blasio’s

Newly elected, Democratic Mayor, Bill de Blasio, was no stranger to the spotlight, and throughout his campaign, neither were his family members.

Special Reports

NYC Marathon: Snapshots from West Harlem

“This is almost the 23rd mile, and this is when the runners need a lot more energy,” one supporter said. “This is when they need you.”

Arts / Video

Jeronim Hajdaraj, comic book artist

Jeronim Hajdaraj incorporates legends and heroes from his native Kosovo as way to pay tribute to his heritage.

Celebrating gay marriage on Constitution Day
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Celebrating gay marriage on Constitution Day

“We just want equal rights.”

NYC Primary: Fast food workers and the minimum wage
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NYC Primary: Fast food workers and the minimum wage

Residents alike are looking for a mayor that will raise minimum wage, end the threats of homelessness and make a change in their neighborhood and city.