Inga Parkel


Asian Adoptees Reflect on Adoption and Identity

For these adoptees, there are many more nuances within their upbringings and their journey toward self-acceptance.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Village East movie theater reopens to the public

They are operating at a limited capacity.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Chinese adoptions halted by COVID

The hardest part about waiting has been “wondering how she’s doing, and not having regular updates.”


Tompkins Square Park Springs Into Action

The park was alive.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

The queer community rallies behind their sacred spaces closed because of COVID-19

With COVID-19  devastating much of the country’s nightlife, many restaurants and bars have been hurting, especially the last standing 15 lesbian bars across America. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Stray pets find homes and love during pandemic

Experts attribute the spike in adoption rates to people’s desire for companionship during isolation.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Nursing homes are filled with sadness and loss during pandemic shut down

The very guidelines that have been put in place to protect the most vulnerable have backfired, causing significant mental and physical declines.


New York voters express their hopes and fears for the 2020 Election

Many feel it’s a do or die situation.


NY People: A Sewing Story

Amanda Seal loves to sew.


NYC officials tell voters not to worry about recent glitches

Absentee ballots just went out in the mail last week and the problems quickly began.