Ray Rice Fights Bullies

It seems like more often than not when we hear about jocks and bullying, it’s the jocks that are doing the bullying. And while it’s a stereotype that earned its keep by being true an unfortunate percentage of the time, it’s a stereotype nonetheless and doesn’t apply to all athletes.   That’s why when someone […]

Chili’s Raises Prom Money

Todd Phelan was a server at Chili’s when he died in a tragic accident in February. Phelan was hit by an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer on Louis Henna Boulevard Bridge in Round Rock, Texas, and subsequently slipped and fell from the bridge. He survived the fall and trip to the hospital, but his injuries were too great […]

Why More People Need to Learn Coding

Mark Zuckerberg, Lesley Chilcott, will.i.am, and more have teamed up with Code.org to encourage more people to start learning how to read and create computer code. Why? Part of the reason is that by 2020 there will be a projected 1.4 million computer jobs available and only 400,000 qualified computer science graduates to fill them. […]

Charity Poker Showdown

  The Manhattan Penthouse and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training have joined forces this spring to present the first annual “Charity Poker Showdown.” The event will take place on Sunday, March 3rd, from 2-8 PM at the Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue. The tournament will be high-stakes and the buy-ins at tables […]