Client News: ERFA’s New Zoning Plan to Stop Supertowers

East River Fifties Alliance Files New Zoning Plan, Promotes Affordable Housing; Manhattan Borough President Brewer, City Council Members Kallos and Garodnick, and State Senator Krueger Co-Sign After months of intense preparation, our clients, the East River Fifties Alliance (ERFA), just … Continued

Truthiness: How Hard Can the Windbags Blow?

Posted by Sonya Landau | December 23, 2015 | Under Blog, Brooklyn, Campaign, Cause Campaign, Communications, Education, Language, Law, LCG Blog, Legal, NYC, Politics, PR, Science, Vocabulary, Words, Writing

Truth, Fact, Interpretation, Misdirection – In An Age of Liars, We Need A Decoder Ring Think about this: we know the difference between truth and lies. Presumably, we form our opinions from the information given to us. Certainly, this ought … Continued

Latest Client News: Welcome Save Gansevoort! Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing on Fate of Gansevoort Street Development Draws Huge Crowd; Community Members, Elected Officials Testify Against Massive Project

Posted by Sonya Landau | November 18, 2015 | Under Latest Client News

Well it’s been a while, but we’ve sure been busy. Not only are we incredibly excited to belatedly welcome Save Gansevoort as a new client to the LCG family (we’ve only been working with them for about 6 weeks), we’re … Continued

Latest Client News: Rally Against the Corporate University

Posted by Sonya Landau | September 18, 2015 | Under Latest Client News

We were thrilled with the immense show of support earlier this month, when 300 people came out to Washington Square Park to protest NYU’s financial practices, as well as those at Cooper Union and the New School. This remarkable event … Continued

Status Report: Reporters

Posted by Sonya Landau | July 28, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

Those of us who have worked either in the field of journalism or alongside it for at least a couple years have seen a dramatic shift in structure over a very short period of time. Papers don’t sell like they … Continued

Warning: Are Parks and Open Spaces Up for Grabs? Are We Slowly Taking the Public Out of the Public Trust?

Posted by Linda Gross | July 15, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

We’ve been working with the many groups and people opposed to NYU’s ridiculous, bloated and unneeded expansion plan for some time now. Our main client, NYUFASP, represents hundreds of professors and faculty within NYU who are also against the plan; … Continued

Shocking Report by Professors at New York University Reveals University Education As Just Another Commodity with Exorbitant Rates, Price Gouging and All

Posted by Linda Gross | July 7, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

I remember a time when providing a good, reasonably priced education for all was an ideal that everyone believed in; it wasn’t particularly left or right wing. Thus, we got terrific public universities like the CUNY system here in New … Continued

Latest Client News: Tournesol Treats Trauma, as Highlighted in TV Features

Posted by Sonya Landau | July 6, 2015 | Under Latest Client News

We couldn’t be happier for Tournesol Wellness, which was recently featured on NBC4 New York’s “The Good Fight with Pat Battle” and as part of a NY1 piece about how yoga and mind-body techniques can help veterans. Tournesol, an integrative … Continued

On Earth Day: Remembering the First Earth Day and Honoring Its Legacy

Posted by Linda Gross | April 22, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

I remember the very first earth day in 1970.  Although my memories are vague, it made an impression on me. I was a senior in high school, and I remember going down to Earth Day’s NYC headquarters in advance of … Continued

A Park is a Park, is a Park, or is it? In NYC, the Answer Might Be, “NO”

Posted by Linda Gross | October 6, 2014 | Under LCG Blog

For the past three years or so, a large swath of New York University’s professors (who have formed a group called NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan, a group we proudly represent) and the Greenwich Village community have been in … Continued