New York Fashion Week ended yesterday. But downtown, one show is opening. The Native Fashion Now exhibit is a collection of contemporary work by 67 young Native American designers. It hopes to show native work today, but without the stereotypes that some hold about eagle feathers, buckskin, and native dress. Pia Peterson has more.
In January, Governor Cuomo’s office announced plans to shut down the Indian Point Energy Center. The nuclear plant supplies power to New York City and the eastern seaboard. But for years the plant has struggled with coding and safety violations, and it’s less than an hour’s drive from midtown Manhattan. Cuomo says the facility will be closed in just four years. So where will New Yorkers turn for a replacement source of power? No one really knows. Pia Peterson has the story.