It is a tough time to be a New Yorker now, but as the world learned after September 11, 2001, we are not easily beaten.
It's a tough job, and there's never a captive audience.
Afghanistan and Norway shared news headlines this week, one for better, the other for worse.
Ways to help
So the next time you see a great pasta dish, think for a minute of the other Italian-based food movement: the Fill the Cup campaign
An "unimaginable humanitarian catastrophe" demands our attention.