Roosevelt Island Gambles on a Brighter Future

Here comes Cornell and Riverwalk, and a renovated downtown is feeling optimistic.

Who Should Mourn for Long Island College Hospital?

The elderly, residents of a nearby low-income neighborhood and deli owners are bearing the greatest cost of losing a hospital in brownstone Brooklyn. But experts say the impact goes much further.

A New Pill Raises Questions about Gay Identity

A daily preventative pill against HIV has revived a decades-old debate about sex in the gay community in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen

A High Line in Queens? No, thanks, some say

From outside, the QueensWay project—a 3.5-mile linear park over an abandoned railway track in Queens—seems a great idea. But some members of the Woodhaven community are not yet sold on it.

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Community activists and parents call on Department of Education for help

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The Hard Climb to the 7 Train

The lack of elevators and escalators on the line dates back to when it was built, but knowing the history doesn’t make it any easier.

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South Bronx Food Pantry Tackles Poverty

In an area struggling with poverty, one resident learns that there is no shame in asking for temporary help.

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Honoring Sirius. Seriously.

A petition to add a dog to the 9/11 Memorial raise a question: Where’s the line?

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Fort Greene Residents Denied Affordable Housing

Affordable housing at 66 Rockwell Place still vacant due to disqualified applicants.

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Harassment in the Streets: What Can a Woman Do?

Women share their stories about catcalling, and offer some possible remedies.

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