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Curling Returns to NYC, After Decades on Ice

Curling Returns to NYC, After Decades on Ice

For the first time in 100 years New Yorkers can go curling in the city, at a popular program in Prospect Park. …

Whistling in the Dark

Whistling in the Dark

After an iconic competition closes, whistlers hope their music will live on.…

Love and Puppets

Love and Puppets

Puppetry is an unconventional career path, but one couple has made it the family business.…

Counting Our Poorest People

Counting Our Poorest People

For one long night a year, New Yorkers walk the streets and count the homeless.…

Out of Africa and Into Fashion Week

Out of Africa and Into Fashion Week

Designers are increasingly using African fabrics and Fashion Week is attracting African designers, many for the first time. …

Ebola’s Stigma Felt by Liberian-Americans

Ebola’s Stigma Felt by Liberian-Americans

Liberian - Americans feel the ripple effects of Ebola and say they have been stigmatized and isolated.…

Keeping Bengali Alive in a New Home

Keeping Bengali Alive in a New Home

On Feb. 21, the community commemorated the day Bengalis fought for the right to speak their language.…

A New York City Winter on Wheels

A New York City Winter on Wheels

For Monica Bartley and other people who use a wheelchair, winter presents even greater challenges to getting around the city.…

Anti-Islamaphobia Protest Targets the Press

Anti-Islamaphobia Protest Targets the Press

Muslims protest coverage of two incidents by CNN and Fox …

Red Roses for Passion. Pink Quince for Good Luck

Red Roses for Passion. Pink Quince for Good Luck

Manhattan’s historic flower market struggles, but survives.…

In Central Park, Juno Was a Lot of Fun

In Central Park, Juno Was a Lot of Fun

Juno came and went, albeit briefly, but New Yorkers, including a group of ballet dancers, seized the moment to enjoy the snow in Central Park.…

Blizzard Slows Down City Golf Courses

Blizzard Slows Down City Golf Courses

The cold doesn't deter the faithful from swinging their clubs. But the flakes shut things down.…

Snow Day in St. Nicholas Park

Snow Day in St. Nicholas Park

Winter storm Juno brought a day of joyful sledding and snowboarding for Harlem residents.…

Cops and Citizens: A New York Conversation

Cops and Citizens: A New York Conversation

NY City Lens reporters asked New Yorkers what might be done to ease tensions and help heal a rift between the police and their city.…

First Comes the Snow, Then Come the Shovels

First Comes the Snow, Then Come the Shovels

Where some neighborhood entrepreneurs see opportunity in snowstorms, others see a chance to lend a hand.…

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Are Fancy Hotels a Tipping Point for Williamsburg?

Are Fancy Hotels a Tipping Point for Williamsburg?

The Yotel chain has plans for a new facility in the heart of Williamsburg. And more hotels are on the way.…

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Match

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Match

Every year, medical students congregate for a nerve-wracking ceremony to find out where they will be doing their residencies.…

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Don’t Like Books? How About a Comic?

Don’t Like Books? How About a Comic?

One conventional book store is left in the Bronx, but comic book stores continue to thrive.…

Soccer Returns to New York City

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Fit for a King: Historic Brooklyn Theater Reopens

Fit for a King: Historic Brooklyn Theater Reopens

After three decades of neglect, the newly renovated Kings Theatre is back in action.…

Curling Returns to NYC, After Decades on Ice

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East Village Gas Explosion Injures 25

East Village Gas Explosion Injures 25

A seven-alarm fire in the East Village injures 25, four of whom are in critical condition.…

California Cool Collides with Classical Music Center

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New Housing Might Mess Up the No. 7 Line

New Housing Might Mess Up the No. 7 Line

Sunnyside Yard, the site of the mayor's plan to build more affordable housing, is stirring fears in the community.…

The Venezuelans Are Coming