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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With rich residents set to flood their Astoria neighborhood, public housing residents wonder what’s in store for them.

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Brooklyn’s Los Sures Churches Adapt to Neighborhood Change

Sudden changes force churches to adjust

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Many Residents Now Can Shape How Money is Spent, But Will They?

More New Yorkers than ever before will take part in participatory budgeting this year. Can organizers engage enough residents in a process that relies on their engagement to succeed?

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Bronx Housing Boom Could Crowd Classrooms

P.S. 214 Choir

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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