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New Yorkers Brave the Rain to March for Science

New Yorkers Brave the Rain to March for Science

Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets in the city on Earth Day; similar marches took place across the country. …

Giving Students a Chance to Be Kids in the South Bronx

Giving Students a Chance to Be Kids in the South Bronx

One South Bronx nonprofit is providing students and their families with access to after school tutoring, competitive and recreational soccer…

Spreading a Message of Diversity Through Music

Spreading a Message of Diversity Through Music

A small but powerful choir in the East Village worries about the future…

The Chinese Culinary Paradise Only Insiders Know About

The Chinese Culinary Paradise Only Insiders Know About

Why do "foodies" flock to this tiny basement in Flushing? …

Fearless Girl Statue Here to Stay a Bit Longer and New Yorkers are Happy

Fearless Girl Statue Here to Stay a Bit Longer and New Yorkers are Happy

The statue was in an honor of International Women’s Day and it was supposed to be taken down.…

Undocumented and Unafraid

Undocumented and Unafraid

Maria de los Angeles, 28, is a DACA recipient. Originally from Mexico, she now lives in Brooklyn where she’s finding…

Breaking Bread and Boundaries in Central Harlem

Breaking Bread and Boundaries in Central Harlem

A line of several dozen people form beneath the All Souls Episcopal Church each Wednesday evening in Central Harlem. Though…

Harlem’s Health Oasis:  An Alcove of Wellness Amidst a New York City Food Desert

Harlem’s Health Oasis: An Alcove of Wellness Amidst a New York City Food Desert

By Allison Lau, Alexandria Bordas, Zhiming Zhang Harlem has been locked in a battle against obesity and diabetes for years.…

Penny’s Puppet Playground

Penny’s Puppet Playground

Tucked away in the West Village is a small artist community, called Westbeth, where wooden elephants, lions and puppies gather…

Wrapping Stones

Wrapping Stones

As unusual as the art of wrapping stones could seem, it is a profitable job for Robert Kolsin, a veteran from…

Exercising for Another Glass of Beer

Exercising for Another Glass of Beer

Have you ever wanted to do yoga and drink beer at the same time? Since September, the Bronx Brewery has…

Many Catholics Remain Fresh Faced on Ash Wednesday

Many Catholics Remain Fresh Faced on Ash Wednesday

Just 40 percent of U.S. adults raised Catholic still regularly attend mass -- but many took to pews on Ash Wednesday to mark the start of Lent…

Landlords Bully at Home, Tenants Rally at City Hall

Landlords Bully at Home, Tenants Rally at City Hall

NYC tenants demand legislation to protect them from landlord harassment…

Brooklyn Man Braves Snow for Daily Run

Brooklyn Man Braves Snow for Daily Run

Not everyone used last week's winter storm as an excuse to stay in bed. …

Chinese Lions Roar in New Year Celebrations

Chinese Lions Roar in New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year begins with a roaring start…

Waste Not Want Not: An E-Waste Story

Waste Not Want Not: An E-Waste Story

How one Brooklyn warehouse is helping the environment by turning E-Waste into art…

Meet the Anti-Mike Pence

Meet the Anti-Mike Pence

As “Mike Hot-Pence,” Glen Pannell raises money for causes that the vice-president would likely not support…

Protesters Push Back at Trump’s Order to Keep Some Immigrants Out

Protesters Push Back at Trump’s Order to Keep Some Immigrants Out

Hundreds of demonstrators rush to JFK International Airport to protest the president’s executive order…

Women Raise Their Voices to Defend Rights and Slam Trump

Women Raise Their Voices to Defend Rights and Slam Trump

The Women's March unfolded in Washington, D.C. and in 60 cities around the world, including New York…

Trump on the Jumbotron and “Inaugural Love”

Trump on the Jumbotron and “Inaugural Love”

Scattered applause and meditation welcomed the nation’s new president…

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

With the start of baseball season in New York City, both Mets and Yankees fans are excited and optimistic about their teams this year.…

A Business Owner Who Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Everyday

A Business Owner Who Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Everyday

Nearly everything a Chinese student and entrepreneur wears and uses is green…

How a Mott Haven Man Tries to Preserve His Neighborhood

How a Mott Haven Man Tries to Preserve His Neighborhood

Investors are knocking on doors, but Samuel Brooks is working to help older generations stay…

The Man Who Loves Horses

The Man Who Loves Horses

He summons “Staten Island Chuck” on Groundhog Day, but he has a deeper connection to the larger beasts…

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A Bronx Elementary School Steps Up to the Plate

A Bronx Elementary School Steps Up to the Plate

It took some doing, but P.S 25 Bilingual is getting a Wiffle ball clinic…

Fighting for a School Designated to Close

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Police Suspect Easter Sunday Shooter Attended Memorial Service

Police Suspect Easter Sunday Shooter Attended Memorial Service

Friends gathered in Brooklyn to mourn and pay respects to the family of 23-year-old who was killed on Easter Sunday…

Eastern Orthodox Christians Celebrate Good Friday in Brighton Beach

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East Village Residents Mobilize Against a New “Silicon Alley”

East Village Residents Mobilize Against a New “Silicon Alley”

The arrival of a tech hub on 14th Street has neighbors worried about the character of their community…

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Astoria: New Technology, Old Guard

Astoria: New Technology, Old Guard

Local business owners are not celebrating the community’s newly installed LinkNYC stations, though residents seem delighted with them.…

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