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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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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Black Entrepreneurs Setting Up New Businesses in Bed-Stuy

Economic activity returns to neighborhood that was once the epicenter of the crack epidemic.

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Adult Literacy Programs Soldier on Despite Steep Budget Cuts

Language programs in Central Harlem are facing tough times, serving large numbers of residents with increasingly leaner budgets.

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House Full of Trouble

For tenants in an upscale Greenwich Village building, it’s been a long hard summer.

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Hunting in Hunter’s Point South: Affordable Housing in Long Island City

Can a massive project that is mostly affordable help preserve the character of the neighborhood?

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