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Winter Storm Jonas Journal

Winter Storm Jonas Journal

Newsroom reporters hit the streets for the historic Winter Storm Jonas.…

A Blizzard is Coming

A Blizzard is Coming

While New York bunkers down in anticipation of the incoming blizzard, Sandy Harrison is busy keeping her neighborhood warm.…

It Takes The Hood To Save The Hood

It Takes The Hood To Save The Hood

On the seventh floor of an unassuming building along 149th Street in Mott Haven, South Bronx, a group of young…

Stephon X: A Life On The Streets

Stephon X: A Life On The Streets

“They look at us like we’re dogs,” said Stephon X. “Like we’re pieces of shit.” He sat against the south…

Chinese Community Weighs in on Sunset Park’s Budget

Chinese Community Weighs in on Sunset Park’s Budget

One hundred folding chairs stood in the middle of the Sunset Park Recreation Center Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 for a…

The Faces of Protest

The Faces of Protest

Over a thousand protesters gathered in Manhattan to march against police brutality on Saturday, October 24.…

An Islamic Scholar’s Balancing Act

An Islamic Scholar’s Balancing Act

A young Islamic scholar from Bangladesh walked out of an ornate mosque in Jamaica, Queens. It was just after Sunday…

Video: Domestic Abuse Survivors Learn to Box in the Bronx

Video: Domestic Abuse Survivors Learn to Box in the Bronx

When Lisandra "La Nena" Velasquez first started hitting a punching bag, she didn't imagine she would ever become a champion. Physically abused by her partner, all she wanted was to learn how to fight back.…

Special Report: The End of Trash

Special Report: The End of Trash

NYC's mayor wants zero waste by 2030. Is it possible?…

The Journey of Hope

The Journey of Hope

One artist in Rockaway keeps the art of stained glass alive with an apprenticeship program.…

Banging Out Fresh Tunes: Recycling Vinyl in Sunset Park

Banging Out Fresh Tunes: Recycling Vinyl in Sunset Park

With vinyl sales soaring, a record pressing plant in Brooklyn is regenerating old songs. Literally.…

A Silent Worship

A Silent Worship

A group of women uses mime to minister and worship in the church.…

Baltimore Unrest Spurs Demonstrations

Baltimore Unrest Spurs Demonstrations

At least 1,000 protesters marched to call for the end of police brutality and demand justice for Freddie Gray.…

One Playground Renovation Underway, More to Come

One Playground Renovation Underway, More to Come

Advocates expect more money for parks from the upcoming 2016 city budget. …

All the World’s a Stage in Bryant Park

All the World’s a Stage in Bryant Park

The plays were the thing at Bryant Park on April 23—all the theatrical works and sonnets, that is, written by…

The Teachers vs. the Governor

The Teachers vs. the Governor

The state teachers’ and city teachers' unions launch a multi-million dollar ad campaign.…

Art Breathes Life Into a Derelict Courthouse

Art Breathes Life Into a Derelict Courthouse

A new art exhibition in the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse.…

Audit Slams City Animal Shelters, But Some Pet Owners Say They Aren’t That Bad

Audit Slams City Animal Shelters, But Some Pet Owners Say They Aren’t That Bad

The waiting area at Animal Care & Control of NYC on 110th between 1st and 2nd Avenues smells like vinegar.…

A Utica Ave. Subway? Dollar Cabbies Say No Thanks

A Utica Ave. Subway? Dollar Cabbies Say No Thanks

Mayor de Blasio says a new line will help New Yorkers get to jobs faster. Livery drivers say it will take theirs away.…

De Blasio’s OneNYC: By the Numbers

De Blasio’s OneNYC: By the Numbers

On Wednesday Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled OneNYC, a 332-page manifesto detailing the administration’s vision for the city’s future. Just…

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How Dangerous Is Zika? A Q&A

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A Fresh Start to School in the South Bronx

A sense of home away from home is what Principal Nieves is trying to create for students. …

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Bay Ridge Muslims Not Happy About Carson’s Muslim Comment

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson sparked a firestorm recently after saying, in an interview, that he…

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Pedicab Drivers Fear de Blasio’s Plan Will Leave Them Jobless

Pedicab Drivers Fear de Blasio’s Plan Will Leave Them Jobless

The mayor's plan will limit the number of horses in the park and keep pedicab drivers out of its popular southern edge…

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New Immigrant Mansions Trigger Tension in Forest Hills

Wet cement fumes rise and mingle with the syrupy scent of crab apples, which drop from…

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