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Second Avenue Businesses Excited About New Subway

Second Avenue Businesses Excited About New Subway

Across the street from the brand-new 86th Street subway stop on Second Avenue sits Schaller and Weber, a family-owned sausage and meat shop that has stood on this

Finding New Life in Old Buildings—and Keeping the Original Tenants

Finding New Life in Old Buildings—and Keeping the Original Tenants

There used to be mice in Geraldine Thomas’s apartment. And rodents were far from the only problem. “Wasn’t nothing working,” she recalls. The diminutive 68-year- old has lived

At a Church in Queens, the Pull of Romania

At a Church in Queens, the Pull of Romania

Immigrants are troubled by events in their home country, which remind them of its turbulent past.

Riverdale: The Next Real Estate Hot Spot?

Riverdale: The Next Real Estate Hot Spot?

Matthew Fowler and his wife, Shuen Lin, lived in Brooklyn for 13 years—eight of them in Park Slope, five in Crown Heights. When their monthly rent kept going

Astoria Residents Get Sneak Peak of Future Park Renovations

Astoria Residents Get Sneak Peak of Future Park Renovations

Parks department holds round-table discussion with community regarding new park designs

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