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New Yorkers to Bill de Blasio: Meh

New Yorkers to Bill de Blasio: Meh

“Anybody need any more whistles? Tommy! More whistles!” John Puglissi, 1st vice president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the biggest police union in New York City, cried orders as he strode around a group of about 50 police protesters standing in the rain on Time Square Thursday morning at 7 a.m. On Thursday’s broadcast of […]

Made in New York: the Harlem Pie Man

Made in New York: the Harlem Pie Man

The arrival of Whole Foods in East Harlem has been something of a double-edged sword, signaling gentrification and rising rents on the one hand, jobs and fresh food on the other. But for Clinton Shabazz, the Harlem Pie Man, it has been an opportunity all the way. Shabazz has lived in Harlem for 40 years, […]

New York Fights to Protect Immigrants by Keeping ICE from Patrolling Courts

New York Fights to Protect Immigrants by Keeping ICE from Patrolling Courts

Last July, Miriam Martinez’s husband, Plutarco Ramirez was whisked away by immigration officials at a courthouse in New York. He was arrested after being falsely charged with a crime that was later dropped. “His detention drastically shifted my everyday life, for the first time my family was torn apart,” said Martinez in her emotional testimony […]

The L Train Slowdown Went Smoother Than Expected

The L Train Slowdown Went Smoother Than Expected

Crowds of people filtered into Brooklyn L-train stations on Saturday afternoon amid the line’s planned slowdown. Despite fears of a snarled transit mess, the anticipated moment arrived with minor issues beyond what was expected: slowed service and crowded train cars. The MTA finally implemented the highly anticipated plan to fix the L train Canarsie tunnel […]

LOVENOMICS About US

Alexandria loves double-stuffed Oreos, live music in the forest, and organic meet-ups. She only used Tinder once—in Austin—where she received an inordinate amount of unsolicited photos. She also tried Coffee Meets Bagel. After three dates with Logan, he told her he was more into Geishas. She has sworn off apps ever since.   Anya likes […]