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All adults 21 and over can now legally purchase cannabis at 12 dispensaries in the state

Students of color express why they took out student loans, and how it’s impacting them

The Brooklyn-based online marketplace is angering sellers of arts and crafts products.

The MTA’s proposal calls for trade-offs and the elimination of some stops.

Mayor Eric Adams launched a billboard campaign in Florida to protest the "Don't Say Gay,"

Curators David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards were tasked with capturing a tumultuous past three years through artwork.

After laying vacant for nearly two decades, one of the oldest movie theaters in Manhattan has a new tenant

In the past two years, there's been a rising interest in tattoos among New Yorkers

Restaurateurs and florists are betting the romance wins out.

The decision sparked some hope for a normal life for many New Yorkers while others were concerned.

As the Omicron wave slows down, New Yorkers with lingering symptoms face profound social stigmas.

Floral Heart Project began as a small gesture and has spread to communities across the country

Students of color express why they took out student loans, and how it’s impacting them

Some residents of New York’s 14th congressional district say immigration and police brutality are more

The MTA’s proposal calls for trade-offs and the elimination of some stops.

On Wednesday, the City Council’s higher education committee heard testimony from CUNY officials about the

St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church held its second mass service on Wednesday, March 2 since

Asian students at Columbia University are sharply criticizing the school’s silence following the recent murders

Ukrainian New Yorkers are hurrying to support their homeland as NATO warns an invasion may

A collective of Asian and migrant sex workers, Red Canary Song, hosted speakers and performers

News

All adults 21 and over can now legally purchase cannabis at 12 dispensaries in the state

Students of color express why they took out student loans, and how it’s impacting them now and in the future

The Brooklyn-based online marketplace is angering sellers of arts and crafts products.

The MTA’s proposal calls for trade-offs and the elimination of some stops.

NY City Scene

Mayor Eric Adams launched a billboard campaign in Florida to protest the "Don't Say Gay," but despite this progressive gesture, there are still some persisting issues for the LGBTQ+ community in New York City. 

Curators David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards were tasked with capturing a tumultuous past three years through artwork.

After laying vacant for nearly two decades, one of the oldest movie theaters in Manhattan has a new tenant

In the past two years, there's been a rising interest in tattoos among New Yorkers

Global City

St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church held its second mass service on Wednesday, March 2 since the invasion.

Asian students at Columbia University are sharply criticizing the school’s silence following the recent murders of two Asian women in Manhattan. The College and Business School are demanding change.

Ukrainian New Yorkers are hurrying to support their homeland as NATO warns an invasion may be imminent

A collective of Asian and migrant sex workers, Red Canary Song, hosted speakers and performers via livestream

Life in a Pandemic

As Omicron subsides and the statewide mask mandate lifts, local mask makers and sellers say they don’t want to be “arrogant” about the trajectory of the virus.

The decision sparked some hope for a normal life for many New Yorkers while others were concerned.

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Ukraine

St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church held its second mass service on Wednesday, March 2 since the invasion.

Ukrainian New Yorkers are hurrying to support their homeland as NATO warns an invasion may be imminent

Housing

“How is this fair?” Issues with state rent relief and access to counsel exacerbate small landlords’ grievances with rent continuing to go unpaid

After a long standoff, police officers swept an encampment maintained by unhoused activists, arresting seven people

Business

The mayor’s plan would also spend $40 million to revitalize the surrounding South Bronx neighborhood

Environment

Some residents of New York’s 14th congressional district say immigration and police brutality are more pressing concerns than climate change.

Despite his commitment to increase the budget for parks, Mayor Eric Adams cut $63 million from the Department of Parks and Recreation.  

Entertainment

Dressed-up fans gathered at the UBS arena on February 27th, 2022. for Korea’s No.1 girl group, TWICE.

A delayed tourism attraction opens up after delays from COVID, featuring artifacts from the last hundred years of New York City history.

Fashion

Emerging designers will have to wait a little longer to see their creations ‘walk’ the metaverse runway.

A new bill aims to rein in waste from the fashion industry, one of the most environmentally harmful industries in the world

Special Projects

With a population of almost 8.5 million and 57 percent of adults over 18 identifying as single, how does anyone ever stand out in a sea of millions?

Some people love guns; some hate them; many of us in New York are touched by them. Here are some of their stories.

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