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Eating healthy in the heights

Individuals and organizations within Washington Heights are coming together to help the community combat obesity and eat healthier.

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Bar still fighting for space on a school yard

Located on 10th Avenue at the corner of 53rd Street is a derelict one story building being sought by the gay sports bar franchise Boxers. While currently doing business in Chelsea, Boxers is hoping to expand into Hell’s Kitchen’s burgeoning nightlife scene. However, the proposed location is sitting uneasily with parents in the neighborhood. The […]

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Mexicans Opt for Natural Remedies from Home

An unassuming little store in East Williamsburg provides ancient herbal medicines to the Mexican and Latino community.

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It’s Babies-burg Now

Williamsburg’s newest wave of residents is changing the face of the neighborhood, from hipster central to stroller haven, and generating new business opportunities focused on the growing baby demographic.

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Hidden Malcontents: New York’s Christmas Tree Industry

While they all put on a merry face, New York’s Christmas tree vendors have a history of bad blood and cutthroat business maneuvers.

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The Lower East Side iPhone App

The Lower East Side Goes Mobile

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District has developed a localized mobile app to promote local businesses and increase foot traffic in the neighborhood.

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Residents Call for Green Space in Chelsea

Chelsea residents are clamoring for more green, community spaces. Some think the High Line is too touristy to satisfy Chelsea’s park void, and park advocates are looking for creative solutions.

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More Delays for Bronx Park Overhaul

A popular park in the north Bronx is still waiting for bathrooms and basketball courts after numerous delays, and residents say that the Parks Department is not giving the borough the attention it deserves.

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NYPD Faces Possible Residency Legislation

Future New York City police officers may be required to live within city limits, if legislation introduced by Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries passes.

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Low-Income Kids Inspired by Science

The Coney Goes Green program helps prepare students, who are mostly in middle school, for science and environmental careers.

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