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Tribeca residents reflect on neighborhood’s history a decade after 9/11

Posted on September 20th, 2011 by Laurah Winder

Tribeca residents reflect on neighborhood’s history a decade after 9/11

The infusion of millions of dollars in federal funding has helped draw people to Lower Manhattan, fueling a surge in population.

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Passaic Street site scheduled for a facelift

Posted on September 10th, 2011 by Danielle McGugins Bennett

Passaic Street site scheduled for a facelift

The Hackensack planning board has approved 458 Passaic Street, a former car dealership that sat as an abandoned lot for years.

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Gowanus: A neighborhood up for grabs

Posted on September 9th, 2011 by Ali Hussain

Gowanus: A neighborhood up for grabs

Gowanus was the only neighborhood that remained untouched because of the polluted canal.

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Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by Jocelyne Sambira

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Twenty percent of the new development area will be reserved for affordable housing, according to the group’s proposal.

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Businesses plan to breathe new life into Main Street

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by Danielle McGugins Bennett

Businesses plan to breathe new life into Main Street

Taking a close look at Hackensack, N.J., downtown business district and the plans to revitalize the area.

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Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by Edric Robinson II

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Many Harlem residents consider these gates a part of the neighborhood’s history.

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Theater festival spurs business during summer doldrums

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by Brett Essler

Theater festival spurs business during summer doldrums

The wide reach of the festival also brings actors and crewmembers from around the world to the theater district.

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Garment District struggles to find a way forward

Posted on August 20th, 2011 by Brett Essler

Garment District struggles to find a way forward

The skilled labor force that once filled the garment factories of this Midtown district have been declining in numbers for decades through attrition and overseas outsourcing.

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A Greenpoint home food business flies below the radar

Posted on September 9th, 2010 by Anna Spinner

A Greenpoint home food business flies below the radar

Growing numbers of amateur cooks sell from home but violate health codes.

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Small businesses in Inwood cope with economic downturn

Posted on September 6th, 2010 by Amanda Scott

Small businesses in Inwood cope with economic downturn

Inwood entrepreneurs face challenges during “uncertain times.”

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Living

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Twenty percent of the new development area will be reserved for affordable housing, according to the group’s proposal.

Politics

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Many Harlem residents consider these gates a part of the neighborhood’s history.

Religion

Racial propaganda causes concern in Greenpoint

Racial propaganda causes concern in Greenpoint

White supremacist fliers were left under the windshield wipers of cars parked overnight in Greenpoint, but officials say their message is protected under the First Amendment.