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Artist brings flavors of immigrant neighborhoods to Times Square

Posted on September 10th, 2011 by Bogdan Mohora

Artist brings flavors of immigrant neighborhoods to Times Square

Outside, all of Takagi’s photos grace the sides of 25 trash cans scattered around the Broadway plazas.

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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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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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Greene Hill Food Co-op ready for business

Posted on August 20th, 2011 by Lucas O'Neill

Greene Hill Food Co-op ready for business

The Greene Hill Food Co-op, which leased space at 18 Putnam Ave. last year, is eyeing a fall opening for its storefront.

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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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Tech innovation helps keep downtown Newark clean

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 by Andaiye Taylor

Tech innovation helps keep downtown Newark clean

Newark Downtown District uses information technology to facilitate downtown beautification project.

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Consumer group shreds documents, misconceptions

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 by Matt Allinson

Consumer group shreds documents, misconceptions

State consumer group educates consumers about identity theft.

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Kensington residents hope construction solves traffic headaches

Posted on August 30th, 2010 by Yeong Lim

Kensington residents hope construction solves traffic headaches

A major project along Church Avenue could mean wider sidewalks, more bus stations and fewer accidents.

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Residents take Forsynth Park in hand

Posted on August 28th, 2010 by Celia Watson Seupel

Residents take Forsynth Park in hand

Volunteers plan cleanup of increasingly dangerous park in Kingston, N.Y.

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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.