Archive for the ‘Living’ Category

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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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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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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Volunteers build 9/11 Memorial in Mount Kisco

Posted on September 3rd, 2011 by Sherrie Dulworth

Volunteers build 9/11 Memorial in Mount Kisco

A 9/11 Memorial Monument was constructed in the village of Mount Kisco through all volunteer labor and funds.

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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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A co-op plan sprouts in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Posted on September 9th, 2010 by Melissa Smith

A co-op plan sprouts in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

A Prospect-Lefferts Gardens resident tries to improve her neighborhood’s access to quality food.

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Longtime Carroll Gardens residents wrestle with development

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 by Will Holloway

Longtime Carroll Gardens residents wrestle with development

Development and historic district designation are debated in a traditionally Italian-American neighborhood.

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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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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.