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Man races New York City subway on foot and it looks very tiring

Man races New York City subway on foot and it looks very tiring Okay, so, we've seen a runner race London's Tube, and win — but can he do the same with the New York City subway? That's right: James Heptonstall and Noel Carroll (of the YouTube channel Epic Challenges) are back to take on […]

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'To your bone you're cold': New York homeless shelters filled to capacity

'To your bone you're cold': New York homeless shelters filled to capacity Ricks is one of an estimated 58,284 homeless people in New York City, according to the most recent statistics from New York's department for homeless services, who are amongst the most vulnerable as the polar vortex grips the north-east US. Advocates … Read more […]

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New York Today: City Blocks, Reviewed

New York Today: City Blocks, Reviewed Vice: “Too cold for drug dealers so we are very happy today,” wrote a reader in East New York. “No walking the gantlet.” • Parking: “People are parking their cars on the sidewalks leading to their garage,” wrote a resident of Williamsbridge, in the Bronx. Read more on New […]

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New York City goes 12 days without a homicide — a modern record

New York City goes 12 days without a homicide — a modern record Eric Roman was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his head, hand and leg and died Saturday, according to the New York Police Department. New York City had gone 12 days without a homicide, its longest […]

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New York Today: The Lunar New Year, in Pictures

New York Today: The Lunar New Year, in Pictures City bus drivers say they are being treated like “criminals” under a new law that penalizes drivers who injure or kill a pedestrian who has the right of way. [New York Times]. • A man found guilty of taking part in the killing of a tourist […]

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At New York Private Schools, Challenging White Privilege From the Inside

At New York Private Schools, Challenging White Privilege From the Inside This year, according to the National Association of Independent Schools, minority students make up a third of the population of New York City private schools, and 18.5 percent of all students receive financial aid. Educators charged with preparing … Read more on New York […]

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New York Compels 20 School Districts to Lower Barriers to Immigrants

New York Compels 20 School Districts to Lower Barriers to Immigrants The state, which initially focused on four counties near New York City, expanded its inquiry after immigration advocates reported that other districts were asking about children's immigration status before allowing them to enroll. The challenges were … Read more on New York Times

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New York City Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Rules Are Suspended on Thursday

New York City Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Rules Are Suspended on Thursday Because of the Asian Lunar New Year, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Thursday. Other regulations will remain in effect. A version of this article appears in print on 02/19/2015, on page A21 of the … Read more on […]

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New York City Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Rules Are Suspended on Wednesday

New York City Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Rules Are Suspended on Wednesday Because of Ash Wednesday, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Wednesday. Other regulations will remain in effect. A version of this article appears in print on 02/18/2015, on page A18 of the NewYork edition … Read more on New […]

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Inside Sunnyside Yards, New York City's Next Megaproject

Inside Sunnyside Yards, New York City's Next Megaproject [The Sunnyside Yards in Queens, the site of two new development proposals, is home to a complicated overlap of trains and neighborhoods. All photos by Nathan Kensinger.] Welcome back to Camera Obscura, Curbed's series of photo essays by Nathan … Read more on Curbed NY

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Sharp Rise in Occupational Therapy Cases at New York's Schools

Sharp Rise in Occupational Therapy Cases at New York's Schools Over the last four years, New York City public schools have seen a 30 percent increase in the number of students referred to occupational therapy, to nearly 42,000 students. The city covers the cost, which at $ 58 million a year is up from $ […]

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The Enduring New York City Pop Life of George Usher and Lisa Burns

The Enduring New York City Pop Life of George Usher and Lisa Burns For many us with an urban disposition who experienced the best days of our lives in New York City in the 1980s, life in modern times can be disheartening to a degree. Our cherished music venues and neighborhood bars have long been […]

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New York Area's Icy Weather Threatens to Make History

New York Area's Icy Weather Threatens to Make History At least one New Yorker is enjoying the weather. Last week, Othello the cow eschewed its barn at the Central Park Zoo and gloried in the snow. “Our cow was frolicking,” said Craig Piper, director of City Zoos for the Wildlife Conservation Society … Read more […]

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New York City Woman Dies From Cold Exposure on Hiking Trip in New Hampshire

New York City Woman Dies From Cold Exposure on Hiking Trip in New Hampshire A 32-year-old Manhattan financial analyst who activated an emergency personal locator beacon amid brutal weather conditions including 100 mph winds in a mountainous New Hampshire area named for U.S. presidents was found dead on Monday, and … Read more on NBC New […]

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New York Today: Arctic Zone

New York Today: Arctic Zone The writer Michael Meyer talks with Ian Frazier about his book on rural China's upheaval, “In Manchuria,” at the main New York Public Library. 7 p.m. [Free]. • “Snail Mail Cafe,” a pop-up workshop on the largely lost art of letter writing, at Daily … Read more on New York […]

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