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  • De Blasio to Require Some Hotels, Arenas to Begin Composting

    The first step in city's commercial composting drive starts with a focus on operations with 'clean waste streams.'

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  • Albany Leaves de Blasio's MTA Board Picks in Limbo

    But one of Cuomo's picks sails through.

  • Queens Enclave Feeling the Impact of Greece Crisis

    While Greece's financial future remains fluid, one thing is clear: the largest overseas Greek community in Astoria, Queens, is worried.

  • 5 Ways Candidate Christie Is Going Conservative

    War, abortion and guns: Meet conservative Chris Christie.

  • American Victory: Brandi Chastain on The Women's World Cup

    The Takeaway

    In a match during the Women's World Cup on Tuesday, Team USA defeated Germany 2-0, a victory that moves them onto the finals. It was a game played with a breathtaking defense.

  • Rent Board Chair Defends One-Year Freeze

    For the first time in its 46-year history, the city's Rent Guidelines Board ruled landlords can't raise rent at all in certain rent stabilized apartments for one year.

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  • I'm Introverted. How Do I Find Quiet Space in the Digital Age?

    Note to Self

    Author and introvert advocate extraordinaire Susan Cain answers a listener's question about finding quiet places in a buzzing world.

  • What Divorce by Algorithm Means for Marriage

    Note to Self

    Why one online divorce start-up might spell change for family law writ large. In other words: Silicon Valley thinks Gwyneth Paltrow might be onto something.

  • An App that Weeds Out Nightmare Roommates

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    In a city where individuals scraping by often share apartments with three or four other people, roommate horror stories are all too common. A new app seeks to change that.

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