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City Hall Publishes More Data Than Ever

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The added data sets and tools are part of City Hall's effort to share more info with the public.

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Citibike to Expand to Jersey City as Hoboken's Bike Share Goes it Alone

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

New Jersey Public Radio
Jersey City and Hoboken originally planned to launch a joint program to help residents get between the two communities. But then Citibike in New York City beckoned.

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The Luxury Tower, The Tax Break And Some Expensive Affordable Housing

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A new report finds the city could have built more than five times as many affordable apartments in the Bronx if it had given the money to the affordable housing developer.

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Harper Lee's Controversial 'Watchman' a Reminder of 'Painful History'

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Go Set a Watchman, the prequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, was released Tuesday.

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Clinton Outlines Economic Agenda, But Offers Few Specifics

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Monday's speech at The New School was short on details.

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Watchdog Group Sues to Close Campaign Finance Loophole

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

WNYC
A good government group takes to the courts after an attempt to change the law fails. 

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Sex, Fireworks and 311 Calls

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

When it comes to samples, size matters.

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Pondering a Times Square Without Billboards

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

WNYC
The giant signs that mesmerize tourists are in violation of federal laws, and on paper at least, the city could lose funding. But only if the rules are enforced.

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Garner's Family Presses Justice Department For Civil Rights Charges

Monday, July 13, 2015

Family says deal "isn't victory" and continues to push for federal prosecution.

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Clinton, in New York, Says Inequality "a Drag" on Economy

Monday, July 13, 2015

Choosing Nobel prize-winning progressive economist Joseph Stiglitz as her muse, Clinton called for raising the minimum wage, paid sick leave, and more early-childhood education.

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De Blasio Celebrates Record-Breaking Year for Affordable Housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

But the administration fell just short when it comes to how affordable the apartments are for very poor families.

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Men's Fashion Gets a Week of Its Own

Monday, July 13, 2015

WNYC
We pay a visit to the duo behind Duckie Brown menswear as they prepare for the first-ever, standalone men's fashion week in New York City.

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Disabled Community 'Walks, Rides and Rolls' Down Broadway to Celebrate ADA

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Twenty-five years after Congress passed the landmark legislation, New Yorkers with a wide array of disabilities march with pride in midtown Manhattan.

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Environmental Group Asks to Intervene in Exxon Mobile Case

Friday, July 10, 2015

WNYC
The Natural Resources Defense Council says New Jersey breached its duty to protect public resources when it accepted a $225 million settlement with Exxon. 

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New Doc Provides Intimate Look at Troubled Star Amy Winehouse

Friday, July 10, 2015

Through home footage and interviews with close friends and associates, the film "Amy" provides viewers a firsthand look at the star's rise and fall.

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World's Largest Vertical Farm Comes to Newark

Friday, July 10, 2015

WNYC
The produce is growing up and Newark hopes the city will get a boost, too. 

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Photos: Ticker Tape Flies at Parade for US Soccer Champs

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lower Manhattan will swirl with confetti as thousands attend a parade celebrating the win by U.S. women's soccer team at the Women's World Cup.

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NYPD Making Some Undocumented Stops, Monitor Report Says

Friday, July 10, 2015

Since a court ruling, stops have plummeted from an all-time high in 2011 of 685,724. There were 46,235 in 2014, and for the first quarter of this year, there were only 7,135.

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If You're An Artist, It Pays to be in New York City

Friday, July 10, 2015

New York City museums and galleries choose art that influences other institutions in America. But they're biased toward — New York art. So how do other artists make it in?

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Sole Witness: New Exhibit Tells the Story of Sneakers

Friday, July 10, 2015

The history of kicks, from the first Converse All-Stars, to the latest Jordans.

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