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Jones Beach Celebrates 85 Years, Builds for Another 85

Monday, August 04, 2014

Jones Beach is sprucing up, as it celebrates 85 years as a state park this summer.

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The Development Formerly Known as Atlantic Yards

Monday, August 04, 2014

The controversial project shall be known henceforth as "Pacific Park."

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NYC Hospital Isolates Traveler for Possible Ebola

Monday, August 04, 2014

Doctors there said it is unlikely a man who arrived in the ER with possible symptoms of the disease actually has it, but they're taking precautions anyway.

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Federal Prosecutors Say Rikers Guards Violate Teens' Constitutional Rights

Monday, August 04, 2014

Bharara calls violence by guards "the first impulse rather than the last resort" after two-year investigation.

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How to Be a Real New Yorker, At Least Online

Monday, August 04, 2014

The landrush is on to claim your ".nyc" domain name!

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American Art Pops Up in Billboards and Bus Shelters

Monday, August 04, 2014

A collaboration is intended to make masterpieces as ubiquitous as advertisements.

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Longtime WNYC Radio Personality Steve Post Dies

Monday, August 04, 2014

WNYC

Born in the Bronx, Post became the voice of WNYC’s long-running program "Morning Music" where he worked for more than two decades.

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Man Who Shot Chokehold Video Is Arrested

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Police arrested 22-year-old Ramsey Orta on Saturday night on a gun charge, not far from where he recorded Eric Garner's arrest.

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Artistic Geniuses, Hidden from Museums

Sunday, August 03, 2014

George Widener believes calendar dates have rhythm. The North Carolina-based, self-taught artist uses them in his drawings as puzzles – a piece about the Titanic, for example, includes the dates of every Tuesday since 04-16-1912, the day the ship sank.

Widener is one of the artists included in the exhibit ...

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Eric Garner's Family Presses for Officer's Arrest in Chokehold Case

Saturday, August 02, 2014

WNYC

The Rev. Al Sharpton joined the family of a Staten Island man killed while being detained by the NYPD in calling for legal action. Garner's widow said prosecutors should "do the right thing and give me justice for my husband."

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A Painter of Poets

Saturday, August 02, 2014

New York in the '70s brimmed with artists of all mediums. Painter George Schneeman did something unusual — he collaborated with poets.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Tunnels, Wine, Beer & Laughs

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Whether you want a Long Island day trip or an adventure in Manhattan, WNYC's staff has suggestions.

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From the Black Box to a Glass Box

Friday, August 01, 2014

WNYC

Watch a play being written before your eyes.

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Peak Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Ready?

Friday, August 01, 2014

WNYC

With peak hurricane season underway for New York, city officials are urging residents to make sure they're prepared.

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Chokehold Victim Eric Garner's Death Ruled Homicide

Friday, August 01, 2014

Medical examiner says death was caused by "the compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police."

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The Mystery of Christie's Deleted Bridgegate Text

Friday, August 01, 2014

WNYC

The mystery of the deleted text sent to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from his incoming chief of staff at a key moment in the Bridgegate inquiry continues.

Lawyers for team Christie are refusing to supply any additional information about the deleted text, which first became public two weeks ago ...

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Feeling Lazy? Here is Another Jukebox Musical

Friday, August 01, 2014

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical grossed $1.3 million dollars last week, trailing only Aladdin, another production centered around previously released songs. 

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'Surge Docket' Would Increase Deportations, Advocates Say

Thursday, July 31, 2014

WNYC

Immigration advocates are wary of a new Justice Department plan to speed up the processing of thousands of unaccompanied children arriving in the U.S. from Central America.

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West Nile Virus Plan Could Help Fight Chikungunya

Thursday, July 31, 2014

New York health officials say they're prepared to adapt plans designed to fight West Nile Virus if they must combat chikungunya.

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Gathering at City Hall to Discuss a Troubled Relationship

Thursday, July 31, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio sat between police commissioner Bill Bratton and the Reverend Al Sharpton at the meeting that de Blasio convened on police-community relations, but he also appeared to act as a buffer between the two men. Elected officials and other clergy members gathered at City Hall on Thursday ...

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