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Jenna Flanagan

Jenna Flanagan appears in the following:

Defending Your Spot: Winter Weather Parking Etiquette

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Urban dwellers often grapple with the etiquette of winter weather street parking. Those who own cars are responsible for digging out their vehicles, but when does a cleared parking spot become up for grabs?

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DeBlasio Says Landlords who Lease Space to City Should be Held Accountable for Violations

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio says the city needs to hold landlords with multiple housing and safety violations accountable for their fines. Especially those who also get millions of dollars from government agencies.

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Nice Work if You Can Get It

Thursday, September 16, 2010

New York is filled with people who have, 'how'd you get that job?' careers. And street fashion bloggers may have one of the most unique gigs in the city.

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Street Bloggers Spread Styles Among Fans of Fashion

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Designers may present what they think the new trends should be, but that doesn't mean they have the final word. Bloggers have become an alternative to fashion magazines for people in the industry and fans of fashion worldwide.

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Scenes from Saturday Outside the Tents at Fashion Week

Sunday, September 12, 2010

On a clear, warm September Saturday, the mall at Lincoln Center was buzzing with fashion industry insiders scurrying to get to or from the latest shows and the curious onlookers who showed up to watch them. In simple terms, Lincoln Center was bumpin’.

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Fashion Night Out: TriBeCa Style

Saturday, September 11, 2010

With preparations going on in lower Manhattan for the 9/11 memorial services and protests of the proposed mosque and cultural center just blocks away, Fashion's Night Out still lured shoppers to their favorite stores in TriBeCa.

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T'was the Night Before Fashion Week

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Fashion week is upon us and Mercedes Benz is taking all of the glitz, glamour and general fabulousness Uptown to Lincoln Center.

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Not the Nets? Fuhgeddaboudit!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

If you owned a Brooklyn basketball team, what wouldja call 'em? According to the Daily News, New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has filed the necessary paperwork to officially change the team's name. The league requires a 25-month notice before a team's name is changed in any way, so the move could just be a way to make sure the team becomes the Brooklyn Nets or New York Nets in time for its move and the 2012/13 season.

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Rhinebeck Basks in Clinton Wedding Glow As Rumors Fly

Friday, July 30, 2010

The big day is finally here. Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton is set to wed her long time beau, Marc Mezvinsky, in Rhinebeck, NY this weekend in front of hundreds of A-list guests. Or so the rumors say...

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Why Many Black Women Won't Go Swimming

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Swimming is a great form of exercise, a refreshing summer activity and an important life skill. Yet African American women seem to be, let's say, less than enthusiastic.

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Chlorine and Curls: Why Many Black Women Won't Go Swimming

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

A recent national survey found that African-Americans are less likely to learn how to swim than whites. The reasons for this difference are quite complicated. In his documentary "Good Hair," comedian Chris Rock interviews African-Americans about the lengths they will go to in order to achieve a certain look with their hair. That desire can make getting into deep water a non-starter for some. WNYC's Jenna Flanagan explores the accepted belief that black women don't swim.

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Hair or History: What's Behind African-American Views on Swimming?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Some African-American women believe activities like swimming are out of the question. That’s often because they're concerned that the chemicals in chlorine will further damage already chemically processed hair.

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NYC Facing Another Heat Wave; City to Open Cooling Centers

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Get ready for another round of hot, sticky, humid weather. A heat advisory is in effect until Saturday night, with temperatures expected to hover in the 90's through the weekend.

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Baby Humpback Whale Washes Up on Jones Beach

Thursday, June 10, 2010

A dead 25-foot-long baby humpback whale washed up on the eastern end of Jones Beach this morning. It's the second one since April, when a baby whale became stranded on an East Hampton beach and later died.

George Goreman, from the state Parks Department, says there's no cause for concern. "We ...

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Cuts Force Closures and Reduced Hours at State Parks

Monday, May 17, 2010

New Yorkers who may want to spend a summer afternoon in a state park will have fewer options this year. Officials are closing or reducing hours for 41 state parks and 14 historical sites starting today, two parks in the city will be affected:

Harlem residents will no longer be able ...

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Waiting for Betty White

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Betty White (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc.)

Betty White (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc.)

The line outside of the NBC studios began at 7 a.m. on Thursday. It stretched halfway down 49th Street. People brought camping gear, snacks, and ...

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NYC Trails Nation on Returning Census Forms

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York to catch up to the rest of the nation with the census.

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NYC Trails Nation in Returning Census Forms

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York to catch up to the rest of the nation with the census. So far, he says, only 48 percent of New Yorkers have returned their forms, compared to 62 percent in the rest of the country.

Bloomberg says it's important that New Yorkers who ...

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Former Mayor Sharpe James Returns to Newark

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

After spending 18 months in a federal prison for fraud, Newark's former Mayor Sharpe James has returned to the city he led for 20 years. James was convicted of fraud in 2006.

James returned from Virginia on a bus last night. Rutgers History Professor Clement Price says he's known James professionally ...

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Paladino Launches Bid for Governor

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino announced on Monday that he is running for the Republican Party nomination for governor, saying that it is time to shake up politics in Albany.

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