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Julia Botero

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For Their Own Good? New Curfew Sends Baltimore Kids Home Early

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Proponents of the city's updated curfew, requiring all kids under 14 to be home by 9 p.m., say it keeps children safe. Critics believe the strict curfew promotes negative interactions with police.

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Baltimore's Water Wheel Keeps On Turning, Pulling In Tons Of Trash

Monday, June 23, 2014

It looks like a cross between an old grain mill, a covered wagon and a spaceship: a giant, solar-powered wheel that sucks in bags, bottles and other detritus from Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

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Where to Watch: Prime Fourth of July Fireworks Viewing Spots

Friday, July 01, 2011

On Monday, the 35th Annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks will shoot over the Hudson River from six barges. The sky will light up between 20th and 55th Sts. in Manhattan. You can enjoy the show from any place that offers an unobstructed view of the sky over the river. Plus, check out other fireworks shows in the city this weekend.

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Jell-O Molds Come Back into Fashion in Gowanus

Friday, June 24, 2011

The third annual Jell-O Mold Competition takes place this Saturday at 6 P.M. at the Gowanus Studio Space in Brooklyn. Check out the designs from last year's competition here.

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A Guide to Summer Theater Festivals in NYC

Friday, June 10, 2011

WNYC

Concerts and rooftop movies might be popular summer entertainment mainstays in the city, but the long days and muggy air also promises a wealth of new theater productions. Check out the list of plays you can catch this summer. From puppets, to comedians, to Shakespeare, there is something for everyone.

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Thousands of New Roses Bloom at the New York Botanical Garden

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

WNYC

This month, the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx pays tribute to America's national flower with its show "Resplendent Roses." The garden has an additional 91 different varieties of roses blooming in the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden this year, bringing its velvety bud count to an astounding 4,000 roses.

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New Book Chronicles the Rise and Fall of the Soho Artist Loft

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

WNYC

In a new book, "Illegal Living: 80 Wooster Street and the Evolution of Soho," architect Shael Shapiro and journalist Roslyn Bernstein chart the changes to Soho through one industrial building.

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City Residents Pick Up the Season's First CSA Deliveries

Friday, June 03, 2011

This week, Golden Earthworm Organic Farm trucks overflowing with leafy collard greens and plump sweet strawberries delivered their first shipments to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) drop-off locations in Queens. Back in 1991, Roxbury Farm in Kinderhook, New York was the only farm to offer up its produce to city residents, according to Just Food, a nonprofit that helps connect farmers with residents in New York neighborhoods. This year, some 32,000 CSA members buy produce from 105 farms.

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Beer Lovers Drink Homemade Brews in Brooklyn Living Rooms

Friday, May 20, 2011

WNYC

In recent years, home beer tours have become more popular in New York City, as has the number of beer enthusiasts who have pushed their dining room tables aside to make space for yeast-fermenting carboys in their tiny living rooms.

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Tattoo Shops Offer $13 Tats in Honor of Friday the 13th

Friday, May 13, 2011

WNYC

To many, Friday the 13th means bad luck and scary movies. But today, there's a bright side — if you're in the market for a tattoo. Several city tattoo parlors are offering tattoos for just $13.

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Talk to Me: New Orleans as Paradox

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

WNYC

New Orleans manages to leave a mark, good or bad, on its tourists, natives, and those who've decided to take up roots there. Most people who visit have a great time, but many can attest to how the city's unique insular culture, history and traditions can be as frustrating as they are fascinating. As part of the 2011 Pen World Voices Festival of International Literature, five distinguished New Orleans writers — Sarah Broom, Richard Campanella, Nicholas Lemann, Fatima Sheik and Billy Sothern — recently read selections from their published books and essays.

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In Astoria, Museum of the Moving Image Hosts Late-Night Party

Monday, May 09, 2011

WNYC

This past Saturday, the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens transformed its space into a playground of audiovisual stimulation. Check out what the party looked like here.

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Students Get the Spotlight at Parsons Art and Design Festival

Monday, May 09, 2011

WNYC

This weekend, Parsons The New School for Design kicked off its inaugural "Parson's Festival," which showcases the work of its burgeoning student designers, filmmakers, architects, and other dedicated creative types who have graced the school's hallowed hallways for two weeks.

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Central Park Zoo Welcomes Two New Sea Lions Into the Family

Friday, May 06, 2011

WNYC

PHOTOS. Sea lions Katie, who is 2 years old, and Edith, who is 9, joined zoo veterans Scooter, 25, and April, 20, in the Central Park Zoo sea lion court.

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Signs of Spring: Cherry Blossoms

Saturday, April 30, 2011

WNYC

Spring has finally arrived. That means it's the perfect time to enjoy the change of season by stopping to admire the colorful array of trees in bloom around town. Here are a few places to check out the blooms.

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Traveling Art Project Designed By Barbara Kruger Shifts Into Gear In New York

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

WNYC

An 18-wheeler truck wrapped in bold black, white and red messages by the visual artist Barbara Kruger geared up for its tour across the country on Wednesday in SoHo, Manhattan. The truck is meant to raise eyebrows, prompt stares and stimulate conversation about American politics and culture.

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I'll Take 'New York City Public Schools' For $500

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Two New York City public school teachers, Matt Polazzo of Manhattan's Stuyvesant High School and Catilin Milat of Brooklyn's Achievement First Apollo Elementary School, have been selected to compete against 13 contestants in a national two-week teachers' trivia contest on "Jeopardy!"

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Talk To Me: Art, Pornography and Censorship

Monday, April 18, 2011

WNYC

WNYC was there to hear the conversation photographer Nan Goldin, critic Lynn Tillman and French thinkers Ruwen Ogien and Carole Talon-Hugon had on the intersection of these subjects.

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Statue of Liberty Knock-Off Depicted on Postage Stamp

Friday, April 15, 2011

The image emblazoned on a new first-class postage stamp is modeled off of Las Vegas' Lady Liberty — not the original Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

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Merchant's House to Display Photos of New York Civil War Regiment Soldiers

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The American Civil War began 150 years ago. In honor of the soldiers who put their lives on the line, the Merchant's House in Manhattan is presenting a series of photographs of wounded Civil War soldiers who served in New York regiments.

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