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Soterios Johnson

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How Do You Get to the End of the 2nd Avenue Subway?

Monday, October 26, 2015

The latest deal on MTA funding won't even finish the line's second phase — let alone the third and the fourth. Which means the hunt for more money is on. 

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37 Years Later, 'Goodfellas' Airport Heist Goes on Trial in Brooklyn

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

An 80 year-old Queens mobster has been placed at the center of the infamous 1978 robbery of a Lufthansa cargo terminal at JFK airport.

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Why Not Tipping Your Waiter Can Be Better for Everyone

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Danny Meyer, the man behind some of the city's best known restaurants, says getting rid of tipping will help all of his employees.

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Two Shows to See in a Season Full of Openings

Friday, October 09, 2015

One exhibit focuses on money, politics and art in the Middle East. The other features a lesser-known Renaissance artist.

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New Health Insurance Plan Has NJ Lawmakers Crying Foul

Friday, October 02, 2015

Slate
New Jersey's largest health insurer says its OMNIA plan will "transform" healthcare in the state. But critics say the plan will consolidate Horizon's dominance and close hospitals.

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From Puppet Masters to Playwrights, Ten Outstanding New Yorkers Win 'Genius Grants'

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The prize, which comes with a $625,000 no-strings-attached award, went to a wide range of recipients, including the creator of 'Hamilton' and a wastewater engineer.

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Mayor de Blasio Says Pope Francis 'Raises the Bar'

Friday, September 25, 2015

Mayor de Blasio spoke with WNYC this morning about the significance of Pope Francis' message for New York City. The mayor will spend much of today with the pope.

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Picasso, Like You've Never Seen Before

Monday, September 14, 2015

A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art features sculptures that span his entire career, including some works that have been shown in the U.S.

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These Giant Bagels Are the Comfort Food of Public Art

Friday, August 28, 2015

Swedish artist Hanna Liden has installed bagel sculptures along Hudson River Park, which art critic Deborah Solomon calls devoid of angst or alienation — kind of like breakfast itself.

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Can the City Spy on Activists?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

In the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, undercover MTA officers allegedly monitored activists, kept photos of them on file and tracked their movements. To what extent was this legal?

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The Indie Film Fest That Has China Worried, Now in NYC

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WNYC
Chinese officials shut down the Beijing Independent Film Festival last year, so producer Karin Chien and her colleagues decided to recreate it here in New York.

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The Cost of Our Water

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Our water travels through an invisible infrastructure that starts over 100 miles away -- and it comes at a serious cost. Explore the challenges we face in maintaining our water supply.

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Garner's Death Means 'Transformation' of Relationship Between Police and Community

Friday, July 17, 2015

The Garner family spiritual adviser says he's hopeful that police and community will "stay at the table" of compromise for police reforms. 

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The New Tappan Zee Bridge Isn't as Innocent as It Looks

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

A book about the new bridge across the Hudson argues that Gov. Cuomo twisted the truth ... but at least he's getting the job done.

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New York, the Folk Music Center of the World

Friday, June 19, 2015

Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" mentions wheat fields and dust clouds rolling — but it was written right here in New York City in 1940. 

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The Future Looks Shiny, Big and Expensive

Monday, May 18, 2015

"By building something so remarkable and extravagant, the question is, do you price out the very people you want to include?”

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It's Brooklyn, 2015. Do We Still Need a Museum?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

"“I just had this crazy idea, why there isn’t a place where we can all be together?” said Dustin Yellin, founder of Pioneer Works, a non-traditional art space.  

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Could Technology Have Prevented the Amtrak Derailment?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Despite pressure from Congress and safety regulators, Amtrak has not yet installed a system known as positive train control along the section of track in question.

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Remember Print Magazines? Here's a New One

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A New York art critic is launching Even, featuring essays, reviews and interviews.

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'It’s the Loneliest Job in the Planet'

Monday, May 11, 2015

As the Brooklyn Museum is looking for a new leader, we explore what museum directors do, and what we expect from them.

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