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An Alternative Guide to Art in NYC

Saturday, June 21, 2014

There is a lot of art and culture to see in New York beyond the museums of the Upper East Side and the galleries of Chelsea. WNYC is exploring several neighborhoods this summer to find some local gems. Click on the pins of this map to find more about them.

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Harlem Bookstore Set to Close, After a Decade in Business

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

After nearly a decade in business, a Harlem bookstore specializing in African-American literature has announced plans to close at the end of the month. 

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The Fight to Save St. Marks Bookshop

Thursday, September 15, 2011

St. Mark's Bookshop may be reaching its last chapter. The sluggish economy has taken it's toll on the retail business, but an online petition is hoping to help convince the book store's landlord to give the shop a new lease on life,  both figuratively and literally.

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