Guia Marie Del Prado

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For Filipino New Yorkers, Sending Aid to Flood-Ravaged Philippines Is a Struggle

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Filipino New Yorkers are struggling to send aid to family members who live in the Southeast Asian nation amid deadly floods that have shuttered banks and snarled mail services in the Philippine capital of Manila.


NYC’s Sikhs Call for Religious Tolerance in Wake of Temple Shooting

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Days after a gunman opened fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, New York City’s Sikh community say they will open the doors of their temples and cultural centers to anyone who wants to learn more about Sikhism.


NYC Movie Memorabilia Slated for Auction

Monday, July 30, 2012

A New York City memorabilia shop famous for its original pin up photos is selling its entire inventory for auction.


State Official Killed After Lightning Strikes Brooklyn Church

Friday, July 27, 2012

A New York state official was killed by falling debris and collapsing construction scaffolding after lightning struck the rooftop of a Brooklyn church on Thursday.

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Frothy Debate at First Hearing on Large Sugary Drink Ban

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

New York City's health board is holding a public hearing on a proposal to ban restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries from serving giant-sized sugary drinks. 

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To Get Cleaner Air in the Bronx, Environmental Officials Crackdown on Polluters

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

State environmental officials are working with community groups, elected representatives and businesses to enforce air pollution laws in the Bronx.


NYU's Scaled Back Expansion Bid Approved by Council Committee

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

New York University’s controversial expansion plan was approved by a City Council committee on Tuesday after the school said it would scale back development.


City Introduces Pay Phone Wireless Internet Kiosks

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pay phone kiosks - the remnants of days gone by - are set to get a new lease on life in New York City. They'll serve as the hosts of wireless Internet hotspots.

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Polka Dots, Psychedelic Patterns and Fireflies: Yayoi Kusama Comes to the Whitney

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sixty years of artwork by the influential Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will go on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art on Thursday. See a slideshow of works in the show.


Hospital Farmer's Market Opens in East Harlem

Friday, July 06, 2012

An East Harlem farmer’s market opened for the summer on Friday – one of seven such markets hosted by public hospitals citywide.


NJ County Under Outdoor Water Ban as Crews Fix Water Main Break

Monday, July 02, 2012

New Jersey officials are banning outdoor water use in Monmouth County after three water mains broke.

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Artist Depicts New York City Legends on East Village Scaffolding

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Artist Tom Sanford's colorful 4-foot tall mural, called “Saints of the Lower East Side,” depicts Joey Ramone, Charlie “Bird” Parker, Ellen Stewart, Martin Wong, Miguel Piñero, Arthur ...

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Liu Warns Bike Share Program May Lead to More Lawsuits for City

Monday, June 25, 2012

While many in the city are eagerly waiting the start of the city’s bike sharing program, at least one man isn’t. New York City Comptroller John Liu is warning of safety and lawsuit problems that could come with the launch of Citi Bike.

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Hospital Looking at Different Partner for Merger Talks

Friday, June 22, 2012

Continuum Health Partners says it’s suspending merger talks with NYU Langone Medical Center and is instead considering a bid by Mount Sinai. The announcement comes just two weeks after Continuum and NYU officials announced an agreement to formally pursue a merger.


Summer Sun Salutations in Times Square

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Some yoga enthusiasts took advantage of the heat. About 14,000 people practiced yoga on concrete hot enough to melt some people’s yoga mats to celebrate the summer solstice in Times Square.


Longtime Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe Steps Down

Monday, June 18, 2012

The city's longtime parks commissioner Adrian Benepe is stepping down after a decade on the job.


Summer Streets to Debut New Zip Line

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The fifth annual Summer Streets will have something new this year: a 30 foot zip line, which  will give New Yorkers a new way to appreciate the car-free streets.

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Despite Low Turnout, NY Voter Registration Changes Unlikely

Monday, June 11, 2012

In an effort to bring more voters to the polls, politicians and activists are proposing to make the voter registration process easier. But the legislative session ends in June 19, leaving little time for the proposal to be passed or be in effect in time for the election in November.

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