Rebeca Ibarra

Rebeca Ibarra appears in the following:

Everybody's Talking About the New Kid in Town: (332)

Friday, June 09, 2017

Manhattan is getting a new area code Saturday. The newcomer has already been getting a salty New York welcome on Twitter. 

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Look! The Blue Whale Gets Clean

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

People get annual checkups — and the very dusty blue whale at the American Museum of Natural History gets a yearly cleaning. 


City Names Midtown Corner after Jimmy Breslin . . .Temporarily

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The corner of 42nd Street and Second Avenue is now "Jimmy Breslin Way" in honor of the legendary newspaper columnist.

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Mayor Promises to Crack Down on City Employees Who Abuse Parking Placards

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The placards don't allow people to park illegally, but Bill De Blasio says abuse is rampant and it contributes to traffic congestion, blocked crosswalks, and blocked fire hydrants.

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NYPD Officers Distance Themselves from Puerto Rican Day Parade

Monday, May 22, 2017

A number of New York City police officers are distancing themselves from the Puerto Rican Day Parade because the event is honoring Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera.

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A Puerto Rican 'Hero' Comes Home, But Not Everyone Is Cheering

Friday, May 19, 2017

Oscar Lopez Rivera, who served time for his ties to a group responsible for more than 100 bombings in the U.S., will play a starring role in the Puerto Rican Day Parade. 

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Led by Wynton Marsalis, High Schools Jazz Musicians Kick off Competition

Friday, May 12, 2017

Students from across the country are in the city to compete in a festival hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center.


Here's the Winning 'I Voted' Sticker Design

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Nothing says "New York City" like the subway. 

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Under Scrutiny, Correction Chief Won't Pledge to Stay for Second Term

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Joseph Ponte has been in the hot seat over his use of a city-owned SUV for personal trips and said he wasn't sure he'd stick around if Mayor Bill de Blasio wins a second term this year. 


Hurry! Your Chance to Pick an 'I Voted' Sticker Design Is Running Out

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

New Yorkers still have time to pick the next "I Voted" sticker. Polls close Tuesday, May 9.


Stories Of Urban Resilience Shared By Our Audience

Friday, April 28, 2017

Our "Design by Community" series highlights everyday New Yorkers starting projects to improve their neighborhood. Here are some projects submitted by our audience.


There Is No 'Get Rich Quick Scheme' for Artists

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Okwui Okpokwasili says there is no one way to make is as a performer in New York City.

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Newark Police Rolls Out Body-Camera Pilot

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Newark Police Department is one step closer to outfitting officers with body cameras and meeting the requirements of a federal consent decree reached last year.


Allergic to Salad: Learning to Cook Healthy Food

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

To get kids to eat vegetables, one New Yorker is partnering with restaurants to host cooking classes for kids. This story is part of our "Design by Community" series. 


Caracol Interpreters Cooperative: Bridging Language Barriers

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This worker-owned business that provides Spanish/English services is a model for interpreter organizations across the city.


When Prosecuting Immigrants, Brooklyn District Attorney Aims to Shield Them from Deportation

Monday, April 24, 2017

Brooklyn's District Attorney is asking prosecutors to avoid putting immigrants charged with petty crimes under risk of deportation.

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Residents Push MTA for Upgrades at Fourth Avenue Station

Monday, April 24, 2017

Through setting up a fantasy subway station, residents gathered ideas and pressured the MTA to make upgrades quicker.

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Experts: Penn Station's Design Flaws Pose Security Risks

Friday, April 21, 2017

A recent stampede put the nation's busiest transit hub under the spotlight once again, highlighting potentially dangerous deficiencies. 

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When Shopping Malls Become Ghost Towns

Friday, April 14, 2017

What happens when giants like Macy’s, Sears and J.C. Penney close hundreds of shops, leaving empty shopping malls throughout the country.

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Student Debt: Can't Live with It, Can't Go to School Without It

Friday, April 07, 2017

With the deadline for high school seniors to pick a college approaching, students — and their parents — are considering how to pay for the financial burden of higher education.