The Ladies' Mile: property rights vs. preservation

    The Ladies’ Mile: property rights vs. preservation

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    Preservationists are rallying to defeat two bills recently introduced at City Council, both aimed at regulating the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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    Victims of domestic violence add to homeless population

    Victims of domestic violence add to homeless population

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    Additional city resources will help a growing segment of some of the most vulnerable of the city’s homeless population.

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    Numbers rise as funding for elder employment falls

    Numbers rise as funding for elder employment falls

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    Older workers face obstacles in entering — or re-entering — the workplace, as services are reduced.

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    New design guidelines attempt to protect NYC waterfront sites

    New design guidelines attempt to protect NYC waterfront sites

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    New York’s Waterfront Alliance promotes new design guidelines for environmentally friendly and publicly accessible waterfronts.

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    The ‘Sisterhood of the Orange Shorts’ goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    The ‘Sisterhood of the Orange Shorts’ goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Hooters restaurant chain is raising money to fund breast cancer research.

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    Open data for all?

    Open data for all?

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    Tech heavyweights throw their capital behind the annual BigApps competition and the City Council keeps pushing open data legislation. Meanwhile, the city’s 311 hotline receives thousands of service requests a day – all of them, of course, catalogued online.

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    City’s only theater for the disabled takes on a new challenge

    City's only theater for the disabled takes on a new challenge
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    Theater Breaking Through Barrier’s new production, The Granduncle Quadrilogy, is more physically challenging for its cast members than its traditional repertoire. The group has just brought the play to Croatia.

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    Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer

    Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer
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    Rockefeller Center’s ice skating rink reopens for business while temperatures in New York hit 72 degrees.

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    Data scientists find lower salaries, greater fulfillment in public sector

    Data scientists find lower salaries, greater fulfillment in public sector
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    Technologists are increasingly interested in using their data skills to tackle social issues such as poverty and sex trafficking instead of (or in addition to) working for Fortune 500 companies.

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    People of the Benches: An invisible community hangs on

    People of the Benches: An invisible community hangs on
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    A group of homeless people and reported drug users found a sense of community around a set of benches that have now been removed.

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    What does a desnuda look like to a child?

    What does a desnuda look like to a child?
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    A child who walks by a desnuda, one of the body-painted women causing a controversy in Times Square, may not see what adults see.

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