Mayor de Blasio's small business initiative: Who has input?

    Mayor de Blasio’s small business initiative: Who has input?

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    Mayor de Blasio’s new initiative will help small businesses, but some wonder if non-English-speaking business owners in the community will be heard.

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    As autumn approaches, public musicians anticipate seasonal challenges

    As autumn approaches, public musicians anticipate seasonal challenges

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    Though the city’s Music Under New York program hosts subway performances year-round, musicians face special challenges in colder weather.

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    Street Vendor Project launches campaign to expand retail-on-wheels

    Street Vendor Project launches campaign to expand retail-on-wheels

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    The Street Vendor Project launched a new campaign to request more vendor licenses, permits and open streets.

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    High Line Park engages local residents with Latin dance parties

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    Through it’s “¡Arriba! Dance Parties on the High Line” series, the High Line Park tries to engage local Chelsea residents.

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    Online component of summer reading program shows mixed results

    Online component of summer reading program shows mixed results

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    The New York Public Library’s summer reading program recently ended for the year. Readers can choose to log their books electronically or on paper.

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    Muslim group debates future of Islam

    Muslim group debates future of Islam

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    Muslim group discusses Islamofascism and true faith.

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    Parents want French dual language program

    Parents want French dual language program
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    French parents want to expand the French-Language dual language program in public schools in the New York City. With help and lobbying efforts from the French Embassy, non-profit educational organizations and parents who wish to send their children to learn French at public schools, the number of schools offering the program has increased steadily. And the program may soon extend to Chelsea.

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    $6,000 a year: Why the city budget for after-school sports isn’t enough

    $6,000 a year: Why the city budget for after-school sports isn't enough
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    As obesity affects almost one-third of the country’s children, school sports teams are passe, city needs more comprehensive physical education programs.

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    Does capitalism work for you? Vote in Times Square

    Does capitalism work for you? Vote in Times Square
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    By Zach Brown NEW YORK — The ongoing tally of true-false votes displayed on Steve Lambert’s art exhibit might imply that the numbers mean something to the artist. His Capitalism Works For Me! True/False project has toured the country for more than two years now, allowing people to vote whether or not they believe capitalism benefits […]

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    The Garment District: Same name, different faces

    The Garment District: Same name, different faces
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    The area from West 35th to 42nd streets, and from Seventh to Ninth avenues will remain named the “Garment District” despite several suggestions of alternatives that would better align with changes in the neighborhood. Recently, several fashion industry spaces have been sold or redesigned, transformed from garment production spaces to banks, office space, and apartments. CBRE, the global leader of commercial […]

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    Mystery surrounds canceled bike rack on East 55th Street

    Mystery surrounds canceled bike rack on East 55th Street
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    Reports conflict on whether a Citi Bike rack formerly planned on East 55th Street owes its cancellation to pressure from the five-star St. Regis Hotel.

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