Drag queens take over the Javits Center

    Drag queens take over the Javits Center

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    RuPaul’s DragCon event took place at the Javits Center in New York, signaling a growing acceptance of drag queens by mainstream society.

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    A bus trip to stop Kavanaugh and start a better future

    A bus trip to stop Kavanaugh and start a better future

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    A group of 34 New York women signed up for a last-minute bus trip to Washington, D.C. to protest Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination — and, they say, to help empower women everywhere.

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    Politics are unavoidable at Indigenous Day of Remembrance

    Politics are unavoidable at Indigenous Day of Remembrance

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    Organizers tried to avoid making this year’s Indigenous Day of Remembrance, a memorial ceremony for Native Americans, too political. But attendees brought up everything from Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation to abuse by the Catholic church. As one attendee said, “Indigenous resistance and existence is political in itself.”

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    2019 charter commission concludes initial public hearings

    2019 charter commission concludes initial public hearings

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    The 2019 Charter Revision Commission, its members appointed by the City Council, concludes its initial round of public hearings in Manhattan.

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    Affordable housing out of reach for those who need it most

    Affordable housing out of reach for those who need it most

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    A new affordable housing project in Chelsea is slated for completion at the end of 2018. But living there remains a pipe dream for some of the very individuals it was meant to attract.

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    Mount Sinai’s new construction project raises neighborhood concerns 

    Mount Sinai’s new construction project raises neighborhood concerns 

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    With construction beginning at 432 W. 58th St., local residents fear excessive noise and sidewalk closures.

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    Playboy Club returns to Manhattan

    Playboy Club returns to Manhattan
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    After 32 years, Playboy Club reopened in Midtown. The club hopes to attract a new crowd, but old traditions and high prices might turn away millennials.

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    Playboy moves into club hub, worries community board

    Playboy moves into club hub, worries community board
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    The Playboy Club has reopened on 42nd Street in Midtown West, a location previously occupied by XL Dance. Community Board members worry that club-related crime will persist.

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    High school seniors launch student-run café

    High school seniors launch student-run café
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    Seniors at Food and Finance High School hope their new student-run café will land them scholarships and culinary jobs.

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    Pink’s second life

    Pink's second life
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    The Fashion Institute of Technology takes a new look at pink.

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    Celebrating women at the Space & Science Festival

    Celebrating women at the Space & Science Festival
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    The Space & Science Festival at the Intrepid museum strives to get more girls and women interested in STEM fields.

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