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In a New York state of — two — minds

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One way or another, a New Yorker is about to become the 45th President of the United States. Here’s what people think, as the whirlwind starts to subside.


Speak up: What people who aren’t at the podium have to say

Speak up: What people who aren't at the podium have to say
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We hit the streets — and got on buses and landed on rooftops — to find out what the residents of Midtown West want the candidates to address.


Chelsea explosions — ongoing coverage

Chelsea explosions -- ongoing coverage
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Two “intentional” explosions hit Chelsea on Saturday night.


2016: More grades geared to more graduates

2016: More grades geared to more graduates
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The first day of school is always a big deal, whether you’re starting pre-K or finishing high school. Here’s what happened in Midtown West.


Midtown West: It takes a village to host the pope

Midtown West: It takes a village to host the pope
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There’s more than usual going on in Midtown West, thanks to the papal mass: Read on to find out about everything from bobble-head pope dolls to loaves and fishes to roadblocks and commuter strategies.


Midtown West hits the books

Midtown West hits the books
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New York City’s 1.1 million students returned for their first day at 1,800 schools on a scorching Wednesday, one day after the city saw its hottest temperature of 97 degrees. Over 65,500 children registered to attend the newly-implemented free, full-day, pre-K program, more than triple the 20,000 children who attended last year. The graduation rate for […]


New York’s working — at least for now

New York's  working -- at least for now
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‘Tis the season to have a job, and maybe a raise, in much of Midtown West.


Pre-K to post-grad: Midtown West goes back to school

Pre-K to post-grad: Midtown West goes back to school
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Back-to-school in Midtown West is as diverse as the population: Specialty high schools, public, private, and all those Pre-Ks. Meet some aspiring performer-students, a veteran crossing guard and more.


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 […]


First day of school in Midtown West

First day of school in Midtown West
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Thousands of children filled Midtown West classrooms for New York City’s first day of school. The Midtown Gazette staff hit the streets to catch first-day moments with students, parents and administrators at the neighborhood’s public and private elementary, middle and high schools.


It’s (Still) the Economy, Stupid

It's (Still) the Economy, Stupid
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Midtown West is an undisputed liberal strong hold, with the majority of voters registered as Democrats. But, with just a couple weeks left before the election, our editorial team took to the streets to get a closer look at what concerns are driving voters to the polls this year.