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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.


Pink’s second life

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


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.


The midterms: from the farmers market to Trump Tower

The midterms: from the farmers market to Trump Tower
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The midterms matter, and every day it seems they matter more. Midtown West residents plan to turn out for an array of reasons.


Old-school Chelsea donut shop opens East Village location

Old-school Chelsea donut shop opens East Village location
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After 50 years, Chelsea’s legendary Donut Pub will add an East Village outlet.


Getting a head start

Getting a head start
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The Hudson Guild, over a century old, gives pre-K students a start in Chelsea.


A small business hangs on, but barely

A small business hangs on, but barely
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A deli owner at the intersection of bike lanes and gentrification sees his business slump.


City Council passes bill to mandate safety training for construction workers

City Council passes bill to mandate safety training for construction workers
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A bill that requires a minimum of 40 hours of safety training for construction workers passed the City Council on September 28th.


Bryant Park West: San Francisco borrows a park plan

Bryant Park West: San Francisco borrows a park plan
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San Francisco reimagines Bryant Park.


With an eye on the future, Mood Fabrics plans to relocate

With an eye on the future, Mood Fabrics plans to relocate
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Project Runway’s go-to fabric merchant in the Garment District, Mood Fabrics, is moving.


Todd English food hall faces a wary Chelsea

Todd English food hall faces a wary Chelsea
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Celebrity chef Todd English is in talks to open a mini food hall in a restaurant space in Chelsea, but first he has to earn the support of a community tired of noise and disruption.


Target to open its first location in Midtown

Target to open its first location in Midtown
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Target will open its first Midtown store on 34th Street near Herald Square on October 20.


Mayor’s proposal to reduce building emissions raises concerns

Mayor's proposal to reduce building emissions raises concerns
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The mayor’s proposal to make New York buildings more energy-efficient raises concerns.


Chelsea health clinic’s makeover is modern — and delayed

Chelsea health clinic's makeover is modern -- and delayed
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Chelsea District Health Center gets a $17million-dollar makeover, but the long renovation has meant limited access to quality care.


Proposal to modify Chelsea building is rejected

Proposal to modify Chelsea building is rejected
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Chelsea Land Use Committee declined an alteration plan for 500 West 22nd St. and asked for a more substantial effort to retain the building’s past.


Survey spotlights LGBT senior housing needs

Survey spotlights LGBT senior housing needs
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A first-ever, citywide survey of LGBTQ-identifying people over 50 reveals a growing struggle to find comfortable, affordable places for them to live.


Trying to bring political change through bubble tea

Trying to bring political change through bubble tea
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Can the popularity of bubble tea help get Taiwan back into the United Nations?


Hidden signs about plant safety confuse High Line visitors

Hidden signs about plant safety confuse High Line visitors
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Eating delicious edible-looking berries at The High Line can get you fined or sick, but there aren’t signs to warn you about specific ones.


Whitney Museum examines protest with new exhibit

Whitney Museum examines protest with new exhibit
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The Whitney Museum showcases protest, including of itself.


Chelsea explosions — ongoing coverage

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


Midtown’s Flowers a Global Industry

Midtown's Flowers a Global Industry
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With the flower district gearing up for the holiday season, shop employees discuss how the plants arrive in New York City


Rooftop Farm Welcomes Toddlers

Rooftop Farm Welcomes Toddlers
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Standing in the center of a circle of preschoolers, holding a pack of cabbage seeds, Lauren Baccus asked, “Who likes salad?” “I don’t!” shouted Harry, a four-year-old boy. “You might like it if you grew it, though — That’s what farmers say,” Baccus replied with a smile. Baccus and the children were at the Hell’s […]


DOMA Hits LGBT Couples Even After Death

DOMA Hits LGBT Couples Even After Death
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In late September, Edie Windsor’s challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act was heard before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Upon the death of her wife in 2009, Windsor was forced to pay more than $300,000 in estate taxes than she would not have paid had she been married to a man. Almost by accident, Windsor has become the face of challenges to DOMA.


Buddhist Temple Relocates to Accommodate Growing Number of Followers

Buddhist Temple Relocates to Accommodate Growing Number of Followers
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After almost two decades, the Kadampa Meditation Center New York City has purchased its own place in Chelsea to accommodate the growing number of followers. October 26-28 will mark the grand opening of the temple.