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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.


War Veterans, Civilians Meet For Dialogue

War Veterans, Civilians Meet For Dialogue
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A group of about 45 people consisting of civilians and military-veterans came together for a dialogue event in early October at Intersections International.


Louboutin’s Red Sole Prevails in Trademark Battle

Louboutin's Red Sole Prevails in Trademark Battle
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French shoe designer Christian Louboutin’s red-soled shoe remains popular in the wake of a trademark lawsuit against luxury fashion house Yves Saint Laurent.


“Glengarry Glen Ross” — Selling the Sure Thing

“Glengarry Glen Ross” -- Selling the Sure Thing
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David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Glengarry Glen Ross” begins previews on October 16th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre for its third Broadway revival, starring Academy Award winning actor, Al Pacino, who appeared in the 1992 film in the role currently played by Bobby Cannavale.


Playwrights’ Week Returns to the Lark for its Nineteenth Year

Playwrights’ Week Returns to the Lark for its Nineteenth Year
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Last week, the Lark Play Development Center gave seven playwrights the chance to workshop a new play in ten hours of rehearsal and one public reading. At the end, the writers walked away having heard their pieces aloud, with a stack of written audience comments.


Bryant Park Becomes a One-Day Sheep Meadow

Bryant Park Becomes a One-Day Sheep Meadow
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A herd of sheep spent the day in Bryant Park to promote the wool industry, drawing both delighted onlookers and protestors.


Manolo Blahnik Collaborates with Young Designers for Spring

Manolo Blahnik Collaborates with Young Designers for Spring
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Shoe legend Manolo Blahnik collaborated for the third time with four young designers on a range of shoes for spring 2013.


Donizetti Comedy Opens New Met Season

Donizetti Comedy Opens New Met Season
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The Metropolitan Opera opened its 2012-2013 season with a new production of Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love. The production, directed by Bartlett Sher and starring Anna Netrebko, is a prime example of star power.