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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.


Peaceful co-existence in the 10th precinct

Peaceful co-existence in the 10th precinct
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Chelsea’s 10th precinct is an oasis of calm, and residents know why.


Chelsea Mosque develops new safety guide

Chelsea Mosque develops new safety guide
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The Muslim community at a Chelsea mosque institutes new safety procedures after the September 17 explosion in the area.


Hamilton cast draws voter registration crowd

Hamilton cast draws voter registration crowd
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Cast members from the hit musical “Hamilton” drew crowds as they registered people to vote.


De Buck Gallery opens season with Zero artist Bernard Aubertin

De Buck Gallery opens season with Zero artist Bernard Aubertin
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De Buck Gallery in Chelsea opened its September season with late French artist Bernard Aubertin, an underrepresented constituent of the post-war Zero movement.


On the outside: protest at the debate

On the outside: protest at the debate
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Photos tell the story of various groups who took to the streets to protest outside the presidential debates at Hofstra University.


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.


HeForShe hosts a night at MoMA

HeForShe hosts a night at MoMA
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HeForShe, a UN Women movement speared headed by actor Emma Watson has its 2nd birthday party at the MoMa. HeForShe is focusing on gender parity in academia in the year to come.


Bali and Beyond celebrates Indonesian independence

Bali and Beyond celebrates Indonesian independence
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It’s Independence Day in Indonesia and commemorations range from parades to bombing of illegal fish trawlers. We visit the Indonesian Street Festival, New York’s main celebration.


Chelsea explosions — ongoing coverage

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


Local Researchers digitize Holocaust documents

Local Researchers digitize Holocaust documents
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A local archive is working on a historic effort to digitize a cache of pre-war Yiddish documents rescued from the hands of the Nazis.


Topless protesters march for equal rights in Midtown

Topless protesters march for equal rights in Midtown
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Over 100 topless women and men marched in Midtown, and asked this question: If men can go topless in public, why can’t women?


Synagogue holds forum on Jewish LGBT concerns

Synagogue holds forum on Jewish LGBT concerns
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The country’s oldest LGBT Jewish synagogue invites dialogue about the presidential election and its impact on the lives of marginalized communities.


City’s only theater for the disabled takes on a new challenge

City's only theater for the disabled takes on a new challenge
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Theater Breaking Through Barrier’s new production, The Granduncle Quadrilogy, is more physically challenging for its cast members than its traditional repertoire. The group has just brought the play to Croatia.


Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer

Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer
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Rockefeller Center’s ice skating rink reopens for business while temperatures in New York hit 72 degrees.


Data scientists find lower salaries, greater fulfillment in public sector

Data scientists find lower salaries, greater fulfillment in public sector
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Technologists are increasingly interested in using their data skills to tackle social issues such as poverty and sex trafficking instead of (or in addition to) working for Fortune 500 companies.


People of the Benches: An invisible community hangs on

People of the Benches: An invisible community hangs on
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A group of homeless people and reported drug users found a sense of community around a set of benches that have now been removed.


What does a desnuda look like to a child?

What does a desnuda look like to a child?
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A child who walks by a desnuda, one of the body-painted women causing a controversy in Times Square, may not see what adults see.


STD clinic’s closure leaves Chelsea in crisis

 STD clinic’s closure leaves Chelsea in crisis
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Closure of the free Chelsea Clinic has left the community grappling with whether to seek medical help at a temporary facility on the sidewalk — or not to seek help at all.


Al Jazeera America digital moves to unionize

Al Jazeera America digital moves to unionize
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Al Jazeera America’s Garment District-based digital team announced a petition to unionize on September 3, joining a number of digital media companies which now comprise a growing sector of the unionized American workforce.


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.


Characters suit up for Halloween

Characters suit up for Halloween
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Despite summer arrests, more would-be costumed characters flock to Times Square.


Church community center hosts first annual film festival

Church community center hosts first annual film festival
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The Migrant Center at St. Francis of Assisi held its first annual film festival.


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.