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Listen up: Your future’s talking

Listen up: Your future's talking
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Sometimes younger people — not older ones — are hard of hearing.


Chelsea lacks free after-school programs

Chelsea lacks free after-school programs
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As Chelsea gentrifies, some children are getting left behind.


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.


27 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act passes, advocates push MTA for change

27 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act passes, advocates push MTA for change
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New York City disability advocate organizations speak up about MTA’s lack of accessibility.


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.


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.


Today’s “Footloose”: Push for repeal of cabaret law

Today’s "Footloose": Push for repeal of cabaret law
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The repeal of a 1926 law that prohibits dancing is up for debate.


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.


The Newly Founded (or Nearly Dead) Toy Frenzy

The Newly Founded (or Nearly Dead) Toy Frenzy
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Is fidget spinner’s fame nearing the end of its life at a street fair?


New rooftop farm takes aim at Hell’s Kitchen fresh produce shortage

New rooftop farm takes aim at Hell's Kitchen fresh produce shortage
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Residents of Hell’s Kitchen, a neighborhood grappling with lack of access to fresh food, can expect a new rooftop farm in 2018.


The reinvented artist: MAD’s Artist Studios Program turns ten

The reinvented artist: MAD's Artist Studios Program turns ten
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As the Museum of Art and Design celebrates the 10th anniversary of its residency program, artists no longer see life in the city as crucial to their careers.


People with disabilities report obstacles despite Lincoln Center’s continuous efforts to improve accessibility

People with disabilities report obstacles despite Lincoln Center’s continuous efforts to improve accessibility
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Lincoln Center still falls short when it comes to accessibility for people with disabilities, according to audience members at a recent outdoor concert series.


Construction to transform Penn Station begins

Construction to transform Penn Station begins
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Construction to transform the old Farley post office in to an extension of the country’s busiest train station has begun.


Prayer and protest: LGBT synagogue resists Trump

Prayer and protest: LGBT synagogue resists Trump
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Members of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, a Chelsea LGBT synagogue, gather weekly to call and write their representatives.


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.


DACA’s demise: The long good-bye

DACA's demise: The long good-bye
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Westsiders express strong opinions in the wake of the decision to rescind DACA.


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.


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.


Chinese crepes, New York entrepreneur: How far can he go?

Chinese crepes, New York entrepreneur: How far can he go?
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A New Yorker who makes traditional Chinese “grab-and-go” street crepes wants to expand.


Finding the funny in the presidential campaigns

Finding the funny in the presidential campaigns
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Comedians at Electoral Dysfunction use political satire to cope with the 2016 presidential election.


Residents seek safe pedestrian access to Riverside South Park

Residents seek safe pedestrian access to Riverside South Park
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Regular sidewalk closures make it daunting for residents in the West 50s to access the riverside waterfront park across the West Side Highway.


Rent increase in Chelsea might force out longtime filmmaker

Rent increase in Chelsea might force out longtime filmmaker
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Independent filmmaker Marc Levin might become a casualty of the Chelsea gentrification that is the subject of his new HBO documentary.


For beleaguered homeless, a strained system with no easy fixes

For beleaguered homeless, a strained system with no easy fixes
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Homeless services in Midtown are strained as the population grows.