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Manhattan Plaza Block Sale puts community over profit  

Manhattan Plaza Block Sale puts community over profit  
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Manhattan Plaza Tenants Association held its sixth annual Block Sale in Hell’s Kitchen.


To survive a high-rise fire, should residents stay or go?

To survive a high-rise fire, should residents stay or go?
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After two recent fire deaths, residents in Midtown high-rises aren’t always clear on fire safety protocols.


Vegan group rallies to raise awareness of animal cruelty

Vegan group rallies to raise awareness of animal cruelty
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Local activists urge all of us: Put down that ham sandwich, replace those leather shoes, and get serious about ending animal cruelty.


What most businesses don’t know: sidewalk signs are illegal

What most businesses don't know: sidewalk signs are illegal
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Business employees in Hell’s Kitchen say sidewalk advertisement signs are important to attract customers, but residents say they’re hazardous clutter on already crowded sidewalks. According to the New York Department of Sanitation Rules and Regulations, they’re illegal and could cost businesses hundreds of dollars in fines.


Six Countries, 1,000 People Come Together to Create 9/11 Quilt

Six Countries, 1,000 People Come Together to Create 9/11 Quilt
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After 9/11, myriad New Yorkers asked the American Folk Art Museum to display patriotic crafts and projects that they had made to commemorate and mourn those who died in the attacks. One project, the 9/11 Tribute Quilt,⎯had such an amazing story behind it that it actually made the cut. The quilt is still on display today in the museum’s lobby, and its story requires new attention in light of the tenth anniversary of 9/11.