Posts Tagged ‘new york city’

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.


Chew on this: CBD-laced candy and weed legalization

Chew on this: CBD-laced candy and weed legalization
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Weed World Candies either contain THC and can get a customer high, or they don’t — depending on whom you ask.


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.


City educators face challenges working with New York’s most vulnerable youth

City educators face challenges working with New York's most vulnerable youth
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Educators who work with homeless, trafficked, or exploited youth face daily challenges that extend far beyond the classroom.


Global Poverty Project hopes to end extreme poverty by 2030

Global Poverty Project hopes to end extreme poverty by 2030
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The Global Poverty Project plans to end extreme poverty by 2030 with the help of politically active citizens worldwide.


Parents want French dual language program

Parents want French dual language program
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French parents want to expand the French-Language dual language program in public schools in the New York City. With help and lobbying efforts from the French Embassy, non-profit educational organizations and parents who wish to send their children to learn French at public schools, the number of schools offering the program has increased steadily. And the program may soon extend to Chelsea.


Smoke-free housing slower to come to buildings that need it most

Smoke-free housing slower to come to buildings that need it most
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Smoke-free housing efforts by the Manhattan Smoke-Free Partnership target low-income developments like the Robert Fulton Houses, where there are higher rates of asthma, but, change in these neighborhoods may come slowly.


Midtown West Now and Then: The Times, They are A’Changin’

Midtown West Now and Then: The Times, They are A'Changin'
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Pictures and numbers: Midtown West in transition.


Wine Store Afloat on Current Events

Wine Store Afloat on Current Events
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Jehovany Diaz, 50, hopes that Election Day brings New Yorkers out of their homes in large quantities.  Diaz isn’t running for office today nor is he politically motivated; he’s the store manager at Ninth Avenue Wine in Hell’s Kitchen. Outside his store Diaz proudly displays a sign stating, “Come in and elect your wine on […]


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.