As In-Person Learning Resumes, School Nurses Want More Resources and Support

    As In-Person Learning Resumes, School Nurses Want More Resources and Support

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    With New York City public school students back in classrooms, school nurses are concerned they don’t have enough help.

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    Hell's Kitchen Residents Need More Funds to Restore NYC's Oldest Community Mural

    Hell’s Kitchen Residents Need More Funds to Restore NYC’s Oldest Community Mural

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    A neighborhood committee struggles to complete the restoration of a beloved community mural in time for its 50th anniversary.

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    The Met Debuts First Opera by Black Composer, Catching Up to New York City Indie Companies

    The Met Debuts First Opera by Black Composer, Catching Up to New York City Indie Companies

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    “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” opened the Met’s 2021-22 season, marking the first time the 138-year-old cultural institution has staged an Opera by a Black composer. Local opera groups say it’s about time.

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    Midtown Street Vendors Fight to Survive Amid City’s Reopening

    Midtown Street Vendors Fight to Survive Amid City’s Reopening

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    When the Covid pandemic forced New York City to lock down last year, street vendors were designated as essential workers. Now, as the city reopens, vendors are facing increased challenges related to licenses and permits.

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    There's a Bitter Fight Between Café China and Its Former Employees

    There’s a Bitter Fight Between Café China and Its Former Employees

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    After a Michelin restaurant in Midtown East moved to a new location, its former employees opened a new restaurant in the old location, prompting a bitter fight.

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    Tentative Agreement Reached Between Healthcare Workers and Hospitals

    Tentative Agreement Reached Between Healthcare Workers and Hospitals

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    After a month of negotiations, the 1199 Healthcare Workers Union and the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes finally reached a tentative agreement.

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    City Takes Steps to Accommodate Pets in Homeless Shelters

    City Takes Steps to Accommodate Pets in Homeless Shelters
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    The City Council approves two bills that aim to make homeless shelters more pet-inclusive.

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    New York City Council passes bird-safe glass bill

    New York City Council passes bird-safe glass bill
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    Since the end of the last Ice Age, birds have migrated between the Arctic tundra and the Caribbean along the Atlantic Flyway, a migration route that passes over New York City. Drawn by an evening glow, the birds often fly into the city by night, drop into green spaces to forage, and leave the city […]

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    Sandy Stewart: Singing the Song and Telling the Story

    Sandy Stewart: Singing the Song and Telling the Story
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    “Just sing the song and tell the story.” For singer Sandy Stewart, that is the task. “I’ve been doing this for 70 years. I know what works,” Stewart said, sitting on the red sofa bed in her one-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side. On Oct. 31, Stewart will receive the Mabel Mercer Award at […]

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    Chinatown Murders Reveal Systemic Issues in Homeless Policy

    Chinatown Murders Reveal Systemic Issues in Homeless Policy
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    Following the killings of four homeless men in Chinatown, homeless advocates and the street population themselves say they need better long-term solutions to the homeless crisis.

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    Two young debutants of the Cabaret Convention discuss the future of the genre

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    “A bastion of tradition,” “an exclusive country-club retreat for an older audience repelled by the abrasive tone of contemporary pop,” wrote Stephen Holden, a long-time music critic for The New York Times, of the Cabaret Convention four years ago. This month, the convention, produced by the not-for-profit Mabel Mercer Foundation, celebrates its 30th anniversary, with […]

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