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    Letter from the editor

    Friday Feb 24, 2017 03:20 pm

    I joined Straus News on Nov. 1, and a week later, Election Day would change the life of our city, as well as our country. National news quickly became local news. One of the first stories I edited ...

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    Faith in sanctuary

    Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 11:12 am

    How New York churches and volunteers are offering refuge and help to undocumented immigrants

    City Arts News

    Visions and visionaries

    Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 11:05 am

    For the Guggenheim’s birthday bash, a glimpse at its treasures

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    ‘Save our supermarket’

    Monday Feb 20, 2017 06:27 pm

    Brewer and Johnson defend affordable grocery stores

    By Madeleine Thompson

    In New York City, the well-known abbreviation S.O.S. has been repurposed by neighbors as a...

    • Cosmos to return to NYC
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      Cosmos to return to NYC

      Team has a new owner with a Columbia connection, and a new home for 2017

      • Feb 24, 2017 05:10 pm
    • Nearly all that’s fit to view
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      Nearly all that’s fit to view

      East Side Observer


      Coming up ... not — Now that Time Warner Cable is Spectrum, my...

      • Feb 22, 2017 02:18 pm
    • One man’s dream, a grateful community
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      One man’s dream, a grateful community

      A gastropub on uptown Lexington Avenue is a theater producer’s second act

      • Feb 22, 2017 02:17 pm
    • Talking pictures
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      Talking pictures

      Clara Young, 13, on voice-overs, working on an Oscar-nominated film and collaborating with her sister

      • Feb 22, 2017 12:10 pm
    • Toys Everywhere, But No Kids in Sight
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      Toys Everywhere, But No Kids in Sight

      This year’s trendiest playthings make use of emerging technologies like virtual reality and robotics

      • Feb 22, 2017 11:07 am
    • Drawing warmth
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      Drawing warmth

      • Feb 22, 2017 11:03 am
    • A co-op’s form of resistance
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      A co-op’s form of resistance

      Signs along Central Park West turned out to be a violation of building rules

      • Feb 20, 2017 06:38 pm
    • Crime Watch
      Crime Watch

      Crime Watch


      Upstanding Bystander

      A bystander helped police nab a shoplifter recently.

      • Feb 20, 2017 06:26 pm
    • AGUA takes to water
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      AGUA takes to water

      Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics — AGUA — stormed the pool at Lehman College for the 2017 Metro Zone...

      • Feb 20, 2017 03:31 pm
    • ‘A day without immigrants’
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      ‘A day without immigrants’

      How neighborhood restaurants — and customers — responded to the one-day strike

      • Feb 17, 2017 11:45 am
    • Speculating, worrying, hoping
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      Speculating, worrying, hoping



      It’s coming, it’s really coming. Trader...

      • Feb 16, 2017 11:37 am
    • Sharing opportunities
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      Sharing opportunities

      New development director of the Fresh Air Fund on her rewarding career working with the city’s nonprofits

      • Feb 15, 2017 12:51 pm


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