Articles written by: Diego Lynch

NY Primary: Millennials for Hillary
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NY Primary: Millennials for Hillary

Millennials gather to support their candidate, Hilary Clinton, and each other.

A Greenthumb garden for sale, down the street from the former site of the Boardwalk community garden. Greenthumb is a city program which grants resources to community members, enabling them to convert vacant lots into gardens.
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After a Three Year Legal Battle Coney Island Community Gardeners Take Real Estate Developers to Court for One Last Time

At 5 a.m. on December 28th, 2013, Yuri Opendik, 36, woke to a frantic call from a fellow gardener. The New York City Council sold the Coney Island’s Boardwalk Community Garden nine days earlier. The land where Opendik had, for seven years, grown food for his family was cleared in the middle of the night. Land, stewarded by neighbors, was […]

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Working in Agavi Organic Juice Bar

Andi Gaubtai, 25, of Queens, New York, at work in Agavi, an East Village Juice Bar.

New York City Marathon: Greenpoint
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New York City Marathon: Greenpoint

Threat to community gardens looms at memorial service for urban gardener
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Threat to community gardens looms at memorial service for urban gardener

According to public statements from the mayor, 17 community gardens are being considered as sites to meet demand for open space needed for the new housing.

OWS Anniversary met with a cry for more affordable housing
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OWS Anniversary met with a cry for more affordable housing

But the impact of high housing prices on their lives wasn’t the only thing drawing people to the park.

John Hollingshead, came to ground zero today with his Mennonite church group,  to spread the word of God Photo by Diego Lynch.
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14 years later: Spreading the word of God at ground zero

There was a degree of nostalgia for the religious climate of the United States that flourished in the aftermath of the attacks.