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NY People: Lauren Berodt-Ramirez, Mouse Ceramic Studio

Mouse Ceramic Studio, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

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Healthy foods are everywhere in Little Italy’s San Gennero Feast

Meat alternatives are also becoming popular among vendors

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Some Little Italy’s families can’t get next generation to join them

The generations of families  that have been the foundation of the neighborhood is thinning

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Friday the 13 is the day to get inked for cheap

Human canvases stood outside Armageddon—a graffiti and hip-hop influenced shop in the heart of Bushwick—in a line stretching down Bushwick Ave, patiently waiting for their name to be called from a list.

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9th Street Community Garden is a haven in the East Village

9th Street Community Garden from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Tucked away in small corners and on empty lots of the concrete jungle, are tiny havens of greenery – New York City’s community gardens. In a city with more buildings than trees, these gardens have become important assets for residents. They provide the opportunity for people to explore gardening techniques and […]

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Dominican women are saying yes to their curls

Some Dominican women are moving away from straight hair. They’re choosing to embrace their natural texture, which for most Dominicans are curls. They’re saying no to chemical relaxers or blowing out their hair.

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Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home

For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.

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NY high maternal mortality rates lead to legislation

The bill, which is expected to be signed into law this year, will establish a Maternal Mortality Review Board that promises to “review maternal mortality and morbidity, analyze their causes and disseminate strategies for reducing the risks.” 

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Hyperlocal NYC Neighborhoods

National news dominates the headlines, but city neighborhood issues dominate what is in the minds of most New Yorkers. Listen to what they have to say about the challenges their communities face.

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East Village eyesore’s future remains uncertain

Before it was a cracking, boarded-up shell, the former school building was used as a community center of sorts.