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Hard-court bike polo grows in popularity
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Hard-court bike polo grows in popularity

While polo is usually associated with high society and royalty, bike polo matches in Manhattan’s Lower East Side draw a more diverse following.

Bangladeshi immigrant grooms future leaders
Audio

Bangladeshi immigrant grooms future leaders

Muhammad Rashid sought to fill his debt of gratitude to the U.S. by grooming future leaders, helping them pass New York City’s Specialized High School Exam.

East Village health center a model for success
Audio / Features

East Village health center a model for success

Amidst the fierce debate over what works when it comes to health care, for many patients, Ryan-NENA serves as a model for success.

Features / Slideshows

Big foot mystery on the Upper East Side

On an Upper East Side street stands a white, 3-foot plaster statute of a foot — and no one knows its purpose.

Lower East Side slowly losing its charm
Audio / Business

Lower East Side slowly losing its charm

Now more than ever, store owners and residents in the Lower East Side fear growing numbers of affluent middle-class transplants are threatening the area’s unique character.

Chess pro challenges willing opponents
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Chess pro challenges willing opponents

Sweet Pea fell into the chess profession during the ’60s when he couldn’t find a job. He’d wander around the city’s chess shops, looking for a way to occupy his time.

Features / Multimedia / Slideshows

Haiti Earthquake: Benefit concert promotes hope

While some chose to send money or texts to contribute, Save the Children thought of a different way: host a star-studded benefit concert.

Multimedia / News / Special Reports / Video

Haiti Earthquake: A Haitian church mobilizes

Some community-based organizations in New York City are sending independent convoys to scout for family members.

Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement
Audio / Multimedia / Special Reports

Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement

When the Louis family learned their Haitian relatives home collapsed on top of them, they took action.

Slideshows / Special Reports

Haiti Earthquake: ‘I lost my family’

After recently losing his wife to diabetes, Gaspard Lynch lost his family and business in the Haiti earthquake.