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In an election year Superstorm Sandy still a political issue on Staten Island

by Megan Jamerson and Neil Giardino Staten Island is only a short ferry ride south of Manhattan, but when it comes to Superstorm Sandy recovery, the distance feels great. Since the storm, the hardest hit borough is stuck in a slow recovery. Last week marked the two year anniversary, and Staten Islanders are still mucking out homes along the Island’s […]

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NYC Marathon: “Electrified” show at Bay Ridge greets runners

Bay Ridge Brooklyn’s The Third Rail Classic Rock Band from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Marathon runners passing the 4th avenue and 88th Street corner in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn threw up rock-out symbols, air guitars, and even stopped to dance to the ripping tunes of rock-and-roll street band, The Third Rail. The four Bay Ridge locals of The Third Rail have […]

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El Taller Latino-Americano faces eviction

With rising rents, the cultural center is about to be driven out of the area.

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“One world, one taste, one knish.”

The Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery in the Lower East Side has been selling knishes since 1910.

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A Congo refugee shares his dreams

Yves Muya, 31of Kolwezi, Democractic Republic of Congo, fled from the civil war that broke out in Kolwezi, traveling to South Africa as a refugee. Ten years later, he has a new life in California.

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Esposito Pork Shop

Located at 38th St. and 9th Ave. in Hell’s Kitchen, Esposito’s is a family-owned butcher with a long history.

Staying put after Sandy’s destruction
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Staying put after Sandy’s destruction

“New Yorkers, we take care of ourselves,” said Dee McGrath.

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Chicken farming in New York City

Keeping chickens in the city is a “really reasonable way” for New Yorkers to take part in farming,’ said chicken farmer Noah Leff.

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Burned beyond repair

A family’s home is destroyed because of a downed power line during Hurricane Sandy.

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Cooper Union occupation ends

They left because they said they had accomplished what they had set out to do: spark a larger conversation around the value of higher education.