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NYC young progressives are hopeful in defeat
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NYC young progressives are hopeful in defeat

Cynthia Nixon supporters watch the 2018 New York Democratic primary results roll in at Cafe Omar in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The restaurant hosted a watch party yesterday. Photo By Sam Eagan Young progressives at Cynthia Nixon’s Brooklyn watch party are hopeful for a progressive blue wave on Election Day. They are not letting Nixon’s double digit defeat to Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

Brooklyn protesters say no to gentrification
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Brooklyn protesters say no to gentrification

Brooklyn is changing.

Seeking comfort in the “Truth”
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Seeking comfort in the “Truth”

   They believe the “truth” is the only real comfort for the attacks.

The Bell of Hope Continues to Bring the Community Together
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The Bell of Hope Continues to Bring the Community Together

It represents a community coming together.

9/11 “Truthers” spread their “truth” on anniversary of terrorist attack
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9/11 “Truthers” spread their “truth” on anniversary of terrorist attack

“If Building 7 is the smoking gun, if one building came down by controlled demolition, they all did.”

Mark Weng is still very grateful for surviving the September 11 terrorist attacks. He's owned this business for 22 years an it brings him "joy everyday".
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Memories of 9/11 haunt business owners

Mark Weng is grateful for surviving the September 11th terrorist attacks. Many of the customers at Footmart, the Lower Manhattan shoe store he owns, worked at the World Trade Center. Photo by Chinedu Onyemaobi Life has never been the same for Mark Weng and David Martinez, local business owners whose shoe store was near the World Trade Center. Seventeen years […]

A 240 mile run to Ground Zero
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A 240 mile run to Ground Zero

The run was not a race, but a relay team effort in which runners of all ages and fitness levels participated.

17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers
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17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers

As people watched, many were overwhelmed with the memories of being within the smoke that overtook the screen in front of them.

A doorman remembers 9/11
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A doorman remembers 9/11

“I’ll always remember the smell of burning electric wire and cement, hazing over the whole area for months.”

Life goes on at Ground Zero
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Life goes on at Ground Zero

“At the same time, this is a day, that isn’t business as usual.”