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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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Warren takes her corruption plan to Washington Square Park

Thousands gathered at New York City’s Washington Square Park to hear Senator Elizabeth Warren’s speech. Many supporters held up “I’m a Warren Democrat” signs. By Amanda Pérez Pintado Senator Elizabeth Warren, addressing thousands of supporters in Washington Square Park last night, laid out her plan to root out government corruption.  The Democratic presidential hopeful vowed to purge corruption in Washington […]

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Queens Business Owners Rally Against Proposed Mega Liquor Store

Dozens of liquor store owners, sales representatives, and their families, met at the East Sheraton Hotel in Flushing.

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Warren wows the crowd with a fiery anti-corruption speech in Washington Square Park

 The event brought out many young people, who were  excited to hear Warren speak..

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Scabby the inflatable rat is a fixture at Muji on the Bowery

In addition to lower wages, grievances also include little too “no safety regulation on job sites” and “no insurance for laborers,” which was listed on a flyer taped to the belly of Scabby who sat poised in the bed of pickup truck parked on the street in front of Muji. 

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Ban on flavored vape could hurt NYC smoke shops

Following a recent ban in Michigan and a call from President Trump for a federal prohibition on certain vaping products, Cuomo pushed the state for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes. 

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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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9/11 Photographers remember the day

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11 the photographs of Franklin and other photojournalists  work bear witness to the memories of the day when nearly 3000 people were killed in terrorists attacks.

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For families of the 9/11 victims, the pain never ends

When this day comes, it’s right back to that day. Like 18 years never passed.” 

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Growing up in the aftermath of 9/11

To these young people, the events that followed 9/11 are part of history.