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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.

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A different reality for the city’s minorities after 9/11

Alam said Muslim women  in his community, including his mother, were afraid of wearing their Hijab out in public for years after 9/11. 

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NYC Fire Museum holds 9/11 memorial service

The 9/11 memorial at NYC Fire Museum is a permanent exhibition designed by Jude Amsel to commemorate the 343 firefighters lost on September 11, 2001. The center of the room is a memorial made of black marbles and tiles with the names and pictures of the individual firefighters. Photo by Shiyu Xu   The New York City Fire Museum marked […]

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Dancers pay tribute to 9/11

The Table of Silence Project 9/11, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi, began in 2011. It’s  dedicated to “all who suffer from oppression of freedom and the tragedy of war” and photojournalist Bill Biggart, who died in the twin towers.

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In the Face of Tragedy, Volunteers Bring Life to 9/11 Anniversary

The packaged food will be donated to City Harvest, reaching about 1.2 million people, and about ten thousand meals will be sent to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

Business

NYC paid vacation bill could be a big burden on small businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a campaign event. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. Getting paid to go on vacation might seem like a win-win situation. But in New York City, a new policy proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio has sparked a conversation about who loses out when paid time off becomes a requirement. New York City could soon be […]