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MDC activists continue to protest inhumane conditions at the jail

A protester holding a sign in front of prison guards at the front of the Metropolitan Detention Center on February 3, 2019. By Opheli García Lawler.   Metropolitan Detention Center is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It’s right next to the East River, and when it is cold in the city, this area is even colder. But it that hasn’t stopped […]

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Left in The Cold: NYCHA housing residents wait endlessly for repairs

Viviana Wrenn with her son at the Stebbins Avenue, Bronx, NYCHA development.  She rarely has heat  and the large windows let in a lot of cold air. Photo by Opheli Garcia Lawler   On Thanksgiving day, it was 22 degrees in New York City. It was the kind of cold that seeped through walls and drafted through windows. Viviana Wrenn […]

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Heating Woes for Public Housing Residents

New York City Housing Authority residents have not had steady heat all winter.

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Spring in NYC: Soaring temperatures turns ice rink into a skating pool

Visitors to Wollman Rink in Central Park found an ice rink that resembled a pool.

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Occupy Wall Street Braces for Winter

Winter is coming and it is getting cold in Zuccotti Park.