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NY People: Artist, Joyce Ziyuan Jin

Joyce Ziyuan Jin is an illustration student at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

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The Spirit of Little Haiti

till grappling with rampant gentrification and the coronavirus, many shops have gone out of business, sidewalks are scarcely populated, and the Cultural Complex, the center of Little Haiti’s cultural happenings, remains closed until further notice.

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Sale of Small Town Pond Reignites Affordable Housing Debate

The Bartons’ plans to sell the Noe Pond Club represents more than just the end of a historic family business founded in 1955.

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“Guerilla Flea Market” finds a home in Tompkins Square Park

The young activists were dealing in goods from their own closets, catering to fellow XR Youth NYC members and to visitors of Tompkins Square Park.

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Brooklyn Book Festival held virtually

But the virtual format also discourages some people who don’t like online events

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Census flash mob dance on Times Square

Census data determines the allocation of trillions of dollars in federal funding to various programs within communities.

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Politically divided family can agree on one thing, rallies are bad during a pandemic

But they butt heads on just about everything else.

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It’s business as usual at McSorley’s Old Ale House

The Irish pub has adapted well to the Covid-19 pandemic

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A celebration of Black trans lives

Event attendees gathered in New York City’s Hudson River Park to hear from community activists, watch live performances and drag shows, eat, dance and socialize. 

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NYC Cafes and restaurants try and survive the pandemic

Not every business has been able to stay afloat.