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The future of Vessel is uncertain after suicides haunt the once popular tourist attraction

 Its architects and stakeholders are at a standstill on how to make the sculpture a safe tourist attraction without taking away from the integrity of the original purpose of the public art piece.

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Activists chain themselves to the tree to save East River Park

The New York City Council wants to build flood control in the Lower East Side.

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MTA works on improvements after Hurricane Ida flooding

Over 20 subway lines were suspended due to the flood left in Ida’s wake. 

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Local Haitian aid organization struggles with resources to help asylum seekers

 Behind their community-facing smiles, processing the brutalization of Haitians already fleeing a country in distress weighs heavily on the leadership.

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City youths join global climate strike protest.

They want clean energy, no funding for projects polluting the environment, t environmental justice education in public schools and environmental protection for 30 percent of the country’s  land and sea. 

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Brownsville middle school manages learning in the city’s evolving Covid reality

Filling out a health pass is a prerequisite to entering the building.

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Black Lives Matter rallies to “cancel” Carmine’s after arrest of three black women over vaccine mandates

Carmine’s released a statement denying the  incident had anything to do with racism. 

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Preachers, Pole Dancers, and Protesters rally against vaccine mandates at New York’s Freedom Rally

They were also opposed to the requirement that NYC patrons of indoor dining and fitness facilities display vaccine cards, which they refer to as “Totalitarian Vaccine Passports” and “Movement Licenses.” 

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Travel restrictions make back to school challenging for Chinese international students

Returning to school and attending in-person classes is difficult enough, and they say China’s Five-One policy, which limits travelers to one international flight a week has turned it into a nightmare.

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Hochul celebrates union salary equity bill in Columbus Circle

This is Hochul’s first piece of legislation signed into law since taking office replacing former Governor Andrew Cuomo and becoming the first female governor in the state’s history.