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Nolita church and business targeted by pro-choice activists

The goal was to stop Tommy Tours from working with the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Nolita, a church that holds a monthly “witness for life” mass followed by a march to a nearby Planned Parenthood where they sing and pray against abortion.

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Pro-choice activists aim to shut down church’s tour business

NYC Abortion Rights, a grassroots coalition which defends reproductive rights, claims that ever month over 200 church members heckle patients entering a nearby Planned Parenthood, located at 26 Bleecker Street.

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Make a Wish at Madison Avenue’s Lunar New Year Celebration

Since ancient times for Asian culture, hanging wishes on trees for the New Year is believed to bring luck and good fortune, and encourage dreams to come true. 

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Pro-Choice activists protest cathedral that holds “anti-abortion mass”

The first Saturday of every month, the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral holds a Witness for Life mass that is followed by a procession to the clinic.

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Activist rally to ban poisonous pesticides in New York City Parks

 If the bill, which has been pending since April,  is successfully passed, city agencies must move to use biological pesticides, which are known to be less toxic and more effective than synthetic pesticides. 

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Aging in NYC

According to the city’s Department for the Aging, the number of seniors is projected to increase to 1.84 million by 2030, which means every 1 in 5 NewYorkers would be age 65 and above.

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A Dating App for Dog Lovers

Having a dating app specifically made for dog lovers is an attractive prospect to many pooch owners as they believe it can help eliminate people who are not truly passionate about dogs.

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Gender neutral Latinx gets push back from some Latinos in the U.S.

“Latinx” aims to break with Spanish’s inherent gender binary. 

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Christmas at Hudson Yards

Eight months into its grand opening, New Yorkers and tourists alike have poured into Hudson Yards in numbers that exceed the expectations of supporters and critics alike.

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The Bronx struggles with healthcare ranking

For the past 10 years, Bronx county has been ranked last out of all the New York counties in terms of health. They are ranked at 62, while its neighbor Manhattan is ranked at 5 and Queens 8.