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Street vendors struggle as New Yorkers and tourists stay home

Many New York City street vendors are struggling to keep their businesses afloat, but most are excluded from unemployment benefits. They continue to work, often operating at a loss, as commuters and tourists stay home.

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Chinatown celebrates the Lunar New Year

The city's Chinese Lunar New Year celebration is smaller this year because of the pandemic but just as joyous.

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Keeping the faith in COVID-19

Communion these days is a piece of bread from your local grocery store and whatever leftover wine you can find in your home.

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Food delivery drivers keep moving during snowstorm

Bad weather usually means more business.

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Little Italy’s restaurants need indoor dining to survive pandemic

According to Eater NYC, around 1,000 restaurants in NYC have permanently closed due to rent payments piling up.

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East Village boxing club embraces its activist roots

Once he learned of 9 Bleecker’s Yippie past, it became intertwined with his vision, further inspiring Overthrow into a place of community-building and activism.

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Advocates want more for homeless during a snowstorm

A snowstorm expected to leave 16-22 inches of snow and blizzard conditions moves officials to urge New Yorkers to stay inside. But what about those who do not have a home?

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Commuters brace for yet another MTA fare hike

Some subway-goers are unhappy with the service. They would like to see the MTA improve their system before raising fares.

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Stray pets find homes and love during pandemic

Experts attribute the spike in adoption rates to people’s desire for companionship during isolation.

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New York City Mayoral candidates share their plans on improving city public schools

Seven community members were allowed to direct questions to candidates with a focus on equity and accessibility, educational quality and safety in the classroom.