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One of the biggest fears coming out of the pandemic — at least as far as the government was concerned — were significant shortfalls in tax revenue to pay for state services. more
One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
What’s to stop a landlord from cheating his way to charging higher rent on what are otherwise supposed to be price-stabilized apartments? The answer? Housing advocacy groups and class-action lawsuits. more
One sorry driver decided to gamble with fate a bit Sept. 24 by seeing how fast he could run inside his house with the car still running — without it getting stolen. He lost. more
The past 19 months of on-and-off lockdowns and virtual school has made the coronavirus pandemic an especially difficult time for children, limiting their in-person interactions. But Mino Lora is trying to fill that void locally — and help a neighbor along the way — with a community art sale this weekend. more
It seems rare city agencies quickly respond to community demands. But so far, changes like what’s happening where Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue intersect in Spuyten Duyvil are the rare exception to that rule. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters last week he’s convinced his mandate encouraged thousands of education department workers to get at least the first dose of the vaccine, leaving just a handful who still haven’t done it. Just in case, however, the education department brought in thousands of vaccinated substitute teachers. more
There’s a new neighbor coming to Broadway in 2023 — and it’s not exactly who many in North Riverdale had hoped for. Community Board 8’s health, hospitals and social services committee is set to hear a proposal from the city’s homeless services department on Wednesday that would open a shelter for 130 single men at 6661 Broadway. more
It's a journey that begins on 30th Street in Manhattan, and at some point in the not-so-distant future, will end in a new temporary home about 230 blocks north for more than a hundred single men  looking to sleep with a roof over their heard. more
With a number of apartment tenants remain in arrears across the city since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, one might assume landlords looking to attract new renters might lower their monthly costs. Think again. more
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