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Even for those who might not otherwise welcome a chance to enjoy the food from their favorite restaurant while breathing in fresh air, having such options available was vital for a key New York City industry at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Laura Spalter has yet to physically preside over a meeting as chair of Community Board 8. But she's not only OK with that — she wanted it to continue. And thanks to Kathy Hochul, she got her wish. more
They may not have gotten along while he was still governor, but Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio had one cause in common: coronavirus vaccines. The problem? Not everyone agrees with them … more
Like many others throughout the country Jennifer Medina has struggled to make ends meet since the spread of the coronavirus worldwide shut down large portions of the economy, costing many — like her — their jobs. more
When he first started at CUNY’s City College of New York, Moises Quintero had trouble envisioning professional success for himself. But four years later, things have really changed for Quintero. The Staten Island native did indeed make it into not one graduate program, but three. Despite offers from Columbia and Yale universities, Quintero is about to embark on advanced studies in architecture at Harvard University. more
Community Board 8 kicks off its fall meeting schedule with a gathering of all its committee chairs on Sept. 1. But anyone looking to observe firsthand what CB8’s executive committee is up to can leave their computer shut down, because seeing this meeting means traveling out to the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center. more
Just after midnight Tuesday, Kathy Hochul — who started her political career on the town board of a Buffalo suburb nearly 30 years ago — made history as the state's first female governor. She succeeds Andrew Cuomo, whose decade-long leadership ended in scandal. more
Mark Stagg wants to be part of the solution. On his way to building properties throughout the Bronx — including his two latest projects along the North Riverdale portion of Broadway — the White Plains native aims to make inclusion a part of his life’s work in real estate. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over nearly a dozen sexual harassment allegations dominated the news cycle in New York last week. So, it may have been easy to miss the other big story that broke the same day — the U.S. Senate finally passing an infrastructure bill, bringing it yet another step closer to landing on President Joe Biden’s desk. more
Tucked just behind the tennis courts at Seton Park, a small cave sits vandalized and covered in litter. But this little rock structure is more than just a cave — it’s a grotto. And it’s been there longer than the Spuyten Duyvil park itself. more
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