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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
How does someone keep their mind sharp and their body healthy as they age? That’s a question many have probably asked themselves at some point, especially as they get older. more
Edward Garcia wants to see a change in the Bronx. As the community development director of the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, he is heavily focused on housing issues in the borough. more
Say good-bye to late fees. That sounds like something Blockbuster Video tried in that company’s death throes, but the New York Public Library is far from dying. In fact, officials say eliminating all late fees will only make the local book depository more popular than ever. more
Building a single-family home usually isn’t that difficult to do in New York City. Unlike some of the more dense multi-family structures that have been popping up in places like Broadway in recent years, there is little red tape when it comes to a simple house. more
There are probably better ways to restock your makeup collection than stealing from a Rite Aid. more
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