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Moving out of college is typically a time of mixed feelings — nostalgia for the good times, and optimism for the road ahead. Normally, it tends to happen at the end of the semester, but these are not normal times. After Manhattan College decided to close its campus for the rest of the semester March 17, administrators told students they had until March 27 to  clear their dorms. more
The latest edition of The Riverdale Press is on newsstands now, but just in case you can't pick up a physical copy, we have the full e-edition right here. Free. more
A classroom is sometimes synonymous with boredom. After a certain amount of time, students drift away from the material and doodle in their notebooks, look out the window, or even begin to fall asleep. Most teachers would chide their students and tell them to pay attention. more
It was a shocking wakeup call for some residents of an apartment building at 215 W. 242nd Street, after a fire broke out on the first floor just after 9 a.m., on March 6. more
Tilt your head any which way, and what you see changes. The leaves of the surrounding orchids take on new shapes or disappear entirely in the mirrored sculpture that greets visitors in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden. more
Amid the gray skies and February gloom, some New Yorkers (the ones not in Florida right now) dream of summer when they can pack a picnic, throw on some shorts and sandals, and head downstairs to a park. Only, what if instead of walking down the stairs, you only had to climb a little higher? more
It’s 1982, and there’s an exhibition in the loo. The thriving East Village arts scene the 1980s would become known for was taking shape. With a tax refund in hand, gallerist Gracie Mansion set to putting a show together for Tim Greathouse, a photographer-turned-gallerist-turned-graphic designer — in her bathroom. more
Costs of living in New York City are high, and that’s no secret. Rent is expensive. Groceries are expensive. Taxes are expensive. more
When people of the 20th century looked toward “far future” years like 2020, they likely imagined a utopia where most everyone got along, where hatred was a relic of the past, and where the primary mode of transportation were flying cars. more
There’s a water problem at P.S. 81 Robert J. Christen. A small part of the Riverdale Avenue elementary school’s roof is leaky, causing occasional flooding in its near-century-old basement. more
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