Ratting Them Out

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Why some New Yorkers are skeptical of the city’s rodent reduction plan.

Brooklyn Waterfront Business Will Live, Despite Death Threats

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Constant death threats have been put on one of the major waterfront ports in Brooklyn. But the shipping business will live.

Uncertain Futures for NYC’s Community Gardens

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In a city where a vacant lot can be worth millions, city-owned community gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant face the constant risk of losing their land.  For New Harvest Community Farm on Vernon Ave, it looked like that was about to become a reality.

Local brewery launches app to improve customer experience

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While some older breweries are struggling to compete with the flashy new kids on the scene, one local classic is trying to innovate in ways that could change the way beer aficionados interact with the industry.

A sign of the times

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Shop owners across Brooklyn are putting up signs welcoming refugees and immigrants to their establishments.

2593 Days In NYC

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Satellite babies are a generation of children who were born in the U.S but raised in China, like a remote satellite to their biological parents.

New Supermarket Brings Fresh Food to East Harlem

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The new Shop Fair supermarket, which opened on August 19 in on East 116th Street, brings a welcome food shopping option to East Harlem. The neighborhood lacks options for fresh, healthy, affordable food and is often considered to be a food desert.

Ayala Sneaks a Win in District 8

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Diana Ayala won her first race for elected office in a razor close primary for the city council seat in East Harlem.