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Four Decades of Literature at St Mark’s Bookshop

In 1977, five men were working at a failing bookstore on St Mark’s Place when they decided to pool what little money they had and launch their own venture. Nearly

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The Dress that Brought Body Positivity to Fashion Week

Clad in classic 1950’s style pinup dresses, complete with coiled hair and bright lipstick, a bevy of women gathered on the steps of the historic James A. Farley Post Office

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Welcome to New York… Night Court

Police officers and attorneys pace the spacious room with a ceiling two stories high. Men and women in casual street clothes and professional wear alike come in and out of

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Taszo Espresso Bar: The Official Café of Washington Heights

Conversation fills the room on an October afternoon, with the large windows letting the peaking sun caress the buzzing café.  Energetic French accordion music adds vibrancy to this neighborhood café.

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A Night at Night Court

It’s been said that there is no rest for the wicked, and every night at 100 Centre Street, downtown Manhattan, that theory is being put to the test.

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Welcoming Uncle Funky

On a warm Saturday in October, customers ranging from guys in their 20s, to a teenage girl, to a little boy with parents in tow, make their way down the

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At the Tribeca Park Café, It’s Just Like the Old Days

There are two aspects of New York City life that, on the surface, seem paradoxical: the sweeping concrete jungle and the communal aspect of the distinct neighborhoods. Whether it’s the

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Get Your Drinks From a Brazilian Soccer Player While You Still Can

Velto Chapeta Matoso is a bartender who doesn’t drink alcohol. He’s a Brazilian professional soccer player who gave the sport up by choice. He’s lived in New York City for

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Fashion Blogger Forced from Home finds Asylum in U.S.

Leo Rivera, a 26-year-old fashion journalist and consultant living in New York City, is a dreamer. When he isn’t working on his blog, “Life of Leo”, or as part of

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