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Hair Braiders Face Growing Competition

Hair Braiders Face Growing Competition

Many immigrants make a good living working as hair braiders, but the competition has grown along with the number of Africans in New York City.

Diabetes EXPO

Diabetes EXPO

New Yorkers were given free eye exams, along with cooking and exercise demonstrations, to help them prevent or control their diabetes.…

Happy Land 25th Anniversary

Happy Land 25th Anniversary

A jilted lover, matches and a dollar’s worth of gasoline led to one of the worst mass murders the United States.…

Shooting and Murder Rates Higher in 2015

Shooting and Murder Rates Higher in 2015

Despite a decline in overall crime rates since 2001, shootings and murders are on the rise in New York City. There were 149 shootings and…

March in March for Women’s Rights

March in March for Women’s Rights

New Yorkers celebrated International Women's Day with a march that asked the world to #makeithappen, the "it" being equal rights for all.…

ID NYC: Key to the City?

ID NYC: Key to the City?

Thousands of New Yorkers, 14 and older, have been applying for the new cards since the program…

Greening the South Bronx

Greening the South Bronx

A non-profit organization that transforms rundown neighborhoods into healthy green spaces has proposed a plan to enhance and…

Time for Citi Bike in the Bronx?

Time for Citi Bike in the Bronx?

Bronxites say it makes good logistical, economic and health sense.…

Will NY Legalize Mixed Martial Arts?

Will NY Legalize Mixed Martial Arts?

Will Sheldon Silver's troubles in the NY Assembly finally lead to legalization of MMA?…

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