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Upper East Siders Embrace a Homeless Shelter, Unlike Their Crosstown Neighbors

You’re probably used to seeing headlines about neighborhood groups as they rail More »
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Huh, the Port Authority Bus Terminal Could Get Less Bad

The opening of Moynihan Train Hall has settled one point of argument, at least for the next few years: What’s the most unpleasant mass-transit gateway into New York City? For a generation, it was a hard-… More »
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A Brooklyn Heights 3-Bedroom With Exposed Beams in Almost Every Room

Rumored to have been a barbershop around the time the Brooklyn Bridge was being built (in the mid-1800s), this co-op building sits on the block-long Poplar Street, which has a sidewalk lined with real gas lamps. More »
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Artist Daniel Arsham Invites You to His ‘Signature Decay’

The architect and artist Daniel Arsham is not afraid of the high concept. His firm, Snarkitecture, has designed, among other things, the so-called “selfie destination” More »
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Thousands in Rent Debt, No End In Sight: Five New Yorkers’ Stories

Last month, the New York State Legislature approved an emergency bill to ban evictions for at least two months — preventing thousands of New Yorkers from being booted during the winter amid a raging pandemic. The law was a tremendous relief for renters who are struggling or flat-out unable to pay… More »