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2 hrs ago | Forward

Is New York Developer's 'Poor Door' Plan Un-Jewish?

A New York City developer plans to create a so-called "poor door" entrance for affordable housing residents in a luxury condo - an arrangement that critics slammed as fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics.

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5 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Did I Give Russ & Daughters Five Stars Because of the Holocaust?

Last week I gave the new Russ & Daughters Cafe five out of five stars. I was bowled over by it.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Metal Security Gates Get Makeover on Lower East Side

Local resident Billy Rohan recently launched the "100 Gates Project" to brighten the drab metal security gates with colorful murals.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Eats Beat for July 20: More burger opportunities for New Yorkers

Also: New Lay's potato chip flavors, Urbo food complex, Louie and Chan, Obica, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp sampler, and poetry from Jim Beam It's been a good week for burgers .

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New York Daily News

Shia's having La-rough time

There were signs that Shia LaBeouf was on a downward cycle long before his messy arrest in New York City last month.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

City Journal

Progressive Impatience

A century ago, New York City's Progressives saved poor people from apartment and factory fires, provided working people with a reliable place to put their modest savings, delivered charity meals, clothing, and education, and helped fix a broken mass-transit system.

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Glocally Newark

Dominos exhibition "A Subtlety", not so Subtle

Glocally attended with Newark artesian vendors, the annual African art festival in Brooklyn.

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DNAinfo.com

6 Things You Can Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Kickstarter Film Fest 2014 is screening the best films, shorts, webseries, animations and documentaries that were funded on the worldwide crowdfunding platform Kickstarter .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

The New York Jewish deli, spiffed up for the 21st century

A battered sign in Yiddish hangs near portraits of rabbis on a gleaming white-tile wall.

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New York Daily News

Tatum O'Neal post cryptic tweets after son's arrest

O'Neal battled her own drug issues, as she was arrested in 2008 for trying to buy crack from a homeless man.

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The Jewish News Weekly

'Sturgeon Queens' hold court in tale of 100-year-old N.Y. deli

"The Sturgeon Queens," a documentary about the iconic New York delicatessen Russ & Daughters, lets the "queens" do most of the talking.

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NYPress.com

Raking It In and Still Priced Out

Ask a successful New Yorkers about her first apartment in Manhattan, and you'll usually hear comedic horror stories of 5th floor walk-ups, the lingering smells from the downstairs Thai restaurant, and a lack of storage space.

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CBS Local

The 5 Best NYC Tours For Foodies

If the idea of a guided tour around a New York City neighborhood sounds like something only a wide-eyed tourist would do, think again.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ditmas Park Corner

Neighbor And 'Demonic Angel On A Skateboard' Clay McLeod...

When you see everything that is going on in neighbor Clay McLeod Chapman's life right now - penning vignettes for a theatrical performance that begins tonight, re-imagining Spider-Man's origin story, writing and acting in a horror anthology, and about a billion more things, there seem to be no better way to describe him than with the words of ... (more)

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The Village Voice

Here's Why You Should Try this Practically Non-Alcoholic Beer

What's like a beer but not actually a beer? Sounds like a riddle, but it does exist, and it's called Hoppy: a malt and hops beverage that's so low in alcohol it goes untaxed in its native Japan.

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Mashable

5 Ways Cities Are Preparing for Rising Sea Levels

Man-made climate change is happening, and while there's an overwhelming amount of scientific evidence proving its existence, there isn't international consensus among governments and economic superpowers about how to stop it.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

USA Today

Video premiere: Imaginary People's 'Miles'

Imaginary People Formed in 2013 Quote: Miles, played by actor Menelik Puryear, is a fast moving street dancer not afraid to throw a boom box on his shoulder to make you move in the summer heat! - Dylan Von Video premiere: Imaginary People's 'Miles' Imaginary People Formed in 2013 Quote: Miles, played by actor Menelik Puryear, is a fast moving ... (more)

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The Village Voice

An Early Look at the East Village's Confessional, Where Secrets and Food Are Meant to Be Shared

Dark corners are usually a place people meet to converse privately, but a new Latin fusion restaurant in the East Village is attempting to be a game changer when it comes to a memorable night out.

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Hyperallergic

ArtRx NYC

This week, we're psyched for the New Museum's Here and Elsewhere opening, the Kurt Vonnegut reading at the Housing Works Bookstore, Surrealist shorts in Williamsburg, and the Ray Johnson Mail Art show at MoMA.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

New York Daily News

Max Fish, famed NYC art bar, close to reopening

The legendary Lower East Side art-bar - which shuttered last July - got its liquor license approved on Monday, according to Gothamist.

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