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Friday Apr 18 | New York Daily News

Potty-mouth perp targets second Hispanic congressional candidate

Yolanda Garcia, the second Hispanic candidate in the running to unseat Rep. Charles Rangel says she was startled from her sleep on April 12 by the sound of a man ponding his fists into the door of her Bronx apartment, shouting, "Who the f**k do you think you are, running against Adriano?!" The ruffian was referring to state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hyperallergic

New York Murals: The City's Best Overlooked Museum

You might walk by some of the permanent works in New York City's best art collection and not even notice them.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Few Spicy Performers Can't Save Mild in the Heights

There's a great Hollywood myth about the film version of The Color Purple . The beloved classic about African-American women was directed by the very male and very white Steven Spielberg , but he allegedly almost quit the project days before shooting was to begin.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

New York Daily News

Multimillion-dollar drug ring busted in Washington Heights

Pablo Paulino, Pedro Abreu and Janieson Garcia were arrested in a sweep Monday night at a tricked-out set of apartments on Wadsworth Ave., where $12 million in heroin, $500,000 in crystal meth and $120,000 in cash were kept.

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Advocate

Op-ed: Gay Nightlife Is Dead - Long Live Gay Nightlife

Almost 2,000 guys are lost in the spectacular music. They stomp their feet, sip their drinks, close their eyes, and lift their hands in the air to the glorious beat.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

New York Daily News

Gonzelez: Charles Rangel nearing end of political career

Bronx Democratic Party leaders said Monday they are deserting Rangel, the 83-year-old dean of New York's delegation in Washington, for Adriano Espaillat in the June 24 Democratic congressional primary.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

SILive.com

Pothole complaints abound as cyclists finish 4th annual 'Tour de Staten Island'

Cyclists from around the city became well-acquainted with the borough's pothole problem during the 4th annual "Tour de Staten Island," as most who participated griped over rugged roads throughout an otherwise picturesque landscape.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

The toddler who survived, and a cop who became mom

NEW YORK>> The bodies were discovered throughout the first-floor railroad flat in Brooklyn, a bizarre still-life of death.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

NY1

NYer of the Week: Tony Speranza Maintains Dog Run Inside Manhattan Park

In a corner of J. Hood Wright Park in Washington Heights, you will find a little getaway for dogs.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times of Israel

Jacob Birnbaum's solidarity revolution

Dr. Adam S. Ferziger is a senior lecturer and vice chairman of the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

McGraw-Hill Construction

Former Columbia U. Dean Named to Head NYC's Dept. of Design and Construction

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on April 7 that he is appointing Columbia University civil-environmental engineering and computer science professor Feniosky Pena-Mora, who also had been engineering school dean, as commissioner of the city's Dept.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Exclusive: UT-Austin Department of Theatre's Brant Pope...

This past October, UT-Austin's Department of Theatre and Dance found itself in the middle of a controversy regarding the casting of its upcoming production of In the Heights.

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NY1

First on NY1: DOE Classroom Trailers Have to Go, Advocates Say

Parents and teachers of a Manhattan public school are coming together to demand the Department of Education make classroom space available for students who currently attend class in trailers.

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StreetsBlog.org

NYC: Upper Manhattan Poised to Get Its First Protected Bike Lane

The parking-protected lane would run north-south on Fort George Hill, which is one-way southbound for drivers, between Fairview Avenue and Dyckman Street/Nagle Avenue.

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WABC 7

Parents: PS 48 trailers have mold, mildew, vermin

Parents of kids who attend a school in Washington Heights are outraged over the conditions students are being subjected to, saying trailers being used as school buildings contain mold, mildew and vermin.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Washington Heights Coffee Shop Adds Beer and Wine to Menu

Taszo, owned by Haitem Weslati and Simone Gastaldi, now offers customers their choice of wines for $7 a glass.

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Streetsblog

Ten Months Later, Parks Department Fills in Hudson River Greenway Hole

Greenway users need this like a hole in the head. The Parks Department says it filled the cave-in today.

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NY1

Manhattan Theater Company Gives Voice to Victims of Sex Trafficking

A group of young actors are raising awareness about teen sex trafficking in the city through a play that delivers an unvarnished look at the subject.

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Examiner.com

NYC 2014 Gifted & Talented testing results and upcoming open houses

This past Saturday, NYC parents who applied their children for admission to elementary school Gifted & Talented programs began receiving their children's scores.

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The Village Voice

Columbia Student Jiwon Lee Still Missing After Almost One Week

Twenty-nine-year-old Jiwon Lee, a standout student in her final year at Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine, disappeared on Tuesday.

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