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  1. Old, New Buildings Draw Crowds to Dutch KillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Wall Street Journal

    The industrial Dutch Kills neighborhood, part of sprawling Long Island City in Queens, has long been a concrete-heavy stop of last resort for those fleeing the pricier boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The area, once a sleepy 17th-century Dutch farming community settled around a "kill," or stream, has historically been a bleak mixture of warehouses, auto body shops and rail yards, with a sprinkle of single-family homes, built up around the Queensboro Plaza transiaptsandlofts.com hub.

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  2. Five Artists to Watch at Crystal Bridges' 'State of the Art' ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Wall Street Journal

    For the new exhibit 'State of the Art,' Crystal Bridges searched outside traditional art hubs for underappreciated artists. Pictured, Nathalie Miebach's 'I Dreamed She'll Ride Us All Again' The whole world is watching.

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  3. Primary Day for Cuomo, TeachoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Wall Street Journal

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will seek to fend off an unexpectedly energetic Democratic challenger in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, a race in which he has expended limited campaign-trail effort while shoring up significant institutional support. Mr. Cuomo, a first-term Democrat, faces law school professor Zephyr Teachout, whose upstart candidacy has been championed by the left-most wing of the Democratic Party, but hasn't attracted robust fundraising or organizational resources.

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  4. From Sugar High to Runner's HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Wall Street Journal

    Christina Tosi runs on a sugar high most days. As the chef and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar, she develops and tastes candy-bar pies and cornflake-chocolate-chip-marshmallow cookies at the company's central bakery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which produces baked goods daily for five retail outlets in New York City and a location in Toronto.

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  5. For Rizzoli, a New Nook in NomadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Wall Street Journal

    When Rizzoli closed its doors at 31 W. 57th St. in April, the elegant bookstore promised it would be back. But given the challenging economics of brick-and-mortar bookstores, I assumed Rizzoli was toast and assigned it a choice niche in the columbarium of my memory.

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  6. New York City Eyesore Sells for MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Wall Street Journal

    An empty Upper West Side townhouse located on West 76th Street, which has been boarded up for more than three decades recently, sold for $6.6 million last month. For decades along West 76th Street, neighbors watched with mounting alarm as a vacated brownstone, traces of its 19th-century glory still etched into in its facade, fell into deeper and deeper disrepair.

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  7. Saving New York's Neighborhood HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Wall Street Journal

    Yvonne Stafford, left, talks about her Harlem childhood with Kyle Ann Stokes for the New York Public Library's oral-history project.

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  8. New York's G Train Returns to ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Wall Street Journal

    Subway riders between Brooklyn and Queens are set to regain uninterrupted G train service as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reopens a tunnel heavily damaged by superstorm Sandy.

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  9. Before the Parade, a Barrage of BulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Wall Street Journal

    A COLORFUL CARNIVAL: Women in elaborately beaded costumes and feather headdresses-and even a few with glittering skin-danced with abandon through the streets of Brooklyn during the annual West Indian Day Parade.

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  10. NYPD Officer Shot in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Wall Street Journal

    Officer John Hirschberger, 28 years old, suffered a graze wound and was treated and released from Kings County Hospital, police said.

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  11. All the Bar's a Stage, and All the Players Are DrunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Wall Street Journal

    Drunk Shakespeare is a society of actors in New York who perform the Bard's work drunk.

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  12. Graffiti Exhibit Is Artless to BrattonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Wall Street Journal

    Graffiti appears, intentionally, on the walls of multiple New York City art venues, including a former police precinct, but it still riles the police commissioner.

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  13. Blowing Up in the Bike LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Costumed cyclists pedal in the Aeolian Ride at the 2012 Figment Festival on Governors Island.

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  14. Hollywood Legend, but New Yorker's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A look back at the life of Lauren Bacall - the cool, sultry-voiced icon of Hollywood's golden age of cinema who died at age 89. WSJ's Mark Kelly reports Though known world-wide as one of the last of the grande dames of Hollywood's golden age, Lauren Bacall, who died Tuesday at the age of 89, kept the profile of a quintessential New Yorker.

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  15. Brooklyn Is Fighting It Out for Democratic ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Brooklyn faces stiff competition in its bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, vying with cities that could be more politically attractive as the party tries to hold on to the White House.

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  16. Affordable Housing Unclear in Hospital VentureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    The blow of losing a full-service hospital in the heart of brownstone Brooklyn was eased in part by the expectation the Long Island College Hospital site would host new, affordable apartments in one of the borough's priciest neighborhoods.

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  17. New York City Courts Democratic National CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, from New York, speaks at the Democratic National Committee's visit to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Monday. 7 comments

  18. Construction Comeback LagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Developers say New York is an increasingly inhospitable place to build housing. Above, an undeveloped plot on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City.

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  19. Terror Victims to Press Claims Against Arab BankRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    An earlier flare-up of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will soon be on display in a federal courthouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., where victims of attacks by the Islamist group Hamas are set to press legal claims against a Middle Eastern bank accused of helping to finance the violence.

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  20. De Blasio to Woo DNC Bid With Met, BAM EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    In his bid to bring the Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio will woo party officials in New York next week, wining and dining them at cultural institutions in Brooklyn-and Manhattan.

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