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  1. Feb. 10: Isolated elderly, Rosie O'Donnell and the CrusadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: I first met my neighbor Evelyn the day we moved into our apartment last spring. She was using a walker and had taken the elevator to the lobby to get her mail.

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  2. Valerie Green's Solo Work SUCCESSION Comes to Green Space, 3/13-14Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Valerie Green /Dance Entropy presents Succession, an evening-length solo work incorporating both new choreography and past work spanning the past decade. Danced by Valerie Green , who is the artistic director and choreographer for Dance Entropy, this one-women show channels Ms.

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  3. Rash Of Hybrid Car Battery Thefts Strikes Parts Of QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | CBS Local

    CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links [...] WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of America's most listened to radio stations providing news and information on the AM dial in New York for 45 years.

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  4. NYC Adding Truck Side Guards to Protect Pedestrians, CyclistsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    New York City will begin adding side guards to 240 of its medium-duty trucks that will prevent a pedestrian or cyclist from being caught under a vehicle during a collision, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced. The initiative, which is part of the city's Vision Zero program, will initially bring side guards to 18 trucks; the city will retrofit the remaining 222 by the end of the year.

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  5. Sunnyside rail yards on track for major land grabRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | New York Business.com

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and others eye the huge Queens rail yard, but ownership issues and cold cash stand in way. Seems like everybody with big ideas for the future has their eyes on the same prize: an obscure plot in Queens.

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  6. Thieves Targeting Hybrid Car Batteries in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | DNAInfo.com

    The 108th Precinct has seen an uptick in hybrid car battery thefts in recent weeks, an official said Thursday, with nine incidents reported in about the last six weeks at locations across the precinct, which includes Long Island City, Woodside and Sunnyside. "There's become a demand on these batteries," Capt.

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  7. This Glowing Disco Ball Could Be Your Next Clean Water SourceRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Architect Online

    MoMA PS1 announced last week that Spanish architect AndrA s Jaque would install his "COSMO" installation this summer at the museum's Long Island City extension as part of the 2015 Young Architects Program. The installation consists of a plant-filled structure of steel pipes designed to purify 3,000 gallons of water over the course of several days in a process that will filter it through ecosystems full of algae, plants, UV rays, and waterfalls to remove pollution and add oxygen.

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  8. Maybe Now You Can Get a Municipal ID After City Adds Staff to Shorten WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | DNAinfo.com

    The city has doubled its capacity to enroll New Yorkers in the IDNYC program by opening new enrollment sites and adding staff to existing sites to meet the crushing demand that led appointments to fill up months in advance, officials said. Many residents who tried to sign up after the Jan. 12 launch of the highly anticipated program learned that they would have to wait until the summer or fall to get the IDs, even as the city put out ads boasting that the cards were available "today."

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  9. Garbage truck fix aims to stop pedestrian fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | New York Daily News

    EXCLUSIVE: More than 200 city garbage trucks will be retrofitted with the guards, which fit between the front and rear wheels and prevent anyone hit from falling under the vehicle. The mayor's order is part of his Vision Zero plan to reduce pedestrian deaths involving car accidents.

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  10. Writing on the WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The New Yorker

    For the better part of a year, the artists Eve Biddle and Joshua Frankel quietly mourned the desecration of their best-known collaboration, a mural proclaiming, "Queens Is the Future" over a flying subway train, painted on the wall of a handball court outside I.S. 145, a middle school in Jackson Heights. Then, last month, a photograph of the mural in its "adjusted" form, as Frankel put it, appeared in Time Out , in an issue devoted to "New York's hottest borough."

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  11. Sunnyside on track for major land grabRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Crain's New York Business

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and others eye the huge Queens rail yard, but ownership issues and cold cash stand in way. Seems like everybody with big ideas for the future has their eyes on the same prize: an obscure plot in Queens.

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  12. De Blasio's vision: More places to live and a big minimum wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Business Journal

    In a robustly liberal 80-minute State of the City speech on Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that his administration will require below-market rate housing units in all new developments in six prominent neighborhoods soon to be rezoned. He also called on state lawmakers to boost the city's minimum wage by 44 percent. 2 comments

  13. De Blasio Announces Plan for Fast Ferries With a More Manageable Price TagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The New York Observer

    Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed five new fast-ferry lines to connect outer-boroughs to Manhattan today at the cost of a subway ride-an effort his office said would cost the city $10 to $20 million annually in subsidies. "Today, we announce that we're launching a new citywide ferry service to be open for business in 2017.

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  14. Queens doormen: We were fired for joining a unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | New York Daily News

    The two workers say they were leaders of an effort to organize workers for SEIU 32BJ when they were fired in January. TWO QUEENS siblings have filed a federal complaint alleging they were fired from their jobs as doormen at a Long Island City luxury building for spearheading a campaign to join a union.

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  15. Dushinskya s Rabsky Group to build 15-story resi building in LICRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Real Deal

    Simon Dushinsky's Rabsky Group is planning to build a 15-story residential building in Long Island City, according to a permit application filed with the city today. Rabsky is planning a 99-unit, 135,000-square-foot project at 42-20 27th Street, located between Queens Plaza and 42nd Road.

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  16. NY: Train Resumes After Riders Stranded for Hours near Queensboro PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Mass Transit

    Feb. 02--Thousands of riders were stranded on the No. 7 line for hours after a train lost power when the rails froze over at a major Queens station during Monday morning's commute, killing service on the entire line for most of the day.

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  17. Transportation Watch: All Five Boroughs May Get Affordable Ferry ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Curbed

    This morning Mayor de Blasio delivered his annual State of the City address, and amongst the barrage of information he laid on the table was an announcement that the city will dramatically increase its ferry service by 2017. Although the move may seem contrary to the city's earlier attitude against ferries-they did suspend Rockaway Ferry service practically overnight , after all- DNAinfo reports that the decision to subsidize the waterborne transportation method comes from a need to expand beyond the subways as New York's population grows.

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  18. De Blasio Heralds Sunnyside Yards as Next Stuy-Town, Unveils Other Housing DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The New York Observer

    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at the State of the City address this morning that he intends to build 11,250 affordable housing units at Sunnyside Yards-the same as the number as at Stuy-Town and Peter Cooper Village. At 200 acres, Sunnyside Yards is one of the largest undeveloped parcels in New York City, but one that presents myriad difficulties to developers as it remains an active rail yard in use by several train companies.

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  19. NYC mayor pushes cheaper housing to bridge economic divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | USA Today

    As tensions remain high following the deaths of an unarmed black man and two ambushed police officers, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio opted not to specifically mention the controversial killings during his NYC mayor pushes cheaper housing to bridge economic divide As tensions remain high following the deaths of an unarmed black man and two ambushed police officers, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio opted not to specifically mention the controversial killings during his Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CX4jA3 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio listens to a question during a news conference at P.S. 130 in New York, Feb. 25, 2014.

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  20. SculptureCenter Opens Benefit Exhibition at Maccarone New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Forbes.com

    I'm a Brooklyn-based writer who covers everything under the lifestyle realm - mostly art and fashion, but also travel, beauty, design and food. I travel the world to discover how culture impacts people's lives, whether through an art fair, a museum exhibition or an innovative product, then I bring my observations to you.

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