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PLUTO out of orbit

As the city puts gigabytes of free data online, one chunk remains conspicuously missing: a database that reveals the vital details of every piece of real estate in the city. MapPLUTO is a mashup of city data t...
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Free-range Lawyers

Mimi Rosenberg grew up in the housing projects in Coney Island. Superstorm Sandy has now blown her back there. One or two days a week, she sits face-to-face with neighborhood residents like Larissa Konon, an i...
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Where are the Occupy barricades?

To mark May Day, Occupy Wall Street has declared today a general strike, and protests are planned for many locations in midtown and lower Manhattan. Already, we’ve seen and filed numerous reports of public park...