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Where do New Yorkers Go On Holiday

New Yorkers are some of the hardest workers on the planet, so where do they go to escape and recharge? We caught up with 20 of the city’s top movers and shakers to find their favourite spots to get away come su...
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Best Brunch Places in NYC

New York City is a city with a reputation to live up to. Believe us when we say that they take Brunch seriously. Of the 100 restaurants with Best Brunch Restaurants in America, 15 are based in New York City. ...
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Best Things to Do in NYC

When you're visiting a city, especially NYC there is pressure to see and do everything before you leave. However we have put a doable list together of the things that you can't miss when you go to New York. ...
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In pursuit of open records

Headquarters for New York City’s health and police departments are separated by the East River, but they might as well be worlds apart when it comes to transparency. In December, identical public record reques...

Investing in lobbying pays off

Lobbying can pay off for a company not just on Capitol Hill, but on Wall Street as well. For years, researchers have reported on the market success of companies that invest heavily in lobbying, so a California...
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New York Aquarium inundated; baby walrus safe

The entire 14 acres of the New York Aquarium in Coney Island was underwater after Hurricane Sandy hit on Monday evening — soaking human staff and one very large baby under their care. Aquarium employees ...
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Summer in the city brings dreaded hot subway cars

Another summer has arrived in the city, and New Yorkers are once more gleefully welcoming the many pleasures the season brings———lazy strolls in Central Park, the sound of surf washing ashore at Coney Island Be...
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Housing the Unwanted

For the next three years of J. Mercado’s life, finding a suitable place to live in New York City will depend entirely on how close the building is to area schools, plus the consent of his parole officer. Und...
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Vaccinations for Newborns

Many New York hospitals struggle to ensure that newborns are vaccinated against the hepatitis B virus prior to leaving the hospital, potentially putting those who are not vaccinated at increased risk of contrac...
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How do you solve a problem like Malina?

On the coldest days of winter, at the height of the polar vortex, residents at 95 Clay Street had no heat, no hot water and no cooking gas. Their eight-apartment building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, had the dubiou...