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How a Massive Public Works Project Saved a Parched New York

By SAM ROBERTS December 4, 2017 It is widely known, perhaps more so now than at any point in recent history, that Aaron Burr got the best of Alexander Hamilton in their fatal duel in 1804. What is less known…

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New York Today: New York Today: A Quest to Define ‘Upstate’

November 29, 2017 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE Good morning on this unseasonably warm Wednesday. At what point along the 300-mile journey from New York City to the Canadian border would you consider yourself “upstate”? Ask three…

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New York Today: New York Today: A Century of Women Voting

November 6, 2017 New York Today By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE Good morning on this muddled Monday. One hundred years ago, women won the right to vote in New York. “We think of it as a simple wave-that-banner, raise-that-picket,…

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Hip-Hop Museum Coming to New Bronx Point Mega-Development

Bronx Point rendering View Full Caption New York City Economic Development Corporation The Bronx — The Universal Hip-Hop Museum is finally getting a home, part of a mega-development complex coming to Bronx Point. The museum, which is in its…

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Struggle for Reproductive Rights the Focus of New Lecture Series

Men stand outside the National Anti-Suffrage Association headquarters around 1911. View Full Caption Courtesy of the Library of Congress and Museum of the City of New York EAST HARLEM — A Scottish woman was burned at the stake…

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PHOTOS: Salsa’s Roots Traced to City’s Streets in New Museum Exhibit

View Full Caption Dancers on Randall’s Island in 1974. Courtesy of José Yogui Rosario and Pablo E. Yglesias EAST HARLEM— Like many other cultural phenomena, the origins of salsa can be traced back to the city’s streets. The vibrant,…

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Columbia’s New Harlem Museum Opens, With Art From Its Neighbors

Columbia’s New Harlem Museum Opens, With Art From Its Neighbors New York, New York, is the city so nice it got two of everything: two baseball teams, two decrepit airports and now two riverside art galleries designed by…

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Brooklyn Transit Museum ‘Subway Sleuths’ help autistic kids learn

At age 9, Ian Aquino knows how to stay safe on a subway. The Harlem boy knows not to walk between cars, because “you’ll be in bad trouble” and fall onto the tracks. He doesn’t lean on the…

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Reminder: Visit Spanish Harlem museums during Museum Mile Festival

By HarlemCondoLife Don’t forget, tonight (June 14th) is the 33rd annual Museum Mile Festival, which starts at 6 p.m.  Start your visit to the Museum Mile Festival at the Museum of the City of New York, located in…

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