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New York Is Finally Repealing Its 91-Year-Old Law That Bans Dancing in Bars

Karma has finally come for New York’s wildly outdated Cabaret Law: The bizarre, almost century-old regulation that makes it illegal to dance in more than 99 percent of the city’s bars is expected to get yanked tomorrow when…

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New York Today: New York Today: Do Dogs Need Winter Coats?

December 7, 2017 New York Today By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE Good morning on this shining, shivering Thursday. When wintry weather comes to New York City, you can be sure of a few things: Taxis will be hard to…

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New York Today: New York Today: How Trains Helped Create the Holidays

December 6, 2017 New York Today By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE All aboard on this semi-sunny Wednesday. There’s one train show at Grand Central Terminal and another at the New York Botanical Garden. Vintage subway cars are making special…

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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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System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways By BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL, EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS and MICHAEL LaFORGIA November 18, 2017 Crowds outside the subway in Times Square in Manhattan. System Failure By BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL, EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS and MICHAEL LaFORGIA November 18, 2017 After a drumbeat of transit disasters…

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New York Today: New York Today: Chicago Pizza vs. the New York Slice

November 16, 2017 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE Good morning on this wettish Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary tweeted on Saturday that a Chicago pizzeria was better than any other pizza out there — including…

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New York Today: New York Today: Subway Announcements Get a Human Touch

November 13, 2017 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE Good morning on this bleak Monday. Travel on the subway today and you may hear singing, snoring, panhandling and “showtime” music, but you’ll no longer hear the phrase “ladies…

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Lions of New York: David Dinkins Doesn’t Think He Failed. He Might Be Right.

David Dinkins Doesn’t Think He Failed. He Might Be Right. By JOHN LELAND November 10, 2017 David Dinkins, October 2017. Lions of New York By JOHN LELAND November 10, 2017 David N. Dinkins became the 106th mayor of New York on Jan….

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