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

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Karma has finally come for New York’s wildly outdated Cabaret Law: The bizarre, almost century-old regulation that makes it illegal to dance in more than 99 percent of the city’s bars is expected to get yanked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

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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

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

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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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Harlem Holiday Windows 2017 kicks-off Wednesday, November 29th

November 28, 2017 Harlem Holiday Windows 2017 kicks-off Wednesday, November 29th   HTBlog Ready for the Holidays?  2017 HARLEM HOLIDAY WINDOWS are set to light up Lenox Avenue with two special events on Wednesday, November 29th at 6pm and…

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

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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

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

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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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A Seed Artist Germinates History

A Seed Artist Germinates History By ANNIE CORREAL October 31, 2017 Amaranth, which grows wild in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is among the plants introduced to New York via ships’ ballast long ago. It will be included in “Seeds of Change,”…

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