• Ukrainian music stirs pot of revolution
  • Staten Island’s boardwalk revival
  • The Jazz ladies
  • Hurricanes! Terror attacks! Zombies!
  • Tension builds in rock climbing community over new gyms

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In the Neighborhood

Liudmila Joy-Vasuta performs at Our Lady of Refuge church in Brooklyn on March 23, 2014.

Ukrainian music stirs pot of revolution

    On May 3, as hundreds of pro-Ukrainians marched towards the Lincoln memorial in Washington, their chants and songs could be heard from the other side of the reflecting pool. Blue and yellow flags swung discordantly, but the Ukrainian National Anthem was sung in unison. “Our enemies will perish […]

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Who owns New York art?

Who owns New York art?

The city’s cultural centers rely on donations from wealthy denizens and a few out-of-towners as well. In this Borough Buzz interactive graphic, check out where the donors get their wealth, and what else they spend it on.

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Having Fun

Photo Courtesy of the Sabbatino family.

Staten Island’s boardwalk revival

Fantasy Shore Amusement Park, the first of its kind in eight years, will open this summer. The new Midland Beach kiddie park will feature four rides, including Staten Island’s only roller coaster.

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In the Neighborhood

Little India or Jackson Heights is a predominantly South Asian neighborhood in Queens.

Indian elections play out on U.S. turf

It may be more than 8,000 miles away, but elections in India garner interest in New York.

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Staying Healthy

Springtime in Central Park, Sunday April 13, 2014, in Manhattan, New York City. (Photo/Camilo Gomez)

Season of love and runny noses

Warmer temperatures have finally announced the arrival of springtime: a season of chirping birds, buzzing bees, blossoming flowers… and sneezing humans. After this year’s harsh winter, experts predict high levels of pollen this season.

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Earning a Living, In the Neighborhood

NYC intern protection law one of few across nation

NYC intern protection law one of few across nation

NYC interns are now protected from sexual harassment and discrimination. But the new law is one of the few in the nation.

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Having Fun

Collage of jazz albums by female Grammy Award winners and NEA Jazz Masters honorees

The Jazz ladies

In a music genre ruled by men, female jazz musicians stand up to take the stage.

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Earning a Living

Hurricanes! Terror attacks! Zombies!

Hurricanes! Terror attacks! Zombies!

New York survivalist groups prepare for the worst with workshops, classes and wilderness weekends.

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Having Fun

A bouldering wall at one of New York City's many climbing gyms

Tension builds in rock climbing community over new gyms

This spring, New York climbers will be testing themselves not just on the rocks, but with the Parks Department…

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Having Fun

Shane Fleming's rendition of Charlie Chaplin's fork dance

Local boy makes good: The classic film version

One young Manhattanite stands out because of his outsized enthusiasm for classic cinema. Turner Classic Movies even took note of his authoritative voice; catch him on the channel April 8!

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