Articles by: Camilo Gomez

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

A view of CitiField from Willets Point, New York, NY, March 8, 2014.

Car shops brace for Willets Point redevelopment

The mechanics of Willets Point, long known for its auto repair shops and scrap yards, may soon disappear

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In the Neighborhood

Gay activists protest St. Patrick’s Day Parade ban

Gay activists protest St. Patrick’s Day Parade ban

Members of the Irish Queers lined up along Fifth Avenue Monday to protest the St. Patrick’s Day Parade’s ban on gay and lesbian groups

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In the Neighborhood

Smoke rises from a fire that resulted after an explosion in East Harlem on Wednesday, March 12. The explosion, which was caused by a gas leak, led to the collapse of two buildings.

Gas leak explosion brings down two buildings in East Harlem

Two East Harlem buildings collapse after gas leak explosion, killing eight and injuring scores.

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In Transit

Subway musicians battle the winter cold

Subway musicians battle the winter cold

In recent weeks, New Yorkers have experienced record low temperatures. The cold did not spare anyone—even subway performers.

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Having Fun

Jumping on the Super Bowl bandwagon

Jumping on the Super Bowl bandwagon

On Wednesday, January 29, a 13-block section of Broadway between Times Square and Herald Square in New York became a packed fairground in preparation for the Super Bowl. But in nearby Bryant Park, not far from “Super Bowl Boulevard” a stage was set up for various walk-up events for the biggest sporting competition in the country.

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