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Earning a Living

New York Times to pay academic interns minimum wage

New York Times to pay academic interns minimum wage

The change comes shortly after the publisher was criticized for a listing for an unpaid student internship.

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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 Transit

Starting this March, for 22 weekends until July, 7 Line  will be cut between Manhattan and Queens for construction. The MTA's decision not to provide shuttle service between the two boroughs may impact Long Island City businesses.

LIC businesses battle the effects of unlucky number 7

The MTA has begun weekend construction on the 7 Line that will last until late summer, and Queens business owners think that the resulting service disruptions will keep customers away.

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In the Neighborhood

Absolute Piano photo in Sept 13, 2011
Taken form the store's Facebook page

After last week’s explosion: the pianos are gone

Absolute Pianos, a Harlem hallmark that sold and refurbished pianos, vanished into the rubble

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Having Fun

Final flickers: 35MM film calendar for March-April

Final flickers: 35MM film calendar for March-April

Some New York cinemas still project movies on 35 MM film rather than digitally.

by × March 21, 2014 × 1 comment

Staying Healthy

A guide to urgent care in New York

A guide to urgent care in New York

How do urgent care centers work? Is the medical care sufficient? Here’s what you should to know about the services, quality, physicians and costs at New York’s urgent care centers.

by × March 20, 2014 × 0 comments

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

by × March 19, 2014 × 0 comments

In Transit

With snow build-up often making it impossible for wheelchairs to get around, Bronx-resident  Rodolfo Diaz says he spends most of his winter weekends at home.

Snow and slush slow down and frustrate wheelchair users

Uncleared pathways, slippery ramps, and snow piled on street corners. For people with limited mobility, winter means physical barriers and intense emotional challenges.

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Staying Healthy

A shot away

A shot away

Eddie Rodriguez mitigates the dangers of overdose by distributing naloxone, the overdose-reversing drug.

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Having Fun

Holi at Richmond Hill, Queens

New York’s Hindus drench the city in a rainbow of colors

The city’s Hindus mark the festival Holi by dousing one another with vibrant colored powders.

by × March 17, 2014 × 0 comments