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Construction on Barclay's Center. State documents predicted there would be 1,620 construction jobs this summer. There are 543. Flickr/m_dougherty.
John Farley  |  July 19, 2011 9:00 AM | Updated: August 24, 2011 9:40 AM | 2 Comments
Many construction workers -- long-standing supporters of the controversial Atlantic Yards project -- are becoming disillusioned and angry as promised jobs fail to appear.VIDEO
Walking down the streets if Manhattan's Chinatown. Recent Census findings show that Brooklyn is now home to more Asians than Chinatown. Flickr/janoma.cl.
John Farley  |  July 18, 2011 5:06 PM | Comments
The Asian-American Federation analyzed recent Census data, finding that for the first time ever Sunset Park, Brooklyn has a larger Asian populations than Manhattan's Chinatown.
New York City students arriving at school. The Times reported the inside scoop on how the city managed to avoid 4,100 teacher layoffs. AP/Seth Wenig.
John Farley  |  July 18, 2011 12:15 PM | Comments
From the fight over suburban charter schools to the discontinuation of a teacher performance bonus program, it's been a busy week and weekend for education in the region. Check out the highlights.
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John Farley  |  July 18, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: July 27, 2011 12:30PM | 1 Comment
Billy Bragg is performing at Lincoln Center today -- stop by with an acoustic guitar at 4 p.m for a group warm up and a chance to perform your own material before the show. VIDEO
Billy Bragg will perform at Lincoln Center on July 27 for The Big Busk. Musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to play acoustic guitars on stage. Photo courtesy of Anthony Saint James..
John Farley  |  July 18, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
On July 27, Lincoln Center and British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will join forces to host The Big Busk, an interactive concert for musicians of all abilities.
Rupert Murdoch's media empire is beginning to crumble as a result of the phone hacking scandal. It's uncertain how this will affect the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal and New York Post. Flickr/World Economic Forum.
John Farley  |  July 15, 2011 3:38 PM | Updated: July 22, 2011 1:00 PM | Comments
Following news that the FBI was reaching out to the NYPD as it began an investigation into whether News Corp. journalists attempted to hack the phones of 9/11 victims, the company brought in the big legal guns.
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John Farley  |  July 14, 2011 5:33 PM | Comments
Music writer Jessica Suarez interviews the drummer in a band called Mr. Dream, scheduled to play the 4Knots Music Festival.
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John Farley  |  July 13, 2011 12:39 PM | Comments
Leading the fundraising pack is -- surprise! -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Can you guess which candidate hasn't revealed the results of his fundraising efforts to date? And which one raised the least amount of money? There's also a new horse in this race...
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John Farley  |  July 13, 2011 6:00 AM | 11 Comments
Urban officials and nonprofits are taking rapid steps to prepare for what the Associated Press dubbed the "silver tsunami." Is New York City ready?VIDEO
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John Farley  |  July 12, 2011 10:36 AM | Comments

Watch the audio slideshow below to hear Marla Hamburg discuss a selection of the photos included in her book “New York: A Photographer’s Story.”

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