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On one Tuesday in September, visits to 12 food pantries and soup kitchens in Brooklyn yielded unique stories of why patrons came, and reports from operators of rising demand. City Limits reports.
Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, MetroFocus spent several days exploring the streets around the World Trade Center site. We wanted to see how the events of that day still shape people’s daily experiences.
Angela Sheldon, whose first day at Hunter College High School is Thursday, writes about how she's going to teach her seventh and 10th grade students about the events of 9/11.
Can the public-private model save neglected parks without rich neighbors?
When Bob Turner came to Multimedia Entertainment in 1991, it was a cash cow for its parent company Multimedia, but after a promising start, profits at the company took a sharp nosedive under his watch. City Hall News reports.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's plan to increase tolls is just the latest in a series of cost saving measures -- is there a cautionary tale from other urban centers or a creative model the region can follow?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will support a toll hike, but one that is substantially less than originally proposed by the Port Authority, reported ABC News. ABC reported that the governors will support a toll increase of $1.50 at peak hours, and a 25 cent increase on PATH fares.VIDEO
New policies by the HIV/AIDS Service Administration make it even more difficult for people living with the disease to obtain affordable housing, let alone pay for it.