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January 8, 2013 2:15 PM | Comments
New York City libraries programs are among the most popular in the country, and yet city operating funds for libraries have decreased by 68 million dollars since 2008.
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Christina Mulligan  |  December 21, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The Harlem native's art works are found in museums and institutions across the country and city, and in the 125th Street subway station.VIDEO
Holiday gift-giving. Flickr/akiko@flickr
Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
"Coping in Newtown" video still by David Frank for The New York Times
David Frank for The New York Times  |  December 17, 2012 9:46 AM | Comments
People devastated by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered at memorials around Newtown, Conn., to mourn with one another.VIDEO
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:58 PM | Comments
While the famous Bronx garden lost 557 trees to Sandy, none of the "Magnificent Trees" featured in a new book were harmed.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  December 6, 2012 10:42 AM | Comments
After flooding, the task of preserving a small community's past looms large for Broad Channel Historical Society.
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Philly Bubaris  |  December 4, 2012 12:57 PM | 1 Comment
Parks across New York, from Long Island to the Bronx, share reports of their tree losses and photos of damage.VIDEO
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Elizabeth Ladzinski  |  November 26, 2012 2:01 PM | Comments
When entrepreneur and designer Trevor MacDermid realized he couldn't beat the MTA, he joined them.VIDEO
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman.
Christina Knight  |  November 21, 2012 2:49 PM | Comments
True to his slogan, "Art Works," Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art's economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
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