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Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

The third installment of stillspotting  nyc explores Jackson Heights, Queens, shown here in an aerial view. Photo by Iwan Baan.
Georgia Kral  |  April 2, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
stillspotting nyc explores urban life through immigrant stories and cultural narratives from Jackson Heights.VIDEO
A yellow-bellied sapsucker looks for its next snack at Wildcat Ridge. flickr/Michael
Sarah Berson  |  March 30, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
With spring comes puns: birds of a feather, whale of a time, seal of approval. Here's where to find nature in our metropolis.VIDEO
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Todd Fine  |  March 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 4 Comments

Before the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and the World Trade Center, Lower Manhattan was known as Little Syria, a neighborhood once famous throughout the Ottoman Empire for the “Pen League.”

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'Peter and the Starcatcher,' which premiered Off-Broadway as part of the New York Theatre Workshop in 2010, opens on Broadway on April 15. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Michelle Michalos  |  March 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: May 21, 2012 5:00 PM | Comments
An interview with the Broadway fight director behind a new show about the origins of Peter Pan.VIDEO
The Kingsbridge Armory, located at, is tktk. Flickr/Shan 213
Doris Martinez  |  March 22, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Visions of film studios, churches, ice rinks, chess museums and more for the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx.
This 48-foot long snake once lived, 600 million years ago. A replica is on display in Grand Central Terminal Thursday and Friday. Photo by Mark Von Holden/ Smithsonian Channel.
Georgia Kral  |  March 20, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
A replica of the pre-historic Titanoboa snake will be on view for the first time ever.VIDEO
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Michelle Michalos  |  March 16, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Choreographer Paul Taylor has created 136 dances during his career; among the 18 presented at his first season at Lincoln Center are three New York premieres.VIDEO
Bill Ayers: Hero
March 16, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island is the premiere place to see indie films, foreign films and classics that you just can’t find anymore.VIDEO
'Self-Portrait with Glasses,' painted by Haring's friend and fellow NYC street artist, Kenny Scharf, circa 1980. Photo courtesy of Keith Haring Foundation.
Michelle Michalos  |  March 9, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments

Twenty-two years after Keith Haring’s untimely death, the Brooklyn Museum is mounting a large-scale exhibition of his work. Why the big show? And what was it about our city that so inspired him?

Bike polo, also known as cycle polo, has grown in popularity since 2007. Bike polo is very similar to traditional polo, but some rules have been adapted for the hardcourt sport. Photo courtesy of Flickr/John W. MacDonald.
Doris Martinez  |  March 9, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Looking to relive the glory days of elementary school kickball games or your summer camp's competitive archery classes? Peruse the city's plentiful options for New Yorkers looking to team up.
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