New York City construction workers digging up the street

Aggregated, NYC Metro

Unemployment Reaches 6 Year Low – Weekend Digest

0 Comments 21 November 2014

NYC is coming closer in line with the national unemployment rate, The NYPD may have shot an unarmed man in Brooklyn, And more Weekend stories you need to know.

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NYC Metro

As NYPD Retrains, Bronx Community Is Introduced To Police Shooting Sim

0 Comments 20 November 2014

Considering the current excessive violence scandal and dark history hanging over the NYPD, could this police shooting arcade have been timed any more poorly?

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Snowstorm blankets Buffalo, New York

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Lethal Snowstorm Brings Upstate To A Standstill – Morning Brief

0 Comments 20 November 2014

More snow expected after up to 15 ft falls and at least 7 deaths, Public school musicians get an appreciated surprise, And more Morning stories.

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NYC Metro

A Better Reason To Care About Where We House The Homeless

0 Comments 19 November 2014

Is NYC guaranteeing more homelessness by concentrating shelters in poor Black and Latino communities?

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1994: The Last Time The City Has Been This Safe – Morning Brief

0 Comments 19 November 2014

Crime hasn't been so low for the past three months in a while, Rikers addresses transgender abuse and violence with a new facility, And more Morning stories.

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Occupy protests outside Tweed Courthouse

Editorials, Marijuana in NYC, NYC Metro

In Fighting The War on Drugs, Judges Need To Pull Their Weight Too

0 Comments 18 November 2014

The congestion and waste of resources in NYC's criminal courts alone is enough of an incentive for judges to get marijuana cases out of the court fast. But even their tools are limited in addressing the human toll of the War on Drugs.

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A woman using a pay phone in New York City

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Free Wifi, Free Calls, Free Mobile Charging At Future Pay Phones – Morning Brief

0 Comments 18 November 2014

The pay phone of NYC's future may particularly help in Black and Latino communities, The MTA's fare hike proposals are detailed, And more Morning stories.

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Food truck in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City

Food Politics - Stories about Food, Poverty, and Justice in NYC, Harlem Lives - Stories about Harlem, NYC, NYC Metro

Map: A Better Look At East Harlem’s Food Swamp

0 Comments 17 November 2014

While East Harlem's food swamp threatens the public health of an impoverished community, solutions can only work if already existing retailers are empowered to do better.

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Screenshot of New York City's new Vision Zero map tool

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New Map Has Most Of What You Wanted To Know About Vision Zero – Weekend Watch

0 Comments 17 November 2014

NYC's Vision Zero map shows everything from fatalities to outreach efforts, Is Governor Cuomo withholding aid from domestic violence victims? And more Weekend stories you missed.

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NYC Metro

Do Communities Need More Control Over The NYPD?

0 Comments 17 November 2014

WBAI's Basir Mchawi explores NYC policing problems with Bronxites for NYPD Accountability members and our Editor in Chief Geoffery Mullings

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