Map of intended changes to the area of Hunts Point intersected by the Sheridan Expressway, Bronx, New York City

NYC Metro

Map: Life In The Industrial Park

0 Comments 30 October 2014

NYC is rezoning Hunts Point to diminish its industrial traits and enhance the value of the waterfront for residents. But will those change help the neighborhood's long-lasting social challenges?

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Aggregated, NYC Metro

MTA Fare Hikes Incoming – Morning Brief

0 Comments 30 October 2014

It's that time again: MTA fare hike hearings are coming, These charts breakdown the ways in which the NYPD's Broken Windows strategy is biased, And more Morning stories.

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NYC Metro

Why Do Poor People Have Nice Things?

0 Comments 29 October 2014

Public college and medical costs in NYC rise nearly 3x faster than inflation and wages. Doesn't it seem more realistic to save up for an Xbox?

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Aggregated, NYC Metro

NYPD Ramped Up Racist “Broken Windows” Policing, Even As Crime Dropped – Morning Brief

0 Comments 29 October 2014

Stats show growing misdemeanor arrests disproportionately targeted Blacks and Latinos, Have Hurricane Sandy's victims recovered two years later, And more Morning stories.

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Editorials, NYC Metro

Yes, “Cromwell-Jerome” Could Become Gentrified. But Its Residents Can Stop That

5 Comments 28 October 2014

Cromwell-Jerome's gentrification hinges on how much NYC cares enough to protect the residents it has been neglecting up until now.

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Aggregated, NYC Metro

Poverty Rapidly Driving Public School Students Into Homelessness – Morning Brief

0 Comments 28 October 2014

Staggering statistics on public school students falling into homelessness, DOC Chief Clemons resigns amid the Rikers Island violence, And more Morning stories.

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Editorials, NYC Metro

If Someone Ever Tells You “Really Poor People Wouldn’t Buy TVs” Show Them This

0 Comments 27 October 2014

Just because advanced technology is cheaper than ever before doesn't mean that poverty isn't entrenched and harmful.

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Truth Withheld For Years From Families of Dead Rikers Inmates – Weekend Watch

0 Comments 27 October 2014

One family didn't know the truth about their Rikers inmate's death for 8 years, New York's quarantine program goes too far says Feds and targeted nurse, And more Weekend stories you missed.

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Armed With New Digital Devices, NYPD’s Street Capabilities Grow Wide – Weekend Digest

0 Comments 24 October 2014

A $160 mil. initiative will give the NYPD smartphones, tablets, and software for emails and fingerprint scanning, One of the City's worst Superfund sites is getting a taste of justice, And more Weekend stories.

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NYC Metro

3 Graphs: Are We Looking At Our New Post-Recession Lingering Poor?

0 Comments 23 October 2014

Evidence is pointing to an economic recovery that is possibly leaving some New Yorkers permanently behind.

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