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NYC Confederate memorials taken down amid Charlottesville

City leaders and organizations are moving quickly to remove the symbols of the racist figures off New York’s streets.

Arthur Kill gets OK for movie studio transformation

Staten Island’s growing presence in the city’s film industry has led to the new studio’s creation.

American Museum of Natural History names its Titanosaur

The museum’s resident dino is christened.

Clarke furious after Ft. Hamilton street rename snub

The federal government said it won’t change the controversial names in the Brooklyn army base.

Clintons take in ‘Wonder Woman’ in Brooklyn

Alamo Drafthouse ticket holders got a surprise.

Mayor’s office launches NYC movie night competition

Cinephiles will have the chance to choose the a city wide movie night.

MTA to continue FasTrack but won’t do full shutdown: Lhota

Joe Lhota says the overnight stoppage of stations is effective in curbing subway problems.

The Bronx is the hardest hit by high heat: City

There are some places in New York that are too hot to handle for some residents.

Brooklyn WWII Marine’s remains identified as Joseph Carbone

After nearly 74-years, the remains of a fallen soldier will come home.

NYC Restaurant Week founders reflect on 25th anniversary

The semi annual restaurant promotion has evolved into one of the most anticipated New York events.

Urban farming, bolstered by zoning law changes, blossoms in NYC

New York’s green acres are taking to the sky and proving to be a successful investment.

Union Hall gears up for long awaited comeback

The iconic Park Slope bar and venue worked quickly to rebound from a devastating fire, much to the excitement of local fans.

Prospect Park goes car-free for the rest of summer

The Brooklyn Park is testing a car free policy this summer.

Subway delays create huge human capital loss: Stringer

The city comptroller said New Yorkers are losing valuable time for their personal and professional lives.

Conversion therapy fee ban on the docket for City Council

The city will weigh taking a stand against the controversial practice.

Google donates $1M toward preserving Stonewall Inn LGBTQ stories

The history of one of the most important moments in the LGBT civil rights movement won’t be lost.

Nightlife ambassador position is overdue, city’s artists say

The city’s DIY music scene is hopeful a proposed liaison will help repeal New York’s controversial laws that they say impedes their art.

City’s LGBTQ historic sites get spotlight in tour

A historical tour of the village will examine some of the unsung locals in the LGTBQ rights movement.

9-1-1 upgrades coming to NYC, including texting by 2018

The city is looking for idea to give the emergency response system a major technological shot in the arm.

Anne Frank tree dedicated at Liberty Park

A piece of Anne Frank’s legacy will grow in the shadow of the World Trade Center.