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Art

Daniel Pantaleo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Daniel Pantaleo, an eight-year-veteran of the New York Police Department, is under investigation after a witness’ cell phone video shows him putting Eric Garner in a chokehold during an incident in Staten Island. 491 more words

News

What It's Like to Live in 'Poor Door' Housing

New York City’s Upper West Side will soon see a segregated 33-floor apartment building, with a back-alley door—for the poor residents.

The 55 residential families making… 976 more words

Met Opera workers say they hope to avert lockout

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Unionized workers at the Metropolitan Opera said Friday they want to work with management to avoid shutting down one of New York City’s most prestigious cultural institutions. 286 more words

World

The city that never sleeps!

I can’t even begin to say how great this past week has been. Some friends and I paid a visit to the great New York City, and it was an absolute blast! 416 more words

Some MTV Style

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Fashion

Staten Island's tainted edge (Geologic City report #3)

The Bayonne bridge is the fourth longest steel arch bridge in the world, and was the longest at the time of its completion in 1931. It connects Staten Island to New Jersey. 1,250 more words

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Doug Weir over at the International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons sent me this alarming review of the lingering effects of Manhattan Project-era uranium storage in Staten Island, New York, by the "Friends of the Pleistocene." It's a reminder that the human impact of military waste is not limited to former war zones, but can impact the "home front." For more on the politics of military waste in New York City, see my post on the munitions abandoned in waters below the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge between Brooklyn and Staten Island.