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LES Girls Club Gets a Symbolic Prison Cell, and a Surprise Visit From Colin Kaepernick

NOTE: This post originally appeared on Bedford + Bowery on October 4.

(Feature Photo: Lower Eastside Girls Club’s Instagram)

The Solitary Garden, a permanent addition to the rooftop, is six feet by nine feet, the size of a solitary confinement prison cell. 517 more words

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Slumming

The word slumming had several meanings when it came into use in the 1880s. Basically it meant visiting the slums. But the purpose for elite and middle-class white Americans might vary, from charity to data collection, curiosity, a sexual escapade, or general entertainment. 984 more words

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Katz's Delicatessen

There are enough ‘must eat’ restaurants in New York City to keep you going for months on end, so it’s hard to know how to whittle it down to the truly great ones, especially when you have limited time stateside. 411 more words

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My New York Apartment Tour

It’s hard to believe I’m already 6 weeks into my New York adventure! I’ve spent much of that time getting settled into my new job, exploring the city, spending time with friends new and old and trying to escape the heat at various beaches and restaurants with AC. 2,436 more words

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Police: Suspect In 2 Violent Robberies At Manhattan Shops Arrested

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say they have arrested a man in connection to a violent crime spree in Manhattan.

Investigators say 61-year-old Rickey Hayes, of Newark, struck at least twice. 274 more words

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