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Scenes From New York: Bar Man

The old man sat with his back to the window of the small tavern he frequents in his neighborhood, Alphabet City. The early Tuesday evening crowd was thin and the bartender was leaning against the register, running a dish-towel around a glass that had been dry for some time. 161 more words

New York City

Women's sex toy maker sues New York City subway, calls ad ban sexist

NEW YORK — A new lawsuit asks why New York City’s subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, “Kyng”-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses, but is refusing ads for women’s sex toys. 446 more words

World

half forgot

Is there a “usual” anymore?

– photo by Mitch Waxman

A humble narrator is notoriously a creature of habits. If I find something enjoyable, I’ll repeat the experience over and over until it’s either no longer available or all the joy has been sucked out of it. 467 more words

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NYC: Educator and Progressive Jamaal Bowman Running for Congress

Middle School Principal Jamaal Bowman has announced that he will challenge incumbent Congressman Elliot Engel.

The New York Times reported:

WASHINGTON — Jamaal Bowman, a middle school principal from the Bronx, announced on Tuesday his plans to challenge Representative Eliot L. 846 more words

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Man arrested after customs officials find 34 singing finches hidden in plastic hair curlers

NEW YORK CITY – A man attempting to smuggle a flock of singing finches into the U.S. was caught in customs Sunday at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. 215 more words

News

Racial Profiling

Too often, black children, teens, men, and women are targeted and attacked in inhumane ways by police. These officers are people who have sworn to protect and serve, but actually terrorize and traumatize black communities. 531 more words

Social Justice

Man Arrested After 34 Singing Finches Found Hidden in Plastic Hair Curlers at NYC Airport

A man attempting to smuggle a flock of singing finches was caught in customs on Sunday at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. 236 more words

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