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Lawmakers Demand Transparency About Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaires’ Disease

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A New York City councilman and New York state senator say the Department of Buildings should provide the public more information about cooling towers blamed for spreading… 321 more words


July 19- Love War Stories: Ivelisse Rodriguez in conversation with Jennifer Baker

Join Word Up Community Bookshop and Feminist Press in launching Love War Stories, by debut writer Ivelisse Rodriguez, which documents how “love wars” break out between generations of Puerto Rican women, as individuals find themselves caught between community expectation, violence, and grief. 99 more words

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7/12, 8/9, 9/13: Free the Arts Jam

Free The Arts Jam

Come connect with community to share in an artistic and mutual healing peer support space, towards liberation and freedom. Freedom to bring in and share whatever material, in whatever medium, freedom to make mistakes, freedom to be your unique whole self and collaborate with like minds. 162 more words

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July 6- Living Room Sessions Open Mic

Calling all writers, rappers, musicians, orators, dancers, and artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Word Up Open Mic—first Fridays of the month. A collaboration between Wash Heights Music Fest and WHAM. 89 more words

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Lentil Orzo Salad

Here is a quick and pleasant recipe for the summer. I was inspired to make it not by some delightful salad at an event, nor by finding such a salad on the blogosphere. 299 more words


June 16: Special Story Time for Kids: Julián Is a Mermaid

Join us for a story time with debut author-illustrator (and Broadway actress) Jessica Love as she reads her new book Julián Is a Mermaid! This beautiful picture book set in New York City celebrates love and acceptance and defies gender stereotypes. 194 more words

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Sex, Debt & the City: A Very Raw, Very New York Urban Story

This is a real “Sex & the City” story. It takes place where Carrie Bradshaw never dared to go, where I’m from in uptown Manhattan and the Bronx. 3,656 more words