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Jackson-Heights, New York is located in Queens County. Zip codes in Jackson-Heights, NY include 11372. The median home price in Jackson-Heights is $525,000 which is roughly $405/per square foot.

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August 25: Horses, Hamas and heroes

Brooklyn: All the carriage-horse owners and drivers I have had the privilege to interact with love and care for their horses.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Switched

The Rise of a Rinpoche

Phakyab Rinpoche, a high-ranking Tibetan lama living in Jackson Heights, Queens, tucks his feet under him on the carpet of his living room-turned-temple and recounts how it all began.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Weekly Standard

No Mo' Cuomo?

Queens, N.Y. Peter Tu is thrilled about meeting with Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Jamaica Bodegas to Promote Fruit and Water Instead of Candy and Soda

Eighteen delis, groceries and restaurants in Jamaica and St. Albans are taking part in a new initiative to promote more nutritious options in the neighborhoods, which have very few healthy food stores and struggle with obesity and diabetes, organizers said.

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Newsday

City Council may force Rikers Island to track solitary confinement

Solitary confinement in the city's jails would be tracked in 42 categories under legislation being voted on Thursday at the City Council, so policymakers can decide "whether changes to the system are needed," says the lawmaker who oversees municipal incarceration.

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TheDailyBeast.com

The Love Story of the Year

Few film love stories are as profound, rich, and devastating as the one between Alfred Molina and John Lithgow in 'Love Is Strange.'

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Beloved Queens pharmacy destroyed in fire will reopen down the block

Frank Buonagurio, 60, says he's excited to open his new pharmacy so close to his old one.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sulekha.com

has a single room for rent

Very beautiful, and clean one bed room in a two bed rooms apartment is available.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Post

Nudists exercise their right to bare all on Fire Island beach

When Marianna Grace visited Fire Island as a kid, she remembers shuddering at the sight of nudists letting it all hang out at Lighthouse Beach - which at the time looked completely outrageous to the sheltered youngster who dubbed it "Freak Beach."

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Psychology Today

Memories May Be Beautiful and Yeta

Near the end of We Are Not Ourselves , Matthew Thomas' first novel, Connell Leary rescues his mother from a faith healer who channels a spirit named Vywamus.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Rare Jackson Heights Duplex With Garden Views Hits Market for Nearly $1M

A spacious duplex apartment in a historic building that boasts views of a private garden, its own laundry room and even a built-in TV above the stove, hit the market this weekend for nearly $1 million.

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Silicon Alley Insider

This Is What Modern-Day Sex Slavery In America Looks Like

Holly Smith, now in her 30s, was forced into prostitution after running away from home at the age of 14. The New York City mayor's office recently helped launch a program to give sex trafficking victims legal assistance, and a woman in her 40s who endured years as a virtual slave appeared at its press conference.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sulekha.com

has a single room for rent

Brand new, beautiful, very clean two separate rooms are available, also can share living room, dining space, can be rented out individually or together.

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New York Daily News

'We Are Not Ourselves' by Matthew Thomas: book review

A Queens woman of the 1950s struggles to keep her family going; also reviewed: Hampton Sides' 'In the Kingdom of Ice,' David Casarett's 'Shocked' and Stephen L. Carter's 'Back Channel' Eileen Tumulty, the heroine of Matthew Thomas' first novel, "We Are Not Ourselves," will be recognizable to many New Yorkers.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

New York Post

Woman killed in NYC apartment fire

Sophia Paz, 46, of Jackson Heights, was found unconscious and unresponsive in her bedroom around 3 a.m. in the 34th Avenue apartment near 85th Street, according to police.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

InformationWeek

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Then you redeemed yourself with the World's Fair site and the Queens Museum, which boasts - among other attractions -- this lovingly maintained Panorama of the City of New York .

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DNAInfo.com

Open House Agenda: 3 Apartments to See This Weekend

August can be a slow month for real estate, with buyers going on vacation or getting kids ready to return to school and sellers waiting until September to list units.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jackson Heights News

Queens girls close gender gap through coding program

While other teens are enjoying the beach and freedom from schoolwork, two Queens girls are doing their part to close the gender gap as they attend an eight-week summer session on computer coding.

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The New York Observer

Carriage Drivers Strike Back Against Queens Councilman

Carriage drivers from the Teamsters union struck back against Queens Councilman Danny Dromm today, rallying in his district against a proposed ban on horse-drawn carriages that the lawmaker enthusiastically endorses.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Streetsblog

Eyes on the Street: A New Sidewalk and a Safer Crossing in Woodside

A simple fix from DOT has made it easier and safer for pedestrians to walk between Woodside and Jackson Heights.

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