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  1. FIRST PERSONVisiting New York Showed Me Why I LeftNineteen months...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New York Magazine

    My family and I live just down the road from a giant grocery store. Not a Key Food, not a corner store, not a produce stall, but one of those sprawling shopping plazas with a suburban parking lot and rows of carts outside the automatic doors.

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  2. The L Train Apocalypse Is Coming: The MTA Will Completely Shut Down...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New York Magazine

    North Brooklyn residents may want to start looking for a new place before 2019. The MTA is going to completely shut down the L train in January 2019 for 18 months to repair the crumbling Canarsie tunnel under the East River, reports the New York Times.

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  3. Best Bets: A World Trade Center Mall, Comfy Beach Chairs, and Two New Design CollectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | New York Magazine

    First Look In mid-August, the Westfield World Trade Center mall will open with 100 stores - Japanese cakes, Longines watches - in and around Calatrava's Oculus. 1. Shoes : Ugg, Vince Camuto, L. - ...K. Bennett, and Cole Haan.

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  4. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | New York Magazine

    Somehow, tickets are still available. 2. Or head to Central Park on Saturday for OZY Fusion Fest , a festival of ideas, food, music, and more with people like will.i.am, Senator Cory Booker, Wyclef Jean, Malcolm Gladwell, Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, and Broad City 's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer on two stages.

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  5. Governor Cuomo Unveils Upgrades to NYC Subway SystemDon't get your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | New York Magazine

    On the morning an overnight LIRR derailment scrambled service and smoke shut down part of the L train , Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled some shiny new upgrades to New York City's transit system. If you were thinking something along the lines of a brand-new signal system , you're a tad off.

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  6. transitThe Mayora s Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Plan Gets a CzarA former ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | New York Magazine

    In a sign that the planned BQX rail line along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront is chugging toward reality, the de Blasio administration has hired a streetcar czar: Adam Giambrone, sometime archaeologist, ex-Canadian politician, light-rail booster, former head of Toronto's transit system, and, for one disastrous week in 2010, candidate for mayor of Toronto. Tall and athletic with a spiky crew cut and a Boy Scout demeanor, the 39-year-old Giambrone comes to the job with both experience and baggage - and with knowledge of New York sketchy enough that at one point during an interview he referred to the "Downtown East Side."

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  7. Man Gets His Phone Stolen and Face Slashed at Different Subway Stops...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | New York Magazine

    Here's a terrible subway story from the July 4 weekend: A suspect stole and destroyed a 45-year-old man's phone at a subway station on the Lower East Side, and later slashed the same straphanger with a box cutter on a platform in Brooklyn. The victim, who uses a cane, told police that the suspect was blocking the turnstile entrance, and the straphanger had asked him to move.

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  8. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | New York Magazine

    For more free shows this week, check out our roundup , including Josh Ritter at Prospect Park and Guided by Voices headlining the 4Knots Music Festival . 2. Also on Thursday, Seattle singer-songwriter David Bazan goes digital at Music Hall of Williamsburg in support of his new Barsuk release, Blanco .

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  9. first personThe Real Reason Youa ll Never Be Able to Parent Like a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | New York Magazine

    French people are the best at everything, according to all the literature. , a book about raising kids in Paris, France, where children are well-behaved and calm, where they sleep through the night and eat what they are provided.

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  10. The Real Reason You'll Never Be Able to Parent Like a French MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | New York Magazine

    French people are the best at everything, according to all the literature. , a book about raising kids in Paris, France, where children are well-behaved and calm, where they sleep through the night and eat what they are provided.

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  11. What Will New York Feel Like With 9 Million People?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | New York Magazine

    Midafternoon on a weekday, and I've come to a midtown street corner to conduct an experiment in standing still. It's virtually impossible.

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  12. What to See, Hear, Watch, and Read This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | New York Magazine

    The story of a dad who trains his adorable redheaded brood to survive far from civilization , this movie is like Little Miss Sunshine rewritten by Noam Chomsky. Chomsky's birthday is celebrated in the film, but as the family attempts to crash the mom's funeral , it also raises a question: How little corporate-capitalist civilization is too little corporate-capitalist civilization? - David Edelstein In theaters July 8. Pop 2. Hear Sting and Peter Gabriel Emoting elderly Brits! Two '80s-pop giants unite on tour this summer, but this isn't your run-of-the-mill trip to the glory days: The duo will play each other's music, swapping songs and integrating bands.

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  13. Weekend Pride GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Bathhouse XL Nightclub ; 6/24 at 11 p.m.; 512 W. 42nd St., nr. 11th Ave.; 212-239-2999 The nightclub's massive space is converted into a '70s-style bathhouse for a scandalous night with towel dancers, living Roman statues, an XXX-movie theater, and more.

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  14. Trio Arrested at Holland Tunnel Entrance With Weapons Cache Claim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Two men and a woman were allegedly pulled over for a broken windshield and had guns, ammo, and tactical gear in plain sight. The trio, from Pennsylvania, were apparently pulled over for driving with a broken windshield, but their vehicle wasn't exactly inconspicuous among all of those cars lined up at the tolls - and the "pro-gun decals" and "skull on its gas cap " might have been a bit of a giveaway.

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  15. The Tech Guy Having Sex in PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | New York Magazine

    New York's Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives - with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a 40-year old software designer having sex with his girlfriend all over New York: straight, male, in a relationship, lives on the UES.

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  16. The Mayor's Ferry Plan May Not Be the Best Use of $325 Million. But There's Some Good in There.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | New York Magazine

    On Thursday, as reported in the Times , Bill de Blasio's administration announced a great expansion to the ferry system , and it is an ambitious one, consolidating the East River lines we have now and adding others. It includes new boats, new docks, maybe a newly rebuilt home port in Brooklyn, and service to every borough, with most stops along the Brooklyn and Manhattan waterfronts.

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  17. Save a Few Thousands Dollars by Making Your Wedding Dress Out of Literal Toilet PaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Behold the glory of the natural successor to the duct-tape prom dress : the toilet-paper wedding dress. The website Cheap Chic weddings and Charmin have crowned the winners of their annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, and their creations are wildly impressive considering they're made of literal toilet paper.

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  18. Scott Stringer Is Positioning Himself to Run Against Mayor de BlasioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is facing at least a half dozen federal, state, and local investigations into his fundraising , accompanied by ugly headlines and the lowest approval ratings of his tenure. Last week's arrest of Norman Seabrook, the powerful head of the City's corrections officers' union, on federal corruption charges in a case involving a de Blasio fundraiser, only crystalized what more and more New York Democrats are starting to believe: With next year's election looming on the horizon, the progressive mayor is becoming vulnerable to a primary challenge.

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  19. This Isna t the First Time Things Have Gotten a Little Heated Over the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Giovanni da Verrazzano* made a perilous cross-Atlantic journey in the 16th century, discovering New York Harbor for Europe, and all he has to show for it is a traffic-clogged landmark that doesn't even spell his name right. It's the Verrazano -Narrows Bridge.

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  20. politicsClinton Wins Big in California, Sanders Vows to Fight OnWhat's the goal here? Ed KilgoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | New York Magazine

    JUNE 07: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a primary night event on June 7, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Hillary Clinton beat rival Bernie Sanders in the New Jersey presidential primary.

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