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  1. Marie Antoinette's Jewels Are Here. Now's Your Chance to Try Them on.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The New York Times

    For the first and probably only time ever, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to see, handle, and even try on some of Marie Antoinette's jewelry, including a ring that contains a lock of the queen's hair and a necklace with 331 pearls and a diamond clasp, which have never been displayed in the United States. "I can't imagine more important pieces coming to auction unless something from Queen Elizabeth I became available, and that's not going to happen," said Frank Everett, sales director of Sotheby's Luxury and Lifestyle Division.

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  2. This Is What Gentrification in Brooklyn Sounds LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The New York Times

    "I just got off the train coming here, and hadn't seen it before," the director Patricia McGregor said, her voice rising with incredulity. "I was like: There's an Apple store ?" Ms.

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  3. Big Ticket: Russian Oligarch Transfers $92.3 Million in Manhattan PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The New York Times

    A wife of the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has become the new owner of six Upper East Side properties, including a block of townhouses being combined into a mega-mansion. The transactions, totaling $92.3 million, were apparently part of a property settlement between Mr. Abramovich and his third wife, Darya Zhukova, who announced their split last year.

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  4. New York's New StrollervillesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The New York Times

    A few years ago, the gateways to the courtyard of Peter Bracichowicz's co-op in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, were empty. Now, there are wall-to-wall baby strollers.

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  5. Modern Love: Neighbor Bro Smashes My Romantic FantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The New York Times

    I signed the lease on my Brooklyn apartment, I met my landlord in the lobby of her condo in Queens, where she appeared in hot pink fuzzy pants and shower sandals and smelling of fried fish, her hair twisted up in a turban. "Are you sure you can afford it?" she asked as I signed the contract.

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  6. Personal Health: Unlocking the World of Sound for Deaf ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | The New York Times

    Jane R. Madell, a pediatric audiology consultant and speech-language pathologist in Brooklyn, N.Y., wants every parent with a child who is born hearing-impaired to know that it is now possible for nearly all children with severe hearing loss to learn to listen and speak as if their hearing were completely normal. "Children identified with hearing loss at birth and fitted with technology in the first weeks of life blend in so well with everyone else that people don't realize there are so many deaf children," she told me.

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  7. The Week in Arts: Kerry Washington on Broadway; Gorillaz in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The New York Times

    Kerry Washington was a few years from fame the last time she was on Broadway, in David Mamet's 2009 drama "Race." The rest of that show's cast all had bigger names.

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  8. Take a Tour of Manafort's Multimillion-Dollar Homes, Going Up for SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The New York Times

    An 1890s Brooklyn brownstone with gilded details. A Soho loft with picture windows.

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  9. Neighborhood Joint: Why Customers Are Trekking to This Microbrewery in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The New York Times

    With the Beatles tribute band Carry That Weight as backup, Bernard Gold and his tennis buddy Ken Weinstein sang at the top of their lungs and rhythmically slapped the wooden table at SingleCut Beersmiths. The crowd, made up mostly of people who were not even born when the Beatles broke up, followed their lead, turning the spot into a spontaneous singalong.

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  10. Fit City: Kayaking Is a Workout. And in Jamaica Bay, There are OspreysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The New York Times

    Urban kayakers are easy to spot along the Hudson River, watched over by skyscrapers and nonstop traffic of Manhattan. But for those who really want to get away from the city - while staying in the city - to do some paddling, there's Jamaica Bay, Queens.

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  11. On the Market: Homes for Sale in Manhattan, Brooklyn and QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The New York Times

    In the West Village, a two-bedroom, two-bath, roughly 1,200-square-foot duplex apartment with a deeded parking space and a private patio, in the former Village Presbyterian Church. In Astoria, Queens, a roughly 640-square-foot, one-bedroom, one-bath apartment with an in-unit washer and dryer and a balcony, on the third floor of a 2011 low-rise.

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  12. New York Today: New York Today: Catcalling on SidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The New York Times

    Yes, they are tough to read. But that's the point: The project, called " Catcalls of NYC ," by Sophie Sandberg, a senior at New York University, documents on Instagram what New Yorkers are hearing on our streets and where.

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  13. The Shooting Victim Died at 16. The Suspect Is Even Younger.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The New York Times

    When a 16-year-old was shot dead on a Brooklyn basketball court two weeks ago, the killing of someone so young sent ripples of shock through the neighborhood, prompting memorials, vigils and calls for justice. That sense of bewilderment in Brownsville deepened on Monday when police announced they had identified a suspect: a boy two years younger than the victim.

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  14. 11 Takeaways From The Times's Investigation Into Trump's WealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The New York Times

    Donald J. Trump built a business empire and won the presidency proclaiming himself a self-made billionaire, and he has long insisted that his father, the legendary New York City builder Fred C. Trump, provided almost no financial help. "I built what I built myself," the president has repeatedly said.

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  15. Skin Deep: How Hailey Baldwin Gets Her 'Glowy' LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The New York Times

    Hailey Baldwin, a 21-year-old model, grew up in Rockland County, N.Y., and now lives in Brooklyn. The daughter of the actor Stephen Baldwin, she has modeled for Tommy Hilfiger, Guess and more, and she is a beauty ambassador for BareMinerals, a makeup brand.

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  16. What Is the Point of War?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The New York Times

    In " The Real Lesson of Sept. 11 ," an Op-Ed published on the 17th anniversary of the attacks, an Army veteran, Joe Quinn, demanded the end of the United States involvement in Afghanistan.

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  17. In El Chapo's Trial, Extraordinary Steps to Keep Witnesses AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The New York Times

    International drug lords sometimes kill people who plan to take the witness stand against them. It has happened so often in Mexico, for example, that some have described the country's witness protection program as a witness detection program, or a hit list.

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  18. New York Today: New York Today: The Nightlife Mayor's Citywide TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The New York Times

    Six months after New York City appointed its first Nightlife Mayor, she's kicking off her five-borough listening tour to hear from New Yorkers. Ariel Palitz , who was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office of Nightlife , follows the footsteps of London's night czar, Amsterdam's "nachtburgemeester," and similar late-night leaders in other European cities.

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  19. Metropolitan Diary: 'A Man Who Was Also There Waiting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | The New York Times

    A clever competition at a Citi Bike docking station, learning something interesting from a sidewalk vendor and more reader tales from this week's Metropolitan Diary. After about half a minute, someone showed up and docked a bike.

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  20. This Week's Wedding AnnouncementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | The New York Times

    Tiffany Lynn Jow and Wade James Michael met in Brooklyn in January 2012, three months after Ms. Jow returned from London, where she had spent three years involved in a relationship that ultimately failed.

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