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  1. NYC Council votes to ease punishments for low-level crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Newsday

    The City Council on Wednesday passed a sweeping overhaul of punishments for low-level offenses such as public urination, taking a step toward what Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito envisioned as "a city where penalties fit the crime." The Criminal Justice Reform Act would, among other actions, steer alleged offenders to a civil tribunal rather than a criminal court and establish civil penalty schemes.

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  2. Two charged in case linked to Manhasset dermatologist's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    Long Island dermatologist Kiersten Cerveny was found dead in the vestibule of a Chelsea apartment building on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. Photo Credit: Facebook Two men were charged in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday with attempted cocaine distribution, conspiracy and moving the body of an overdose victim to avoid apprehension in a case apparently linked to the 2015 overdose death of Kiersten Cerveny, a prominent Manhasset dermatologist.

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  3. Long Island food festivals: 5 to attend this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    Wine and, in some cases, dine at these food festivals taking place on Long Island this summer. Regardless of your preference, there will likely be something to get your taste buds going at any one of these culinary celebrations from Garden City to the East End.

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  4. Survey: L train riders prefer 18-month full shutdown option for Sandy repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A new survey says L train riders prefer an 18-month full shutdown for Hurricane Sandy repairs. Photo Credit: Don Emmert According to a new Riders Alliance survey, 77 percent of New Yorkers living along the line favor an 18-month, complete closure of L train service into Manhattan to allow for the MTA to make Hurricane Sandy-related repairs on its Canarsie tubes.

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  5. W train revival set for MTA approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    After the Transit committee passed the proposal Monday, the MTA's full board is scheduled to vote on a restoration at its meeting on Wednesday. The short-lived W would ride again in November as part of service reconfiguration around the Second Avenue subway.

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  6. Children's Museum of Manhattan exhibit teaches children about NYC's water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Newsday

    Children explore an interactive model of the city's municipal water system at the Children's Museum of Manhattan's newest exhibit, "Dynamic H20." Photo Credit: John Smock Children explore an interactive model of the city's municipal water system at the Children's Museum of Manhattan's newest exhibit, "Dynamic H20."

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  7. Pub crawls, spies, cemeteries: LI walking toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Newsday

    You've seen the Smithtown Bull, the Jones Beach Tower and The Big Duck in Flanders. Now how about taking a gander at really quirky local history sites? A former speakeasy, a tomb guarded by a stone knight and the nature sanctuary that once was a spy ring's headquarters are among the stops on walking tours in Huntington, East Hampton and the Three Villages.

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  8. Crowd tops Olympians at fencing fundraiser in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Newsday

    From left, Tim Morehouse, his wife Rachael, Dagmara Wozniak, Tim Gunn, honoree Rick Rieder, Race Imboden and Sam Moelis at the "Turn The Light On" Gala at the Tim Morehouse Fencing Club in Manhattan on May 19, 2016. Photo Credit: Casey Musarra With 78 days until the 2016 Olympic Games, members of the USA fencing team prepped for Rio and helped raise money for the next generation of fencers Thursday night at the "Turn The Light On" Gala at the recently opened Tim Morehouse Fencing Club in Manhattan.

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  9. Rat bags and the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Newsday

    A trash can on the N Q R platform at the Times Square subway station. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Investigations into bribery at the NYPD; the business dealings of a former member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's inner circle; some murky real estate deals in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, and the mayor's fundraising activities.

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  10. Artists audition to entertain commuters in subway stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Newsday

    Musicians originating from all over the world turned out for the 29th annual MTA Music Under New York Auditions on May 18, 2016. Musicians originating from all over the world turned out for the 29th annual MTA Music Under New York Auditions on May 18, 2016.

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  11. Put brazen ice cream bandits in the coolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Newsday

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. And no one is screaming louder than Manhattan drugstore managers, who are seeing Chubby Hubbies and Chunky Monkeys swiped from their coolers by brazen ice cream thieves.

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  12. F train express service likely to return to Brooklyn, MTA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Newsday

    The F train will run express in Brooklyn starting in the summer, City Councilman David Greenfield said. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert The MTA is looking to restart express F train service between Jay St.-Metrotech and Church Avenue for the first time in 29 years, according to City Councilman David Greenfield, who has been fighting for the change for years.

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  13. 12 NYC bus, boat and walking toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Newsday

    Traveling with a family group has its challenges, for sure. And perhaps there's no greater one than agreeing on a tour.

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  14. Sugar and Plumm This Willy Wonka-styled UpperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Newsday

    SUGAR AND PLUMM, 377 Amsterdam Ave., 212-787-8778, sugarandplumm.com This Upper West Side bistro - self-proclaimed "Purveyors of Yum" - is part restaurant, part ice cream parlor and part chocolate shop. The all-day menu includes four kinds of eggs Benedict, bacon-egg-and-cheese waffles and savory crepes, along with a selection of burgers, panini, salads and entrees.

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  15. Widow files claim against NYC over TriBeCa crane collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Newsday

    David Wichs, who was killed in the February 6, 2016 crane collapse in New York City, is seen with his wife, Rebecca Wichs, in a 2014 Facebook posting. Rebecca Wichs filed papers stating she plans to sue the city in connection with the fatal collapse.

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  16. L train shutdown hearing gives local residents chance to share opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Newsday

    Manhattan residents spoke about the L train shutdown proposals with the MTA at the last public hearing on May 12, 2016. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Don Emmert Manhattan residents spoke about the L train shutdown proposals with the MTA at the last public hearing on May 12, 2016.

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  17. L train shutdown hearing gives Manhattan residents chance to share opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Newsday

    Manhattan residents spoke about the L train shutdown proposals with the MTA at the last public hearing on May 12, 2016. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Don Emmert Manhattan residents spoke about the L train shutdown proposals with the MTA at the last public hearing on May 12, 2016.

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  18. NYPD: Freeport man stabbed other driver 11 times in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Newsday

    The NYPD said Thursday it thinks road rage led to a Freeport man repeatedly stabbing another driver in Manhattan last month. Martin Luciano, 24, of Brooklyn Avenue, is charged with attempted murder and assault after stabbing a man 11 times on East 61st Street at about 11:15 p.m. April 23, police said.

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  19. Requests for subway swipes don't deserve NYPD's heavy handRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Newsday

    A would-be straphanger asks for a swipe and someone coming through the turnstile whips out an unlimited-ride MetroCard and performs the deed, hardly breaking stride. The swipe-requester is through.

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  20. Man detained outside Taylor Swift's Manhattan home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Newsday

    A man was detained outside Taylor Swift's Manhattan home Tuesday, May 10, 2016, police say. Here, Swift arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala on Monday, May 2, 2016.

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