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  1. Flushing Town Hall Unveils Summer Lineup of Performance, Family ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | City Limits

    Spend your summer at Flushing Town Hall, which is presenting a fun and dynamic lineup of performances and special events this coming season, providing global arts for a global community in Queens and beyond. This July through early September, the venue will offer programs for a multigenerational audience, featuring everything from drumming under the moon and The Moth StorySLAM to family programming and an adult puppet show.

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  2. Open Letter to the Mayor: NIMBY Needn't Block Plans to Replace Rikers with Jails that WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | City Limits

    Recently, you and I were both quoted in a New York Times article about closing Rikers Island. While you stated that it was unfeasible , you still called it a "noble concept"-and I provided practical suggestions on how to accomplish this worthy goal, based on my experA ience as career captain in the NYC Dept.

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  3. City and State Remain at Impasse Over Clean Water MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | City Limits

    Beauty in Alley Creek. Not visible are the high fecal coliform levels that remain despite millions of dollars of city work there to date.

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  4. Fewer Hospitals, More Worries: What Medical Mergers Mean for Healthcare in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | City Limits

    These days the Mount Sinai Health System name and logo are omnipresent in Manhattan with a few outposts in parts of Brooklyn and Queens. These days the Mount Sinai Health System name and logo are omnipresent in Manhattan with a few outposts in parts of Brooklyn and Queens.

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  5. Video: Brooklyn Hospitals Facing Critical TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | City Limits

    Brooklyn is on its way to surpassing Chicago in population-Kings County is just 58,863 people behind the Windy City-meaning that if independent, the borough would rank behind a Brooklyn-less New York City and Los Angeles as the third largest city in the United States. But even as the borough has swelled over the past several years, its hospital system has shrunk.

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  6. Art Therapy Helps, But Insurance Often Hinders ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | City Limits

    Miriam Stirewalt didn't know much about art therapy before entering the eating disorder treatment program at the Renfrew Center of New York. At Renfrew, Stirewalt participated in a group led by a creative arts therapist.

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  7. Co-Sponsors Bronx Congressional DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | City Limits

    City Limits joins DNAinfo.com, the Norwood News, the Riverdale Press, Welcome2TheBronx, the League of Women Voters, the Bronx Voice, the Bronx Chronicle and the Bronx Times in sponsoring this week's BronxNet debate for Democrats seeking their party's nomination for New York's 13th Congressional District, which spans northern Manhattan and a sizable chunk of the Bronx . Longtime Bronxnet host Gary Axelbank will moderate the debate featuring at least seven of the nine hopefuls vying to replace retiring Harlem legend Charles Rangel.

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  8. CityViews: City's Arts Funding Ought to Be Shared More FairlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | City Limits

    Les Contes d'Hoffmann at The Met. From 2010 to 2014, the city directed more funding to Lincoln Center and the Met than it did to the entire Cultural Development Fund, which provides programmatic grants for the remaining 1,500-plus arts organizations in the city.

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  9. What's the Road Ahead for Plan to Toll E. River Bridges?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | City Limits

    Supporters of the plan, which would raise some tolls while lowering others and use the revenue to fix roads and mass transit, at an early June rally. The Move NY Fair plan has gained momentum in recent months.

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  10. CityViews: CUNY Strike Threat and Albany's Failure to FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | City Limits

    The concerns about CUNY's funding are not new. This graduate wore his worries at the Bronx Community College commencement in 2010.

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  11. Past Rezonings Shape Long Island City's Feelings About De Blasio PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | City Limits

    A construction site on the south corner of 41st Avenue and 21st Street. Questions about how to balance industrial, office and residential uses are among the thorny issues in the LIC rezoning debate.

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  12. Brooklyn Community Services Raises Over One Million Dollars at 150th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | City Limits

    Brooklyn Community Services milestone 150th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala, held June 6 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, has raised over $1.1 million, a new record for BCS. "Our BCS 150th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala not only recognized the historic impact of our organization on Brooklynites, it was also a record-breaking financial success.

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  13. Seeing Risk to Teens, Some Want a Ban on Alcohol Ads in the SubwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | City Limits

    Some research indicates that the ads are placed in a way that exposes some communities to the message more than others. It is a school day.

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  14. CityViews: NYS Can Strike a Blow Against Both Inequality and a Warming EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | City Limits

    From the Empire State to the far-away countries from which many of New York's immigrants hail, the reality is clear: Our planet is warming, and our communities are being affected. We have seen more extreme winters, more intense tropical weather and the devastation of our communities.

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  15. New Research on How Historic Districts Affect Affordable HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | City Limits

    There's new evidence in the long-running debate over whether historic landmarks promote or paralyze the development and preservation of affordable housing in New York City. The take-away from studies released in May by the Landmarks Conservancy and the Historic Districts Council is that historic districts don't matter very much when it comes to housing affordability, a finding that would refute landmarking opponents who say the designations harm affordability.

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  16. Brooklyn Community Services 150th Anniversary Kick-Off GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | City Limits

    The Brooklyn Community Services 150th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala on Monday, June 6th will honor philanthropists and long-time BCS supporters Charles J. and Irene Hamm, builder and corporate leader Forest City Ratner Companies, NYC First Lady and mental health care activist Chirlane McCray , BCS program honoree Lanetta Darlington and BCS outstanding service honoree is Ellen Fine Levine . The gala will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street in Brooklyn and includes a reception, auction, dinner and awards presentation.

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  17. Farmworkers March to Albany to Demand RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | City Limits

    Many grocery shoppers in New York often look for labels like "organic," "fresh," and "free range" on their eggs, milk, vegetables and fruits to protect their health and reconnect with nature. But they rarely think about the human cost of what they are eating.

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  18. Which Neighborhoods Will de Blasio's Rezonings Target Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | City Limits

    In his 2015 State of the City address, Mayor de Blasio said East Harlem, Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, Bay Street in Staten Island, Flushing and Long Island City would join East New York among the first rezonings. Inwood has since joined the list, leaving up to eight other areas to round out the mayor's goal of 15. In May 2014, a few weeks after Mayor de Blasio released his plan to build and preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, Commissioner of the Department of City Planning Carl Weisbrod explained that the city would begin to reach that goal by upzoning fifteen neighborhoods, starting with East New York.

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  19. Max & Murphy: Cracking Down on Bad BuildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | City Limits

    Mayor de Blasio, with Public Advocate Letitia James on his right and tenant Miguelanea Rincon on his left, announcing the new initiative. Mayor de Blasio announced on Thursday the city's latest effort to deliver the "decent" part in its decade-long policy goal of ensuring "decent, affordable housing."

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  20. Staten Island Area Targeted for Growth Sees Debate Over Public SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | City Limits

    When the city initiates a neighborhood rezoning, city-owned land is often a vital tool to build housing with deep levels of affordability or to create other needed community facilities. In East New York, for instance, heeding community members' demands for more guaranteed affordable housing, the city agreed to prioritize the development of a nearby public property outside of the rezoning area.

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