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  1. The Police in Her Neighborhood Knew Her Troubles. The Police Who Shot Her Were From Elsewhere.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New York Times

    The police had visited the home of a Queens woman nine times over the past two decades before she was fatally shot by an officer on Monday, police officials said. The most recent encounter was earlier this month when she was said to be acting irrationally.

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  2. Officers Kill Knife-Wielding Queens Woman Who Reported Burglary, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New York Times

    The police fatally shot a 54-year-old woman in Queens on Monday evening after she called 911 to report a burglary at her home and then lunged at responding officers with a knife, law enforcement officials said. The woman, whose name officials did not release on Monday night, called 911 at 5:26 p.m. and reported that there was a female intruder at her duplex armed with a knife or razor, the police said.

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  3. Front Burner: Master the Art of Shucking OystersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The New York Times

    Properly opening oysters takes skill. Learn the technique, safely practice it and slurp the results at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Company's location in Long Island City, Queens.

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  4. 5Pointz Artists Find a Fresh Canvas at New Museum of Street ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The New York Times

    Nearly five years have passed since his distinctive graffiti, and the work of dozens of his fellow artists, were whitewashed from a massive warehouse in Queens under the cover of night on Nov. 19, 2013. With the owner's permission, artists from around the world had painted on the five-story, blocklong building in Long Island City for more than 12 years, transforming it into a destination stop and de facto graffiti museum replete with 200,000 square feet of artwork.

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  5. Walmart Finally Makes It to the Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The New York Times

    On a bank of the Bronx River, below the roar of the Bruckner Expressway, Walmart has finally found a foothold in a city that has long shunned it. Walmart's e-commerce business, Jet.com, is leasing a 205,000-square-foot warehouse in the Bronx that will soon begin supplying MacBooks and organic eggs to New York's well-heeled shoppers.

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  6. He Stopped at a Traffic Light in Queens. Moments Later, He Was Shot Dead.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    It's unclear if the two men - a New York City correctional officer and a motorcyclist - knew each other when they met along a quiet roadway in the Jamaica section of Queens early Friday morning, the police said. The correctional officer, Jonathan Narain, was on his way to work at Rikers Island when he stopped at a store for food.

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  7. Janet Weinberg, 63, Dies; Advocate for Gay Causes and the DisabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    Janet Weinberg, an advocate for people with disabilities who found her calling as a top executive and fund-raiser at social service organizations like the Gay Men's Health Crisis , died on Sept. 1 in the Bronx.

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  8. New York Today: New York Today: Who Won the PrimariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    Mr. Cuomo fended off a challenge from Cynthia Nixon, who billed herself as an anti-establishment candidate and ran a progressive campaign. Mr. Cuomo, who ran on his record of tough gun control, legalizing gay marriage and a $15 minimum wage, won easily.

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  9. The Bronx Is Great, ThonxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    The borough is building, and the bulk of new construction is still comparatively affordable. Just don't call it the next Brooklyn.

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

    Thursday Sep 13 | The New York Times

    In SoHo, a roughly 850-square-foot, one-bedroom, one-bath apartment with soaring ceilings and a lofted sleeping area for guests, in a Queen Anne-style building once home to a girls' grammar school. On Prospect Park West, a two-bedroom, one-bath, 1,000-square-foot co-op with an eat-in kitchen and a foyer, in a 62-unit, pet-friendly elevator building with a part-time doorman and communal laundry.

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  11. 7 New York Police Officers Arrested in Prostitution and Gambling Investigation, Authorities SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The New York Times

    A three-year investigation ended Wednesday with the arrest of seven New York City police officers on prostitution, corruption and misconduct charges in connection with an illegal gambling and prostitution ring in Brooklyn and Queens, law enforcement officials said. Two other officers, including a detective who until five months ago worked in the Internal Affairs Bureau, were stripped of their guns and shields and placed on administrative duty.

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  12. A Horrific Crime on the Subway Led to Kendra's Law. Years Later, Has It Helped?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The New York Times

    Nearly two decades ago, in a Manhattan subway station, a mentally ill man shoved Kendra Webdale, a promising young writer , to her death in front of an oncoming N train. It was a horrific crime that shocked the city and the nation, highlighting deep flaws in the care of seriously mentally ill people and spurring a wave of state laws that use court orders to move them into outpatient treatment.

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  13. Notes on the Culture: Does the Cost of Living in New York Spell the End of Its Artistic Life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The New York Times

    WHEN THE GALLERIST Ellie Rines wants to show work in storage to collectors, all she has to do is head up to her bed. The proprietor and resident of the small Lower Manhattan storefront gallery 56 Henry , Rines recently staged an exhibition of pillow-esque soft sculptures by the artist Al Freeman, and when the exhibition ended, some of the work naturally made its way from the walls to her sleeping loft in the back of her business, which she refers to as the gallery's "mezzanine level."

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  14. 6 Models to Watch This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The New York Times

    T and the casting director Arianna Pradarelli round up the most intriguing fresh faces - some making their runway debuts during the spring 2019 shows, others a few seasons in. Born in the Bronx and raised in Gambia, Jobe was discovered by modeling scouts while taking part in a time-honored New York tradition: waiting for the subway.

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  15. How a 15-Year-Old Ended Up Stabbed to Death Outside a Bronx BodegaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The New York Times

    The vicious murder of a 15-year-old boy at the hands of men wielding knives and machetes outside of a Bronx bodega shook New Yorkers this summer like few other crimes in recent memory. Crude footage showing the killing of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz , who was called Junior, went viral.

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  16. Lucy Gordon, John RosenblattRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The New York Times

    Dr. Lucy Werner Gordon and John Milton Rosenblatt were married Sept. 8 at the Owenego Beach & Tennis Club in Branford, Conn.

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  17. Mini-Vows: A Couple Destined to Be a HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The New York Times

    Shana RenA e Scala and Jamar Leonard Chess were married on Sept. 8 in Manhattan.

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  18. The Secret Tennis Past of a Basketball LiferRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The New York Times

    At 71 and self-employed, Konchalski is best known as the publisher of High School Basketball Illustrated, a scouting newsletter for coaches that he produces, in large part, from his home on the 19th floor of a Queens high-rise. What many people don't know about Konchalski is that he was once a linesman at the United States Open and that nostalgia is the reason he moved into this apartment three decades ago.

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  19. Albany to City: Drop DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The New York Times

    Regardless of where you stand on banning plastic bags, regulating speeding cars near schools, or how to fix the subways, most New York City residents are probably asking the same question: Why are those decisions being made in Albany by the governor and the state Legislature instead of in City Hall by the mayor and the City Council? Legally, the answer is the state Constitution, a bloated 55,000-word document that is more than 10 times longer than the United States Constitution. The simple answer to why, though, doesn't require a law degree.

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  20. So Now You Own a Home. Do You Know How to Maintain it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The New York Times

    After the heady early days of homeownership wear off, first-time buyers often quickly realize that they lack even the most basic skills needed to take care of their new home. For New Yorkers accustomed to calling the super for every repair, using a drill to hang drapes or an Allen wrench to fix a leaky faucet can be nearly as daunting as the idea of performing brain surgery.

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