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  1. NY Historical Society Center for Women's History Opens Saturday [PHOTOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DNAinfo.com

    A new display case dedicated to the archived items of tennis legend and women's-right activist Billie Jean King is among the items that will be featured as part of the New-York Historical Society 's new Center for Women's History on its newly renovated and redesigned fourth floor. The floor, opening to the public on Saturday, is dedicated to examining the often overlooked contributions of women in American history through artifacts from the museum's collections, multimedia installations and academic programming.

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  2. 'The Get Down' Ripped Off My Club, Disco Fever, Hip-Hop Pioneer SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DNAInfo.com

    The now 65-year-old Sal Abbatiello opened his club Disco Fever on Jerome Avenue in 1976, a move he claims was responsible for bringing hip-hop indoors. "I went to the park.

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  3. East River Ferry Morphs Into NYC Ferry on Monday as Fare Drops to $2.75Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DNAInfo.com

    Coinciding with Monday's launch of the NYC Ferry , the East River Ferry operations will be taken over by the new citywide service and its one-way fare will drop to $2.75 from its current $4 weekday and $6 weekend fares. The city-subsidized NYC Ferry, earlier called Citywide Ferry, will launch Monday with one new route from the Rockaways to Wall Street - and the existing East River route.

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  4. New Bike Lanes for Brooklyn's Fourth Avenue Up for Public InputRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    City officials will unveil details on a proposal to add eight miles of protected bike lanes to Fourth Avenue at two upcoming public meetings, the Department of Transportation announced Wednesday . Residents are invited to give feedback and ask questions about the proposal, a DOT spokeswoman said, which would install the lanes between Boerum Hill and Bay Ridge.

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  5. Gold Bricks and $50K Stolen From Queens Home, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    Burglars broke into a Kew Gardens Hills home Wednesday and made off with $80,000 worth of gold bricks and $50,000 in cash, police said. The thieves forced their way into the home on 77th Avenue, near 164th Street around noon through a rear window, which was cracked open, police said Thursday.

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  6. Alternative Plan to Close Rikers Within 3 Years Backed by Browder FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    "Will you even be the mayor in 10 years? Or are you only doing this because it's an election year?" asked Akeem Browder, who joined a pair politicians Wednesday to push an alternative plan to close the jail within three years. "Take action," added Browder, whose brother committed suicide after being held in solitary confinement at the jail for years when he was unable to pay his bail for stealing a backpack at the age of 16. Browder joined Queens Councilman Rory Lancman and Brian Benjamin, a Harlem democrat running for state Senate, at a press conference in West Harlem on Wednesday to back the pair's proposal, claiming the 10-year plan is untenable.

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  7. Half of the New Kosciuszko Bridge Unveiled by Governor CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled the first section of the new Kosciuszko Bridge Thursday afternoon, moving drivers one step closer to clearing one of the biggest traffic choke points on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The first of two spans opens to traffic on Thursday at 11:30 p.m. and marks the halfway point of a $825 million capital project that's scheduled for completion in 2020.

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  8. Teen Fatally Stabbed at Internet Cafe in Fight Over Seat, NYPD SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    A 19-year-old was stabbed to death in an internet cafe during a fight over a seat, according to police and the manager. Yangpu Fan, of Flushing, was with a group of teens inside the K&D internet cafe at 38-19 Union St. Wednesday when they demanded 51-year-old Paul Kim give up his seat at a computer around 9 p.m., according to Paul Chen, 51, manager at K&D.

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  9. New Independent Bookshop, Books Are Magic, to Open May 1 in Cobble HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | DNAInfo.com

    Bestselling novelist Emma Straub and her husband Michael Fusco-Straub decided to open the shop, "Books are Magic," after the December closure of the beloved BookCourt - the Court Street independent book store where Straub once worked. "A neighborhood without an independent bookstore is a body without a heart.

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  10. Officer Downed Shots of Whiskey Before Crash that Killed 2 People: FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    A former Linden police officer who survived a the fatal wrong-way car crash that killed two people said he and his fellow officer who was in the driver seat downed shots of whiskey and drinks in a New Jersey bar before they headed to a Staten Island strip club to continue to party, according to his testimony. Ex-officer Patrick Kudlac testified Wednesday at the Staten Island Supreme Court trial for fellow police officer Pedro Abad that the pair drank two Jack and Cokes and two shots of Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire during dinner with a friend inside Central Park bar in Roselle, New Jersey, at approximately 8 p.m. on March 19, 2015.

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  11. Brooklyn DA Investigates Greenpoint Rape Claim, Reversing Earlier StanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | DNAInfo.com

    The Brooklyn District Attorney's office on Wednesday reversed its earlier stance not to pursue a rape accusation by a woman who said she was assaulted by two men inside a Greenpoint portable toilet - agreeing to meet with the alleged victim two days after the reported attack, following public outcry . The woman, who told police that two men grabbed her phone and said she would only get it back if she performed oral sex on one of them, will meet with prosecutors to determine how to move forward, according to acting DA Eric Gonzalez.

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  12. Alphabet Mural Project Aims to Teach Kids Their ABCs in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | DNAInfo.com

    With the help of a bevy of muralists, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens artist Pierre Francillon started this month on "PLG ABC," a project that aims to paint the alphabet one letter at a time all over the neighborhood. The idea, he said, is to engage kids in reading, get them to notice their surroundings and "elevate their comprehension," Francillion said.

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  13. Drunk NYPD Officer Charged With Manslaughter After Deadly Crash, DA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Neville Smith, 32, who serves in The Bronx's 48th Precinct , was initially charged with vehicular assault, assault, driving while intoxicated and refusing a breath test after he rear-ended a Honda Accord while speeding down the Van Wyck Expressway Sunday, police said. Charges were upgraded Wednesday, two days after the Honda's driver, Vanessa Raghubar, 22, died after the crash, which left her with internal bleeding in the brain, prosecutors said.

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  14. 'New' Math Leaves More Parents Scrambling for Help With Kids' HomeworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | DNAInfo.com

    When it comes to helping their kids with homework, math has long proved challenging for some New York City parents. But the subject become a greater source of stress for parents trying to help their children ever since the Common Core standards changed the way math is taught in public schools.

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  15. Judges Question Whether Willets Point Mall Plan Serves Public GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | DNAInfo.com

    Lawyers for developers of a proposed mall on a Citi Field parking lot argued in the state's court of appeals that the project falls within the guidelines of the decades-old ruling that allowed Shea Stadium to be built - and that its construction is necessary to clean up Willets Point for further development. Yet the judges hearing the case questioned whether a mega-mall on public land would serve the public the way it was intended - questioning how a law allowing the space to be used for an "event" applies to the construction of " Willets West" - a mall with public space and a rooftop garden proposed for the parking lot of Citi Field.

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  16. Post Office Audit Confirms That South Bronx Mail Service is AwfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | DNAInfo.com

    Broken mailboxes, two-hour lines and undelivered packages are all common problems with mail delivery in The Bronx, according to an audit by the U.S. Postal Service . South Bronx Councilman Rafael Salamanca had called for an audit in the fall on postal service in borough neighborhoods including Mott Haven, Longwood and Hunts Point in response to rampant incidents of late and lost mail that he described as "a form of discrimination."

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  17. 'Rivington Act' to Prevent Nursing Home Loss Rejected by State CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | DNAInfo.com

    A bill introduced in the wake of the Rivington House scandal aimed at preventing future nursing home closures has been rejected by the State Senate's Health Committee. The "Rivington Act," named for the Lower East Side nursing home for HIV/AIDS patients that in 2015 was shuttered and sold to condo developers, would have created a community-driven vetting process to make it more difficult for an operator to close a nursing home.

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  18. Air Conditioning Coming to Every Classroom Starting This Summer, Mayor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | DNAInfo.com

    After City Council members, parents and schools turned up the heat about the lack of air conditioning in schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that the city will install air conditioning units in all classrooms starting this summer. The city will dedicate $28.75 million over the next five years to purchase and install air conditioning units in all classrooms, announced de Blasio along with the council and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina.

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  19. Man Crashed Stolen Car Into Building While Fleeing Police, Prosecutors SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | DNAinfo.com

    A Staten Island man fleeing police last week crashed a stolen car into another car before slamming to a halt against a building, prosecutors said. Emeka Aduba, 23, of Mariners Harbor, was driving a stolen black Range Rover on April 18 when police spotted him at about 6:35 p.m. near the corner of South Avenue and Arlington Place, according to his criminal complaint.

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  20. Bloods Member Sentenced for Murder of Brownsville Security GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | DNAInfo.com

    A Queens man will spend more than three quarters of a century in prison for fatally shooting a Brownsville security guard and that left another victim paralyzed, prosecutors said. Antonio Mahon, 22, was sentenced on Monday to 76 years-to-life in prison for the murder of 30-year-old Aaron Locklear, who was working security at Riverdale Towers at Rockaway and Livonia avenues, on Nov. 28, 2014, prosecutors said.

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