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Dec. 11, 2017

Experts weigh in on the Port Authority Bus Terminal explosion

Monday's attempted attack was different from others that have targeted New York City in the past in one key way.

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Dec. 11, 2017
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Dec. 1, 2017

New York City just voted to ban conversion therapy, but other places aren’t making the same progress

So-called "conversion therapy" is still legal in much of the U.S.
Nov. 21, 2017

Hungry New Yorkers have lost out on 223 million meals because of food stamp cutbacks

Compared to the rest of the country, more New Yorkers are left without access to quality food by budget cuts.
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Nov. 3, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Dems fight for DACA, Gothamist shuts down and why “Middle Eastern-looking” isn’t right

It's Friday. Here are three things you need to know.
Nov. 2, 2017

Jeff Sessions uses speech in wake of NYC attack to double down on visa lottery repeal

The United States Attorney General echoed Trump’s praise for the RAISE Act, a senate bill that would reduce legal immigration and end the diversity visa lottery.

Nov. 2, 2017

Why using “Middle Eastern” as a descriptor for the NYC terror suspect is useless and harmful

Advocates say the nation's political and law enforcement leaders continually fail to set the right tone in the wake of suspected terror incidents.
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Nov. 1, 2017

New York just had its deadliest terror attack since 9/11 — that’s “stunning,” says one expert

The attack, which killed eight, is the deadliest since Sept. 11, 2001.
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Nov. 1, 2017

Vehicular attacks like the one in New York City are on the rise. Here’s why.

Eight were killed and several others wounded Tuesday in a style of attack that has become an increasingly common form of terrorism.
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Nov. 1, 2017

New Yorkers gather for Halloween parade hours after deadly attack: “We always come back strong”

New Yorkers shared messages of resilience as they attended the annual Village Halloween Parade.
Oct. 31, 2017

How ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ star Shalita Grant launched her career

Shalita Grant spoke to 'Mic' about what it was like going from a successful stage career in New York to trying to launch herself as an actor in Hollywood.

Oct. 26, 2017

Career Advice: Here’s the best day and time to apply to a job if you want to get an interview

Career advice sometimes skips the important things: like the best days of the week and times of day to submit job applications — and actually get an interview. Here's what research shows.
Oct. 16, 2017

Ranking the best vegan burgers in New York City

There's been a proliferation of vegan burgers in New York City — so we set out to figure out which one tastes the best.
Oct. 11, 2017

You will never love to travel until you love to travel alone

When you travel solo, you learn to push yourself in ways that may change your outlook on life completely.
Oct. 2, 2017

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on bad food trends, cultural appropriation in food and his upcoming restaurant

The Serious Eats columnist has some choice words about chefs — including himself — who cook other culture's foods.
Sept. 29, 2017

Cheap places to live 2017: Hate roommates? 10 US cities where one bedroom rent costs less than $900

Here are the 10 best and 10 worst big U.S. cities to live in if you hate sharing your space.

Sept. 27, 2017

Road Trip Diaries: 5 incredible stops to make between New York City and Hudson

World-class art, addictive fried chicken sandwiches, vintage biplane rides and more.
Sept. 25, 2017

The most popular Airbnb in all 50 states

From luxurious tree houses to an outfitted Airstream, the United States of Airbnb is diverse as can be.
Sept. 22, 2017

Among major cities, New York has one of the worst subway systems for people in wheelchairs

Just 117 out of the 472 New York City subway stations are fully accessible to people who use wheelchairs.
Sept. 15, 2017

Inside the Movement for Black Lives’ first permanent exhibit in New York City

The exhibit is the first to tell the story of the movement and its growth beyond street protests, one of the curators said.
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Sept. 11, 2017

What to tell a real estate agent when buying your first home

Buying your first home? Recent first-time homeowners share their personal stories and how to utilize a real estate agent the right way.

Aug. 30, 2017

Labor Day 2017 sneak up on you? 5 inspired ideas for last-minute holiday plans on a budget.

Labor Day sales are just one of many great options for making the most of the three-day weekend. These inspired ideas maximize fun — and minimize cost.
Aug. 29, 2017

HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ nails the ’70s sleaze of New York’s Times Square

David Simon's new TV series travels back to the Big Apple's dirty days to explore the birth of modern pornography.
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Aug. 15, 2017

Protests continue across the country in the wake of Charlottesville

In Durham, protesters toppled a Confederate statue.
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Aug. 13, 2017

Demonstrators gather in NYC’s Union Square in response to Charlottesville rally and deadly attack

The NYC Democratic Socialists of America, Black Lives Matter and other organizations joined together for a rally in the wake of the Charlottesville rally and attack.
Aug. 9, 2017

These eco-friendly hotels don’t look especially green — and that’s the point

These innovative hotels are as stunning as they are sustainable.

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Aug. 7, 2017

Airbnb responds to “fear-mongering” ad suggesting short-term rentals aid terrorism

The Hotel Association of New York City released an anti-Airbnb ad claiming the platform helps terrorists gain footholds in major cities.
Aug. 4, 2017

‘Last of Us 2’ Gameplay Location: Fans think the game might be set in Seattle

'The Last of Us 2' might be based in Seattle. Let's hope Naughty Dog gets it right in that case.
Aug. 3, 2017

If you love dollar oyster specials, here are 7 things to know before you slurp

These tips and tricks will greatly improve your next oyster happy hour outing.
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July 28, 2017

In the shadow of Brooklyn’s luxury apartments, “canners” form a tight-knit community

For many lower income people in New York City, canning can be a safe and legal way to earn a living.