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New York Snapshot: "Harlem River Noir"

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 09.19.2015 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

I was walking the other night along the edge of the Harlem River, at or near where they once chopped off a sizable piece of Manhattan and connected ...

A "Broken Windows" Theory for Environmentalism

Paul Gallay | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
Paul Gallay

Fix the broken window and people take more pride in their neighborhood, forcing the nefarious elements out. That's the idea.

VINTAGE PHOTOS: How New Yorkers Used To Escape The Heat

Posted 06.23.2012 | New York

The heat wave subsided slightly on New York Friday afternoon, with thunderstorms and rain bringing in cool(ish) air. As temperatures rose upwards of 9...

Rocking Manhattan

Rob Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rob Morrison

If you see a small flotilla of wooden boats rowing around Manhattan on Saturday, you can thank an unusual Bronx organization called Rocking the Boat -- boatbuilding for at-risk kids.