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'Search For NYC's Most Inspiring Teacher' Begins Today

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Know a great teacher? Here's your chance to honor that teacher at the Apollo. The Get Schooled Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to increase the ci...

PHOTOS: He-ManThemed Art Show To Raise Money For Homeless LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

The Ali Forney Center, a New York organization that helps homeless LBGT youth by providing housing, could use some support of its own. "Cuomo's bud...

Activists Protest Prospect Park Goose Gassing

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Kristen v. Brown | Email the Author | April 3, 2011 | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

As Brooklynites arrived at Prospect Park dressed in their best to honor the legacy of former Prospect Park Alliance President Tupper Thomas, a handful...

Young Parents Diagnosed With Advanced Cancer In Same Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A heartbreaking story out of Brooklyn today of couple Nathan and Elisa Bond, who have an 18-month old daughter, who were both diagnosed with advanced ...

Inmates Bake Bread For Entire NYC Prison Population

AP | By VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Each morning, and again in the afternoon, the blades of three bread-slicing machines are counted carefully. Only then does the bakery let ...