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NEW YORK BLACKOUT
New York-based author of Home Front
Change can be good. Improved schools, transportation, job creation, street safety, housing - everyone wants that. And, let's face it, the better a neighborhood gets, the higher housing prices go. But it's a question of degree, of balance, of compassion.
Could It Happen Again?
Living In My Gay 'Revolution'
New York–based writer and visual artist
Up until five years ago, more or less, I had no use for men (except for Harry the plumber and my nephew), and though it sounds awful, it's the truth. I lived in a world of women, gay and straight, with a few bisexuals tossed into the mix. And then it all changed.
New York Blackout Revives Ancient Art Of Actually Speaking To People
Hiding From Hell And Living In The Dark
Senior Editor for Mobile and Innovations, The Huffington Post
And so maybe our small, local nightmare -- one that at every moment has paled drastically in comparison with the real life suffering many of our less fortunate neighbors are experiencing -- is ending soon. Perhaps we'll remember this week, like most, in moments.
How Did New Yorkers Deal With Heat Waves in Centuries Past? (SLIDESHOW)
History Ph.D. student at Columbia University
In New York, where concrete ratchets temperatures from hot to hellish, refuge can only be found inside air-conditioned interiors. But how did New Yorkers deal with the heat in the days before A/C?
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