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Bronx Art Groups Share Challenges Seeking Sustenance and Growth

There’s no shortage of creative artists and organizations in the borough, but working on growth, attracting Bronxites, and working together is a persistent push.

From Blue-Collar to the Welfare Line

Walter Greene worked for a living. Then the work disappeared. Now, like thousands of other low-income New Yorkers, he navigates homeless shelter rules and the welfare bureaucracy.

Music Lessons Improve Lives, Rarely Available In NYC Schools

As the city faces financial hardship again, some arts education activists worry that New York schools are turning their backs on teaching the arts.

Play Reflects Rage And Resilience In Katrina's Aftermath

The play, written by 16 women who survived Hurricane Katrina, is being performed Monday at the Apollo Theater in Harlem to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the storm.

Making Their Way

Immigrant Women Straddle Cultural Chasms

Hey New York! We're Number ... 49?

A worldwide ranking of cities for quality of life suggests that New York is not even the second best locale on the East Coast.

Term Limits, Party Politics On Bloomberg Charter Panel's Menu

After the first round of hearings on how to revise the city's charter, a list has emerged of what New Yorkers want to change about their government.

Homage For A Working Class Hero

Mervyn E. Simon was not a politician, nor was he ever an officially recognized activist, but he showed that one person can impact a community-at-large, by helping others one at a time.

Feeling the Recession's Impact

The mayor's proposed city budget, which City Council just began examining, shows a nearly flat spending plan riddled with painful choices.

Dressing For Success

An exhibit on how clothes make the worker is provocative but falls short of its promise.

Kids Who Can't Get
Enough of School

One low-income HCZ parent describes how the program has changed her family.

More Than Words?
Bloomberg and Race

The mayor has earned admiration from many quarters for improving the tenor of race relations. But the impact of his policies on blacks and Latinos give fodder to fans and foes alike.

Quiet Follows Harlem's
Rezoning For Redevelopment

The economy has accomplished what opponents of last year's 125th Street rezoning feared they could not: Slowing the pace of gentrification.

Nonprofits' Outlook After A
Year Of Living Dangerously

These are nerve-racking times in New York City's largest private employment sector, delivering crucial social services. And next year looks worse.

Building New Capacities

Nonprofits are forced into creative problem-solving, and some of it is working.

The City's Latest
Hirings and Retirings

A new state education leader takes the helm, as more New Yorkers head to Washington and the Pratt Center gets a new director.

Between Two Beaches,
Debate Crests Over A Park

Does a verdant spot in surfside Brooklyn need a makeover?

OTHER DAVIDS READY THEIR
Slings In Run For Mayor

Though City Councilman Tony Avella and "Reverend" Billy Talen have an uphill battle to beat Goliath this fall, they're banking on grassroots dissent against Bloomberg to propel their bids for office.

Second In Command:
A Lawyer's Argument

In the final installment of our series on the race for public advocate, a look at civil liberties lawyer Norman Siegel's third run for the city's number-two post.

Free Museums Welcome
The Littlest Learners

A culture club brings lower-income families into New York's treasure troves of art and science.


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Theater is one of the largest cultural exports of New York City due to the wide variety of Broadway musicals, independent plays, and college productions it has to offer. The numerous shows that the city hosts attract movie stars, celebrities, and other actors from around the world.

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Poverty In Brooklyn: A Block by Block Analysis

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Anatomy of a Sign- NYC DOT

Directed By Robert Hooman The NYC DOT fabricates, maintains and installs over 1 million signs a year and roughly 9000 a month. All this is done with just 22 people out of a workshop in Maspeth Queens. The unsung heros of the NYC DOT put a lot of hard work and dedication into maintaining our city's infrastructure and it was fitting and very satisfying to make a film about them and put a little spotlight on their hard work.

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