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A shift in transit routes has triggered a wave of social change south of Myrtle Avenue, spurring a familiar mix of optimism and fear among residents.
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A map prepared by the Center for New York City Neighborhoods.
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Jury-rigged wiring snakes through ground-floor windows at NYCHA's Seaside Gardens.
In a neighborhood with high asthma rates, it's not hard to identify risk factors for the condition. The trick is determining which factor is most important.
The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
Some 2013 races are shaping up to feature multiple candidates. Others look so far like one-choice affairs.
Community groups say a survey of households affected by the superstorm found that 60 percent report visible mold.
Some 1 million New Yorkers live in co-ops, an affordable ownership option for many families. But some say the companies that sponsor coops are retaining too much control—at residents' expense.
Local centers for disaster aid will close on April 30.
Though federally funded, NYCHA is in part steered by choices at the municipal level. What public-housing policy choices will New York's next mayor have to make?
So far, most residents haven't found what they're looking for—or even done much looking.
The lavish last hurrah featured an hour-long riff on the Tonight Show, news of a new Coney Island concert arena and a scatological shot at the press.
Observers stress sharing prosperity, strategic use of capital funds, better community boards, and more transparency.