Archive for 'Sandeep Junnarkar'

Coney Island Under Construction

Posted on 26. Apr, 2010 by .

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Coney Island‘s amusement park is a tradition that dates back to the Civil War.

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Live coverage of the 2010 Census press conference

Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by .

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City officials and community advocates launched their 2010 Census campaign on Friday to urge New Yorkers to be counted.  New York City Comptroller John Lui and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, along with community organizers discussed their efforts to remind all new Yorkers, even those without status to participate. “For every person legal or illegal who chooses […]

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Bronx Botanica Offers Polytheistic Worship

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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In a recent edition of amNY, they wrote an article about how people are mixing different religions for the holidays. But at her botanica in the Bronx, Lady Rhea has been offering multi-religious worship all year round for the last four years. At Magickal Realms on Webster Avenue, just a block away from Fordham University, […]

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Another Tiger Mistress Speaks

Posted on 14. Dec, 2009 by .

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The Tiger Woods fiasco drags on. They keep getting crummier. by THE AMIGO UNIT

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A Possible End in Sight for 452 Ft. Washington Ave.

Posted on 13. Dec, 2009 by .

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I have been following the situation at 452 Fort Washington Ave. for about a month now. Tenants have been litigating with their landlord, Dorothea Levine, for over four years because they find the building’s conditions unlivable. Here are some of the problems in the building: Three apartments have not had working bathrooms since January 2008, […]

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What to expect

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .

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Climate change scientist Klaus Jacobs said the most expensive thing we can do is nothing.

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Holiday Luxury, Bargain Prices

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .

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On a sunny fall afternoon, Terin Fischer pulled her empty granny cart down the north side of 18th street and into her store. Business was on the rise for Fischer, a high-end consignment shop owner. Her store had been so packed in the morning that she opted to run the necessary errands herself, a luxury […]

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Merry Christmas, Kensington Style

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .

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There’s more than one way to celebrate Christmas on Church Avenue in Kensington, Brooklyn. Business owners and residents of the neighborhood – one of Brooklyn’s most ethnically and culturally diverse – are getting ready to rejoice in their own ways, often by mashing traditions together. Over a third of Kensington residents were born somewhere other […]

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Feeding the Hungry

Posted on 10. Dec, 2009 by .

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With the holidays just around the corner, the Greenpoint Reformed Church has seen an increase in the number of hungry people visiting its food pantry. The pantry, which provides fresh chickens from a local poultry market, serves about 200-250 people a week. Sometimes, even more than that. During the month of October, the pantry gave […]

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At New York City holiday markets, green is the new black

Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by .

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Going green seems to be the new trend. From supermarkets to clothing stores, businesses are moving towards organic materials and renewable products. As I walked through the holiday markets at Union Square, Columbus Circle, and Grand Central Station, I also saw more eco-friendly vendors than I expected.  Some are here for the first time, while […]

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