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May Day: Immigrant Rights Protest-Live Blog

Posted on 01. May, 2010 by .

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Reporter: Amy Yensi Today, May 1, 2010, there is a protest against the new Arizona law sb1070, starting at 12 p.m. There are protests in several other cities around the country. The New York City rallies will happen at Union Square, 14th St and Foley Square at Thomas Paine Park. The protesters feel the legislation […]

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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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A Chess Master's Tale

Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by .

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If you’ve been to Union Square, in the late afternoon of any season, you must have seen around the front steps, near Broadway and 14th street, duos of chess players lined up. One of them is a small man, who wears small reading glasses and sits on a milk cart, smoking one cigarette after another. […]

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