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Long Nights With Little Sleep for Homeless Families Seeking Shelter

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:22:08 GMT
As the number of homeless people rises, a 1999 order meant to keep families with children from sleeping at an intake center in the Bronx forces many of them to forgo any rest at all.

Muslim Holy Day on Sept. 11? Coincidence Stirs Fears

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:42:28 GMT
Religious leaders are concerned about how to celebrate one of Islam’s most important holidays, Eid al-Adha, if it falls this year on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Grace Notes: Now Arriving on the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed for Your Commute

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:00:16 GMT
To help highlight the availability of Wi-Fi service in underground stations, Penguin Random House is offering downloadable short stories and book excerpts.

‘It Is a Piece of Penn Station’: An Exiting Departures Board Inspires Strong Emotions

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:40:20 GMT
A sign announcing Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains will be replaced by smaller LCD screens, upsetting those who view it with nostalgia but pleasing commuter advocates.

The Hip-Hop Pioneer: Grandmaster Flash Beats Back Time

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:28:24 GMT
The Netflix series “The Get Down” is bringing new attention to the pioneering hip-hop D.J. born Joseph Saddler, who, unlike many of his peers from the music’s early days, continues to work.

New York Story: The Last, Sweet Days of the Irish Alps in Upstate New York

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:43:07 GMT
A man and his family return to their old stamping ground, now past its heyday, and the memories of swimming and dancing and summer fun come rushing back.

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