Bird Lovers Flock to a Queens Oasis

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A Brewing Renaissance in New York City

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Cuba in 2015: Entrepreneurism on the Rise

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ON OTHER FRONTS

‘Murderabilia’ Sales Provoke Controversy

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By Lenore Fedow
Many auction sites now offer paintings by and “murderabilia” of serial killers, and victims’ families are outraged.

Arts Center Thrives at Woodstock Site

“Bethel Woods has helped keep the town of Bethel and Sullivan County afloat during these hard economic times,” said Daniel Sturm, Town Supervisor who has been on the Town of Bethel’s board for 10 years.

By Melissa Jones
On the site of the Woodstock festival, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has been a bright spot in the Sullivan County economy.

Eyewear Shop Offers Vintage Look

At Fabulous Franny's on East Ninth Street, eyeglasses range from the simple...

By Kerry Mack

An East Village shop with eyeglasses dating as far back as the mid-1700s leads customers through history.

GENTRIFICATION’S IMPACT

The Chinese Are Leaving Chinatown

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By Richard Ng
New condos and hotels are driving out the Asian population and the businesses that cater to longtime residents.

Housing Project Residents Feel Left Out

New hotels, including this Howard Johnson, are changing the face of the neighborhood but not bringing many jobs.

By Jason Shaltiel
Long Island City is a hotspot for new hotels and condos, but many local residents see little benefit from the changes.

Small Shops Adapt on Boroughs’ Border

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By Rebecca Ungarino
Call it Quooklyn or call it Ridgewick, longstanding businesses feel the pressure of affluence.

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