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Upper East Side »

Striking Photos of Ukrainian Protests on View at Upper East Side Exhibit

A show at the Ukrainian Institute features photos of the recent protests as well as archival images.

Midtown »

March Against Climate Change Coming to NYC This Weekend

More than 100,000 people are expected to march for action on climate change on Sunday. 

Upper East Side »

3 Protesters Arrested for Blocking Construction of UES Trash Station

Activists blocked the entrance to the Marine Transfer Station site at East 91st Street and York Avenue.

Greenwich Village »

Giant Inflatable 'Street-Harassment Cat' Erected to Combat Catcalls

The cat, instead of a rat, was unveiled at Washington Square Park to call out street harassers.

Inwood »

Inwood Bakery Worker Was Paid Pittance for Grueling Shifts, Lawsuit Claims

Moraima Ortiz is suing Kenny Bakery, saying the owner paid her sub-minimum wages for 57-hour workweeks.

East Flatbush »

Councilman Blames 'Outsiders' for Inciting Brooklyn Violence

Protests have been raging in Brooklyn after the police shooting of a 16-year-old teen.

East Village »

Cooper Union Students End 'Live-In' Protest After Weeklong Occupation

Students at Cooper Union were protesting possible tuition charges at the traditionally free school.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Residents Rally to Keep Foodtown Supermarket Open

Staff says the landlord refuses to negotiate a lease for the market, which has been open for decades.

Civic Center »

Three OWS Activists Arrested After Blocking Brooklyn Bridge Exit

Three Occupy activists were arrested for chaining themselves together across a Brooklyn Bridge exit.

Manhattan »

Occupy Wall Street Has Greater Approval Rating than Mayor, Poll Finds

A majority of New Yorkers disapproved of the way the mayor handled Occupy Wall Street, a new poll finds.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Newt Gingrich Heckled as 'Dirty' Outside Fundraiser

Newt Gingrich was heckled by Occupy Wall Street protesters outside a Murray Hill fundraiser Monday.

Downtown »

Mayor Slams Occupy Wall Street Protesters for Not Reporting Crimes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he is deeply concerned about crime in Zuccotti Park, as well as reports that protesters are failing to report crimes to police.

Downtown »

FDNY Raids Zuccotti Park to Confiscate Generators and Gasoline

Firefighters descended on Zuccotti Park Friday morning to confiscate gasoline cans and generators.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Bloomberg Calls for Autopsy on Central Park Carriage Horse

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called for an official autopsy for a carriage horse who died near Central Park. But he dismissed animal abuse concerns, saying that the horses are lucky to have jobs.

Downtown »

Bloomberg Warns New Occupy Wall Street Crackdown on the Way

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned Friday that the city is planning a new crackdown on protesters who march without permits.

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