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This is the city’s story and every day it’s different. Our reporters see unique things that make their neighborhoods great. This blog is for those moments that make you scratch your head, celebrate, or gripe to your coworker about how, for better or worse, "This is New York."    

Upper West Side »

From comedies to dramas, the city plays a starring role in these movies.

Williamsburg »

Why shell out hundreds of dollars on dinner and gifts when NYC offers you so many other options?

West Village »

If your love has a sweet tooth, give the gift of chocolate this Valentine's Day.

Forest Hills »

Dispatch will perform on July 6 and Jack Johnson will be in concert on June 14. 

Belmont »

The zoo animals were having fun in the wake of the snowstorm.

Chelsea »

Loubie, also known as the "hugging dog," has more than 11,000 followers on her Instagram page.

Chelsea »

Whether you want to send a traditional bouquet or an avant garde arrangement, there's a shop for you.

Bushwick »

Salt that's spread to melt snow corrodes underground wires, which then ignite, officials said.

Flatiron »

If you're dreading shoveling snow on Friday, take heart. It was a lot worse in Gilded Age NYC.

Astoria »

The mayor was out surveying the snowstorm from the roads in Queens.

Central Harlem »

The film, screening in Harlem through Feb. 9, tackles broad social issues through a personal lens.

Inwood »

Libraries around the city will face off for a $20,000 prize.